Stats Analysis

Anwar's record and de Villiers' sixes

Stats highlights from the Group B game between South Africa and UAE in Wellington

Bishen Jeswant
Bishen Jeswant
341 South Africa's total, their fourth 300-plus score at this World Cup, the joint-most with Sri Lanka. They have made a 300-plus score in each of the four games where they batted first this World Cup.
0 South African batsmen who made a century today, making their 341 the highest score in World Cup matches without a single individual hundred. The previous record was also set during the 2015 tournament when Pakistan scored 339 against UAE without a single batsman getting to 100.
20 Sixes hit by AB de Villiers during this World Cup, the most by any batsman in a single edition. Matthew Hayden struck 18 sixes during the 2007 World Cup. Chris Gayle also has 18 during this World Cup.
36 Sixes hit by De Villiers in all World Cups, the most for any batsman. He went past Ricky Ponting who has 31 sixes in World Cup matches.
309 Runs made by Shaiman Anwar at this World Cup, the most for any batsman from an Associate nation in a single edition. Second on this list is Ryan ten Doeschate with 307 in the 2011 World Cup.
11.5 Average opening stand for South Africa in this World Cup, the second-worst for a Test nation, behind Pakistan's 10.4. South Africa's six openings stands at this World Cup have been 10, 12, 18, 12, 0 and 17.
8.1 Quinton de Kock's ODI batting average in 2015, the worst for a top-order batsman (Nos. 1 to 7) from a Test nation (min. five innings). De Kock has played seven innings in 2015 with a top score of 26.
2-15 De Villiers' bowling figures in this game, his career-best in ODIs. This is the second time that De Villiers has claimed two wickets in an ODI. Since 2014, he has picked up at least a wicket on five out of the six times he has bowled.