Message from President Nelson Mandela to Hansie Cronje and the South African Cricket Team on winning cricket

29 February 1996

Dear Hansie Cronje,

Congratulations on your team's magnificent victory up against a world champion who set a daunting target, you meet the challenge with cool determination in a sterling performance.

The team did South Africa proud and we look forward with great excitement to the rest of the tournament.

Kind Regards

Source: Nelson Mandela Foundation