David Miller and JP Duminy lifted South Africa from 83 for 4 to 339 for 4 with a world-record fifth-wicket partnership, which proved too much despite Zimbabwe's batsmen rallying impressively
With two centuries in his last three ODIs, David Miller has shown he is capable of hard graft as well as the power-hitting he is known for
They did not quite have the little extra required to beat South Africa but Zimbabwe showed they can cause a few surprises at this World Cup
Plays of the Day from the Group B game between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Hamilton
Stats highlights from the group game between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Hamilton
Turning points from the World Cup 2015, Group B, match played between South Africa and Zimbabwe
South Africa, a World Cup and pressure. Like a proper suit, they come as a three-piece set. That's why AB de Villiers fully expected to be under the pump in the opening match, albeit against Zimbabwe,
When Steve Hansen, the All Blacks coach, turned up at Lincoln for a meet-up with New Zealand's cricket coach, Mike Hesson during the warm-up match between Zimbabwe and the co-hosts, the Zimbabwe players were the first in line to get his autograph
"Zimbabwe. Tomorrow." AB de Villiers expects the pressure to start right from the first game
For the first time in 14 years as an international cricketer, Hamilton Masakadza will play in a World Cup and the cricketer is relishing the challenge of shouldering Zimbabwe's batting duties
David Miller's 98-ball 138-run onslaught helped South Africa beat a resolute Zimbabwe by 62 runs in their opening World Cup encounter which was played at Seddon Park, Hamilton on Sunday.
Years since South Africa have lost four wickets for less than 100 runs against Zimbabwe. They were 83/4 today.
Runs scored by South Africa in the first ten overs, their lowest against Zimbabwe when batting first (since 2001)
Number of times that Zimbabwe have beaten South Africa in ODIs, once in a World Cup (1999)