A parole board reviewing whether Pistorius, 37, was fit for social reintegration decided to place him on parole from January 5, the department of correctional services said.
The South African players came out of the semifinal defeat with their heads held high.
The medical team is yet to take a call on whether Pandya needs surgery or not.
Chasing a tricky 213 for victory, Australia wobbled after Head hit 62 but the five-time champions reached their target with 16 balls to spare in the second semifinal.
Van der Dussen, however, added that he was happy that the chase worked out well in the end, which will hold the team in good stead going in to the semifinals.
Afghanistan wrapped up their best ever World Cup campaign with four wins and also sealed a place in the Champions Trophy.
The pressure is enormous on Rohit and his men to win a third World Cup for Team India.
Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja picked up 5/33 as the Proteas were bowled out for 83 in 27.1 overs.
Pace bowler Marco Jansen (3/31) began the rout with an early double strike, while spinner Keshav Maharaj (4/46) landed timely blows to ensure New Zealand had no way back in Pune despite a defiant 60 by Glenn Phillips.
Gul said he didn't believe that the concussion injury Shadab suffered while fielding at mid-off was serious enough for him to go off the field.