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Historical match between Sri Lanka and South Africa

South Africa registered a 102-run win over Sri Lanka in the 4th match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup on Saturday at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. South Afirca batted first and scored 428 runs for a loss of 5 wickets in their 50 overs. In reply to that, Sri Lanka bowled out 326 runs for a loss of 44.5 overs.
Both Sri Lanka and South Africa scored 754 runs in 94.5 overs with 105 boundaries. Three South Africans scored hundreds, while three Sri Lankans scored half-centuries. Both teams used 11 bolwers, and all the bowlers conceded six or more runs per over, and all have conceded at least one six. This match broke some records.

Match Summary

-754 runs in 94.5 overs
-74 fours and 31 sixes
-3 Hundreds and 3 Half Centuries

World Cup Records:

– South Africa 428/5 (50): The highest team score in a Men’s ODI World Cup match, Highest total against Sri Lanka in the World Cup
– Aiden Markram Hundred in 49 balls: The fastest hundred in a men’s ODI World Cup match.
– 3 South African batters scored hundreds: First World Cup game with 3 hundreds.
– 754 runs: The highest aggregate in a World Cup match.
– 105 boundaries: First World Cup game with 100+ boundaries.
– 3 bowlers with 90+ runs: For the first time in ODIs, three bowlers have conceded 90+ runs.

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