South Africa becomes the only team to score 350+ runs in ODIs


By scoring 384 in the fifth One day International at Centurion today, South Africa became the only team to score 350+ runs in ODI format 24 times. De Kock and Hashim Amla scored centuries which helped South Africa post a massive total of 384. In the previous match, South Africa scored a massive 381 which was enough for the Sri Lanka team.

South Africa have been in excellent form during the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka scoring 350+ runs twice in the series. South Africa has a great batting unit which consists of Hashim Amla, De Villiers, Faf Du Plessis. This team can do wonders in the limited overs format. Despite such a strong batting line up, South Africa has never won the World Cup.

South Africa has played 564 ODIs winning 348 and losing 194. South Africa played its first ODI match on 10th November 1991. The best appearance for South Africa in the World Cup has been semi finals during the World Cup 2015. They have appeared in 6 World Cups, the first being in 1992. South Africa has the habit of choking under pressure.

Before South Africa broke the record of most 350+ scores in ODI, India had the record of scoring 350+ scores in ODI. South Africa does not have the ability to play under pressure. AB De Villiers is the captain of ODI team at the present moment.



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