Pakistan were beaten by South Africa 3-4 in their group B match of the Hockey World Cup being played in New Delhi Saturday. This was South Africas first victory over Pakistan in the history of international hockey. South Africa were leading 4-1 in the first half after Pakistan made the first goal of the match in the seventh minute. Later in the second half Pakistan scored two more goals to reduce the margin in the last seven minutes but could not avoid the defeat which was their third in their four matches in the tournament.