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West Indies - South Africa ODI encounters in numbers

Some important stats have been recorded in West Indies - South Africa ODI battles over the years. Let us look at those numbers here.

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Andre Russell plays a shot in against South Africa in 2015

The tri-series among West Indies, South Africa and Australia will be played from 3 June 2016 to 26 June 2016. This tri-series will be very important as all the three nations would like to start the season with wins. The first match of the tri-series will be played between West Indies and South Africa at Guyana on 3 June. Let’s look at the encounters between West Indies and South Africa in numbers.

58 – The number of ODI matches played between West Indies and South Africa till this day. South Africa have won 43 matches and West Indies have won 13 matches from those ODIs.

439 – The number of runs made by South Africa against West Indies on 18 January 2015 at Johannesburg, the highest total registered in an innings of an ODI match between South Africa and West Indies.

54 – The number of runs made by West Indies against South Africa on 25 January 2004 at Cape Town, the lowest total registered in an innings of an ODI match between South Africa and West Indies.

257 – The margin of runs by which South Africa won an ODI match against West Indies on 27 February 2015 at Sydney, the largest victory (in terms of runs) registered in an ODI match between South Africa and West Indies.

37 – The number of extras conceded by South Africa against West Indies on 5 February 1999 at Bloemfontein, the most a team conceded in an innings of an ODI match between South Africa and West Indies.

1666 – The number of runs made by Jacques Kallis against West Indies from 40 matches, the most by any batsman in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

139 – The number of fours hit by Brian Lara against South Africa from 37 matches, the most by any batsman in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

2247 – The number of balls faced by Shiv Chanderpaul against South Africa from 39 matches, the most by any batsman in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

162* - The number of runs made by AB de Villiers against West Indies on 27 February 2015 at Sydney from 66 balls, the most by any batsman in an innings of an ODI match between West Indies and South Africa.

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91.70 – The average at which Hashim Amla has scored his 917 runs from 12 matches against West Indies, the highest among all the players in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

113.28 – The strike rate at which AB de Villiers has scored his 1219 runs from 21 matches against West Indies, the highest by any players who have faced a minimum of 275 balls in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

5 – The number of centuries scored by AB de Villiers and Herschelle Gibbs against West Indies, the most by any player in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

16 – The number of fifty plus scores made by Jacques Kallis against West Indies, the most by any player in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles.

12 – The number of fifties made by Jacques Kallis against West Indies and Shiv Chanderpaul against South Africa in ODIs, the most by any player in West Indies – South Africa ODI contests.

38 – The number of sixes hit by AB de Villiers against West Indies from 21 ODIs, the most by players in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

16 – The number of sixes hit by AB de Villiers against West Indies on 18 January 2015 at Johannesburg, the most by any players in an innings of an ODI match between South Africa and West Indies.

44 – The number of wickets taken by Shaun Pollock against West Indies from 35 ODI matches, the most by any bowler in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles.

299 – The number of overs bowled by Shaun Pollock against West Indies from 35 ODIs, the most by any bowler in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles.

50 – The number of maidens earned by Shaun Pollock against West Indies from 35 ODIs, the most by any bowler in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles.

1065 – The number of runs conceded by Shaun Pollock against West Indies from 35 ODIs, the most by any bowler in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles.

6/35 – The bowling figure of Shaun Pollock registered against West Indies on 24 January 1999 at East London, the best bowling figure registered in an innings of an ODI match between West Indies and South Africa.

12.00 – Average at which Imran Tahir has picked 17 wickets against West Indies from 5 ODIs, the best among all the bowlers in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

3.56 – The economy rate at which Shaun Pollock has conceded 1065 runs against West Indies from 35 ODIs, the best economy rate of a bowler registered in West Indies – South Africa ODI battles among bowlers who bowled at least 50 overs in West Indies – South Africa ODI contests.

15.4 – The strike rate at which Imran Tahir has picked his 17 wickets against West Indies from 5 ODIs, the best among all bowlers in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

3 – The number four-wicket hauls (and over) taken by Imran Tahir against West Indies from 5 ODIs, the most by any bowler in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

46 – The number of dismissals claimed by Mark Boucher against West Indies from 36 ODI matches, the most by any wicket-keeper in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

22 – The number of catches taken by Jacques Kallis against West Indies from 40 ODI matches, the most by any fielder in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

247 – The number of runs added by Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw against West Indies for the 1st wicket on 18 January 2015 at Johannesburg and for the 3rd wicket on 28 January 2015 at Centurion, the most by any pair for any wicket in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

40 – The number of matches played by Jacques Kallis against West Indies, the most matches played by any player in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

22 – The number of matches played by Graeme Smith against West Indies as a captain of South Africa, the most matches played by a player as a captain in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

18 – The number of matches won by Graeme Smith as a captain of South Africa against West Indies, the most by any captain in West Indies – South Africa ODI encounters.

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