Earlier when he was associated with the Indian cricket team, MS Dhoni's men were leading the points table. After leading South Africa to the top in Tests, Gary Kirsten has proved that he is a talented coach.
South Africa playing a three-match ODI series against New Zealand, Kirsten said the team would look to reach the No 1 position.
"We would like to perform at a higher level than we have in one-day cricket. We've been okay but we haven't been outstanding."
"We believe that we are capable of being a unit that can really perform at one-day level," he said.