Sydney: Head-to-head record for South Africa and Sri Lanka who meet in the first World Cup quarter-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
Total Played: 59
South Africa wins: 28
Sri Lanka wins: 29
No result: 1
First ODI: Benson & Hedges World Cup - 14th match, Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets at Basin Reserve, Wellington on March 2, 1992
Last ODI: 3rd ODI, South Africa won by 82 runs at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota on July 12, 2014
World Cup matches:
Mar 02, 1992 - Wellington Sri Lanka won by three wickets
May 19, 1999 - Northampton South Africa won by 89 runs
Mar 03, 2003 - Durban Match tied
Mar 28, 2007 - Guyana South Africa won by one wicket
AB de Villiers:
His last innings at the SCG was a staggering 162 not out off 66 balls which included the quickest 150 in an ODI, off just 64 balls, against the West Indies in a pool match.
The veteran wicket-keeper has been in sensational form with the bat at this World Cup becoming the first man to score hundreds in four successive ODIs with innings of 105* against Bangladesh, 117* against England, 104 against Australia and 124 against Scotland. A left-hander with a supreme ability to pace an innings, the 37-year-old plans to retire from ODI cricket after the World Cup.