result
2nd Match, Rawalpindi, Feb 16 1996, Wills World Cup
(50 ov, target 322)152/8
South Africa won by 169 runs
player of the match
Gary Kirsten
South Africa
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson  b Samarasekera2733515081.81
Gary Kirsten not out 188159210134118.23
Hansie Cronje (c)st †Imtiaz Abbasi b Zarawani5762771191.93
Daryll Cullinan not out 4150802082.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 3, w 3)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.42)321/2
Fall of wickets: 1-60 (Andrew Hudson), 2-176 (Hansie Cronje)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Johanne Samarasekera923914.33---22
Shahzad Altaf302207.33---10
Arshad Laeeq605208.66---00
Shaukat Dukanwala1006406.40---00
Azhar Saeed704105.85---00
Sultan Zarawani1006916.90---00
Mazhar Hussain503206.40---01
United Arab Emirates INNINGS (target: 322 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Azhar Saeed c McMillan b Pollock1124252045.83
Ganesh Mylvaganam c †Palframan b Donald2336493063.88
Mazhar Hussain  b Donald1442560033.33
Vijay Mehra run out (McMillan)212130016.66
Mohammad Aslam  b McMillan951810180.00
Arshad Laeeq not out 43791224054.43
Johanne Samarasekera c Hudson b Donald412150033.33
Sultan Zarawani (c)c Cronje b McMillan077000.00
Imtiaz Abbasi c †Palframan b McMillan1770014.28
Shaukat Dukanwala not out 4078814051.28
Extras(nb 2, w 3)5
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 3.04)152/8
Did not bat: Shahzad Altaf 
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Azhar Saeed), 2-42 (Ganesh Mylvaganam), 3-46 (Vijay Mehra), 4-60 (Mohammad Aslam), 5-62 (Mazhar Hussain), 6-68 (Johanne Samarasekera), 7-70 (Sultan Zarawani), 8-72 (Imtiaz Abbasi)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock922813.11---00
Craig Matthews1003903.90---00
Allan Donald1002132.10---00
Hansie Cronje401704.25---00
Brian McMillan811131.37---00
Jacques Kallis602704.50---00
Gary Kirsten31903.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossUnited Arab Emirates, elected to field first
SeriesWills World Cup
Season1995/96
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten
Match numberODI no. 1049
Match daysday(50-over match)
ODI debut
Ganesh Mylvaganam
Ganesh Mylvaganam
Mohammad Aslam
Mohammad Aslam
Shahzad Altaf
Shahzad Altaf
Shaukat Dukanwala
Shaukat Dukanwala
Umpires
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Steve Bucknor
India Image
V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
Kenya Image
Anil Sarkar
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
PointsSouth Africa 2, United Arab Emirates 0
MATCH NOTES
  • Match was delayed from 15th February due to rain and a flooded ground.
  • G Kirsten 50 off 51 balls, 100 off 105 balls, 150 off 135 balls
  • G Kirsten 188* off 159 balls, 4 sixes, 13 fours. Highest ever individual score in World Cup matches, surpassing IVA Richards' 181* v SL at Karachi in 1987. 2nd highest ODI score of all time, needing 3 off last ball to equal Viv Richards' all time ODI record score of 189.
  • South Africa's 321/2 is the 17th highest ever ODI total by any team, and the highest ever by South Africa.
  • Sultan Zarawani was struck on the head, without a helmet, by a Donald bouncer.
  • UAE 9th wicket partnership of 80* is the 2nd highest of all time (Arshad Laiq and S Dukanwala).