New Zealand enters semi-finals as South Africa fails again in Cricket World Cup
Friday, March 25, 2011
South Africa crashed out of the after being beaten by New Zealand in the quarterfinals, played at Mirpur, in Bangladesh. Chasing a victory target of 222, South Africa were all out for 172 after some inspired bowling performance by and .
Earlier South Africa restricted the kiwis for 221 for the loss of 8 wickets. Afterward,top scored for NZ with 83 runs while Ross Taylor scored 43. Morne Morkel took three wickets while fast bowler Steyn and Spinner took two wickets each.
South Africa collapsed from 121 for three wickets and lost the final seven wickets for 51 runs. McCullum, who opened the bowling for NZ, took three wickets while Oram took another four wickets and triggered a collapse.
- Olivier Brett. "Cricket World Cup: S Africa collapse sends NZ through" — , March 25, 2011
- "Stunning South Africa collapse sends ecstatic New Zealand through to World Cup semi-finals" — , March 25, 2011