South Africa-West Indies game in Cardiff on Friday is the first tied match in the history of the ICC Champions Trophy. The said match is the first tied game between the two countries in ODIs. Here are some other statistical highlights from the encounter.
# South Africa's run-rate of 7.41 (230 for six off 31 overs) is their highest in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# South Africa reached 200 off 28.4 overs (172 balls) - the quickest 200 by any team in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Chris Gayle took his tally to 791 at an average of 52.73 in seventeen games, extending his record for the highest run-aggregate in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Gayle is the first batsman to hit 100 fours (101) in the ICC Champions Trophy.Â He has also registered 15 sixes - the second highest tally, next only to the seventeen by Sourav Ganguly.
# Gayle is averaging 17.66 in ODIs in 2013 - 106 in six innings - the strike rate being 90.59.
# Devon Smith (30 off 28 balls) has recorded his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Colin Ingram (73 off 63 balls) has registered his maiden fifty in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the 20 vs Pakistan at Birmingham on June 10, 2013.
# Ingram's first fifty vs West Indies on debut is his third in ODIs.Â He has three centuries to his credit as well - two against Pakistan and one against Zimbabwe.
# Of his six innings of fifty-plus in ODIs, Ingram has registered three hundreds and two fifties while batting first.
# Ingram has received his third Man of the Match award in ODIs - his first vs West Indies.Â The said award is first away from home.
# Colin Ingram and Hashim Amla put on 80 - South Africa's second highest opening partnership vs West Indies in the ICC Champions Trophy - the highest being 102 between Herschelle Gibbs and Graeme Smith at The Oval on September 18, 2004.
# Amla's wicket is Marlon Samuels' 75th in ODIs.
# As compared to his ODI average of 55.92, Amla is averaging just 33.20 in the ICC Champions Trophy - his aggregate being 166 in five innings, including 81 vs Pakistan at Birmingham on June 10, 2013, as his only fifty.
# Abraham de Villiers is the first South African to manage 500 runs in ODIs this year - his aggregate being 512 (ave.64.00) in ten matches, including a hundred and four fifties.
# de Villiers is the third batsman to aggregate 500 this year in ODIs, joining Ian Bell (602) and Misbah-ul-Haq (526).
# de Villiers is the second captain to manage strike rate of 100-plus in ODIs (minimum 1000 runs) - 1157 runs at an average of 82.64 in 23 matches, including three centuries and seven fifties - strike rate of 102.84.Â Kapil Dev had amassed 1564 (ave.30.66) in 74 matches, including a hundred and seven fifties at a strike rate of 105.74.
# Plessis and Miller put on 68 - South Africa's highest fifth-wicket stand vs West Indies in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# David Miller is the first South African to hit three sixes in an innings vs West Indies in the ICC Champions Trophy.
# Miller (38) has posted his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy - also his highest vs West Indies in ODIs.
# Sunil Narine's economy rate of 6.71 (7-0-47-0) is his worst when he has bowled atleast seven overs in an innings in ODIs.
# Darren Sammy's strike rate vs South Africa is 222.00 in ODIs - his tally being two wickets in twelve matches at an average of 223.50.Â In six ICC Champions Trophy games, he is averaging 83.50 (two wickets at strike rate of 117.0.
# Marlon Samuels (48 off 38 balls) has posted his highest score in the ICC Champions Trophy, eclipsing the 30 vs Pakistan at The Oval on June 7, 2013.
# Dale Steyn has claimed eight wickets at 21.37 runs apiece in four matches in the ICC Champions Trophy.