27th Match, Rawalpindi, Mar 5 1996, Wills World Cup
(50 ov, target 329)168/8
South Africa won by 160 runs
Player Of The Match
161 (132)
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Gary Kirsten c Zuiderent b Aponso83981186084.69
Andrew Hudson c van Oosterom b Gouka161132153134121.96
Hansie Cronje (c)c Lubbers b Cantrell41394830105.12
Daryll Cullinan not out 19173110111.76
Jacques Kallis not out 17161700106.25
Extras(lb 5, w 2)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.56)328/3
Fall of wickets: 1-186 (Gary Kirsten), 2-274 (Andrew Hudson), 3-301 (Hansie Cronje)
Paul-Jan Bakker1016406.40---10
Steven Lubbers805006.25---00
Tim de Leede1005905.90---10
Flavian Aponso1005715.70---00
Peter Cantrell1006116.10---00
Eric Gouka2032116.00---01
Netherlands INNINGS (target: 329 runs from 50 overs)
Nolan Clarke c Pollock b Donald3246646169.56
Peter Cantrell c & b Matthews2339473058.97
Tim de Leede  b Donald1226361046.15
Klaas-Jan van Noortwijk c †Palframan b Symcox924381037.50
Flavian Aponso c Kirsten b Symcox631410019.35
Bas Zuiderent run out 2750492054.00
Marcel Schewe  b Matthews2034621058.82
Eric Gouka c Kallis b Pollock1935282054.28
Robert van Oosterom not out 515150033.33
Steven Lubbers (c)not out 22800100.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 1, w 5)13
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.36)168/8
Did not bat: Paul-Jan 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)
Shaun Pollock803514.37---50
Craig Matthews1003823.80---00
Allan Donald602123.50---10
Hansie Cronje31301.00---00
Pat Symcox1012222.20---00
Brian McMillan42501.25---00
Jacques Kallis713004.28---00
Daryll Cullinan20703.50---00
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesWills World Cup
Player Of The Match
Andrew Hudson
Andrew Hudson
Match numberODI no. 1073
Match daysday (50-over match)
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Khizer Hayat
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Steve Randell
TV Umpire
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Mohammad Aslam
Match Referee
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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.