Three of South Africa’s biggest Cricket World Cup moments

Source: ICC Cricket
Source: ICC Cricket

Jonty Rhodes’ flying run-out in 1992

Jonty Rhodes swung the momentum in SA’s favour when he went airborne to run out Inzamam-ul-Haq on 48 in their match against Pakistan.

Herschelle Gibbs hits six sixes in an over in 2007

South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs made history when he became the first batsman to hit six sixes in a single over in one-day internationals, as he slayed a hapless Daan van Bunge of the Netherlands in a group match.

Confusion reigns supreme at Edgbaston in 1999

South Africans have had to endure many heartbreaking World Cup moments, but this run-out probably ranks right up there. A mix-up between Allan Donald and Lance Klusener effectively ended the Proteas’ dream of reaching the final of the 1999 CWC.

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