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SA-Eng tie 20th in history

Rajneesh Gupta | February 03, 2005 15:31 IST

The second match of the seven-match one-day international series between South Africa and England ended in a dramatic tie at Bloemfontein on Wednesday.

Needing to score eight runs for victory in the final over of the match with five wickets inhand, South Africa could score only seven, losing three wickets in the over as the matchfinished in atie.

The tied match is the 20th instance in the history of one-day internationals. Australia (7) has figured in most tied matches followed by Pakistan (6), West Indies (5) and South Africa (5).

Interestingly, South Africa has been involved infive of the lastsix tied one-day internationals.

The following is the complete list of tied one-day internationals:

CountryScoreOpponentScoreVenueDate
West Indies222-5 (50)Australia 222-9 (50)Melbourne11-02-1984
England226-5 (55)Australia226-8 (55)Trent Bridge27-05-1989
West Indies186-5 (39)Pakistan186-9 (39)Lahore22-11-1991
India126 (47.4) West Indies 126 (41)Perth 06-12-1991
Australia 228-7 (50)Pakistan228-9 (50)Hobart BO10-12-1992
Pakistan244-6 (50)West Indies 244-5 (50)Georgetown 03-04-1993
India248-5 (50)Zimbabwe248 (50)Indore18-11-1993
Pakistan161-9 (50)New Zealand 161 (49.4)Auckland13-03-1994
Zimbabwe219-9 (50)Pakistan219 (49.5)Harare22-02-1995
New Zealand169-8 (50)Sri Lanka169 (48)Sharjah 11-11-1996
Zimbabwe236-8 (50)India 236 (49.5)Paarl 27-01-1997
New Zealand237 (49.4) England 237-8 (50)Napier26-02-1997
Zimbabwe233-8 (50)New Zealand 233-9 (50)Bulawayo QSC 01-10-1997
West Indies173-5 (30)Australia173-7 (30)Georgetown 21-04-1999
Australia213 (49.2)South Africa 213 (49.4)Edgbaston17-06-1999
Pakistan196 (49.4)Sri Lanka196 (49.1)Sharjah 15-10-1999
South Africa226-8 (50)Australia226-9 (50)Melbourne CS18-08-2000
South Africa 259-7 (50)Australia 259-7 (50)Potchefstroom27-03-2002
Sri Lanka268-9 (50)South Africa 229-6 (45)*Durban03-03-2003
England270-5 (50)South Africa 270-8 (50)Bloemfontein02-02-2005

Note: * Duckworth Lewis system was applied

The scores were level in the following two matches but India and Pakistan were declared winners respectively on losing fewer number of wickets.

India212-6 (44)Pakistan212-7 (44)Hyderabad Ind20-03-1987
Pakistan229-7 (45)Australia229-8 (45)Lahore14-10-1988


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Sub: wrong info on rediff cricket

The match mentioned as a tie between india and westindies was played in Sharjah and not in perth. Information given on rediff is India 126 ...


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