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Can South Africa make it to the next stage?

June 10, 2019 11:33 IST

Rajneesh Gupta highlights important numbers featuring the South African team from World Cups.

 

Result Summary

IMAGE: Team South Africa. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
YearMtsWonLostTiedNRRemarks
1992 9 5 4 0 0 Lost in semi final
1996 6 5 1 0 0 Lost in quarter-final
1999 9 6 2 1 0 Lost in semi final
2003 6 3 2 1 0 Knocked out in first round
2007 10 6 4 0 0 Lost in semi final
2011 7 5 2 0 0 Lost in quarter-final
2015 8 5 3 0 0 Lost in semi-final
Total 55 35 18 2 0  

 

Playing Record against Participating Teams

VersusPlayedWonLostTiedNo Result
Australia 5 1 3 1 0
Bangladesh 3 2 1 0 0
England 6 3 3 0 0
India 4 3 1 0 0
New Zealand 7 2 5 0 0
Pakistan 4 3 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 5 3 1 1 0
West Indies 6 4 2 0 0

 

Highest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
411/4 Ireland Canberra 2015
408/5 West Indies Sydney 2015
356/4 West Indies St George's 2007
353/3 Netherlands Basseterre 2007
351/5 Netherlands Mohali 2011

 

Lowest Team Totals

TotalVsVenueYear
149 Australia Gros Islet 2007
165 England Chennai 2011
172 New Zealand Mirpur 2011
177 India Melbourne 2015
184 Bangladesh Providence 2007
185 Zimbabwe Chelmsford 1999

 

Highest Individual Innings

RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
188* Gary Kirsten v United Arab Emirates Rawalpindi 1996
162* A B de Villiers West Indies Sydney 2015
161 Andrew Hudson Netherlands Rawalpindi 1996
159 Hashim Amla Ireland Canberra 2015
146 A B de Villiers West Indies St George's 2007
143 Hershelle Gibbs New Zealand Johannesburg 2003
138* David Miller Zimbabwe Hamilton 2015
134 A B de Villiers Netherlands Mohali 2011
128* Jacques Kallis Netherlands Basseterre 2007
115* J-P Duminy Zimbabwe Hamilton 2015
113 Hashim Amla Netherlands Mohali 2011
109 Faf du Plessis Ireland Canberra 2015
107* A B de Villiers West Indies Delhi 2011
101 Hershelle Gibbs Australia Leeds 1999

 

Leading Batsmen

IMAGE: The brilliant A B de Villiers. Photograph: Thinus Maritz/Gallo Images/Getty Images
 MatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverageStrike Rate10050
A B de Villiers 23 1,207 162* 63.52 117.29 4 6
Jacques Kallis 36 1,148 128* 45.92 74.35 1 9
Hershelle Gibbs 25 1,067 143 56.15 87.38 2 8
Gary Kirsten 21 806 188* 47.41 75.46 1 5
Graeme Smith 20 747 91 39.31 86.35 0 6
Hashim Amla 15 639 159 42.60 91.41 2 3
Andrew Hudson 12 571 161 47.58 76.85 1 4
Faf du Plessis 14 539 109 53.90 84.48 1 4

 

Highest Partnership for each wicket

WicketRunsPlayersVenueYear
1st 186 Gary Kirsten and Andrew Hudson Netherlands (Rawalpindi) 1996
2nd 247 Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis Ireland (Canberra) 2015
3rd 221 Hashim Amla and A B de Villiers Netherlands (Mohali) 2011
4th 134* Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher Netherlands (Basseterre) 2007
4th 134 Rilee Rossouw and A B de Villiers West Indies (Sydney) 2015
5th 256* David Miller and J-P Duminy Zimbabwe (Hamilton) 2015
6th 87 J-P Duminy and Colin Ingram Ireland (Kolkata) 2011
7th 66 Darryl Cullinan and Shaun Pollock Zimbabwe (Chelmsford) 1999
8th 67 Lance Klusener and Nicky Boje West Indies (Cape Town) 2003
9th 44 Lance Klusener and Steve Elworthy Sri Lanka (Northampton) 1999
10th 35 Lance Klusener and Allan Donald Zimbabwe (Chelmsford) 1999

 

Best Bowling in a match

Wicket/RunsPlayerVsVenueYear
5/18 Andrew Hall England Bridgetown 2006/07
5/21 Lance Klusener Kenya Amstelveen 1999
5/36 Shaun Pollock Australia Birmingham 1999
5/39 Charl Langeveldt Sri Lanka Providence 2006/07
5/45 Imran Tahir West Indies Sydney 2015
5/45 Andre Nel Bangladesh Providence 2006/07
5/50 Dale Steyn India Nagpur 2011

 

Leading Bowlers

IMAGE: Allan Donald. Photograph: Touchline Photo/ALLSPORT
 MatchesWicketsAverageRuns Per OverBest4W
Allan Donald 25 38 24.02 4.17 4/17 2
Shaun Pollock 31 31 31.29 3.60 5/36 1
Imran Tahir 13 29 16.31 4.08 5/45 4
Morne Morkel 14 26 19.46 4.66 3/33 0
Dale Steyn 14 23 23.39 4.67 5/50 1
Lance Klusener 14 22 22.13 4.82 5/21 2
Jacques Kallis 36 21 43.04 4.28 3/26 0

 

Most Appearances

 MtsYears
Jacques Kallis 36 1996-2011
Shaun Pollock 31 1996-2007
Mark Boucher 25 1999-2007
Allan Donald 25 1992-2003
Hershelle Gibbs 25 1999-2007

 

Most Captaincies

CaptainPlayedWonLostTiedNo ResultWin%
Graeme Smith 17 11 6 0 0 64.70
Hansie Cronje 15 11 3 1 0 73.33
Kepler Wessels 9 5 4 0 0 55.55
A B de Villiers 8 5 3 0 0 62.50

 

RAJNEESH GUPTA
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