Hashim Amla scored his 25 ODI hundreds in 11 fewer innings than any previous batsman had managed it
A decade since Lasith Malinga nearly pulled off an epic heist against South Africa in the 2007 World Cup, his speed has waned but the respect shown by his foes has not
Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Upul Tharanga has been suspended for his team's next two matches in the 2017 Champions Trophy because of a "serious" over-rate offence
Three moments of brilliance in the field, two by the most likely candidate and a third by one of the least likely, boosted South Africa toward an opening win at the Champions Trophy
The legspinner's late introduction was a surprise, but two overs is all it took for him to wrest control back in South Africa's favour
Last time Malinga appeared in ODIs, before today. Among the players participating in Champions Trophy, he has the most wickets in the tournament's history (22).
No. of consecutive ODI wins for South Africa against Sri Lanka, before today's game.
Runs scored by South Africa in the first 10 overs of the innings, is their joint second-lowest in ODIs since World Cup 2015.
No. of centuries for Amla in ODIs, in 151 inns. He has taken the least inns to score 25 centuries, beating Kohli who took 162 inns.
No. of balls taken by Sri Lanka to reach fifty. South Africa had taken 83 balls for the same.
Last time SA failed to defend a target of 300 or more in ODIs. Since then, they have won all 23 ODIs defending such a target.
Runs added by SL's No. 3, 4 and 5 combined, after their openers accumulated 98 runs.
Runs conceded by Parnell off his last 5 overs. In the first 5 overs he had gone for 45 runs.
No. of four-wkt hauls for Tahir in ODIs, the most by any spinner since his debut. No other South Africa bowler has taken more than 5 such hauls in this period.