Statistical Highlights: South Africa vs Scotland

Updated: 08 June 2009 17:41 IST

Statistical highlights of the fifth match of the ICC Twenty20 World Championships between South Africa and Scotland at The Oval.

Statistical Highlights: South Africa vs Scotland

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Following are the statistical highlights of the group D match between Scotland and South Africa at the World Twenty20 Championships.

  • Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis were associated in a stand of 87 for the first wicket, which is South Africa's highest for the first wicket in the ICC World Twenty20.

  • Smith, during the course of his 38 off 29 balls, has become the first South African to complete 400 runs in Twenty20 Internationals, aggregating 402 at an average of 36.54 in 13 matches.

  • Only New Zealand's Brendon McCullum (600) and Misbah-ul-Haq (422) have made more runs than Smith in Twenty20 Internationals.

  • Gordon Drummond (2/40) has registered his best bowling figures in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the 1 for 22 against Bermuda at Belfast on August 3, 2008.

  • Majid Haq (2/25) has recorded his best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering the 2 for 49 against Pakistan at Durban on September 12, 2007.

  • Jacques Kallis (48 off 31 balls) has posted his highest score in Twenty20 Internationals, obliterating the 20 against New Zealand at Johannesburg on October 21, 2005.

  • Van der Merwe (2/17) has recorded his best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals, bettering the 1 for 30 against Australia at Centurion on March 29, 2009.

  • South Africa's 130-run victory is the second highest by runs margin in Twenty20 Internationals. Sri Lanka had defeated Kenya by 172 runs at Johannesburg on September 14, 2007.

  • South Africa (211 for five) posted their highest total in Twenty20 Internationals, surpassing their 208 for two against West Indies at Johannesburg on September 11, 2007.

  • South Africa's above score is the third best in the ICC World Twenty20, next only to Sri Lanka's 260 for six against Kenya at Johannesburg on September 14, 2007 and India's 218 for four against England at Durban on September 19, 2007.

  • Scotland (81) registered their lowest score in Twenty20 Internationals.

  • Abraham de Villiers' unbeaten 79 off 34 balls is his best innings in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing the 52 not out against New Zealand at Johannesburg on November 23, 2007.

  • Villiers and Justin Kemp now share the record for most sixes (6) in an innings in Twenty20 Internationals for South Africa.

  • Villiers has posted a 25-ball fifty, which is the quickest by a South African in Twenty20 Internationals, eclipsing Loots Bosman's 27-ball fifty against Pakistan at Johannesburg on February 2, 2007.



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