Cricket World Cup: Date set for NZ-South Africa clash

After more than a month of pool play, the quarterfinals have at last been finalised at the Cricket World Cup.

India's beaten the West Indies by 80 runs in the final match of round-robin play to secure second spot in group B and a quarterfinal meeting with Australia.

The West Indies will face group A winners Pakistan in the first of the quarterfinals, while Sri Lanka will host England at Colombo.

The Black Caps will meet South Africa in Dhaka on Friday, a venue Black Caps coach John Wright is comfortable with.

Wright says the team has played there previously and it's not a bad place to face South Africa.

Meanwhile, Black Caps pace bowler Hamish Bennett has been ruled out of the remainder of the tournament.

Bennett's been replaced by Daryl Tuffey, who was already in India on standby.

- Newstalk ZB

- Newstalk ZB

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