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Friday, March 6, 2020

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 record-breaking 188* powered to South Africa biggest 169-run victory over UAE in the World Cup Group B match.

* 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.

* South Africa's 321/2 was the 17th highest ever ODI total by any team, and the highest ever score for South Africa in ODIs.

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

* 80 : Arshad Laeeq and Shaukat Dukanwala set up the second highest 9th wicket partnership of all time.

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, Hansie Cronje struck 57 off 62-balls including one-four and a six, Daryll Cullinan scored 41 not out and Andrew Hudson 27.

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 scored a unbeaten 43 off 79-balls including four boundaries, Shaukat Dukanwala scored 40 not out off 78 deliveries included four-fours and Ganesh Mylvaganam 23.

South Africa best bowler by Brian McMillan, Allan Donald both picked up 3-wickets and one for Shaun Pollock.

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