2nd Match, Singapore Challenge, Pak v SA, Statistical Highlights

  • It was the 1624th ODI in cricket history.

  • It was Pakistan's 478th and South Africa's 206th ODI match in cricket history.

  • It was the 28th match between these two sides. The record now reads : Pakistan 10, South Africa 18.

  • Umpires VK Ramaswamy and Gamini Silva were officiating in their 41st and fifth match respectively.

  • Nic Pothas (born 18-11-1973, Johannesburg) became 61st player to represent South Africa in ODIs.

  • Pothas also became the seventh player to keep wickets for South Africa after Dave Richardson (122), Mark Boucher (70), Steve Palframan (7), Erol Stewart (4), Gary Kirsten (1) and Andrew Hall (1).

  • The partnership of 104 runs between Razzaq and Ijaz was fourth highest for the fifth wicket for Pakistan in which Ijaz was involved. He now holds the record of being involved in most century partnerships for the fifth wicket for Pakistan. Ijaz was earlier at level with Inzamamul-Haq who has appeared in three century partnerships for fourth wicket.

  • Ijaz has now appeared in 17 century partnerships. The break-up : one for first wicket, two for second wicket, six for third wicket and four each for fourth and fifth wicket . Only Javed Miandad (25), Inzamam-ul-Haq (25), Rameez Raja (24), Saeed Anwar (22) and Saleem Malik (21) have figured in more century partnerships for Pakistan.

  • The Man of Match award was fifth for Abdur Razzaq.