Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • Minnows bashing

    Has there been a more triumphant moment for the Associate world? O'Brien's hundred was the ultimate "up yours" from cricket's serfs to its overlords. O'Brien has never been one for backward steps

  • Tauqir heartened by UAE fight

    Mohammad Tauqir wasn't impressed by South Africa's short-ball tactics, but he was pleased his UAE side came close to lasting 50 overs against them

  • Good, but not nearly good enough

    South Africa may have come out of the group relatively unscathed, but all their rivals would have taken note of the team's chasing struggles and over-dependence on pace

  • Anwar's record and de Villiers' sixes

    Stats highlights from the Group B game between South Africa and UAE in Wellington

  • South Africa v UAE - #BendTheRules Moments

    #BendTheRules Moments from the Group B match between South Africa and UAE

Lacking Big-Chase experience

0

instances of UAE successfully chasing down a 300+ target in ODIs.

Bang Bang

20

Sixes hit by de Villiers this World Cup, the most by any batsman in a single World. Hayden hit 18 sixes during the 2007 World Cup.

Nightmare

8.8

Quiton de Kock's batting average this World Cup. He has scored 53 runs in 6 innings, with a top score of 26.

Match No. 1000

1000

Number of international matches played by South Africa. Each of the top-eight teams have now played 1000 matches each.

Starting Trouble

11.5

Average opening stand for South Africa this World Cup, the second-worst for any Test nation - only Pakistan are worse (10.4)