Result
21st Match, Wills World Cup at Karachi, Feb 29 1996
44.2/50 ov, target 243
243/5
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Pakistan Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Aamer Sohail c Cronje b Pollock1111392058079.85
Saeed Anwar c McMillan b Cronje2530473083.33
Ijaz Ahmed lbw b Cronje022000.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq run out2339543058.97
Saleem Malik c †Palframan b Adams4066733060.60
Wasim Akram (c)not out32253530128.00
Rashid Latif lbw b Matthews013000.00
Ramiz Raja not out22500100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.84)242/6
Did not bat: Mushtaq Ahmed, Saqlain Mushtaq, Waqar Younis 
Fall of wickets: 1-52 (Saeed Anwar), 2-52 (Ijaz Ahmed), 3-112 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 4-189 (Saleem Malik), 5-233 (Aamer Sohail), 6-235 (Rashid Latif)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock904915.44---01
CR Matthews1004714.70---10
WJ Cronje502024.00---00
AA Donald805006.25---11
PR Adams1004214.20---20
BM McMillan803103.87---00
South Africa Innings (target: 243 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Hudson  b Waqar Younis33263660126.92
G Kirsten  b Saqlain Mushtaq4457895077.19
BM McMillan lbw b Waqar Younis1470025.00
DJ Cullinan  b Waqar Younis65761156085.52
JH Kallis c & b Saqlain Mushtaq914110064.28
WJ Cronje (c)not out4573932061.64
SM Pollock not out2028341071.42
Extras(b 8, lb 4, nb 8, w 6)26
TOTAL(44.2 Ov, RR: 5.48)243/5
Did not bat: SJ Palframan, CR Matthews, AA Donald, PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-51 (Andrew Hudson), 2-53 (Brian McMillan), 3-111 (Gary Kirsten), 4-125 (Jacques Kallis), 5-203 (Daryll Cullinan)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wasim Akram9.204905.25---04
Waqar Younis805036.25---32
Mushtaq Ahmed1005405.40---00
Aamer Sohail603505.83---22
Saqlain Mushtaq1013823.80---10
Saleem Malik10505.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
National Stadium, Karachi
TossPakistan , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Hansie Cronje
Match numberODI no. 1067
Season1995/96
Match days29 February 1996 (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
K.T.Francis
TV Umpire
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
PointsSouth Africa 2, Pakistan 0
MATCH NOTES
  • SA Bucknor replaced ID Robinson as an umpire in this match since Pakistan formally protested against his involvement in their matches.
  • Aamer Sohail 111, 5th highest score against South Africa in ODIs, 4th highest for Pakistan in World Cup matches.
  • DJ Cullinan and WJ Cronje 78 for the 5th wicket, record at Karachi, South Africa 5th wicket record in the World Cup.
  • South Africa's 9th consecutive ODI win, 4th consecutive win in Pakistan after 6 consecutive defeats in Pakistan.