Melbourne, Feb 22: India and South Africa took on each other for the fourth time in World Cup cricket here on Sunday. They first played in Adelaide in 1992, the year South Africa participated in the quadrennial tournament for the first time, while their last encounter took place in the 2011 edition, when India won their second world title.
India pulled one back in the fourth match when they crushed the South Africans by 130 runs.
Here is a look at the results of the past matches between India and South Africa in the World Cup:
- South Africa beat India by 6 wickets at Adelaide in 1992 [India 180/6 in 30 overs, SA 181/4 in 29.1 overs]
- South Africa beat India by 4 wickets at Hove in 1996 [India 253/5 in 50 overs, SA 256/4 in 45.4 overs]
- South Africa beat India by 3 wickets at Nagpur in 2011 [India 296 in 48.4 overs, SA 300/7 in 49.4 overs]
- India beat South Africa by 130 runs at Melbourne in 2015 [India 307/7 in 50 overs, SA 177 in 40.2 overs]