New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Semi-Final - ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Highlights

Watch the highlights of New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Semi-Final ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 1st Semi-Final match played between South Africa and New Zealand at Auckland in 24th March 2015.

New Zealand vs South Africa Highlights - 1st Semi-Final - ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Grant Elliott hit New Zealand into the 2015 World Cup final. Photo:

Grant Elliott brilliance to New Zealand hold nerve to last over thrilling four-wicket victory via DLS method against South Africa and leave South Africa heartbroken in the emotional first Semi-final match of the World Cup.

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* Amid scenes of rare passion, of the like New Zealand has never seen for a cricket match, Grant Elliott played the innings of his life to carry his adopted country into the World Cup final against the land of his birth.

South Africa scored 281-5 in 43 overs due to rain allotted 43-overs each side -  top scorer by Faf du Plessis struck 82 off 107-balls including seven-fours and a six.

AB de Villiers who scored rapid unbeaten 65 not out off 45-balls included 8-fours and a six, David Miller who scored quickest 49 off 18-balls with six-fours & three-sixes and Rilee Rossouw scored 39 off 53-balls included 2-fours and a six.

New Zealand best bowler by Corey Anderson picked up 3-wickets and Trent Boult took two-wickets.

New Zealand chased 299-6 in 42.5 overs - due to rain revised target of 298 required from 43-overs with top scorer by Grant Elliott 84 not out, Brendon McCullum who scored rapid 59 off 26-balls including 8-fours and 4-sixes, Corey Anderson 58 off 57-balls included six-fours and two-sixes, Martin Guptill scored 34 and Ross Taylor 30.

South Africa best bowler by Morne Morkel picked up 3-wickets, JP Duminy and Dale Steyn each took one-wickets.

Grant Elliott named Player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten 84-runs knocked off facing 73-balls including 7-fours and 3-sixes.



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