South Africa's Quinton de Kock (L) and South Africa's Hashim Amla (C) run between the wickets as Afghanistan's captain Gulbadin Naib(R) runs to field the ball during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match at Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 15, 2019.
JOHANNESBURG – South Africa registered their first 2019 Cricket World Cup win on Saturday.
Faf Du Plessis’s men defeated minnows Afghanistan by nine wickets in Cardiff.
The Proteas lost their first three games in the tournament after defeats to hosts England, minnows Bangladesh and favourites India.
Their last game against the West Indies was abandoned after persistent rain.