England v South Africa
Wills World Cup 1995/96 (Group B)
VenueRawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on 25th February 1996 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 78 runs
PointsEngland 0; South Africa 2
UmpiresSG Randell, ID Robinson
TV umpireK Parthasarathy
RefereeJR Reid
Man of the MatchJN Rhodes

South Africa inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
G Kirstenrun out3860864-63.33
+SJ Palframanc Russell b Martin2836513-77.78
*WJ Cronjec Russell b Gough1531431-48.39
DJ Cullinanb DeFreitas3442492-80.95
JH Kallisc Russell b Cork2642592-61.90
JN Rhodesb Martin3732373-115.62
BM McMillanb Smith111725--64.71
SM Pollockc Fairbrother b Cork121317--92.31
PL Symcoxc Thorpe b Martin144--25.00
CR Matthewsnot out91320--69.23
PS de Villiersc Smith b Gough1211131-109.09
Extras(1 lb, 1 nb, 5 w)7
Total(all out, 50 overs)230
Fall of wickets:
1-56 (Palframan), 2-85 (Kirsten), 3-88 (Cronje), 4-137 (Cullinan), 5-163 (Kallis), 6-195 (Rhodes), 7-199 (McMillan), 8-202 (Symcox), 9-213 (Pollock), 10-230 (de Villiers)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Cork10   03621-30.003.60
DeFreitas10   05511160.005.50
Gough10   0482--30.004.80
Martin10   03333-20.003.30
Smith8   0401--48.005.00
Thorpe2   0170---8.50

England inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
*MA Athertonc Palframan b Pollock042--0.00
NMK Smithb de Villiers1124451-45.83
GA Hickc McMillan b de Villiers1427241-51.85
GP Thorpec Palframan b Symcox46691013-66.67
AJ Stewartrun out72941--24.14
NH Fairbrotherc Palframan b Symcox31015--30.00
+RC Russellc Rhodes b Pollock123230--37.50
DG Corkb Matthews1733451-51.52
PAJ DeFreitasrun out2224341191.67
D Goughb Matthews1112132-91.67
PJ Martinnot out137--33.33
Extras(7 lb, 1 w)8
Total(all out, 44.3 overs)152
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Atherton), 2-22 (Hick), 3-33 (Smith), 4-52 (Stewart), 5-62 (Fairbrother), 6-97 (Thorpe), 7-97 (Russell), 8-139 (DeFreitas), 9-141 (Cork), 10-152 (Gough)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Pollock8   1162--24.002.00
de Villiers7   12721-21.003.86
McMillan6   0170---2.83
Symcox10   0382--30.003.80
Cronje4   0170---4.25

--> PS de Villiers made his debut in World Cup matches
--> PS de Villiers made his last appearance in World Cup matches
--> NMK Smith made his last appearance in World Cup matches
--> G Kirsten passed 3000 runs in List A matches when he reached 2
--> SJ Palframan passed his previous highest score of 16 in World Cup matches
--> SJ Palframan passed his previous highest score of 16 in ODI matches
--> DJ Cullinan passed 1000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 5
--> JH Kallis passed his previous highest score of 11 in World Cup matches
--> PJ Martin achieved his best innings bowling analysis in World Cup matches when he dismissed PL Symcox in the South Africa innings (previous best was 2-42)