Following are the statistical highlights of first match of the Champions Trophy between Sri Lanka and South Africa played at Supersports Park. Sri Lanka have recorded their first win against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy - they had lost the first two games against South Africa.
Sri Lanka's 55-run triumph is their fifth in 18 matches against South Africa in South Africa (Lost 12 and Tied 1).
Graeme Smith's fourth fifty against Sri Lanka is his 39th in ODIs.
Smith's 58 off 44 balls is his second fifty in the ICC Champions Trophy - his highest being 69 against Kenya at Colombo RPS on September 2002.
Jean-Paul Duminy's third duck against Sri Lanka is his fourth in ODIs. Three times in his career, he has been dismissed off the first ball.
Duminy is averaging 4.83 against Sri Lanka in ODIs - 29 in six innings.
Jacques Kallis became the third batsman to complete 600 runs in the ICC Champions Trophy - 605 (ave.50.41) in 15 matches. Only Chris Gayle (695) and Sourav Ganguly (665) have made more runs than Kallis.
Tillakaratne Dilshan has received his fifth MOM award in ODIs - his first against South Africa.
Dilshan has recorded his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy. He became the first Sri Lankan to register a hundred against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Dilshan's 106 off 92 balls is his first century against South Africa - his third in ODIs.
Dilshan is the second Sri Lankan after Atapattu to register a hundred against South Africa in South Africa.
Sangakkara (54 off 74 balls) has recorded his third fifty in the ICC Champions Trophy. His tenth fifty against South Africa is his 49th in ODIs.
Sangakkara's aforesaid fifty is his first half-century as captain in ODIs
Jayawardene's beautiful innings of 77 off 61 balls is his highest against South Africa. His third fifty against South Africa is his 50th in ODIs.
Sri Lanka, with their 319 for eight have registered the following records:
- Their highest total against South Africa in ODIs.
- Highest by a visiting team against South Africa at Centurion.
- First team to post a total of 300-plus against South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy.
- Their first total of 300-plus in South Africa.
- Their highest total in the ICC Champions Trophy
- Second highest in the ICC Champions Trophy, next only to New Zealand's 347 for four against USA at The Oval on 10.9.2004.
Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara put on 158 for the second wicket - Sri Lanka's best for any wicket against South Africa in ODIs. The said partnership is a Sri Lankan record for the second wicket against South Africa
Sri Lanka's aforesaid stand is their best ever for the second wicket in the ICC Champions Trophy.