South Africa , elected to field first
New Zealand led the 6-match series 2-1
24 February 2004 - day/night match (50-over match)
- Toss was won by South Africa at the scheduled time, but no play was possible. Despite the playing conditions stating "If the Game is not completed on the scheduled day then it will continue on the reserve day", a new toss is to be made on the second day.