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Johannesburg-born Grant Elliott hit a six off the penultimate ball to take New Zealand into their first ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final when they defeated South Africa by four wickets in a rain-hit semi-final thriller at Eden Park on Tuesday.  Watch the video here.

Elliott smashed Dale Steyn into the stands as the South African native hit an undefeated 84 to earn a place in Sunday’s title match in Melbourne where New Zealand will face either Australia or defending champions India. Grant Elliott: Corey Anderson and I planned innings to perfection

Brendon McCullum made a 26-ball 59 and Corey Anderson (58) to also help the Black Caps to their rain-adjusted target of 298 after South Africa had made 281 for five batting first in a match reduced to 43 overs a side. READ: South Africa exit ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with no regrets, says AB de Villiers

For South Africa, Faf de Plessis made 82, AB de Villiers was not out 65, while David Miller smashed an 18-ball 49. READ: Brendon McCullum has four of the 11 fastest 50-plus scores in World Cup cricket