Statstical Highlights

Final One Day – India vs South Africa – South Africa won by 214 runs

sa_team_03South Africa posted a total of 438 for 4 in this game. This score represents South Africa’s highest team total against India in one day games. Previous best was 365 for 2 at Ahmedabad on 27.02.10

South Africa’s 438 for 4 in this game provide the 17th occasion of a team posting a total of 400 plus runs in the annals of one day games.

South Africa’s 438 for 4 in this game provide the sixth occasion of posting a total of 400 plus runs in the annals of one day games. South Africa now owns the record of posting 400 plus runs on most occasions in the annals of one day games. It went past India which had posted 400 plus runs on five occasions.

South Africa’s 438 for 4 in this game provide the second occasion of a team posting a total of 400 plus runs against India in the annals of one day games. Sri Lanka had posted 411 for 8 at Rajkot on 15.12.09. Thus South Africa’s 438 for 4 in this game represents the highest team total against India in one day games.

South Africa’s 438 for 4 in this game provide its joint second highest team total in one day games. The other occasion of South Africa posting 438 for 4 was against Australia at Johannesburg on 12.03.06. South Africa’s highest team total is 439 for 2 against West Indies at Johannesburg on 18.01.15

This game witnessed three batsmen – Q de Kock {109}, F du Plessis {133} and AB de Villiers {119} – scoring centuries in South Africa’s innings. This is the second occasion of three batsmen scoring centuries in an innings in the history of one day games. The first such occasion was witnessed in the game between South Africa vs West Indies at Johannesburg on 18.01.15. HM Amla {153}, RR Rossouw {128} and AB de Villiers {149} were the three batsmen who scored centuries in South Africa’s innings.

Q de Kock and F du Plessis added 154 runs for the second wicket in this game to provide the 56th occasion of South African batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership in one day games. It also provides the 15th occasion of South African batsmen posting 150 plus runs partnership for the second wicket in one day games and also provides the second such occasion against India for the second wicket.