WC 2015: New Zealand take 5-2 lead over South Africa in WC

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Bengaluru, March 23: New Zealand beat South Africa by 4 wickets in the first semifinal of the ICC World Cup 2015 at the Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday. New Zealand made their first final of the World Cup with this win.

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WC: NZ have 4-2 advantage over SA

It will also be the seventh meeting of the two teams since 1992 when South Africa played in their maiden World Cup. Here is a look at the brief results of the six matches the Proteas and Kiwis have played against each other:

  • New Zealand defeated South Africa by 7 wickets in Auckland in 1992 [SA 190/7 in 50 overs, NZ 191/3 in 34.3 overs]
  • South Africa defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets in Faisalabad in 1996 [NZ 177/9 in 50 overs, SA 178/5 in 37.3 overs]
  • South Africa defeated New Zealand by 74 runs in Birmingham in 1999 [SA 287/5 in 50 overs, NZ 213/8 in 50 overs]
  • New Zealand defeated South Africa by 9 wickets in D/L method in Johannesburg in 2003 [SA 306 in 50 overs, NZ 229/1 in 36.5 overs (revised target 226 in 39 overs)]
  • New Zealand defeated South Africa by 5 wickets in St George's in 2007 [SA 193/7 in 50 overs, NZ 196/5 in 48.2 overs]
  • New Zealand defeated South Africa by 49 runs in Mirpur in 2011 [NZ 221/8 in 50 overs, SA 172 in 43.2 overs]
  • New Zealand defeated South Africa by 4 wickets in Auckland in 2015 [SA 281/5 in 43 overs, NZ 299/6 in 42.5 overs]

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