So far, South Africa has participated in the ICC ODI World Cup eight times, with their first appearance being in 1992. Their best performance in the tournament has been reaching the semifinals four times, in 1992, 1999, 2007 and 2015.
South Africa In ICC ODI World Cup
Win – 39 Matches
Loss – 27 Matches
Ties – 6 Matches
No Results – 21 Matches
Their overall win-loss record in the Cricket World Cup is 39 wins, 27 losses, 6 ties, and 21 no results.
1st 1992 – In the 1992 World Cup, held in Australia and New Zealand, South Africa participated for the first time following the end of the international sports boycott due to apartheid. They lost in the semifinals to England in a close match that ended in a tie, with England advancing to the final due to a higher net run rate.
2nd 1996 – South Africa performed well in the 1996 Cricket World Cup. South Africa performed well in the 1996 Cricket World Cup.
3nd 1999 – In the 1999 World Cup, held in England, South Africa again reached the semifinals, but lost to eventual champions Australia in a dramatic run-out finish.
4rd 2003 – In the 2003 World Cup, held in South Africa, they were knocked out in the group stage.
5th 2007 – In the 2007 World Cup, held in the West Indies, South Africa reached the semifinals but lost to Australia.
6th 2011 – South Africa’s performance in the 2011 Cricket World Cup was good, but they were unable to progress beyond the quarterfinals.
7th 2015 – South Africa’s performance in the 2015 Cricket World Cup was good, but they were unable to progress beyond the quarterfinals.
8th 2019 – South Africa’s performance in the 2019 Cricket World Cup was disappointing as they finished in seventh place and failed to qualify for the semi-finals.
Overall, South Africa has reached the semifinals four times in the ICC ODI World Cup but has never won the tournament. Their best performance was in 1992 when they reached the semifinals in their first appearance.