Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Player Of The Series
Hours of play (local time)
The return of the streaker, the french-cut and the Morne fluctuations in the plays of the day from Sydney
Stats highlights from the fifth ODI between Australia and South Africa, in Sydney
Australia will enter the World Cup year ranked as the game's top ODI team following a fourth victory in five matches over a sloppy South Africa at the SCG
Given the intricacy of South Africa's planning for next year's World Cup, it is difficult to believe it has all come down to this: a 4-1 defeat to the opposition they believed they needed to beat to consider themselves ready
ODI hundreds for Quinton De Kock. Six is also the number of SA batsmen who have more hundreds than De Kock.
Farhaan Behardien's highest ODI score before this game (v Pak, Centurion, 2013). That was his only ODI fifty.
The year when Australia last achieved 250+ scores in successive chases to beat South Africa
Number of runs that Shane Watson had scored, at an average of 13.8, from six previous ODI innings in 2014.
Australia's margin of victory this series. They lost to SA by the same margin in the last home bilateral ODI series against them