At East London, December 19 (day/night). Pakistan won by five wickets. Toss: New Zealand.
Waqar Younis's first hat-trick at international level enlivened an otherwise forgettable match with nothing at stake - Pakistan had already qualified for the finals and New Zealand could not. In his ninth over, Waqar bowled Harris, Pringle and De Groen with in-swinging yorkers to finish off New Zealand's innings at 172. Saeed Anwar and Aamir Sohail warmed up for the finals with an opening stand of 97, setting up victory with 11 overs in hand.
Man of the Match: Waqar Younis.