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Last Updated:  Saturday, 15 March, 2003, 23:27 GMT
Pollock pays for poor performance
Shaun Pollock takes the first two wickets as West Indies struggle in the opening game of the tournament
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The World Cup starts well enough for South Africa and Shaun Pollock as he takes the first two wickets in the opening match
Jonty Rhodes sinks to his knees after being dismissed
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But West Indies come back to win by a narrow margin and Pollock's South Africa also lose veteran Jonty Rhodes to injury
South Africa bowl Kenya out for just 140
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The pressure is on Pollock despite a crushing 10-wicket win over Kenya in South Africa's next match
A determined Stephen Fleming hits out during his innings of 134 not out
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Rain and Pollock's Kiwi opposite number Stephen Fleming deal the host's hopes of reaching the Super Six a crushing blow
South Africa's captain Shaun Pollock celebrates with teammate Herschelle Gibbs
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The smiles are back as South Africa thrash Bangladesh but they have to rely on other teams' results to qualify
Shaun Pollock of South Africa hits out against Canada
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Shaun Pollock plays a his part with the bat in a huge win over Canada, but only victory against Sri Lanka will suffice
Lance Klusener and Mark Boucher leave the pitch as the rain intervenes
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Miscalculations when rain intervenes against Sri Lanka mean South Africa snatch a draw from the jaws of victory
South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs salutes the crowd after scoring his century
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Pollock's position is undermined when Herschelle Gibbs and others express support for the disgraced Hansie Cronje
South Africa captain Shaun Pollock hides his face as the emotion sets in on learning his side will not go through to the Super Six stage
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Pollock pays the price for South Africa's underachievement and is sacked, possibly spelling the end of his career



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