South Africa played against the talented New Zealand team in the world cup 2015 one day internationals. That match was the most thriller of the whole world cup that went towards the last over of the match. The thriller match of the world cup was a semi final that was important match for both the teams.
South Africa has been the underdogs in the world cup history since they have lost many important matches in the important scenarios. On the other hand New Zealand cricket team has not also won world cup. They lost many times in the semi finals as well. The world cup history also showed them to be the unlucky one.
New Zealand won that thriller that ended in the last over. The match was played in New Zealand and all the hopes were with the hosts who were playing brilliant cricket throughout the world cup. They maintained their quality cricket in the world cup. That thriller showed the true spirit of the cricket that ended with a brilliant win for the black caps.
South Africa best and fast bowler Dale Stayne was bowling brilliantly and he had to defend some runs in the last over. The players of the fielding side were confident enough that their famous bowler and reliable bowler could save the game for the tourists. Their hopes got shattered when the middle order batsman of New Zealand struck six on the second last ball of the match.
Nobody from South Africa could have expected much dejected than this world cup match that they lost in the last over on the second last ball. Amazing scenes were seen in that world cup match when the hosts were able to win the match for the crowd and went to play the final of the world cup. Although they lost the final match still that thriller semi final could be remembered for long.