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First T20 – South Africa vs Australia

GC Smith
scored zero in this game providing the seventh occasion of a South African
opening batsman scoring a duck in T20Is. It was the first duck scored by GC
Smith in T20I.

 

 

HM Amla
became the fourth captain to lead South Africa in T20I. Others are GC
Smith, SM Pollock and J Botha.

 

 

DA Warner
became the ninth opening batsman to be dismissed run out on two occasions in
T20I. Others are - H Masakadza {04}, Imran Nazir {03}, BB McCullum {03}, V
Sehwag {03}, C Kieswetter {02}, Mohmmad Hafeez {02}, WTS Porterfield {02} and
Tamim Iqbal {02}.

 

 

DA Warner
was dismissed run out for zero after facing one delivery providing the 13th
occasion of a batsman run out facing one delivery in T20I.

 

 

JP Duminy's
67 in this game represent his fourth fifty in T20I. Others are - 78 vs Australia at Melbourne
on 11.11.09, 69* vs Australia
at Brisbane on 13.03.09 and 96* vs Zimbabwe at Kimberley on 10.10.10.

 

 

With four
fifties to his credit, JP Duminy became the fourth South African batsman to
score four or more fifties in T20I. Others are - GC Smith {05}, AB de Villiers
{04} and JH Kallis {04}.

 

 

JP Duminy
completed 700 runs in T20I when he was on 52 during his knock of 67 in this
game. His run aggregate stood at 715 at the end of this game. He became the
ninth batsman in T20I to total 700 plus runs. Others are - BB McCullum {1100},
KP Pietersen {1011}, GC Smith {958}, DPMD Jayawardene {953}, KC Sangakkara
{874}, TM Dilshan {866}, DA Warner {775} and Kamran Akmal {704}.

 

 

SR Watson's
52 in this game represent his sixth fifty in T20I. Others are - 62* vs West
Indies at Sydney in 23.02.10, 81 vs Paksitan at Gros Islet on 02.05.10, 54 vs
India at Bridgetown on 07.05.10, 59 vs England at Adelaide on 12.01.11 and 57
vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele on 08.08.11.

 

 

With six
fifties to his credit, SR Watson owns the record for most fifties by an
Australian batsman in T20I. He went past DA Warner who has scored five fifties.

 

 

SR Watson
became the fifth opening batsman to score six or more fifties in T20I. Others
are - BB McCullum {07}, TM Dilshan {06}, G Gambhir {06} and CH Gayle {06}.

 

 

SR Watson
became the seventh batsman to score six or more fifties in T20I. Others are -
DPMD Jayawardene {07}, BB McCullum {07}, TM Dilshan {06}, G Gambhir {06}, CH
Gayle {06} and KC Sangakkara {06}.

 

 

JP Duminy
owns the South African record for most fifties in losing cause. JH Kallis has
two fifties to his credit going in vain.

 

 

No

Batsmen

Score

Team

Opp

Ground

Date

1

JH Kallis

64

RSA

Pak

Nottingham

18 Jun 2009

2

JH Kallis

73

RSA

Ind

Gros Islet

02 May 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

JP Duminy

78

RSA

Aus

Melbourne

11 Jan 2009

2

JP Duminy

69*

RSA

Aus

Brisbane

13 Jan 2009

3

JP Duminy

67

RSA

Aus

Cape Town

13 Oct 2011

 

 

It is
interesting to note that JP Duminy's three fifties which are in a losing cause
have come against Australia:

 

 

No

Batsmen

Score

Team

Opp

Ground

Date

1

JP Duminy

78

RSA

Aus

Melbourne

11 Jan 2009

2

JP Duminy

69*

RSA

Aus

Brisbane

13 Jan 2009

3

JP Duminy

67

RSA

Aus

Cape Town

13 Oct 2011

 

 

JP Duminy
became the third batsman in the history of T20 games to witness three fifties
go in vain. Others are - CH Gayle of West Indies and KC Sangakkara of Sri Lanka.

 

 

Australia
capped four cricketers - DE Bollinger, PJ Cummins, JL Pattinson and MS Wade -
for this game providing the 25th occasion of a team debuting four or
more cricketers in a T20 game - excluding the 11 or 12 cricketers when a team
played its first match in T20I.

 

 

PJ Cummins
captured three wickets conceding 25 runs in this game providing the fourth
occasion of an Australian bowler capturing three or more wickets on T20I debut.
Others are - 4 for 29 by MS Kasprowicz vs New
Zealand at Auckland on
17.02.05, 3 for 18 by AA Noffke vs New Zealand
at Perth on 11.12.07 and 3 for 29 by SNJ O'Keefe
vs Pakistan at Birmingham on 06.07.10.

 

 

PJ Cummins'
3 for 25 in this game is the 29th occasion of a bowler capturing
three or more wickets on debut in T20I.

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