Stats Analysis

15 overs, 222 runs

AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
19 Number of balls by which AB de Villiers broke the record for the fastest 150 in ODI history. He got there in 64 deliveries. The previous record was 83 balls, by Shane Watson against Bangladesh in 2011.
162Runs scored by de Villiers, the second highest score by any South African batsman in World Cup history and the fourth-highest by a South African in any ODI. The highest score by any South African batsman in a World Cup match is 188, by Gary Kirsten against UAE in 1996.
52 Balls in which de Villiers got his century, the second-fastest in World Cup history. This is also the third fastest century by any South African batsman. De Villiers has scored three of the four fastest hundreds by a South African, including the fastest in ODI history, off 31 balls, also against West Indies earlier this year.
9 Number of ODI hundreds for de Villiers as captain, the most for a South African captain. Graeme Smith has scored eight ODI centuries as captain. The only three captains to score more ODI hundreds than de Villiers are Ricky Ponting (22), Saurav Ganguly (11) and Sanath Jayasuriya (10).
6 Number of batsmen who have scored four or more World Cup hundreds; de Villiers is the sixth. The only batsmen with more World Cup hundreds than de Villiers are Sachin Tendulkar (6) and Ponting (5).
257 South Africa's margin of victory, the biggest in World Cup history. India also beat Bermuda by exactly 257 runs in the 2007 World Cup.
408 South Africa's score, their highest in a World Cup and fourth-highest in any ODI. It was also the second-highest score by any team in a World Cup, after India's 413 against Bermuda in 2007.
0 Dot balls during South Africa's Batting Powerplay. They scored 72 runs in the Powerplay without losing a single wicket. South Africa's batsmen hit seven fours and two sixes during this period.
104 Runs conceded by Jason Holder, the most ever by any West Indies bowler and the second-most by any bowler in World Cups. No bowler has previously conceded 100-plus runs when captaining their side in an ODI.
76 Runs scored by De Villiers off Holder, the most by any batsmen off a single bowler since 2001. De Villiers hit seven fours and six sixes off the 21 balls he faced from Holder. The previous record for the most runs scored was 61, by MS Dhoni off Upul Chandana's bowling in Jaipur in 2005.
24 The run-rate during the partnership between De Villiers and Farhaan Behardien. They scored 80 runs off 20 balls, the best run-rate for any 50-plus partnership in ODI history.
222 Runs scored by South Africa in the last 15 overs of their innings, the second-most in an ODI since 2001. The most runs scored in this period is 230, also by South Africa against West Indies, in January this year.
3 Number of times that West Indies have conceded 400-plus runs in an ODI innings, the most for any team. Sri Lanka and South Africa have conceded 400-plus twice each.