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South Africa Vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: From Mahmudullah's Bizarre 'Nelson' To Quinton De Kock's Landmarks - Statistical Highlights Of RSA Vs BAN

On Tuesday, South Africa beat Bangladesh by 149 runs in the 23rd match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Here are key stats from the RSA vs BAN cricket match

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Bangladesh vs South Africa
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A rampant South Africa toyed with Bangladesh to register their fourth win in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Tuesday. After posting 382/5, the Proteas dismissed Bangladesh for 233 runs in 46.4 overs to seal a 149-run victory. Quinton de Kock scored his third century (174 off 140) of the tournament, while Heinrich Klaasen (90 off 49 balls) and Aiden Markram (60 off 69 balls) hit blistering fifties. For Bangladesh, all-rounder Mahmudullah scored 111 off as many balls. (As It Happened | Scorecard | Photos | Full Coverage)

The Proteas are now second in the points table with eight points from five matches, but they have a far superior net run rate (+2.370) than leaders India, who are undefeated in five matches (+1.353). India, South Africa, and third-placed New Zealand (four wins in five with a net run rate of +1.481) are in prime position to make the semis. Bangladesh, meanwhile, are all but out of the last-four reckoning. They have lost four in five.

With that here's a look at the all key stats and numbers from the 23rd match of the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 between South Africa and Bangladesh:

- Quinton de Kock scored 174 in the South Africa vs Bangladesh match to provide the 442nd occasion of an opening batter scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the 45th occasion of a South African opening batter scoring a fifty in the World Cup. It also provided the 111th occasion of an opening batter scoring a century in an innings in the World Cup. This was the tenth occasion of a South African opening batter scoring a century in the World Cup.

- Quinton de Kock's knock provided the 214th occasion of a batter scoring a century in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the 21st occasion of a South African batter scoring a century in the World Cup. It also provided the 25th occasion of a batter scoring 150-plus runs in the World Cup. This was the fifth occasion of a South African batter scoring 150-plus runs in the World Cup.

- It was the 22nd occasion of an opening batter scoring 150-plus runs in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the fourth occasion of a South African opening batter scoring 150-plus runs in the World Cup.

- Aiden Markram scored 60 in the South Africa vs Bangladesh game to provide the 190th occasion of a captain scoring a fifty in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the 19th occasion of a South African captain scoring a fifty in the World Cup.

- Heinrich Klassen scored 90 in the South Africa vs Bangladesh match to provide the 69th occasion of a batter scoring a ninety in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the tenth occasion of a South African batter scoring a ninety in the World Cup.

- De Kock scored 174 and Klassen scored 90 in this game to provide the seventh occasion of two batters scoring a century and a ninety in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the tenth occasion of a South African pair scoring a century and a ninety in an innings in the World Cup.

Batters Runs Team Opp Ground Date
Adam Gilchrist 99 AUS SL Centurion 07-Mar-03
Ricky Ponting  114 AUS SL Centurion 07-Mar-03
Michael Clarke 93 no AUS NED Basseterre 18-Mar-07
Brad Hodge 123 AUS NED Basseterre 18-Mar-07
Matthew Hayden 101 AUS RSA Basseterre 24-Mar-07
Ricky Ponting  91 AUS RSA Basseterre 24-Mar-07
Michael Clarke 92 AUS RSA Basseterre 24-Mar-07
Mahela Jayawardene 100 SL CAN Hambantota 20-Feb-11
Kumar Sangakkara 92 SL CAN Hambantota 20-Feb-11
Ed Joyce 112 IRE ZIM Hobart 07-Mar-15
Andrew Balbirnie 97 IRE ZIM Hobart 07-Mar-15
Brendan Taylor 121 ZIM IRE Hobart 07-Mar-15
Sean Williams 96 ZIM IRE Hobart 07-Mar-15
Quinton de Kock 174 RSA BAN Wankhede 24-Oct-23
Heinrich Klassen 90 RSA BAN Wankhede 24-Oct-23

- Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram posted 134 runs for the third wicket in the 23rd game of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. This was the 334th occasion of two batters posting a three-figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the 34th occasion of two South African batters posting a three-figure partnership in the World Cup.

- Their stand provided the 78th occasion of batters posting a three-figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup for the third wicket. It also provided the sixth occasion of South African batters posting a three-figure partnership in the World Cup for the third wicket.

- Quinton de Kock and Heinrich Klassen posted 142 runs for the fourth wicket in the South Africa vs Bangladesh match to provide the 335th occasion of two batters posting a three-figure partnership in an innings in the World Cup. It provided the 47th occasion of two batters posting a three-figure stand in the World Cup for the fourth wicket. For the Proteas, this was the sixth occasion of two batters posting a three-figure partnership in the World Cup for the fourth wicket. The six occasions are tabulated below:

Partners Wkt Runs Opposition Ground Date
Boeta Dippenaar, Graeme Smith 4 109 v Canada East London 27-Feb-03
Mark Boucher, Jacques Kallis 4 134 no v Netherlands Basseterre 16-Mar-07
AB de Villiers, Rilee Rossouw 4 134 v West Indies Sydney 27-Feb-15
AB de Villiers, DA Miller 4 108 v U.A.E. Wellington 12-Mar-15
AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis 4 103 v New Zealand Auckland 24-Mar-15
Quinton de Kock, Heinrich Klaasen 4 142 v Bangladesh Wankhede 24-Oct-23

- Quinton de Kock and Heinrich Klassen posted 142 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the record partnership by South African batters in an innings in the World Cup for the fourth wicket.

- Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram posted 134 runs for the third wicket and Quinton de Kock and Heinrich Klassen posted 142 runs for the fourth wicket in this game to provide the 25th occasion of batters posting two century partnerships in an innings in the World Cup.

- Quinton de Kock’s 174 against Bangladesh was his third century in the World Cup. He hit 100 against Sri Lanka in Delhi on October 7, 2023, and 109 against Australia in Lucknow on October 12, 2023. He became the 20th batter to score three or more centuries in the World Cup. He also became the second South African to score three or more centuries in the World Cup. AB de Villiers is the other South African batter to accomplish such a feat with four centuries to his credit.

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- Quinton de Kock scored all his three centuries batting as an opener. He became the 12th opening batter to score three or more centuries in the World Cup. He also became the first South African opener to score three centuries in the World Cup. He is the seventh and first South African batter to score three or more centuries in a single edition of the World Cup.

- South Africa posted 382 for 5 against Bangladesh to provide the 127th occasion of a team posting a total of 300-plus runs in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the 17th occasion of South Africa posting a total of 300 plus runs in the World Cup.

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- It's also the 29th occasion of a team posting a total of 350-plus runs in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the eighth occasion of South Africa posting a total of 350-plus runs in the World Cup.

- South Africa posted 399 for 7 against England and 382 for 5 against Bangladesh in consecutive games in the ongoing edition of the World Cup to provide the ninth occasion of a team posting 300 plus runs in consecutive games in the World Cup.

Team Score 1 Opp Ground Score 2 Opp Ground Edition
ENG 322/6 NZ The Oval 333/9 SL Taunton 1983
IND 329/2 KEN Bristol 373/6 SL Taunton 1999
AUS 358/5  NED Basseterre  334/6  SCO Basseterre  2007
SL 321/6  BER Port of Spain  318/4 BAN Port of Spain 2007
NZ 331/7 KEN St Lucia 363/5 CAN St Lucia 2007
NZ 302/7 PAK Pallekkele 356/6 CAN Mumbai 2011
SL 312 All Out AUS Sydney 363/9 SCO Hobart 2015
SL 326 All Out RSA Delhi 344/9 PAK Hyd-RGS 2023
RSA 399/7 ENG Mumbai 382/5 BAN Mumbai 2023

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- South Africa posted 399 for 7 against England and 382 for 5 against Bangladesh in consecutive games in the ongoing edition of the World Cup to provide the first occasion of a team posting 350 plus runs in consecutive games in the World Cup.

- Shakib Al Hasan’s lone wicket in this game fetched him a total of 40 wickets in the World Cup. His one run in this game fetched him an aggregate of 1202 runs in the World Cup. He became the first all-rounder to score 1000-plus runs and capture 40-plus wickets in the history of the World Cup.

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- Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock scored 60 and 174 runs, respectively, in this game to provide the 13th occasion of a captain and wicketkeeper-batter scoring fifties in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the second such occasion accomplished by South African captain and wicketkeeper-batter in the World Cup.

- This is also the third occasion of a captain scoring a half-century and wicketkeeper-batter scoring a century in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the first such occasion accomplished by South African captain and wicketkeeper-batter in the World Cup.

- Mahmudullah of Bangladesh scored 111 in this game to provide the 215th occasion of a batter scoring a century in an innings in the World Cup. It also provided the sixth occasion of a Bangladesh batter scoring a century in the World Cup.

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- Mahmudullah's knock provided the tenth occasion of a batter scoring 111 or 111 not out in an innings in the World Cup. He became the fourth batter to score 111 or 111 not out in an innings in the World Cup against South Africa. Others are: Pakistan's Aamer Sohail (111) in Karachi on February 29, 1996; West Indies' Brian Lara (111) in Karachi    on March 11, 1996; India's Sachin Tendulkar (111) in Nagpur on March 12, 2011.

- Quinton de Kock scored 174 and Mahmudullah scored 111 in this game to provide the 16th occasion of rival batters scoring centuries in a game in the World Cup.

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- Mahmudullah’s 111 in this game was in a losing cause to provide the 44th occasion of a batter's century in an innings going in vain in the World Cup. It also provided the fourth occasion of a Bangladesh batter’s century going in vain in the World Cup.

- Mahmudullah became the eighth batter in the World Cup to witness his two centuries in a losing cause. Apart from his 111 in this game, his 128 not out against New Zealand in Hamilton on March 13, 2015, had also gone in vain.

Player Runs Team Opposition Ground Date
Herschelle Gibbs 101 South Africa Australia Leeds 13-Jun-99
Herschelle Gibbs 143 South Africa New Zealand Johannesburg 16-Feb-03
Mahmudullah  128 no Bangladesh New Zealand Hamilton 13-Mar-15
Mahmudullah  111 Bangladesh South Africa Wankhede 24-Oct-23
Ricky Ponting  102 Australia West Indies Jaipur 04-Mar-96
Ricky Ponting 104 Australia India Ahmedabad 24-Mar-11
Joe Root 121 England Sri Lanka Wellington 01-Mar-15
Joe Root  107 England Pakistan Nottingham 03-Jun-19
Scott Styris  141 New Zealand Sri Lanka Bloemfontein 10-Feb-03
Scott Styris  111 no New Zealand Sri Lanka St George's 12-Apr-07
Brendan Taylor 121 Zimbabwe Ireland Hobart 07-Mar-15
Brendan Taylor 138 Zimbabwe India Auckland 14-Mar-15
Ryan ten Doeschate 119 Netherlands England Nagpur 22-Feb-11
Ryan ten Doeschate 106 Netherlands Ireland Eden Gardens 18-Mar-11
Sachin Tendulkar 137 India Sri Lanka Delhi 02-Mar-96
Sachin Tendulkar  111 Indis South Africa Nagpur 12-Mar-11

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- Mahamdullah scored a “Nelson” in this game in “Nelson” deliveries (111 in 111 deliveries) to become the first batter to achieve the feat of scoring a Nelson in Nelson deliveries in the history of ODI-Day International cricket and also in the World Cup.

- South Africa won this game by 149 runs to provide the 76th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by a 100-plus run margin. It also provided the 15th occasion of South Africa winning a World Cup game by a 100-plus run margin.

Stats courtesy: HR Gopala Krishna – Veteran cricket statistician

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