South African Record at Champions Trophy

South Africa was the winner of the inaugural Champions Trophy. That is till now their only ICC trophy. After that they reached the semifinal on four occasions, including 2013. With 11 wins and 11 losses, they sign off Champions Trophy.

2013 Schedule and Results

Best Results

    Winner: 1998
    Semifinalist: 2000, 2002, 2006, 2013

Interesting Facts

    SA has never played Australia in Champions Trophy.
    Kallis has scored the maximum runs and taken maximum wickets for South Africa in Champions Trophy.
    South Africa has lost all three matches to India.
    SA has lost all three matches to India but won both against Pakistan.
    17 appearances make Kallis and Boucher the most experienced South African players in CT. Graeme Smith (12), Pollock (11) and Gibbs (10) have also played 10 or more matches.
    Hansie Cronje is the only captain to have won all his matches (3)

SA Performance in all Editions
1998:

    Captain: Hansie Cronje, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    1. QF: SA def Eng by 6 wkts
    2. SF: SA def SL by 92 runs (D/L)
    3. Final: SA def WI by 4 wkts

2000:

    Captain: Pollock, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    1. QF: SA def Eng by 8 wkts
    2. SF: India (295/6) def South Africa (200) by 95 runs

2002:

    Captain: Pollock, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    Group C: South Africa, West Indies, Kenya
    1. SA def WI by 2 wkts
    2. SA def Kenya by 176 runs
    3. SF: Ind def SA by 10 runs

2004:

    Captain: Smith, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    Group B: South Africa, West Indies, Bangladesh
    1. SA def Ban by 9 wkts
    2. WI def SA by 5 wkts

2006:

    Captain: Smith, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    Group B: South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    1. NZ def SA by 87 runs
    2. SA def SL by 78 runs
    3. SA def Pak by 124 runs
    4. SF: WI def SA by 6 wkts

2009:

    Captain: Smith, Wicket Keeper: Mark Boucher
    Group B: New Zealand, England, Sri Lanka, South Africa
    1. SL def SA by 55 runs (D/L)
    2. SA def NZ by 5 wkts
    3. Eng def SA by 22 runs

2013

    SA lost to Ind by 26 runs, Ind 331/7, SA 305
    SA def Pak by 67 runs
    WI vs SA Tied, SA: 230/6 (31 ov), WI: 190/6 (26.1 ov)
    Semi: Eng def SA by 7 wkts

South African Match Results at Champions Trophy

Team M W L NR
Australia 0 0 0 0
India 3 0 3 0
West Indies 5 2 2 1 Tie
England 4 2 2 0
Kenya 1 1 0 0
Sri Lanka 3 2 1 0
Pakistan 2 2 0 0
Bangladesh 1 1 0 0
New Zealand 2 1 1 0
8 21 11 11 1 Tie

Captains:

    Graeme Smith 9 matches (4 won, 5 lost)
    Pollock 5 matches (3 won, 2 lost)
    AB de Villiers 4 matches (1 won, 2 lost, 1 Tie)

Hansie Cronje 3 matches (3 won)

Team Records
Highest Scores: 316/5 (Kenya), 305 (Ind), 301/9 (Eng)
Lowest Scores: 108 (NZ), 200 (Ind)
Biggest Wins: 176 runs (Kenya), 124 runs (Pak), 9 wkts (Ban), 193 balls (Ban)
Smallest wins: 67 runs (Pak), 2 wkts (WI), 0 ball (WI)
100+ Partnerships: 9 (3 for 1st, 2 for 3rd, 4th, 1 each for 2nd, 6th)
Biggest Partnerships by Wickets:

    1st 159 Smith, Gibbs (Kenya), 2002
    2nd 178* Gibbs, Kallis (Ind), 2002
    3rd 132* Kallis, Dippanaar (Eng), 2000
    4th 117 Cronje, Rhodes (Eng), 1998
    4th 117 Dippanaar, Rhodes (WI), 2002
    5th 81 Kallis, Cronje (SL), 1998
    6th 131 Boucher, Kemp (Pak), 2006
    7th 50 Plessis, McLaren (Ind), 2013
    8th 44* Kallis, Benkenstein (SL), 1998
    9th 95 David Miller, Kleinveldt (Eng), 2013
    10th 48 McLaren, Morne Morkel (Ind), 2013

Batting Records

    Best Batsman: Kallis (653 runs in 17 innings), Graeme Smith (470 runs in 12 innings)
    Centuries: 5 (Gibbs 3, 1 Kallis. Smith)
    50s: 23 (3 Kallis, AB de Villiers, 2 Graeme Smith, Boucher, Dippenaar, Jonty Rhodes, Cronje, Miller)
    Best in one edition: 240 (Gibbs in 2002), 206 (Smith in 2009)

Bowling Records

    Highest wickets: Kallis (20), Ntini, Pollock (16 each), Parnell (11)
    Best Performances: 5/21 Ntini (Pak), 5/30 Kallis (WI), 5/57 Parnell (NZ)
    Most Expensive: 0/83 Tsotsobe, 0/81 Kleinveldt (Ind), 2013,
    Most wickets in a series: 11 (Parnell in 2009)

MOMs: 12
Kallis has maximum three MOMs.

    2013: Amla (Pak), Ingram (WI)
    2009: Parnell (NZ)
    2006: Pollock (SL), Ntini (Pak)
    2004: Langeveldt (Ban)
    2002: Jonty Rhodes (WI), Gibbs (Kenya)
    2000: Kallis (Eng)
    1998: Cullinan (Eng), Kallis (SL in Semis, WI in Final)
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