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Stats, West Indies v South Africa, 2016: Tahir, Amla exploits hand South Africa 139-run win

Davis James
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South Africa West Indies ODI 2016
Hashim Amla (L) and Imran Tahir (R) were the top performers for the Proteas

After starting the series terribly, South Africa seem to have found the winning touch and went top of the table after a resounding 139-run win over West Indies in the sixth match of the tri-nation series.

With the bat, Hashim Amla was the best performer for the Proteas as he reached yet another ODI century, helping his side reach a total of 343/4. In reply, the home side were blown away by Imran Tahir's career-best bowling performance as he picked up seven wickets to bowl out the Caribbeans for 204.

Here are the major stats from the game:

3 – Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock have had three fifty-plus partnerships in 25 ODI innings since January 2015. In the 28 innings before that, they had 10 partnerships of more than 50.

3 – Hashim Amla now has the joint highest number of ODI hundreds in West Indies, along with Matthew Hayden of Australia.

7/45 – Imran Tahir's bowling figures was the best ever for a South African bowler. This was also the second best performance by a leg-spinner in ODIs, after Shahid Afridi's 7/12.

9 – The number of wickets taken by spinners in this match. This is the most for South Africa in an ODI.

14 – The number of innings that Hashim Amla took to reach 1000 ODI runs against West Indies. This is the fastest by any batsman to reach the milestone against one particular opposition.

14 – Hashim Amla took 14 innings to score five ODI hundreds against West Indies. This is the second fastest for any batsman against a team.

23 – Hashim Amla scored his 23rd century in ODIs. This is the seventh highest for any batsman and the second highest for a South African player.

100 – Imran Tahir reached the milestone of becoming the first South African spinner to reach 100 wickets.

132 – Hashim Amla took 132 innings to reach 23 ODI centuries. Amla is now the fastest to reach 23 centuries in ODIs, reaching it ahead of Virat Kohli.

139 – The margin by which West Indies lost the match. This is the second biggest loss in a home ODI.

182 – The opening stand between Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock is the fourth-highest opening wicket stand in an ODI in West Indies.

343 – The number of runs scored by South Africa against West Indies is the second-highest total scored against West Indies at home in an ODI.

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