Player of the Match
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Match Day

1312dThe Report by Alagappan Muthu

Miller, Duminy madness sinks spirited Zimbabwe

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

1311dFirdose Moonda

Miller's coming-of-age moment

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

1312dFirdose Moonda at Seddon Park

Beware Zimbabwe's iwe

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

1312dFirdose Moonda in Hamilton

Panyangara goes for a swim

Plays of the Day from the Group B game between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Hamilton

1312dFirdose Moonda at Seddon Park

South Africa come through pressure test

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,

1313dFirdose Moonda in Hamilton

Zimbabwe out to catch greatness

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

1313dFirdose Moonda in Hamilton

Calm Masakadza ready for special debut

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

Rare Crumble


Years since South Africa have lost four wickets for less than 100 runs against Zimbabwe. They were 83/4 today.

Snailing along


Runs scored by South Africa in the first ten overs, their lowest against Zimbabwe when batting first (since 2001)

Will Zim lift their game?


Number of times that Zimbabwe have beaten South Africa in ODIs, once in a World Cup (1999)