0 Instances of Australia suffering a whitewash in an ODI series before this one against South Africa. They had lost the Natwest Series by 4-0 in 2012 with one match abandoned.

4 Clean sweeps by South Africa in an ODI series of five or more matches, including this series. Incidentally, their previous three sweeps were all against West Indies.

1 Individual score against South Africa in ODIs higher than David Warner's 173. Sachin Tendulkar's 200 not out in Gwalior in February 2010 is at the top of the list. The previous best by an Australia batsman against South Africa was Ricky Ponting's 164 at the Wanderers in 2006. Warner's 173 is also the highest ODI score to end with a run-out.

1 Individual score in an unsuccessful chase higher than Warner's 173. Tendulkar had made 175 in Hyderabad in 2009 chasing Australia's 351 and India lost by three runs. Overall it is the fourth-highest score in a losing cause.

178 The fourth-wicket partnership between Rilee Rossouw and JP Duminy is the third-highest stand for South Africa in ODIs against Australia for any wicket. It is also the second-highest for any wicket at Newlands.

6.88 South Africa's run rate in this series - their best in a series with five or more matches. It is also the highest run rate conceded by Australia in any series of five or more matches.

58.44 Percentage of runs scored by Warner in his team's innings - second-highest for Australia in a completed ODI innings. The highest is 60.72% by Damien Martyn, who scored 116 in Australia's total of 191 against New Zealand in Auckland in 2000.

386 Runs scored by Warner in this series - the most by an Australia batsman in a series of five or fewer matches. Warner surpassed Geoff Marsh's 349 runs against West Indies in 1990-91.

311 Runs scored by Rossouw in this series - his best in an ODI series. He was also South Africa's highest run-getter of the series.

4 Wickets picked by Australia's opening bowlers in the first four ODIs of the series, in 73.2 overs. However, in this match, their opening bowlers, Chris Tremain and Scott Boland, managed five wickets between them in their 20 overs.

3 Australia batsmen who have scored five ODI centuries in a calendar year. Warner became the third Australia batsman to achieve it with his 173. The previous two were Ricky Ponting, who did so in 2003 and 2007, and Matthew Hayden in 2007. Warner also became the first batsman to aggregate over 1000 runs in this calendar year.

Bharath Seervi is stats sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo. @SeerviBharath