South Africa first appeared at the Cricket World Cup in 1992. Their best results has been reaching the semifinals in 1992, 1999 and 2011.
- The 1992 was the first tournament that the South African cricket team competed in as previously they were under an international sports boycott. The 2011 tournament in Asia was their 6th appearance at the World Cup.
- South Africa's first World Cup match was played on Feb 26, 1992 against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), Sydney. In that match South Africa beat Australia by 9 Wickets.
- Kepler Wessels was the first player to represent two different teams in the World Cup - he played for Australia in 1983 and for South Africa in 1991-92 (the only other player to play for more than one team is Anderson Cummins for West Indies and Canada).
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