World Cup highlights: India vs South Africa

Following are the statistical highlights of the match between India and South Africa in Nagpur.

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Last updated on Sunday, 13 March, 2011 01:49 IST
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Nagpur: Following are the statistical highlights of the match between India and South Africa in Nagpur.

# Sachin Tendulkar has accomplished the following feats:

1.┬ First to post 20 centuries at home.
2.┬ First to register 6 hundreds at the World Cup.
3.┬ First to record 4 hundreds at the World Cup in India.
4.┬ First to complete 2,000 runs against South Africa.
5.┬ First to complete 2,000 runs against four countries in ODIs - Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa.
6.┬ Extended his ODI hundreds' tally to 48.
7.┬ Extended his international hundreds to 99.
8.┬ Set a record for most century stands at the World Cup - 12, eclipsing Ponting's tally of 10
9.┬ Second to aggregate 300 runs in the present World Cup. His aggregate of 324 at an average of 64.80 is the second highest, next only to 327 (ave.65.40) by Virender Sehwag
10. Set an Indian record for most sixes in ODIs, taking his sixes' tally to 193, bettering Sourav Ganguly's tally of 190. Shahid Afridi (289) holds a world record followed by Sanath Jayasuriya (270) and Sachin Tendulkar (193).
11. First century against South Africa at the World Cup.

Other records:

# India's tally of 87 is the highest in the mandatory overs in the 2011 edition of the World Cup,

# Indian reached 100 off 11.4 overs - the fastest team hundred of the 2011 World Cup.

# For the fifth time in consecutive World Cup games in 2011, Sehwag opened his account with a four - a record of sorts.┬ ┬ ┬

# Sehwag and Tendulkar, with their 142-run stand, have set a first wicket record for India against South Africa at the World Cup.

#┬ The above stand is the highest for India for any wicket against South Africa at the World Cup, surpassing the 130 for the second wicket at Hove on May 15, 1999.

#┬ The above partnership is the highest by any pair against South Africa for the first wicket at the World Cup, outstripping the 114 between Mark Greatbatch and Rod Latham for New Zealand at Auckland on February 29, 1992.

# Gautam Gambhir (69) has recorded his highest innings at the World Cup, His second fifty at the World Cup is his 23rd in ODIs.

# Gambhir's 69 off 75 balls is his first fifty against South Africa,

#┬ Dale Steyn (5/50) has produced his career-best bowling performance in ODIs - his first five-wicket haul.

# Steyn - the first South African bowler to capture five wickets in an innings in a World Cup game in India.

# Steyn is the first South African bowler to bag five wickets against India at the World Cup.

#┬ Steyn is the sixth South African bowler to capture five wickets in an innings at the World Cup, joining Andrew Hall (vs.England), Lance Klusener (vs.Kenya), Shaun Pollock (vs.Australia), Charles Langeveldt (vs.Sri Lanka) and Andre Nel (vs.Bangladesh).

# Steyn is the fifth South African bowler to take five wickets in an innings against India in ODIs -the other four being Lance Klusener, Shaun Pollock, Hansie Cronje and Allan Donald.

# India have lost nine wickets for 29 runs - 267 for one to 296 all-out - the worst ever collapse suffered by a Test nation at the World Cup.

# First time, four Indian batsmen failed to open their account in the same World Cup innings.

# Zaheer has dismissed Smith six times - the most times a bowler has dismised him in ODIs.

# Sachin has posted 13 hundreds for losing cause - 33 for winning cause, one in tied game and one in no-result fixture.

#┬ Dale Steyn has got his second MOM award in ODIs.

# Hashim Amla (61) has recorded his second highest score at the World Cup - the highest being 113 off 130 balls against Netherlands at Mohali on March 3, 2011.

# Amla has managed to make 230 runs in four games at the World Cup at an average of 57.50, including one century and one fifty.

# Amla has recorded his 13th fifty in ODIs - his fourth against India.

# Jacques Kallis has completed his 1,000 runs at the World Cup, aggregating 1013 at an average of 46.04, including one century and eight fifties.

# Kallis became the second South African after Herschelle Gibbs (1067 at an average of 56.15 in 25 matches) to accomplish the feat.

# Kallis has posted his 81st fifty in ODIs - his eleventh against India.


# Amla and Kallis were involved in a stand of 86 for the second wicket - South Africa's highest against India at the World Cup.

# Abraham de Villiers became the first South African and the third to complete 300 runs or more at the 2011 edition of the World Cup, aggregating 318 at an average of 106.00 in four games, including two centuries and one fifty.

# de Villiers has posted his 26th fifty in ODIs - his third against India.

# Harbhajan Singh (3/53) has recorded his best bowling performance at the World Cup,

# Harbhajan has completed his 250 wickets in ODIs - 251┬ at an average of 33.33 in 222 matches.┬ He became the sixth Indian bowler to achieve the feat, joining Anil Kumble (337), Javagal Srinath (315), Ajit Agarkar (288), Kapil Dev (253) and Zaheer Khan (264)

# Zaheer Khan has claimed 21 wickets at 20.14 runs apiece in ten games - the most by a bowler in ODIs in 2011. Patel has the next best tally in ODIs this year - 20 at 20.70 runs apiece┬ in nine matches.

# Robin Peterson (18 not out) has recorded his highest innings at the World Cup.

# South Africa have won all three World Cup games against India

# South Africa have won 40 and lost 24 out of 66 contested (NR 2) - S.A's winning % 62.50 and India's 37.50.

# South Africa have won 28 and lost 14 out of 44 played at the World Cup - success % 65.90 (Tied 2).

# South Africa (300 for seven) posted their highest successful chase at the World Cup - their first total of 300-plus while chasing successfully at the World Cup.

# The aforesaid total is the fourth highest successful chase at the World Cup - the top three being 329 for seven by Ireland against England at Bangalore on March 2, 2011, 313 for 7 by Sri Lanka against Zimbabwe at New Plymouth on February 23, 1992 and England's 301 for nine against West Indies at Bridgetown on April 21, 2007.

Story first published on: Sunday, 13 March 2011 01:42 IST

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