ICC World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - Five match facts

30 local/03:30 GMT)

AFP| Last Updated: Feb 27, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
ICC World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - Five match facts

Five match facts for Friday`s World Cup Pool B game between South Africa and the West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground (14:30 local/03:30 GMT)

- Since winning a semi-final at the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy, West Indies have lost 16 One Day Internationals out of 18 against South Africa, winning just once with one tie.

- AB de Villiers has faced 29 balls from Jason Holder in ODIs and scored 62 runs without being dismissed, hitting five fours and six sixes.

- De Villiers averages 66.1 in ODIs against West Indies, the highest average of any batsman against a team, minimum 1,000 runs scored.

- De Villiers and Hashim Amla have batted together four times against West Indies, putting on an aggregate of 466 runs.

- Chris Gayle (79%) has hit the highest percentage of runs in front of square since January 2014 in ODIs between Test-playing nations, minimum 200 balls faced.