NZ into the semi’s

25 March 2011 04:03 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


New Zealand sealed its berth in the semi-finals of the 2011 World Cup with a 49 runs win against South Africa in their quarter-final in Mirpur, a short while ago. New Zealand will face the winner of the final quarter-final tomorrow between England and Sri Lanka.

Batting first New Zealand totaled 221 for 8 in their 50 overs. Jesse Ryder top scored with 83 from 121, with Morne Morkel taking 3 for 46.

In reply South Africa were dismissed for 172 in 43.2 overs with Jacques Kallis scoring 47 runs in 96 balls. Jacob Oram was the pick of the Kiwi bowlers taking 4 for 39.

  Comments - 9

  • Suganth Friday, 25 March 2011 07:27 PM

    South Africa = Ultimate World Cup Chokers!!!

    sam Friday, 25 March 2011 08:01 PM

    not expected, good luck NZ..

    Kavin Gunaratne Friday, 25 March 2011 08:47 PM

    It is great win for New Zealand, cheers

    Theekshana Kariyawas Saturday, 26 March 2011 01:52 AM

    finally vettori had a victory .

    Sri Lankan Saturday, 26 March 2011 05:01 AM

    Sri Lanka match seems to having distupted with rain.
    why can't we play the match with England in Hambantota ?

    consciousview Friday, 25 March 2011 04:21 PM

    South Africa, choke yet again.

    MagodisThuma Friday, 25 March 2011 04:45 PM

    Kana Shot !.

    Romesh Perera Friday, 25 March 2011 04:52 PM

    Sri Lanka has a really great chance of making it to the Finals, and winning the Cup. Hope our guys will maintain their cool over the next one week. PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON THE PUNTERS AS ANY HUMAN CAN BE VULNERABLE!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sanga Friday, 25 March 2011 05:09 PM

    good for us !

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