Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
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Scorer: S Balasubramanian | Commentator: Alagappan Muthu
No. of times that Zimbabwe have chased 270+ against a top-eight team, thrice against India, twice against NZ and once against WI.
The most runs that Zimbabwe have scored in 25.1 overs (since 2001). They need 272 today.
Number of SA batsmen who have scored three hundreds in an ODI triangular or quadrangular series - Faf is the first
No. of years since South Africa have lost four wickets for fewer runs in an ODI against Zimbabwe.
No. of times, including Faf today, that an SA batsman has scored 300+ runs in an ODI tournament with 3 or 4 teams.
SA's score after the first five overs. Since 2001, they have scored fewer against Zimbabwe on only two occasions
South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes that Faf du Plessis is in the form of his international career, after the batsman struck his third hundred of the series to power South Africa into the final
Zimbabwe didn't have a realistic chance of qualifying for the final, but they could have beaten South Africa if Brendan Taylor had more support at the other end, Elton Chigumbura has said
The Plays of the day from the final league match, between Zimbabwe and South Africa, of the tri-series
South Africa secured their place in the series final thanks to a third century in the competition from Faf du Plessis, which formed the spine of a target too tall for Zimbabwe to chase
Russell Domingo suggested that there is unlikely to be any experimentation in the South African line-up in their final group game against Zimbabwe