Semi finals of Cricket World Cup 1992
The fifth Cricket World Cup was played in 1992 in New Zealand and Australia. England, Pakistan, South Africa and New Zealand played the Semifinals of 1992 world cup cricket. Since 1987 Cricket World Cup, the One Day Internationals had 50 overs per innings and this world cup was no exception. This was the first world cup which was played day and night, and colored kit was worn. The ball used was white.
1st Semi final Cricket World Cup 1992:
- The first semi-final of 1992 Cricket World Cup was played on 21st March, 1992. Pakistan cricket team faced New Zealand in this first semi final.
- New Zealand cricket team scored 262 runs. Martin Crowe scored 91 and KR Rutherford scored 50. Wasim Akram and Mushtaq Ahmed of Pakistan cricket team took 2 wickets each.
- Pakistan cricket team scored 264 runs to win this match to qualify for their first ever Cricket World cup final.
- Inzimam-ul-Haq of Pakistan cricket team scored 60 runs, Javed Miandad scored 57 and Rameez Raja scored 44. Imran Khan of Pakistan cricket team scored 44 runs as well. W Watson took 2 wickets. Pakistan cricket team won the semifinal by 4 wickets.
- Inzimam-ul-Haq was declared Man of the Match in the first semi-final of the 1992 Cricket World Cup for his 60 runs knock off 37 balls.
2nd Semifinal Cricket World Cup 1992:
- The second semi-final of 1992 Cricket World Cup was played on 22nd March, 1992. England faced South African cricket team in the semi final of Fifth Cricket World Cup (1992).
- English cricket team scored 252 and Graeme Hick scored 83. AA Donald and MW Pringle took 2 wickets each.
- AC Hudson scored 46 and JN Rhodes scored 43 runs. South African cricket team scored 232 before being unlucky to lose the match due to rain rule. Due to a ten minute rainfall, the target was revised and South Africa were given a target of 21 runs off 1 ball.
- The Final of 1992 Cricket World Cup was played between Pakistan cricket team and England.