Statistical Highlights: Sri Lanka vs South Africa

Updated: 23 September 2009 08:29 IST

Following are the statistical highlights of first match of the Champions Trophy between Sri Lanka and South Africa played at Supersports Park.

Statistical Highlights: Sri Lanka vs South Africa
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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.

  • Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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