Sri Lanka vs South Africa Stats: South Africa maintain unbeaten streak against Sri Lanka in T20 cricket
South Africa have won both their Twenty20 Internationals vs Sri Lanka - by 32 runs at Hambantota on September 22, 2012 and by 12 runs at Colombo (RPS) on August 2, 2013.
Statistical Highlights from the T20 between Sri Lanka and South Africa:
# South Africa have won both their Twenty20 Internationals vs Sri Lanka - by 32 runs at Hambantota on September 22, 2012 and by 12 runs at Colombo (RPS) on August 2, 2013.
# Sri Lanka have lost six out of seven T20Is played at Colombo (RPS) - their only win at this venue being by 16 runs vs Pakistan on October 4, 2012.
# Jean-Paul Duminy is the first South African player to complete 1,000 runs in Twenty20 Internationals - 1003 (ave.33.43) in 43 matches. Overall, he is the ninth player to accomplish the feat in T20Is.
# Duminy's 51 off 52 balls is his second fifty in a winning cause in Twenty20 Internationals - his first being a career-best 96 not out off 54 balls vs Zimbabwe at Kimberley on October 10, 2010.
# Duminy has registered five fifties in Twenty20 Internationals. His 51 is the first fifty by a South African vs Sri Lanka in T20Is.
# Duminy's figures of three for 18 are his best in T20Is apart from the best by a South African bowler vs Sri Lanka.
# Duminy is the first South African all-rounder to accomplish the double of a fifty and three wickets in the same T20I.
# Duminy has received his third Man of the Match award in T20Is - his first vs Sri Lanka.
# Kumar Sangakkara's 59 is the highest individual innings in South Africa-Sri Lanka Twenty20 Internationals. Apart from Sangakkara and Duminy, no other batsman has registered a fifty in South Africa-Sri Lanka T20Is.
# Sangakkara has registered his seventh fifty in T20Is - his fourth in a losing cause.
# Sachithra Senanayake (3/14) has produced his best bowling figures in T20Is. His figures are the best in Sri Lanka-South Africa T20Is.
# Wayne Parnell (3-1-8-2) has recorded an economy rate of 2.66 - his best in Twenty20 Internationals.
# Lasith Malinga has completed his 50 wickets in T20Is. He is the second Sri Lankan and the seventh bowler to achieve the feat in T20Is.
# The seven bowlers with 50 wickets or more in T20Is are - Umar Gul (74), Saeed Ajmal (73), Shahid Afridi (64), Ajantha Mendis (57), Stuart Broad (55), Graeme Swann(51) and Lasith Malinga (50).
# Duminy and Miller were involved in a stand of 56 - South Africa's fifth-wicket partnership record in T20Is, obliterating the 50 between Duminy and Justin Ontong vs New Zealand at Wellington on February 17, 2012.
# Four batsmen have registered ducks in Sri Lanka's innings for the first time in T20Is.