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2nd ODI: South Africa vs Zimbawe at Potchefstroom – Statistical Highlights

- T Taibu scored 78 in this game to provide the 15th occasion of his scoring a half century and 17th fifty in one day games.

 

- At the end of this game, GC Smith has an aggregate of 4927 runs as captain in one day games. He requires 73 more runs for 5000 runs to become the sixth captain in one day games to total 6000 plus runs. Others are - RT Ponting {8272} : SP Fleming {6295} : A Ranatunga {5608} : M Azharuddin {5239} and SC Ganguly {5104}.

 

- J Theron captured five for 44 in this game to provide the 335th occasion of a bowler capturing five or more wickets in one day games. His figures also represent the 29th occasion of a South African bowler capturing five or more wickets against various oppositions in one day games. J Theron became the first South African bowler to capture five or more wickets against Zimbabwe in one day games.

 

- HM Amla and AB de Villers scored 110 and 101 not out respectively in this game providing the 88th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in one day games. Their feat provides the eighth occasion of South African batsmen performing such a feat in one day games. It is the second such occasion by South African batsmen against Zimbabwe, the first being in the previous game at Bloemfontein on 15.10.10, when HM Amla {110} and CA Ingram {124} scored hundreds. 

 

- HM Amla and AB de Villers scored 110 and 101 not out respectively in this game providing the fifth occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings against Zimbabwe in one day games.

 

- HM Amla earned the distinction of scoring hundreds in consecutive games - he had scored 110 at Bloemfontein on 15.10.10 and 110 at Potchefstroom on 17.10.10. HM Amla's feat provides the seventh occasion of a South African batsman performing such a feat. The other occasions are - HH Gibbs {02} : AB de Villers {02} : JH Kallis {01}  and GC Smith {01}.

 

- HM Amla's feat of scoring two or more consecutive hundreds in one day games provide the 62nd occasion of a batsman performing such a feat in one day games.

 

- HM Amla's 110 in this game represent his fifth hundred in one day games, while AB de Villers' 101 not out provide his ninth one day hundred in one day games.

 

- AB de Villers' 101 not out in this game provide the 72nd occasion of a wicket keeper batsman scoring a hundred in one day games. His knock represent the third hundred by AB de Villers as a wicket keeper batsman, The other two occasions are - 107 vs Zimbabwe at Harare on 05.06.10  and 102 vs West Indies at North Sound on 22.05.10.

 

- T Taibu {78} and AB de Villers {101*} scored fifties in this game providing the 42nd occasion of rival batsman scoring fifties in one day game.

 

- South Africa won its 28th one day game against Zimbabwe. South Africa and Zimbabwe have met on 31 occasions - Won by South Africa - 28 games : won by Zimbabwe - 02 games and No Result games - 01.

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