Bridgetown (Barbados): Following are the statistical highlights of the Twenty20 World Cup Group C match between South Africa and Afghanistan played here.
Graeme Smith is the first player to complete 700 runs as captain in Twenty20 Internationals, aggregating 705 (average 35.25) in 22 matches.
Smith is the first captain to have won 10 games in ICC World Twenty20.
The first South African bowler to capture 25 wickets in Twenty20 Internationals is Dale Steyn -- 26 at an average of 14.96.
Hamid Hassan (3/21) has produced his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
Hamid is the top wicket-taker for Afghanistan in Twenty20 Internationals, taking 14 wickets in eight games at an average of 12.14.
Afghanistan have won four and lost four out of eight played in Twenty20 Internationals.
Morne Morkel (4 for 20) is the first bowler to claim four wickets in an innings twice for South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals.
For the second time, Morne Morkel has received the Man of the Match award in Twenty20 Internationals.
Morne Morkel and Dirk Nannes are the only two bowlers to capture four wickets in an innings in the present competition.
Charl Langeveldt (3/12) has recorded his career-best bowling performance in Twenty20 Internationals.
South Africa`s 59-run victory is their third biggest in terms of runs in Twenty20 Internationals.
Afghanistan (80) have posted their lowest total in Twenty20 Internationals.
Overall, Afghanistan`s aforesaid total is the third lowest in ICC World Twenty20 -- the two lowest being Ireland`s 68 against West Indies at Providence on April 30, 2010 and Kenya`s 73 against New Zealand at Durban on September 12, 2007.