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Australia's 300-plus record, and Rossouw's ducks

Hashim Amla raises his 17th ODI hundred Getty Images

27 Number of times Australia have scored 300 or more after batting first in a home ODI. They've won each of those matches. The highest total they haven't successfully defended at home is 281, against West Indies at the Gabba in 1997.

51.68 The average opening partnership for Australia in ODIs in 2014. They're the only team with a 50-plus average opening stand this year.

12 Number of times openers from both teams have put together century stands in the same ODI; in today's game the first wicket yielded 118 for Australia and 108 for South Africa. The last such instance was in the 2011 World Cup game between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, when Sri Lanka added 282 for the opening wicket, and Zimbabwe responded with 116. The only other such instance in an ODI between Australia and South Africa was also in a World Cup, in 2007 in Basseterre.

5 Number of ODI hundreds for Amla in 2014, which is a record for all batsmen this year. Finch and Virat Kohli have four each.

102 Hashim Amla's score, which was his first ODI century against Australia in 15 innings - his previous-best against them was 97. Amla now has at least one ODI hundred versus every team that he has played at least three innings against.

90 The number of runs Amla needs to reach the 5000-mark in ODIs. He has so far played 98 innings; the current record for least innings to reach 5000 is 114, by Viv Richards and Virat Kohli.

5 Number of ODI hundreds that all Australian batsmen have scored in 2014. Aaron Finch has contributed four of those. The only other hundred was Steven Smith's 101 against Pakistan in Sharjah.

1 Number of times Australia have scored more than 329 in a home ODI against South Africa: in Sydney in 2006, they made 344 for 6 in a VB Series game and ended up winning by 57 runs. This is only their third score of 300 or more in a home ODI against South Africa.

6 Number of times AB de Villiers has scored 50 or more at a 150-plus strike rate in ODIs, including today's 34-ball 52. His best among those is a 27-ball unbeaten 54 against Bangladesh in Benoni in 2008.

6 Number of times Dale Steyn has bowled ten overs in an ODI, and gone wicketless conceding 50 or more runs. This was the second such instance against Australia, which is the only opposition against whom this has happened more than once.

4 The number of ducks for Rilee Rossouw in his first eight ODI innings. His score sequence reads thus: 0,0,36,26,0,0,30,2. His scores in his last four List A innings immediately before his ODI debut read thus: 137,38,74,69.

4 The number of ODIs hosted at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. The first match here was played during the 1992 World Cup, but the next one only happened in 2008. Australia have played ODIs here only twice - against West Indies last year, and this game. Before today's game, no player had played more than one ODI here.