8th Match, Wills World Cup at Faisalabad, Feb 20 1996
37.3/50 ov, target 178
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
New Zealand Innings (50 overs maximum)
CM Spearman c †Palframan b Matthews14141630100.00
NJ Astle run out1470025.00
SP Fleming  b McMillan3379992041.77
RG Twose c McMillan b Pollock1317202076.47
CL Cairns  b Donald920302045.00
AC Parore run out2748780056.25
CZ Harris run out821220038.09
SA Thomson c Cronje b Donald2954564053.70
LK Germon (c) †not out3133522093.93
GR Larsen c Cullinan b Donald1790014.28
DK Morrison not out5670083.33
Extras(lb 4, nb 2)6
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.54)177/9
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Nathan Astle), 2-17 (Craig Spearman), 3-36 (Roger Twose), 4-54 (Chris Cairns), 5-85 (Stephen Fleming), 6-103 (Chris Harris), 7-116 (Adam Parore), 8-158 (Shane Thomson), 9-165 (Gavin Larsen)
SM Pollock1014514.50---00
CR Matthews1023013.00---01
AA Donald1003433.40---00
WJ Cronje301304.33---00
PL Symcox1012502.50---00
BM McMillan712613.71---01
South Africa Innings (target: 178 runs from 50 overs)
G Kirsten lbw b Harris3546615076.08
SJ Palframan  b Morrison1626333061.53
WJ Cronje (c)c Fleming b Astle786473113121.87
DJ Cullinan c Thomson b Astle2742582064.28
JH Kallis not out1125351044.00
JN Rhodes c & b Larsen913101069.23
BM McMillan not out210110020.00
TOTAL(37.3 Ov, RR: 4.74)178/5
Did not bat: SM Pollock, PL Symcox, CR Matthews, AA Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Steve Palframan), 2-87 (Gary Kirsten), 3-146 (Hansie Cronje), 4-159 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-170 (Jonty Rhodes)
DK Morrison804415.50---00
CL Cairns602404.00---00
GR Larsen814115.12---00
CZ Harris402516.25---00
SA Thomson8.303404.00---00
NJ Astle311023.33---00
Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
TossNew Zealand , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Hansie Cronje
Match numberODI no. 1054
Match days20 February 1996 (50-over match)
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Shyam Bansal
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
PointsSouth Africa 2, New Zealand 0
New Zealand dropped 3 catches in the first 8 overs
  • WJ Cronje 50 off 36 balls, 6x4 2x6.
Crowd: around 2000.
  • South Africa 7 consecutive ODI victories