256 The partnership between David Miller and JP Duminy, an ODI record for the fifth wicket. It was also South Africa's highest partnership for any wicket.

3 Instances where Nos. 5 and 6 have both scored centuries in the same ODI. Both Miller (138) and Duminy (115) got hundreds for South Africa in this game. The last two times that this happened were in 2013 (England) and 1997 (India).

28 Runs scored by South Africa in the first ten overs of their innings, their lowest against Zimbabwe when batting first since 2001, prior to which ball-by-ball is unavailable. However, they still went on to post 339, South Africa's fifth highest score against Zimbabwe.

96 Runs scored by South Africa during the last five overs of the innings, the second-most for South Africa and the fifth-most for any team. The most runs scored during this stage of an innings is 110, by New Zealand against USA in 2004.

2 Number of South Africa batsmen who have scored a century on World Cup debut - Gary Kirsten and Miller. Kirsten had scored 188 not out against UAE in 1996.

144 Number of ODIs played by Hamilton Masakadza before playing his first World Cup game today. In the other Pool A game being played today, between India and Pakistan, Ravindra Jadeja and Rohit Sharma, two other experienced players who have played 111 and 127 ODIs respectively, made their World Cup debuts.

277 Runs scored by Zimbabwe, their third-highest score in an ODI against South Africa. Zimbabwe's top eight scores against South Africa have all come in losses.