14th Match, Rawalpindi, Feb 25 1996, Wills World Cup
(44.3/50 ov, target 231)
South Africa won by 78 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
G Kirsten run out3860864063.33
SJ Palframan c †Russell b Martin2836513077.77
WJ Cronje (c)c †Russell b Gough1531431048.38
DJ Cullinan  b DeFreitas3442492080.95
JH Kallis c †Russell b Cork2642592061.90
JN Rhodes  b Martin37323730115.62
BM McMillan  b Smith1117250064.70
SM Pollock c Fairbrother b Cork1213170092.30
PL Symcox c Thorpe b Martin1440025.00
CR Matthews not out913200069.23
PS de Villiers c Smith b Gough12111310109.09
Extras(lb 1, nb 1, w 5)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.6)230
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Steve Palframan), 2-85 (Gary Kirsten), 3-88 (Hansie Cronje), 4-137 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-163 (Jacques Kallis), 6-195 (Jonty Rhodes), 7-199 (Brian McMillan), 8-202 (Pat Symcox), 9-213 (Shaun Pollock), 10-230 (Fanie de Villiers)
DG Cork1003623.60---10
PAJ DeFreitas1005515.50---11
D Gough1004824.80---00
PJ Martin1003333.30---30
NMK Smith804015.00---00
GP Thorpe201708.50---00
England Innings (target: 231 runs from 50 overs)
MA Atherton (c)c †Palframan b Pollock042000.00
NMK Smith  b de Villiers1124451045.83
GA Hick c McMillan b de Villiers1427241051.85
GP Thorpe c †Palframan b Symcox46691013066.66
AJ Stewart run out729410024.13
NH Fairbrother c †Palframan b Symcox310150030.00
RC Russell c Rhodes b Pollock1232300037.50
DG Cork  b Matthews1733451051.51
PAJ DeFreitas run out2224341191.66
D Gough  b Matthews1112132091.66
PJ Martin not out1370033.33
Extras(lb 7, w 1)8
TOTAL(44.3 Ov, RR: 3.41)152
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Mike Atherton), 2-22 (Graeme Hick), 3-33 (Neil Smith), 4-52 (Alec Stewart), 5-62 (Neil Fairbrother), 6-97 (Graham Thorpe), 7-97 (Jack Russell), 8-139 (Phil DeFreitas), 9-141 (Dominic Cork), 10-152 (Darren Gough)
SM Pollock811622.00---00
PS de Villiers712723.85---10
CR Matthews9.303023.15---00
BM McMillan601702.83---00
PL Symcox1003823.80---00
WJ Cronje401704.25---00
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup 1996
Player Of The Match
Jonty Rhodes
Match numberODI no. 1060
Match days25 February 1996 (50-over match)
Steve Randell
Ian Robinson
TV Umpire
Match Referee
John Reid
PointsSouth Africa 2, England 0
2nd time South Africa has been all out in World Cup matches. (Other time was v Sri Lanka in 1992).
  • Rawalpindi partnership records (both venues): PS de Villiers and CR Matthews 17 for the 10th wicket; GP Thorpe and RC Russell 35 for the 6th wicket; PAJ DeFretias and DG Cork 42 for the 8th wicket.
  • South Africa 6 straight wins against England. (This year: South Africa 7-1. Before this year: England 4-0).