26 Mar 2011

Tournament favourites beaten by Black Caps

12:54 pm on 26 March 2011

New Zealand beat pre-tournament favourites South Africa at the Cricket World Cup quarter-final in Dhaka by 49 runs on Friday.

The Black Caps reached 221 for 8 before dismissing the Proteas for 172.

Jacob Oram was named man of the match after claiming four wickets and taking a brilliant catch on the boundary to turn the match in favour of the Black Caps.

New Zealand will meet either Sri Lanka and England in the semi-final.