ICC ODI World Cup 2023: South Africa vs Sri Lanka Stats Review – Check out records broken by South African batters

South Africa have defeated Sri Lanka convincingly by 102 runs with the help of brilliant tons from Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, and Aiden Markram respectively. After winning the toss, Sri Lanka invited South Africa to bat first and they went on to post a huge total of 428/5 on board. The Lankans also played an aggressive brand of cricket but unfortunately, they kept losing wickets at regular intervals hence they managed to get only 326 runs on board from 44.5 overs.

Numbers and Stats from South Africa vs Sri Lanka game:

3 – For the first time in an ODI World Cup inning, three different batters have smashed a century.

Instances of three different batters smashing a century in an ODI inning:

South Africa vs West Indies in Johannesburg, 2015
South Africa vs India in Mumbai (WS), 2015
England vs Netherlands in Amstelveen, 2022

South Africa vs Sri Lanka in Delhi, 2023 – World Cup game

3 – For the first time in an ODI match, three different bowlers were seen conceding more than 90 runs in their bowling spell.

Matheesha Pathirana – 1/95 (10)
Kasun Rajitha – 1/90 (10)
Marco Jansen – 2/92 (10)

4 – Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen recorded fourth highest partnership by a South African batting pair in the ODI World Cup.

Highest Partnership for South Africa in ODI World Cup:

JP Duminy-David Miller: 256* vs ZIM in 2015
Hashim Amla-Faf du Plessis: 247 vs IRE in 2015
Hashim Amla-AB de Villiers: 221 vs NED in 2011

Quinton de Kock-Rassie van der Dussen : 204 vs SL in 2023

17 – For the first time, Sri Lanka smashed 17 sixes in an ODI game.

Most Sixes smashed by Sri Lanka in an ODI inning:

17 vs South Africa in Delhi, 2023
14 vs Kenya in Kandy, 1996
14 vs Pakistan in Singapore, 1996
14 vs Scotland in Hobart, 2015
14 vs Ireland in Dublin, 2016

18 – Quinton de Kock has recorded 18 centuries in ODIs overall.

Most Centuries by a batsman for South Africa in ODIs:

Hashim Amla – 27
AB de Villiers – 25
Herschelle Gibbs – 21
Quinton de Kock – 18
Jacques Kallis – 17

49 – Aiden Markram has recorded the fastest century ever in ODI World Cup history from just 49 balls.

Read More:  Check out the fastest century recorded by a batsman in ODI World Cup history here

102 – Sri Lanka lost the match by 102 runs despite scoring 326 runs in 2nd innings of this match.

Biggest margin of loss in ODIs despite scoring 300-plus runs in 2nd innings of the game:

SL lost by 102 runs vs SA in Delhi, 2023
SL lost by 67 runs vs IND in Guwahati, 2023
IND lost by 66 runs vs AUS in Sydney, 2020

Highest 2nd innings total in a World Cup on a losing cause:

ENG – 334/9 vs PAK in Nottingham, 2019
BAN – 333/8 vs AUS in Nottingham, 2019
ZIM – 326 vs IRE in Hobart, 2015
SL – 326 vs SA in Delhi, 2023
AUS – 316 vs IND in The Oval, 2019

200 – A total of 200 centuries (201) have been recorded in World Cup history overall. Rassie van der Dussen was the batsman to record the 200th century of the ODI WC, while Aiden Markram recorded the 201st century of the ODI WC.

428 – South Africa have recorded the highest-ever total in ODI World Cup history.

Read More:  Check out the highest total recorded by a team in ODI World Cup history here

754 – South Africa and Sri Lanka recorded an aggregate of 754 runs in this match.

Highest match aggregate in an ODI World Cup match:

SA vs SL – 754 runs in Delhi, 2023
AUS vs BAN – 714 runs in Nottingham, 2019
AUS vs SL – 688 runs in Sydney, 2015

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