3rd ODI statistical highlights: South Africa vs Australia

Updated: 10 April 2009 11:48 IST

Statistical highlights of the third One-Day International between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town.

3rd ODI statistical highlights: South Africa vs Australia

Statistical highlights of the third One-Day International between South Africa and Australia in Cape Town.

  • Jacques Kallis posted his tenth fifty against Australia, which is his 72nd overall.

  • Abraham de Villiers recorded his fifth fifty against Australia, which is his 17th in ODIs.

  • Mitchell Johnson (4/34) has recorded his best figures against South Africa, bettering the 2 for 24 at Kingsmead, Durban on April 3, 2009. He is the first South African to take four wickets against South Africa at Newlands.

  • Playing in his second ODI, Roelof van der Merwe (3/37) registered his best figures in his second ODI.

  • Callum Ferguson posted his career-best score in ODIs. His second fifty against South Africa is his third overall.

  • James Hopes emulated his highest score in ODIs. In the Brisbane ODI against India on March 4,2008, he had recorded 63 off 80 balls.

  • Jacques Kallis became the first South African to be adjudged the MOM 30 times.

  • Kallis has now exactly 50 MOM awards in Tests and ODIs - 30 in ODIs and 20 in Tests.

  • South Africa's 25-run triumph is their ninth in a row at Newlands, Cape Town.

  • South Africa's three-run defeat to West Indies on February 9, 2003 is their last at Newlands.

  • South Africa have an excellent record at Newlands, winning 24 and losing three out of 27 played.

  • South Africa's 25-run victory is their third in a row against Australia at this venue.

  • South Africa's aforesaid victory is their 34th out of 75 played against Australia (Lost 38, Tied 3).

  • South Africa have won 14 out of 32 played against Australia in South Africa. (Lost 17, Tied 1).

  • South Africa (289/6) have equalled their previous best against Australia at Newlands, Cape Town. South Africa had put on 289 for seven on March 3, 2006.



  • Topics : Cricket South Africa
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