Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

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Middle order a 'great role' - Warner

David Warner is excited with his new role in the middle order of Australia's T20 side which has been handed to him ahead of the World T20 in India

Rare success

1

No. of times Aus had successfully chased a target of 160 or more in 17 attempts, before this chase today. The only one they chased was 192 v Pak in SF of WT20 2010.

Twin-Blast

1

No. of times 2 batsmen scored 75 or more for a team in a T20I, before Warner & Maxwell today - Bosman (94) & G Smith (88) for SA v Eng, Centurion, 2009-10.

Milestone

1500+

Runs for David Warner in T20Is. He becomes the seventh player to aggregate 1500 or more runs in T20Is; first from Australia.

High total

0

No. of higher T20I totals for SA against Aus, than the 204 for 7 today. The next two totals were also in Johannesburg: 201 for 4 in Feb 2006 and 168 for 6 in Mar 2009.

Top captain

7

No. of scores of 50 or more for Faf du Plessis as captain - most by any player in T20Is. He goes past Sangakkara who had six fifties as captain.

Nervous 40s?

6

No. of times Quinton de Kock has got out in the 40s in T20Is. Only Guptill has got out more times in that range (8). Hafeez, Morgan and Amla also have six 40s.

Expensive start

62

Runs scored by South Africa in the Powerplays - most by them against Australia in T20Is. Previous highest was 59 in Durban in March 2014.

Most familiar opponents

16

Number of T20Is between South Africa and Australia - most between any two teams in T20Is.