WC 2015 – Game 43 – First QF – Sri Lanka vs South Africa at Sydney on 18.03.15 – South Africa won by nine wickets

Sri Lanka was all out for 133 in this game to provide the  fourth occasion of a team dismissed all out in the Quarterfinals of the World Cup. It also provides the 21st occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out in the World Cup. It also provides the third occasion of Sri Lanka dismissed all out by South Africa in a World Cup game.

 

No Team Score Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 Sri Lanka 209 1 v South Africa Providence 28.03.07
2 Sri Lanka 133 1 v South Africa Sydney 18.03.15
3 Sri Lanka 110 2 v South Africa Northampton 19.05.99

 

JP Duminy performed the hat trick in this game to provide the first occasion of a bowler performing the hat trick in the knock out stage of the World Cup. It also provides the ninth occasion of a bowler performing the feat in the World Cup. All performance of hat tricks are listed below

 

No Bowler Team Opp  Ground Date
1 C Sharma Ind NZl Nagpur 31.10.87
2 SaqlainMushtaq Pak Zim The Oval 11.06.99
3 WPUJC Vaas Srl Ban City Oval 14.02.03
4 B Lee Aus Ken Durban 15.03.03
5 SL Malinga Srl RSA Providence 28.03.07
6 KAJ Roach Win Net Delhi 28.02.11
7 SL Malinga Srl Ken Col-RPS 01.01.11
8 ST Finn Eng Aus Melbourne 14.02.15
9 Duminy JP RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15

 

JP Duminy performed the hat trick in this game to provide the second occasion of a bowler performing the hat trick in WC 2015. ST Finn of England was the other bowler to perform the feat against Australia at Melbourne on 14.02.15. Thus WC 2015 became the third edition of the World Cup to witness two hat tricks. 2003 and 2011 editions are the other two editions to witness two hat tricks

 

No Bowler Team Opp  Ground Date
3 WPUJC Vaas Srl Ban City Oval 14.02.03
4 B Lee Aus Ken Durban 15.03.03
    Srl      
6 KAJ Roach Win Net Delhi 28.02.11
7 SL Malinga Srl Ken Col-RPS 01.01.11
           
8 ST Finn Eng Aus Melbourne 14.02.15
9 JP Duminy RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15

 

JP Duminy’s hat trick in this game provide the 38th occasion of a bowler performing the hat trick in the history of one day games and JP Duminy became the second South African bowler to perform the feat after CK Langeveldt. CK Langeveldt had performed the feat against West Indies at Barbados on 11.05.05

 

No Bowlers Teams Ground Date
1 CK Langeveldt South Africa v West Indies Barbados 11.05.05
2 JP Duminy South Africa v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15

 

Imran Tahir captured 4 for 26 in this game to provide the 186th occasion of a bowler capturing four or more wkts in the World Cup. It also provides the 132nd occasion of a bowler capturing exact four wkts in the World Cup

 

Imran Tahir captured 4 for 26 in this game to provide the 17th occasion of a South African bowler capturing four or more wkts in the World Cup. It also provides the tenth occasion of a South African bowler capturing exact four wkts in the World Cup

 

Imran Tahir’s 4 for 26 in this game provide his fourth four wicket haul in the World Cup. He became the fourth bowler to capure four or more wkts on four occasions in the World Cup. Others are M Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, Shahid Afridi of Pakistan and SK Warne of Australia. The performance of these four bowlers are furnished below

 

IMRAN TAHIR OF SOUTH AFRICA
No Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 10.0 1 41 4 1 v West Indies Delhi 24.02.11
2 8.4 1 38 4 1 v England Chennai 06.03.11
3 10.0 2 45 5 2 v West Indies Sydney 27.02.15
4 8.2 0 26 4 1 v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15
M MURALITHARAN OF SRI LANKA
No Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 10.0 1 28 4 1 v Kenya Nairobi (Gym) 24.02.03
2 5.0 0 19 4 1 v Ireland St George’s 18.04.07
3 8.0 0 31 4 2 v New Zealand Kingston 24.04.07
4 8.0 0 25 4 2 v New Zealand Mumbai 18.03.11
SHAHID AFRIDI OF PAKISTAN
No Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 8.0 3 16 5 2 v Kenya Hambantota 23.02.11
2 10.0 0 34 4 2 v Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 26.02.11
3 10.0 0 23 5 2 v Canada Colombo (RPS) 03.03.11
4 9.3 1 30 4 1 v West Indies Dhaka 23.03.11
SK WARNE OF AUSTRALIA
No Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 9.3 1 34 4 1 v Zimbabwe Nagpur 01.03.96
2 9.0 0 36 4 2 v West Indies Mohali 14.03.96
3 10.0 4 29 4 2 v South Africa Birmingham 17.06.99
4 9.0 1 33 4 1 v Pakistan Lord’s 20.06.99

 

Imran Tahir with four four wicket hauls now shares the record for most four wicket hauls in the World Cup with M Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, Shahid Afridi of Pakistan and SK Warne of Australia.

 

Imran Tahir became the fourth bowler to capture four wkts in a Quarter Finals of the World Cup. Others are – RA Harper of West Indies, Shahid Afridi of Pakistan and JDP Oram of New Zealand. The performance of these four bowlers is listed below.

 

No Player Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 RA Harper 10.0 0 47 4 2 Win RSA Karachi 11.03.96
2 Shahid Afridi 9.3 1 30 4 1 Pak Win Dhaka 23.03.11
3 JDP Oram 9.0 1 39 4 2 NZl RSA Dhaka 25.03.11
4 Imran Tahir 8.2 0 26 4 1 RSA Srl Sydney 18.03.15

 

South Africa won this game by nine wickets to provide the 20th occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by exact nine wkts margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 West Indies won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Manchester 07.06.75
2 New Zealand won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Nottingham 09.06.79
3 West Indies won 9 wkts v India Birmingham 09.06.79
4 England won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
5 India won 9 wkts v New Zealand Nagpur 31.10.87
6 South Africa won 9 wkts v Australia Sydney 26.02.92
7 Pakistan won 9 wkts v UAE Gujranwala 24.02.96
8 England won 9 wkts v Kenya Canterbury 18.05.99
9 Pakistan won 9 wkts v New Zealand Manchester 16.06.99
10 Australia won 9 wkts v India Centurion 15.02.03
11 New Zealand won 9 wkts v South Africa Johannesburg 16.02.03
12 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
13 New Zealand won 9 wkts v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
14 Australia won 9 wkts v Ireland Bridgetown 13.04.07
15 South Africa won 9 wkts v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
16 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v Kenya Colombo (RPS) 01.03.11
17 India won 9 wkts v UAE Perth 28.02.15
18 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v England Wellington 01.03.15
19 England won 9 wkts v Afghanistan Sydney 13.03.15
20 South Africa won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15

 

South Africa became the fourth team to win World Cup games by exact nine wickets on four occasions. The  other three teams are – England, New Zealand and Sri Lanka

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 England won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
2 England won 9 wkts v Kenya Canterbury 18.05.99
3 England won 9 wkts v Afghanistan Sydney 13.03.15
             
1 New Zealand won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Nottingham 09.06.79
2 New Zealand won 9 wkts v South Africa Johannesburg 16.02.03
3 New Zealand won 9 wkts v Bangladesh North Sound 02.04.07
             
1 South Africa won 9 wkts v Australia Sydney 26.02.92
2 South Africa won 9 wkts v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
3 South Africa won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15
             
1 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
2 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v Kenya Colombo (RPS) 01.03.11
3 Sri Lanka won 9 wkts v England Wellington 01.03.15

 

South Africa won this game by nine wickets with 192 balls to spare to provide the 15th occasion of a World Cup game with 190 plus balls to spare. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Winner Margin BR Opposition Ground Date
1 England 08 wkts 277 v Canada Manchester 13.06.79
2 Sri Lanka 09 wkts 272 v Canada Paarl 19.02.03
3 New Zealand 10 wkts 252 v Kenya Chennai 20.02.11
4 Sri Lanka 08 wkts 240 v Ireland St George’s 18.04.07
5 West Indies 08 wkts 239 v Scotland Leicester 27.05.99
6 West Indies 09 wkts 236 v Sri Lanka Manchester 07.06.75
7 South Africa 10 wkts 228 v Bangladesh Bloemfontein 22.02.03
8 Australia 09 wkts 226 v Ireland Bridgetown 13.04.07
9 West Indies 09 wkts 226 v Bangladesh Dhaka 04.03.11
10 New Zealand 08 wkts 226 v England Wellington 20.02.15
11 England 09 wkts 215 v Sri Lanka Leeds 20.06.83
12 Australia 07 wkts 208 v Scotland Hobart 14.03.15
13 Australia 07 wkts 204 v Canada Birmingham 16.06.79
14 New Zealand 06 wkts 193 v Scotland Edinburgh 31.05.99
15 South Africa 09 wkts 192 v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15

 

South Africa won this game by nine wickets to provide the third occasion of a team winning a World Cup game by exact nine wkts margin. All such occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Date
1 South Africa won 9 wkts v Australia Sydney 26.02.92
2 South Africa won 9 wkts v England Bridgetown 17.04.07
3 South Africa won 9 wkts v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15

 

South Africa’s nine wicket win in this game provides the third occasion of a team winning a Quarter final game of the World Cup by nine or more wickets margin. All the three occasions are listed below

 

No Team Result Margin BR Opposition Ground Date
1 South Africa won 09 wkts 192 v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15
2 Pakistan won 10 wkts 175 v West Indies Dhaka 23.03.11
3 Sri Lanka won 10 wkts 63 v England Col-RPS 26.03.11

 

PHT Kaushal collected first ball duck on his debut to provide the 48th occasion of a batsman collecting the first ball duck on his one day debut. He is the fourth Sri Lankan batsman to suffer such an ignominy. The following table lists the four Sri Lankan batsmen.

 

No Player Runs BF Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 PDRL Perera 0 1 2 v England Perth 29.01.99
2 WCA Ganegama 0 1 2 v Pakistan Sharjah 08.04.01
3 HAPW Jayawardene 0 1 1 v Pakistan Sharjah 04.04.03
4 PHT Kaushal 0 1 1 v South Africa Sydney 18.03.15

 

PHT Kaushal collected first ball duck on his World Cup debut to provide the fourth occasion of a batsman collecting the first ball duck on his World Cup debut. Others are Harilal Shah of East Africa, DL Houghton of Zimbabwe and R Walters of Namibia

 

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Date
1 Harilal Shah 0 2 EAF NZl Birmingham 07.06.75
2 DL Houghton 0 1 Zim Aus Nottingham 09.06.83
3 R Walters 0 2 Nam Zim Harare 10.02.03
4 PHT Kaushal 0 1 Srl RSA Sydney 18.03.15

 

Sri Lanka now holds the record for most number of batsmen to score 500 plus runs in a single edition of the World Cup. India and Australia have two batsmen who have accomplished this feat

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 Edition
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 7 7 1 523 137 87.16 2 3 0 1996
2 SR Tendulkar Ind 11 11 0 673 152 61.18 1 6 0 2003
                         
1 ML Hayden Aus 11 10 1 659 158 73.22 3 1 0 2007
2 RT Ponting Aus 11 9 1 539 113 67.37 1 4 0 2007
                         
1 M Jayawardene Srl 11 11 2 548 115* 60.88 1 4 0 2007
2 TM Dilshan Srl 9 9 1 500 144 62.50 2 2 0 2011
3 KC Sangakkara Srl 7 7 2 541 124 108. 4 0 0 2015

 

It is noted that interest that Sri Lankan batsmen have aggregated 500 plus runs in three consecutive editions – DPMD Jayawardene – 548 runs  in 2007, TM Dilshan – 500 runs in 2011  and KC Sangakkara – 541 runs in 2015

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 Edition
1 M Jayawardene Srl 11 11 2 548 115* 60.88 1 4 0 2007
2 TM Dilshan Srl 9 9 1 500 144 62.50 2 2 0 2011
3 KC Sangakkara Srl 7 7 2 541 124 108. 4 0 0 2015

 

KC Sangakkara aggregated 541 runs in WC 2015 to become the third Sri Lankan batsman to total 500 plus runs in a single edition of the World Cup. The following table enlists all the three batmen

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 Edition
1 M Jayawardene Srl 11 11 2 548 115* 60.88 1 4 0 2007
2 TM Dilshan Srl 9 9 1 500 144 62.50 2 2 0 2011
3 KC Sangakkara Srl 7 7 2 541 124 108. 4 0 0 2015

 

KC Sangakkara aggregated 541 runs in WC 2015 to become the seventh batsman to total 500 plus runs in a single edition of the World Cup. The following table enlists all the seven batmen

 

No Player Team Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 0 Edition
1 SR Tendulkar Ind 7 7 1 523 137 87.16 2 3 0 1996
2 SR Tendulkar Ind 11 11 0 673 152 61.18 1 6 0 2003
3 ML Hayden Aus 11 10 1 659 158 73.22 3 1 0 2007
4 RT Ponting Aus 11 9 1 539 113 67.37 1 4 0 2007
5 M Jayawardene Srl 11 11 2 548 115* 60.88 1 4 0 2007
6 TM Dilshan Srl 9 9 1 500 144 62.50 2 2 0 2011
7 KC Sangakkara Srl 7 7 2 541 124 108. 4 0 0 2015

 

F du Plessis pouched three catches in this game to provide the 37th occasion of a fieldsman other than the wicket keeper taking three or more catches in an innings of a World Cup game.  It also provides the fourth occasion of a South African fieldsman taking three or more catches in an innings

 

No Player Ct Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 HH Dippenaar 3 1 v Bangladesh Bloemfontein 22.02.03
2 AB de Villiers 3 2 v Zimbabwe Hamilton 15.02.15
3 RR Rossouw 3 2 v U.A.E. Wellington 12.03.15
4 F du Plessis 3 1 v Sri Lanka Sydney 18.03.15

 

WC 2015 witnessed eleven occasions of a fieldsman taking three or more catches in an innings in all matches played to date. Out of these eleven occasions, South African fieldsmen appear in three occasions.

 

PHT Kaushal collected the first ball duck in this game to provide the 189th occasion of a batsman dismissed first ball in an innings in a World Cup game. His dismissal also provides the 13th occasion of a Sri Lankan batsman collecting the first ball duck in the World Cup

 

No Player Runs BF Inns Opposition Ground Date
1 VB John 0 1 2 v England Taunton 11.06.83
2 A Ranatunga 0 1 2 v Pakistan Leeds 16.06.83
3 DSBP Kuruppu 0 1 2 v Pakistan Faisalabad 25.10.87
4 RS Kaluwitharana 0 1 2 v Zimbabwe Colombo (SSC) 21.02.96
5 HP Tillakaratne 0 1 1 v Kenya Kandy 06.03.96
6 RS Kaluwitharana 0 1 1 v India Kolkata 13.03.96
7 UDU Chandana 0 1 1 v Kenya Southampton 30.05.99
8 WPUJC Vaas 0 1 1 v South Africa Providence 28.03.07
9 AD Mathews 0 1 1 v Zimbabwe Pallekele 10.03.11
10 SL Malinga 0 1 2 v New Zealand Christchurch 14.02.15
11 HDRL Thirimanne 0 1 2 v Afghanistan Dunedin 22.02.15
12 TM Dilshan 0 1 2 v Afghanistan Dunedin 22.02.15
13 PHT Kaushal 0 1 1 v South Africa Sydney 18.03.15

 

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