Nov 02 2023
South Africa has shattered the record for the most sixes in a Men's Cricket World Cup, hitting 82 sixes in seven matches, surpassing England's previous 76 in 2019.
All-rounder Marco Jansen has made a significant impact, taking 12 wickets during the Powerplay, ensuring South Africa's solid starts and surpassing other bowlers.
Opener Quinton de Kock has been in outstanding form, scoring four centuries in this Cricket World Cup, including the highest individual score in the tournament, 174 against Bangladesh.
With de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen scoring centuries, South Africa has equaled the record for the most team centuries at a Cricket World Cup.
De Kock and van der Dussen's 200-run partnership against New Zealand is their second double-century partnership in this tournament, a rare achievement in Cricket World Cup history.
Quinton de Kock's exceptional form has him breaking records for the most runs scored at a single edition of the Cricket World Cup, with 545 runs after seven innings.
De Kock's run tally has exceeded the previous record held by South African legend Jacques Kallis at a Cricket World Cup.
De Kock has his sights on breaking Sachin Tendulkar's record for the most runs in a Cricket World Cup, with two matches remaining in the group stage.
South Africa's strong batting line-up and exceptional performances have made them a force to be reckoned with in CWC23.