Statistical Highlights: South Africa beat Zimbabwe

Updated: 20 September 2012 23:47 IST

South Africa displayed excellent all-round skills against an equally shabby showing from Zimbabwe to the team in red out of the World T20 tournament. A statistical look at the match.

Statistical Highlights: South Africa beat Zimbabwe
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South Africa displayed excellent all-round skills against an equally shabby showing from Zimbabwe to the team in red out of the World T20 tournament. A statistical look at the match.

# Abraham de Villiers has effected four dismissals in an innings in Twenty20 Internationals for the second time. He is the first the only South African to accomplish the feat.  

# Abraham de Villiers has emulated Adam Gilchrist's feat.  They are the only wicketkeepers to have effected four dismissals in an innings twice in T20Is.

# de Villiers is the only wicketkeeper to have effected four dismissals in an innings for South Africa in the ICC World Twenty20, joining Adam Gilchrist, Matt Prior, Kamran Akmal, Niall O'Brien and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

# Dale Steyn bowled quite well, his figures being 4-0-9-1.  He has become the first South African bowler to concede less than ten runs in four overs in a T20I

# Zimbabwe (93 for eight) have recorded their second lowest total in T20Is.  They had scored 84 against New Zealand in the ICC World Twenty20 at Guyana on May 4, 2010.

# Morne Morkel, with 36 wickets at 16.75 runs apiece in 25 matches, has emulated Johan Botha's tally -36 wickets at 20.63 runs apiece in 36 matches.  Both share a South African record for most wickets in T20Is.

# Craig Irvine (37 off 40 balls) has registered a career-best in T20Is.

# Richard Levi and Hashim Amla have shared a stand of 94 (unbroken)  - South Africa's highest for the first wicket in the ICC World Twenty20.

# Levi's unbeaten 50 off 43 balls is his first fifty in T20Is - his second highest score behind the 117 not out against New Zealand at Hamilton on February 19, 2012.

# South Africa have registered their first win by ten wickets with 44 balls to spare in the ICC World Twenty20.

# South Africa have won two matches by ten wickets in T20Is.  They had defeated Pakistan by s similar margin with 51 balls remaining at Johannesburg on February 2, 2007.

# South Africa's win with 44 balls remaining is their  highest in the ICC World Twenty20 - the third highest in the ICC World Twenty20 while chsing.

# Ten games have resulted in ten-wicket margins in T20Is.

# South Africa and Australia (vs Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Cape Town in 2007) are the only two teams to have registered ten-wicket victories in the ICC World Twenty20.

# Jacques Kallis (4/15) has recorded his best bowling figures in T20Is.  His excellent performance is the fourth best by a South African in T20Is - the best is 5 for 19 by Ryan McLaren against the West Indies at North Sound on May 19, 2010.

# Kallis' performance is the second best by a South African in the ICC World Twenty20. Wayne Parnell had figures of 4 for 13 against the West Indies at The Oval on June 13, 2009.

# Kallis has got his second Man of the Match award in Twenty20 Internationals.

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