AB de Villiers' rapid 99 and Farhaan Behardien unbeaten 64 off 31 balls took South Africa to 341 for 6 and thumped UAE by 146 runs
Has there been a more triumphant moment for the Associate world? O'Brien's hundred was the ultimate "up yours" from cricket's serfs to its overlords. O'Brien has never been one for backward steps
South Africa may have come out of the group relatively unscathed, but all their rivals would have taken note of the team's chasing struggles and over-dependence on pace
Stats highlights from the Group B game between South Africa and UAE in Wellington
#BendTheRules Moments from the Group B match between South Africa and UAE
Despite being the only member of South Africa's top six to have not scored a century in the group stages, Quinton de Kock remains AB de Villiers' "first pick" for the starting XI in the knockouts
Mohammad Tauqir wasn't impressed by South Africa's short-ball tactics, but he was pleased his UAE side came close to lasting 50 overs against them
AB de Villiers became the third man in the history of World Cups to be dismissed for 99, but his innings helped South Africa thrash the United Arab Emirates by a 146 runs in their Group B match played in Wellington on Thursday.
Plays of the Day from the Group B match between South Africa and UAE in Wellington
our days after AB de Villiers questioned whether South Africa had an inflated sense of self after they lost a second group game, the captain has u-turned on that sentiment
There was no joking around when Mohammad Tauqir was asked what he thinks of UAE's chances against South Africa
instances of UAE successfully chasing down a 300+ target in ODIs.
Sixes hit by de Villiers this World Cup, the most by any batsman in a single World. Hayden hit 18 sixes during the 2007 World Cup.
Quiton de Kock's batting average this World Cup. He has scored 53 runs in 6 innings, with a top score of 26.
Number of international matches played by South Africa. Each of the top-eight teams have now played 1000 matches each.
Average opening stand for South Africa this World Cup, the second-worst for any Test nation - only Pakistan are worse (10.4)