South Africa Cricket Team’s best performance in Twenty20 world cup was in 2009 and 2014 when team reached to semi-finals. Let’s have a look at South Africa’s history, stats, performance, records and figure in ICC World T20.

South Africa at ICC World Twenty20.


1. Highest successful run chase record of 20-20 world cup is attained by Proteas team. SA chased 208 runs target against West Indies in 2007 championship successfully.

2. AB de Villiers has taken most number of catches as fielder in ICC World Twenty20. He has taken 23 catches till now.

3. AB de Villiers is the most successful South African batsman in T20 world cup history. He has scored 717 runs in played 30 matches till 2016.

South Africa performance year wise

Year Result/Place
2007 Super 8 (5th Place)
2009 Semi-Final (3rd Place)
2010 Super 8 (6th Place)
2012 Super 8 (8th Place)
2014 Semi-Final (3rd Place)
2016 Super 10 (5th Place)

South Africa in T20 World Cup 2016

South Africa cricket team played group matches against Afghanistan, England, Sri Lanka and West Indies in the ICC World Twenty20 2016 super-10 round. Proteas beat Afghanistan and Sri Lanka but lost against England and West Indies to get exit from tournament.

Date Venue Fixture Result
18 March Mumbai South Africa vs England South Africa lost by 2 wickets
20 March Mumbai South Africa vs Afghanistan South Africa won by 37 runs
25 March Nagpur South Africa vs West Indies South Africa lost by 3 wickets
28 March Delhi South Africa vs Sri Lanka South Africa won by 8 wickets


Faf du Plessis was the captain of South African team in ICC WT20 2016. Quinton de Kock was the most successful batsman for Proteas as he scored 153 runs in 4 matches.

Player Role
Faf du Plessis (Captain) Batsman
AB de Villiers Batsman
Aaron Phangiso Bowler
JP Duminy All-rounder
Kyle Abbott Bowler
Imran Tahir Bowler
David Miller Batsman
Quinton de Kock Wicket-keeper
David Wiese Bowler
Chris Morris Bowler
Rilee Rossouw Batsman
Hashim Amla Batsman
Farhaan Behardien Bowler
Kagiso Rabada Bowler
Dale Steyn Bowler

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