ODI matches on this day…played in or before 2018 …. 26 January…

26TH Jan 2000
SOUTH AFRICA – ENGLAND
What a finish to this match with the host winning by….???
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This was the third match of Standard bank triangular series
South Africa could score only 204 runs in their allotted
50 overs quota. Kallis scored 43 while skipper Cronje
Contributed 39.But hero of the innings was Klusner who scored
40 in 47 balls.

For England Gough took 3 wicket

When England batted., They could score 203 with Adams scoring 42.
For Host all bowlers shared wickets

South Africa winning by 1 run.

Quite an exciting end ..

INDIA VS AUSTRALIA

Played on 26-01-2000
It was 1999-2000 Carlton & United Series – of course ODI Series

(third team being Pakistan). This is 8 Tth match of the tournament.

Australia hammered 163 runs for their opening stand. mark Waugh scored 116 from 131 balls while Gilchrist 92 from 102 balls. Indian bowler didn’t know Where to pitch the ball.iceing on the cake was Ponting who got 43 Runs from 33 balls. At one point, hosts were 262 wth just 1 wicket down. Australia in 50 overs scored 329-5 though.

When India batted, result was forgone conclusion.Only Dravid could score 63 Brett Lee accounted for 5 wickets for 64.

India were all out for 177. And lost the match without much resistance.

Inputs by Suhas Bengeri