Result
2nd Match, Wills World Cup at Rawalpindi, Feb 16 1996
50 ov, target 322
152/8
South Africa won by 169 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Hudson  b Samarasekera2733515081.81
G Kirsten not out188159210134118.23
WJ Cronje (c)st †Imtiaz Abbasi b Zarawani5762771191.93
DJ Cullinan not out4150802082.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 3, w 3)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.42)321/2
Did not bat: JH Kallis, JN Rhodes, BM McMillan, SM Pollock, SJ Palframan, CR Matthews, AA Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Andrew Hudson), 2-176 (Hansie Cronje)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JA Samarasekera923914.33---22
Shehzad Altaf302207.33---10
Arshad Laeeq605208.66---00
SF Dukanwala1006406.40---00
Azhar Saeed704105.85---00
Sultan Zarawani1006916.90---00
Mazhar Hussain503206.40---01
United Arab Emirates Innings (target: 322 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Azhar Saeed c McMillan b Pollock1124252045.83
G Mylvaganam c †Palframan b Donald2336493063.88
Mazhar Hussain  b Donald1442560033.33
V Mehra run out (McMillan)212130016.66
Mohammad Aslam  b McMillan951810180.00
Arshad Laeeq not out43791224054.43
JA Samarasekera c Hudson b Donald412150033.33
Sultan Zarawani (c)c Cronje b McMillan077000.00
Imtiaz Abbasi c †Palframan b McMillan1770014.28
SF Dukanwala not out4078814051.28
Extras(nb 2, w 3)5
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.04)152/8
Did not bat: Shehzad Altaf 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Azhar Saeed), 2-42 (Ganesh Mylvaganam), 3-46 (Vijay Mehra), 4-60 (Mohammad Aslam), 5-62 (Mazhar Hussain), 6-68 (Johanne Samarasekera), 7-70 (Sultan Zarawani), 8-72 (Imtiaz Abbasi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock922813.11---00
CR Matthews1003903.90---00
AA Donald1002132.10---00
WJ Cronje401704.25---00
BM McMillan811131.37---00
JH Kallis602704.50---00
G Kirsten31903.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossUnited Arab Emirates , elected to field first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Match numberODI no. 1049
Season1995/96
Match days16 February 1996 (50-over match)
debut
Ganesh Mylvaganam
Mohammad Aslam
Shaukat Dukanwala
Shahzad Altaf
Umpires
V.K.Ramaswamy
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Anil Sarkar
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
PointsSouth Africa 2, United Arab Emirates 0
MATCH NOTES
G Kirsten 50 off 51 balls, 100 off 105 balls, 150 off 135 balls
  • G Kirsten 188* off 159 balls, 4 sixes, 13 fours. Highest ever individual score in World Cup matches, surpassing IVA Richards' 181* v SL at Karachi in 1987. 2nd highest ODI score of all time, needing 3 off last ball to equal Viv Richards' all time ODI record score of 189.
  • South Africa's 321/2 is the 17th highest ever ODI total by any team, and the highest ever by South Africa.
Sultan Zarawani was struck on the head, without a helmet, by a Donald bouncer.
  • UAE 9th wicket partnership of 80* is the 2nd highest of all time (Arshad Laiq and S Dukanwala).
  • Match was delayed from 15th February due to rain and a flooded ground.