Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

S Dhawan
S Dhawan
137(146) 16x4 - 2x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 22 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
19 23 15 18 9 15 19 19
AM Rahane
AM Rahane
79(60) 7x4 - 3x6
Control %74%
  • Productive Shot
  • off drive
  • 18 runs
  • 2x4 - 1x6
7 4 10 9 13 14 6 16

Best performances - Bowlers

R Ashwin
R Ashwin
O10
M0
R41
W3
Eco4.10
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami
O8
M1
R30
W2
Eco3.75
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W

Partnerships

India - Innings

9
S Dhawan9 (11)
RG Sharma0 (6)
127
S Dhawan77 (87)
V Kohli46 (60)
125
S Dhawan51 (48)
AM Rahane69 (52)
8
SK Raina6 (5)
AM Rahane2 (2)
9
MS Dhoni1 (1)
AM Rahane8 (6)
6
MS Dhoni4 (4)
RA Jadeja2 (4)
18
MS Dhoni13 (6)
R Ashwin4 (3)
5*
R Ashwin1 (2)
Mohammed Shami4 (5)

South Africa - Innings

12
HM Amla2 (6)
Q de Kock7 (15)
28
HM Amla20 (22)
F du Plessis6 (19)
68
AB de Villiers30 (38)
F du Plessis38 (37)
25
F du Plessis11 (15)
DA Miller14 (17)
14
JP Duminy6 (15)
DA Miller7 (5)
6
WD Parnell5 (12)
DA Miller1 (1)
0
VD Philander0 (2)
WD Parnell0 (0)
5
DW Steyn1 (7)
WD Parnell4 (7)
3
M Morkel2 (5)
WD Parnell1 (1)
16
Imran Tahir8 (10)
WD Parnell7 (8)

Manhattan

Run rate graph

Worm

No. 7?

19

Wayne Parnell's batting averate at No. 7 in ODIs; he has scored 57 runs in five innings with a highest of 21.

Last time

256*

Runs added together by this pair the last time they batted together - highest fifth-wicket partnership in ODIs

Achilles Heel

216

Ashwin's bowling average in ODIs against South Africa, has taken just one wicket in 38 overs before this match.

Umesh v AB

2

Number of times Umesh Yadav has dismissed AB de Villiers in 18 balls in ODIs before this match.

Prolific AB

4

No. of fifty-plus scores AB de Villiers has hit in his last-five innings against India. He has scores of 109, 3, 77, 70 and 52.

Close Race

36/1

India's score at the end of the mandatory Powerplay; South Africa have scored 38 for 1.

Awesome Amla

7

Number of fifty-plus scores Hashim Amla has hit against India in 12 ODI innings, averages 57.45.

First, if happens

0

Number of times targets of 300 or more have been chased at the MCG out of nine.

Highest!

134*

Highest score against South Africa in the World Cup - by Stephen Fleming in 2003 - Dhawan has beaten that.

The club

3

India openers to start World Cups with back-to-back fifty-plus scores - Tendulkar, Ganguly and now Dhawan.

Brakes

42

Runs India scored in five overs before Kohli got out; next five produced 23 runs.

Half-way in the World Cup

135/1

India's 25-over score against South Africa in the World Cups since 1999. Other matches against them - 108/3

Last time

1/8

Dhawan v Duminy, the last time in an ODI. Dhawan got a century but got out to Duminy after scoring 8 off 14.

Tough opposition

80.5

Parnell's bowling average in ODIs against India before this game - his worst against any team. He's taken 4 for 322 in 6 inns.