scored 4/411 in defeating Ireland by 201 runs at Manuka Oval, which was the the second highest innings score in
World Cup, the highest by a South African team, see Sides Scoring 300 or More in 50
Over Match, and the highest score recorded at Manuka Oval. See Ground Records and
Statistics at Manuka Oval - (ODI Cricket). Also, the 201 run victory margin was the fifth time that South Africa
have won by 200 runs or more. See Matches Won by 150 Runs or
More. South Africa have now won all 3 of the World Cup matches between the two countries. See South
Africa v Ireland. Also, during the match, H M Amla and F du Plessis set a new South African 2nd Wicket
partnership record of 247. See Partnership
Records (ODI Cricket) for South Africa.
Hashim Amla scored 159 runs from 128 balls in the match, which was his second World Cup
Century, see Players
Scoring 100 in World Cup, the fourth highest score by a South African player in World Cup, see Highest
Scores for South Africa, and the highest score recorded against Ireland. See Highest Scores Versus
Ireland. Hashim Amla has now scored 563 runs at an average of 51.18 in World Cup. See Players with Highest Batting
Averages (Min 10 Innings). Also, it was his twentieth ODI century, see Players Scoring Five
Centuries, second in Australia, see Performances in Australia, and he has now scored 5,616 ODI runs, see South African Players Scoring 5000 Career Runs, and his average of 56.73 is
the second highest in ODI. See Players Batting 30 Innings with
Average of 35 or Better.
Francois de Plessis scored 109 runs from 109 balls in the match, which was his maiden World
Cup Century, see Players Scoring 100 in World Cup,
and he has now scored 409 runs at an average of 51.13 in World Cup. See Players with Highest Batting
Averages (Min 10 Innings). Also, it was his fourth ODI century, see Performances by
Opponent at All Grounds, first in Australia,
see Performances in Australia, and he has now scored 2,213 runs at an average
of 35.69. See South African Players Scoring 2000 Career Runs.
Kyle Abbott took 4/21 in the match, which was the first time that he has taken four wickets in a
World Cup match, and he has now taken 13 wickets at an average of 34.12. Also, it was the best World Cup bowling
performance at Manuka Oval, see Ground Records and
Statistics at Manuka Oval - (ODI Cricket), the equal third best World Cup bowling peformance against Ireland,
see Best Bowling
Performances Versus Ireland.