Sent into bat, Netherlands rode on collective effort from its top-order to post 158 for 4.
Colin Ackermann top-scored for Netherlands with a 26-ball unbeaten 41, while Tom Cooper made 35 off 19 balls.
Keshav Maharaj (2/27) picked up two wickets for South Africa.
Defending the target, Netherlands bowlers rose to the occasion and restricted South Africa to 145 for 8 with Brandon Glover (3/9) scalping three batters.
Rilee Rossouw top-scored for South Africa with a 25-run knock.
Netherlands: 158 for 4 in 20 overs (Colin Ackermann 41 not out; Keshav Maharaj 2/27).
South Africa: 145 for 8 in 20 overs (Rilee Rossouw 25; Brandon Glover 3/9).
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