Captain AB de Villiers admitted South Africa should have chased a target considerably smaller than 231, after a comfortable six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ODI at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
The Hagley Oval has secured full accreditation as an international cricket venue.
Batsman AB De Villiers and JP Duminy completed what seamer Vernon Philander and leg-spinner Imran Tahir started, as South Africa comfortably beat New Zealand by six wickets in the first ODI at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India are unlikely to claim damages from the West Indies Cricket Board immediately, but might impose a series embargo in the wake of this month's abandonment.
Coach Waqar Younis has commended Pakistan for exposing shortfalls within the Australian squad, ahead of the first Test at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, which will get underway on Wednesday.