Skipper AB de Villiers says the West Indies will crumble if South Africa apply the right pressure in their crunch World Cup Pool B game at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Catch all the live cricket score and live updates of the match here: (LIVE SCORECARD | POINTS TABLE)
Here are the 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/09:00 IST)
– 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.