South Africa has been one of the most consistent teams in the World Cup. They had the same captain and keeper for last three World Cups. They have registered only few losses. Still somehow they have missed the entry to the final.
- 2008-2010 Graeme Smith (Captain), Mark Boucher (Wicketkeeper)
2012 AB de Villiers (Captain & Wicketkeeper)
2014 Faf du Plessis (Captain) de Kock (Wicketkeeper)
Team Performance in T20 WC
- 26 players have represented South Africa in 4 World Cups.
AB de Villiers is the only player to have played all the matches of South Africa in T20 World Cup.
478 runs by AB de Villiers (21 matches) is the highest aggregate for South African batsmen in World Cup. Kallis (433), Smith (352), Duminy (298), Albie Morkel (275), Gibbs (265) are other prominent scorers.
89 sixes hit by South Africa T20 WCs.
AB de Villiers (18) and Albie Morkel (17) have hit maximum 6s in World Cup for their team.
11 half-centuries hit by South Africa. 3 each by Kallis and AB de Villiers.
90* by Gibbs is their highest individual score.
5 not outs for Duminy and Albie Morkel.
137 wickets taken by South Africa in 21 matches.
22 wickets by Morne Morkel (in 15 matches) is the highest by any South African bowler.
Steyn (20), Kallis (12), Langeveldt & van der Merwe and Botha (11 each) are other prominent bowlers.
6 maiden overs bowled by their bowlers.
On 4 occasions they have bowled out the opposition.
4/13 by Parnell is the best individual performance.