27th Match, Wills World Cup at Rawalpindi, Mar 5 1996
50 ov, target 329
South Africa won by 160 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
G Kirsten c Zuiderent b Aponso83981186084.69
AC Hudson c van Oosterom b Gouka161132153134121.96
WJ Cronje (c)c Lubbers b Cantrell41394830105.12
DJ Cullinan not out19173110111.76
JH Kallis not out17161700106.25
Extras(lb 5, w 2)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.56)328/3
Did not bat: BM McMillan, SM Pollock, SJ Palframan, PL Symcox, CR Matthews, AA Donald 
Fall of wickets: 1-186 (Gary Kirsten), 2-274 (Andrew Hudson), 3-301 (Hansie Cronje)
PJ Bakker1016406.40---10
SW Lubbers805006.25---00
TBM de Leede1005905.90---10
GJAF Aponso1005715.70---00
PE Cantrell1006116.10---00
EL Gouka2032116.00---01
Netherlands Innings (target: 329 runs from 50 overs)
NE Clarke c Pollock b Donald3246646169.56
PE Cantrell c & b Matthews2339473058.97
TBM de Leede  b Donald1226361046.15
KJJ van Noortwijk c †Palframan b Symcox924381037.50
GJAF Aponso c Kirsten b Symcox631410019.35
B Zuiderent run out2750492054.00
MMC Schewe  b Matthews2034621058.82
EL Gouka c Kallis b Pollock1935282054.28
RF van Oosterom not out515150033.33
SW Lubbers (c)not out22800100.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 5)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.36)168/8
Did not bat: PJ Bakker 
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Peter Cantrell), 2-70 (Nolan Clarke), 3-81 (Tim de Leede), 4-86 (Klaas-Jan van Noortwijk), 5-97 (Flavian Aponso), 6-126 (Bas Zuiderent), 7-158 (Eric Gouka), 8-163 (Marcel Schewe)
SM Pollock803514.37---50
CR Matthews1003823.80---00
AA Donald602123.50---10
WJ Cronje31301.00---00
PL Symcox1012222.20---00
BM McMillan42501.25---00
JH Kallis713004.28---00
DJ Cullinan20703.50---00
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesWorld Cup
Player Of The Match
Andrew Hudson
Match numberODI no. 1073
Match days5 March 1996 (50-over match)
Khizer Hayat
Steve Randell
TV Umpire
Mohammad Aslam
Match Referee
PointsSouth Africa 2, Netherlands 0
G Kirsten and AC Hudson 186 for the 1st wicket, highest ever 2-man partnership for the 1st wicket in the World Cup, 10th highest 1st wicket partnership in all ODIs, 4th highest partnership for any wicket in the World Cup, highest for any wicket for South Africa in the World Cup.
  • AC Hudson 161, 9th highest score in ODIs, 3rd highest for South Africa.
  • South Africa 328 runs, 13th highest ODI score, highest ever for South Africa, 2nd highest in Pakistan by any team, highest ever at Rawalpindi (South Africa have the top 2 high scores in Rawalpindi - also 321 v UAE 16/02/1996).
  • 10 straight ODI wins for South Africa.