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Stats: SA is first team to register five wins in group stage

March 20, 2011 10:00 IST

Statistical highlights from the World Cup match between South Africa and Bangladesh played in Mirpur on Saturday.

# South Africa's superb 206-run win is their third largest in terms of runs -- their highest two being the 231-run win at Mohali on March 3, 2011 and 221-run win at Basseterre on March 16, 2007 -- both against Netherlands.

# South Africa's win is their largest by runs margin against Bangladesh in ODIs, eclipsing the 168-run win at Potchefstroom on October 3, 2002.

# The first team to register five wins at the Group stage in the tenth edition of the World Cup is South Africa.

# South Africa have recorded their largest victory in terms of runs against a Test-playing country in the World Cup.

Tsotsobe# Jacques Kallis (69) has recorded his highest innings against Bangladesh in ODIs.

# Kallis' second fifty against Bangladesh is his 82nd in ODIs. He has recorded ten innings of 50-plus at the World Cup -- one century and nine fifties.

# Kallis (1101 at an average of 45.87 in 35 matches) has set a record for the highest run-aggregate for South Africa at the World Cup, overtaking the 1067  by Herschelle Gibbs at an average of 56.15 in 25 matches.

# The 206-run loss is the largest recorded by Bangladesh in terms of runs at the World Cup, eclipsing the 198-run defeat to Sri Lanka at Port of Spain on March 21, 2007.

# The aforesaid defeat is Bangladesh's second biggest in terms of runs in ODIs, next only to the 233-run loss to Pakistan at Dhaka on June 2, 2000

# Bangladesh (78) have recorded their second lowest total at the World Cup -- their lowest being 58 against West Indies at Dhaka on March 4, 2011.

# Of the three totals of less than 100 in the present edition of the World Cup, two have been registered by Bangladesh.

# Ireland, Bangladesh, Namibia and Canada now jointly hold an unwanted record.  All four have been dismissed for less than 100 two times each in the World Cup.

# Robin Peterson (4/12) has recorded his career-best bowling figures in ODIs.

# South Africa (284 for eight) have recorded their highest total against Bangladesh at the World Cup, eclipsing the 184 at Providence on April 7, 2007.

# Hashim Amla's tally of 299 at an average of 49.83 in six World Cup games, is the second highest for South Africa in the present competition, next only to Abraham de Villiers -- 318 in four matches at an average of 106.00.

# Amla (51 off 59 balls) has posted his 14th fifty in ODIs.

# On his World Cup debut, Lonwabo Tsotsobe has bowled magnificently to bag three wickets for 14 runs.

# Tsotsobe has received the Man of the Match award three times in ODIs -- one each against Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.

# Robin Peterson has captured 14 wickets at an average of 13.50 in six games -- a record by a spinner in a World Cup competition for South Africa.

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