Wills World Cup, 21st Match: Pakistan v South Africa at Karachi, Feb 29, 1996
Wills World Cup - 21st match, Group B
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)
29 February 1996 (50-over match)
  Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
Aamer Sohail c Cronje b Pollock 111 205 139 8 0 79.85
Saeed Anwar c McMillan b Cronje 25 47 30 3 0 83.33
Ijaz Ahmed lbw b Cronje 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq run out 23 54 39 3 0 58.97
Saleem Malik c †Palframan b Adams 40 73 66 3 0 60.60
Wasim Akram* not out 32 35 25 3 0 128.00
Rashid Latif lbw b Matthews 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
Rameez Raja not out 2 5 2 0 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, lb 2, w 4, nb 2) 9
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs) 242 (4.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 9 0 49 1 5.44 (1nb)
  CR Matthews 10 0 47 1 4.70 (1w)
  WJ Cronje 5 0 20 2 4.00
  AA Donald 8 0 50 0 6.25 (1nb, 1w)
  PR Adams 10 0 42 1 4.20 (2w)
  BM McMillan 8 0 31 0 3.87
  South Africa innings (target: 243 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson b Waqar Younis 33 36 26 6 0 126.92
G Kirsten b Saqlain Mushtaq 44 89 57 5 0 77.19
BM McMillan lbw b Waqar Younis 1 7 4 0 0 25.00
DJ Cullinan b Waqar Younis 65 115 76 6 0 85.52
JH Kallis c & b Saqlain Mushtaq 9 11 14 0 0 64.28
WJ Cronje* not out 45 93 73 2 0 61.64
SM Pollock not out 20 34 28 1 0 71.42
Extras (b 8, lb 4, w 6, nb 8) 26
  Total (5 wickets; 44.2 overs) 243 (5.48 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Wasim Akram 9.2 0 49 0 5.25 (4nb)
  Waqar Younis 8 0 50 3 6.25 (2nb, 3w)
  Mushtaq Ahmed 10 0 54 0 5.40
  Aamer Sohail 6 0 35 0 5.83 (2nb, 2w)
  Saqlain Mushtaq 10 1 38 2 3.80 (1w)
  Saleem Malik 1 0 5 0 5.00

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to bat
Points - South Africa 2, Pakistan 0
Player of the match - WJ Cronje (South Africa)
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and KT Francis (Sri Lanka)
TV umpire - K Parthasarathy (India)
Match referee - R Subba Row (England)

Match Notes


    • SA Bucknor replaced ID Robinson as an umpire in this match since Pakistan formally protested against his involvement in their matches.
    • Aamer Sohail 111, 5th highest score against South Africa in ODIs, 4th highest for Pakistan in World Cup matches.
    • DJ Cullinan and WJ Cronje 78 for the 5th wicket, record at Karachi, South Africa 5th wicket record in the World Cup.
    • South Africa's 9th consecutive ODI win, 4th consecutive win in Pakistan after 6 consecutive defeats in Pakistan.
 
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