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South Africa's early World Cup exit

Weak middle order cost South Africa - Kirsten

Gary Kirsten says South Africa needed a more experienced middle order to win crunch games

World Cup 2011

'We knew we were going to win' - Kirsten

Gary Kirsten has called the tough quarter-final against Australia was a tipping point in self-belief in the Indian camp, and that it led to a "sense of destiny" about winning the World Cup

South Africa's early World Cup exit

Smith's no-show stokes fans' wrath

Graeme Smith did not return to South Africa with the rest of his team-mates 10 days ago, even though the World Cup was his last assignment as captain

Features

Oram, South Africa and the curse
Inexplicable things happen to South Africa in ICC events, but how could they choke during a chase of 222 in the 2011 game against New Zealand? Ask Jacob Oram

When a choke isn't a choke
South Africa losing the plot against New Zealand was more panic than choke. There is a difference

The problem with South Africa
There have been specific reasons why each of South Africa's World Cup campaigns was unsuccessful. Now all they can do is focus on moving on

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World Cup Performances

Year Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Winner
1992 9 5 4 0 0 Pakistan
1996 6 5 1 0 0 Sri Lanka
1999 9 6 2 1 0 Australia
2003 6 3 2 1 0 Australia
2007 10 6 4 0 0 Australia

POINTS TABLE GROUP B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR For Against
South Africa 6 5 1 0 0 10 +2.026 1595/292.3 1028/300.0
India 6 4 1 1 0 9 +0.900 1673/282.3 1505/299.4
England 6 3 2 1 0 7 +0.072 1600/298.4 1576/298.1
West Indies 6 3 3 0 0 6 +1.066 1299/262.2 1138/292.5
Bangladesh 6 3 3 0 0 6 -1.361 1017/290.2 1276/262.2
Ireland 6 2 4 0 0 4 -0.696 1393/296.5 1595/296.0
Netherlands 6 0 6 0 0 0 -2.045 1182/300.0 1641/274.1

Team fixtures

Date and Time Match Weather

Thu Feb 24
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

7th Match, Group B - South Africa v West Indies
at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi

N/A

Thu Mar 3
04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d

16th Match, Group B - Netherlands v South Africa
at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh

N/A

Sun Mar 6
04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d

21st Match, Group B - England v South Africa
at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai

N/A

Sat Mar 12
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

29th Match, Group B - India v South Africa
at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur

N/A

Tue Mar 15
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

34th Match, Group B - Ireland v South Africa
at Eden Gardens, Kolkata

N/A

Sat Mar 19
03:30 GMT | 09:30 Local
23:30 EDT -1d | 21:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d

39th Match, Group B - Bangladesh v South Africa
at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

N/A

Fri Mar 25
08:30 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:30 EDT | 02:30 CST | 01:30 PDT

3rd Quarter-Final - New Zealand v South Africa
at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

N/A

Team Results

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