AB de Villiers was the sole hope for a South African win © Getty Images (File Photo)
AB de Villiers was the sole hope for a South African win © Getty Images (File Photo)

AB de Villiers completed 1,000 runs in World Cups when he reached a score of 34 off 33 balls, with South Africa reaching a score of 128 for the loss of six wickets during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool B match against Pakistan at the Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday. De Villiers, who was the last source of hope for a South African victory, became the joint-fastest to the milestone along with Sachin Tendulkar, taking 20 innings to reach the mark. LIVE CRICKET UPDATES AND COMMENTARY: Pakistan vs South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

South Africa suffered a batting collapse as they lost as many as four batsmen — Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, David Miller and Rilee Rossouw — in quick succession. Rossouw faced nine balls and hit one boundary to score six runs.  LIVE CRICKET BALL-BY-BALL COMMENTARY AND SCORE UPDATES: Pakistan vs South Africa in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Earlier, Misbah-ul-Haq‘s half-century and Sarfraz Ahmed‘s rapid 49 were the only bright spots as Pakistan were bowled out for 222 in 46.4 overs against South Africa, in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 match at the Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday. South Africa will be chasing 232 as per the revised target according to the Duckworth-Lewis method.  South Africa were very impressive with Dale Steyn taking three wickets and Kyle Abbott and Morne Morkel taking two wickets each. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage