Wills World Cup, 14th Match: England v South Africa at Rawalpindi, Feb 25, 1996
Wills World Cup - 14th match, Group B
South Africa won by 78 runs
Played at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium (neutral venue)
25 February 1996 (50-over match)
  South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten run out 38 86 60 4 0 63.33
SJ Palframan c †Russell b Martin 28 51 36 3 0 77.77
WJ Cronje* c †Russell b Gough 15 43 31 1 0 48.38
DJ Cullinan b DeFreitas 34 49 42 2 0 80.95
JH Kallis c †Russell b Cork 26 59 42 2 0 61.90
JN Rhodes b Martin 37 37 32 3 0 115.62
BM McMillan b Smith 11 25 17 0 0 64.70
SM Pollock c Fairbrother b Cork 12 17 13 0 0 92.30
PL Symcox c Thorpe b Martin 1 4 4 0 0 25.00
CR Matthews not out 9 20 13 0 0 69.23
PS de Villiers c Smith b Gough 12 13 11 1 0 109.09
Extras (lb 1, w 5, nb 1) 7
  Total (all out; 50 overs) 230 (4.60 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DG Cork 10 0 36 2 3.60 (1w)
  PAJ DeFreitas 10 0 55 1 5.50 (1nb, 1w)
  D Gough 10 0 48 2 4.80
  PJ Martin 10 0 33 3 3.30 (3w)
  NMK Smith 8 0 40 1 5.00
  GP Thorpe 2 0 17 0 8.50
  England innings (target: 231 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c †Palframan b Pollock 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
NMK Smith b de Villiers 11 45 24 1 0 45.83
GA Hick c McMillan b de Villiers 14 24 27 1 0 51.85
GP Thorpe c †Palframan b Symcox 46 101 69 3 0 66.66
AJ Stewart run out 7 41 29 0 0 24.13
NH Fairbrother c †Palframan b Symcox 3 15 10 0 0 30.00
RC Russell c Rhodes b Pollock 12 30 32 0 0 37.50
DG Cork b Matthews 17 45 33 1 0 51.51
PAJ DeFreitas run out 22 34 24 1 1 91.66
D Gough b Matthews 11 13 12 2 0 91.66
PJ Martin not out 1 7 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 7, w 1) 8
  Total (all out; 44.3 overs) 152 (3.41 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 8 1 16 2 2.00
  PS de Villiers 7 1 27 2 3.85 (1w)
  CR Matthews 9.3 0 30 2 3.15
  BM McMillan 6 0 17 0 2.83
  PL Symcox 10 0 38 2 3.80
  WJ Cronje 4 0 17 0 4.25

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Points - South Africa 2, England 0
Player of the match - JN Rhodes (South Africa)
Umpires - SG Randell (Australia) and ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
TV umpire - K Parthasarathy (India)
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • 2nd time South Africa has been all out in World Cup matches. (Other time was v Sri Lanka in 1992).
    • Rawalpindi partnership records (both venues): PS de Villiers and CR Matthews 17 for the 10th wicket; GP Thorpe and RC Russell 35 for the 6th wicket; PAJ DeFretias and DG Cork 42 for the 8th wicket.
    • South Africa 6 straight wins against England. (This year: South Africa 7-1. Before this year: England 4-0).
 
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