New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Singed South Africa grapple with future

The sun has risen after the nadir. Change will come. The future will not be stayed. But for many of South Africa's stalwarts, this may have been a bridge too far

The South African team walks back in low spirits

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Time slips by South Africa once again

It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.

A despondent Faf du Plessis after South Africa's loss

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Eden Park's moment of catharsis

New Zealand's rise as a cricketing force has generated an upsurge of support, and on the day of their biggest World Cup triumph yet, Eden Park became a living, breathing, 41,000-strong cardiogram

Not for the faint of heart: Auckland fans were treated to humdinger of a match

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New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

'The best match I've ever been to live'

How cricketers reacted to a humdinger of a semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa

Grant Elliott, Kyle Mills and Tim Southee soak in the historic win

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

The turf South Africa can make their own

Eden Park is not South Africa's turf but on two days in another area, in another generation, in a different sporting code, it was. And that may be all they need to remember

Dusk settles over Eden Park as South Africa chase

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Crunch time in clash of equals

The make-up and history of these New Zealand and South Africa units are not dissimilar, and on Tuesday one of them will break new ground at Eden Park

Tempers flared as wickets fell