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Match Day

165dAndrew Miller in Mumbai

'Steyn is not dangerous' - Shahzad

Mohammad Shahzad believes his side would have come even closer to their first win of the Super 10s had Dale Steyn not been dropped for tactical reasons

165dAndrew Miller in Mumbai

We are out to beat South Africa - Stanikzai

Afghanistan's captain, Asghar Stanikzai, has said that his team will be in it to win it when they face South Africa at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday

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'Won't take Afghanistan lightly' - Amla

South Africa will not dare to take Afghanistan lightly as they bid to bounce back from their chastening opening-round defeat to England at the Wankhede Stadium, according to Hashim Amla

Top total


No. of higher totals by associate teams against top-eight teams, than Afghanistan's 172 in this match. Netherlands had made 163 for 6 against Engand in WT20 2010.

Good start


Runs scored by Afghanistan in the Powerplays, which is their most against a full-member side and joint third-highest overall in T20Is.

Double 200


No. of teams who had scored 200 or more twice in a single World T20 edition, before this. South Africa became the first to do so in this: 229 v Eng, 209 v Afg.

Solid Powerplays


Average Powerplay score for SA in their recent 4 T20Is, including this match. They scored 62 & 68 vs Aus in last 2 T20Is, 83 v Eng in last match and 66 today.

Second face-off


No. of times SA and Afg faced each other in T20Is, before this match. That was in Bridgetown in the 2010 World T20, which was won by SA by 59 runs.