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Gary Kirsten 188* - South Africa vs UAE 2nd Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Gary Kirsten 188* - South Africa vs UAE 2nd Match Wills World Cup 1996


Watch the highlights of Gary Kirsten 188* - South Africa vs UAE 2nd Match Wills World Cup 1996 - 1996 Wills World Cup tournament of the 2nd ODI match played between United Arab Emirates and South Africa at Rawalpindi in 16th February 1996.

Gary Kirsten 188* - South Africa vs UAE 2nd Match Wills World Cup 1996 Highlights
Gary Kirsten plays a shot © REUTERS / AP / AFP / ICC

Gary Kirsten's record-breaking 188* and Hansie Cronje's fifty sets up to South Africa's record 169-run victory over UAE in a one-sided game of the second match of a World Cup.



* 169 : This was South Africa's largest victory by terms of runs in ODIs.

* Gary Kirsten 188* not was the highest ever individual score in World Cup matches, surpassing Viv Richards' 181* against Sri Lanka at Karachi in 1987. 2nd highest ODI score of all time, needing 3 off last ball to equal Viv Richards' all time ODI record score of 189.

* Sultan Zarawani was struck on the head, without a helmet, by Allan Donald bouncer.

* 80 : Arshad Laeeq and Shaukat Dukanwala set up the record ninth-wicket partnership for UAE in One-day international, It the second highest ninth-wicket stand in ODIs and also the second highest ninth-wicket partnership in World Cups.

South Africa scored mammoth total of 321-2 in 50 overs with top scorer by Gary Kirsten 188 not out - which was his 3rd ODI hundred, his first century against UAE and also his first ODI hundred in World Cups.

Hansie Cronje struck 57 off 62-balls including one-six & a four, Daryll Cullinan scored a unbeaten 41 off 50-balls included 2-fours and Andrew Hudson hit 27 off 33-balls with 5-fours.

UAE best bowler by Johanne Samarasekera and Sultan Zarawani both took one-wickets.

UAE scored 152-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Arshad Laeeq cracked a unbeaten 43 off 79-balls including 4-fours.

Shaukat Dukanwala scored a unbeaten 40 off 78-balls including 4-fours and Ganesh Mylvaganam 23.

South Africa best bowler by Brian McMillan picked up 3-wickets for 11-runs in 8-overs including a maiden, Allan Donald takes 3-wickets for 21-runs in 10-overs and one for Shaun Pollock.

Gary Kirsten named Player of the match for his sensational batting display of smashed a unbeaten 188-runs knocked off facing 159-balls including 13-fours and 4-sixes with strike rate of 118.23.