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2nd T20: SA vs ZIM at Kimberley – Statistical Highlights

- GC Smith's T20I aggregate at the end of this match stood at 907. He became the third batsman in T20Is to total 900 plus runs. Others are – BB McCullum {1100} and KP Pietersen {911}.

 

- GC Smith's boundary fours aggregate at the end of this game stood at 115. He now owns the record of most boundary fours in T20Is. He went post BB McCullum's 112 boundary fours on his way to the record.

 

- JP Duminy's 96 not out in this game provide the eight occasion of a batsman scoring an individual ninety in T20Is. The other occasions are – 98* by RT Ponting of Australia vs New Zealand at Auckland on 17.02.05, 96 by DR Martyn of Australia vs South Africa at  Brisbane on 09.01.06, 90* by HH Gibbs of South Africa vs West Indies at Johannesburg on 11.09.07, 96* by TM Dilshan of Sri Lanka vs West Indies at The Oval on 19.06.09, 94 by LL Bosman of South Africa vs England at Centurion on 15.11.09, 98* by DPMD Jayawardene of Sri Lanka vs West Indies at Bridgetown on 07.05.10 and 98 by CH Gayle of West Indies vs India at Bridgetown on 09.05.10.

 

- JP Duminy became the second South African batsman to score a ninety in T20Is, the other being  HH Gibbs of South Africa vs West Indies at Johannesburg on 11.09.07 who had scored 90 not out.

 

- South Africa became the first team in T20Is to have three batsmen scoring nineties - 90 not out by HH Gibbs vs West Indies at Johannesburg on 11.09.07, 94 by LL Bosman vs England at Centurion on 15.11.09 and 96 not out by JP Duminy vs Zimbabwe at Kimberley on 10.10.10.

 

- JP Duminy and DA Miller added 69 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 26th occasion of South African batsmen posting 50 plus runs partnerships. This stand also provides the seventh occasion of a 50 plus runs partnership for the fourth wicket by South African batsmen in T20Is.

 

- BRM Taylor and CJ Chibhabha added 107 runs for the second wicket to provide the eighth occasion of Zimbabwe  batsmen posting 50 plus runs partnerships. This stand also provides the third occasion of a 50 plus runs partnership for the second wicket by South African batsmen in T20Is.

 

- BRM Taylor and CJ Chibhabha added 107 runs for the second wicket provides the first three figure stand by Zimbabwe batsmen in T20Is and thus a record partnership. The previous best was the 89 runs stand for the second wicket between H Masakadza and CJ Chibhabha vs Canada at King City on 13.10.08.

 

- BRM Taylor and CJ Chibhabha added 107 runs for the second wicket provides the 29th three figure stand in T20Is. This stand also provides the fifth occasion of a three figure partnership for the second wicket in T20Is.

 

- CB Mpofu returned with figures of 4.0-0-59-1 in this game to provide the 29th occasion of a bowler conceding 50 plus runs in a T20I game.

 

- CB Mpofu returned with figures of 4.0-0-59-1 in this game to provide the most expensive bowling figures by a Zimbambwe bowler in terms of runs conceded. CB Mpofu became the first Zimbabwe bowler to concede 50 plus runs in a T20I innings. The previous most expensive figures by a Zimbabwe bowler was held by EC Rainsford who had figures of 3.0-0-42-0 vs South Africa at Bloemfontein on 08.10.10, in the first T20I of the series. 

 

- CB Mpofu returned with figures of 4.0-0-59-1 in this game providing the fifth occasion of a bowler conceding 50 plus runs against South Africa in T20Is. The other four occasions are - SI Mahmood of England {4.0-0-61-1 at Centurion on 15.11.09}: R Rampaul of West Indies {4.0-0-52-1 at Jo'burg on 11.09.07}: GA Rogers of Netherland {4.0-0-52-0 at The Oval on 07.06.09} and JDP Oram of New Zealand {4.0-0-50-0 at Durban on 19.09.07}.

 

- Zimbabwe innings contained two fifties – BRM Taylor {59} and CJ Chibhabha {59} providing the 27th occasion of two or more fifties in an innings by a team in T20Is. As far Zimbabwe is concerned, it is the second such occasion, the first being in the first T20I game in this series at Bloemfontein when H Masakadza and CJ Chibhabha came up with 72 and 52 respectively.

 

- BRM Taylor {59} and CJ Chibhabha {59} scored fifties in this game to provide the sixth and seventh occasion of Zimbabwe batsmen scoring fifties in T20Is.

 

- JP Duminy's 96 not out in this game provide the 23rd occasion of a South African batsman scoring fifties in T20Is. His knock represents the highest individual score by a South African batsman in T20Is. The previous best was 94 by LL Bosman vs England at Centurion on 15.11.09.

 

- South Africa's win by eight runs in this game represent its 23rd win in T20Is. It also provides its fourth win by a single digit runs margin – by two runs vs Australia at Jo'burg on 24.02.06, by one run vs West Indies at North Sound on 20.05.10, by one run vs England at Lord's on 09.06.09 and by eight runs vs Zimbabwe at Kimberley on 10.10.10.

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