Australia v South Africa T20 head to head match results & records.
Australia v South Africa T20 head to head records and all T20 match results. It's quite easy to predict that Australia and England have played the most number of test matches (weren't they the pioneers of game of cricket?), locking horns well over 300 times until Ashes resumes in 2017 but that's the oldest format. Which two teams have played most number of T20 head to head matches? The youngest format of International cricket has seen more Australia v South Africa matches than any other..

World T20 2016 is almost upon us and there will be 18 Australia v South Africa T20I matches by then. Which team has done better? Aussies are significantly ahead of Proteas as far as twenty20 internationals are concerned, dominating at home and not doing too bad in Africa either. here's a head to head summary.

Aus v SA T20 summary
  • Total matches = 18 = Australia 11, South Africa 6, No result 1.
  • In Australia = 6 = Australia 5, South Africa 1, No result 0.
  • In South Africa = 11 = South Africa 5, Australia 5, No result 1.
  • Neutral (Sri Lanka) = 1 = Australia 1, South Africa 0, No result 0.
Australia v South Africa : T20 head to head : All match results.
Match Winner Margin Venue Date
18th T20 Australia 6 wkts Cape Town 9 Mar 2016
17th T20 Australia 5 wkts Jo'burg 6 Mar 2016
16th T20 South Africa 3 wkts Durban 4 Mar 2016
15th T20 Australia 2 wkts Sydney 9 Nov 2014
14th T20 Australia 7 wkts Melbourne 7 Nov 2014
13th T20 South Africa 7 wkts Adelaide 5 Nov 2014
12th T20 Australia 6 wkts Centurion 14 Mar 2014
11th T20 Australia 5 wkts Durban 12 Mar 2014
10th T20 Rain, no play --- P' Elizabeth 9 Mar 2014
9th T20 Australia 8 wkts Colombo 30 Sep 2012
8th T20 South Africa 3 wkts Jo'burg 16 Oct 2011
7th T20 Australia 5 wkts Cape Town 13 Oct 2011
6th T20 South Africa 17 runs Centurion 29 Mar 2009
5th T20 South Africa 4 wkts Jo'burg 27 Mar 2009
4th T20 Australia 6 wkts Brisbane 13 Jan 2009
3rd T20 South Africa 2 runs Jo'burg 24 Feb 2006
1st T20 Australia 95 runs Brisbane 9 Jan 2006
Team batting first has only won 4 times while chasing team 13 times!

Highest scores
96 by blast from the past, Damien Martyn, remains the highest T20 score between these two countries as no one has yet scored a century. Graeme Smith holds South African record with unbeaten 89, a mark touched by David Warner on his debut.

Highest scores in Australia v South Africa T20I.
Batsman (Country) Runs Balls 4s 6s Venue Mon/Yr
Damien Martyn (Australia) 96 56 7 5 Brisbane 9 Jan 2006
Graeme Smith (South Africa) 89* 58 11 1 Jo'burg 24 Feb 2006
David Warner (Australia) 89 43 7 6 Melbourne 11 Jan 2009
David Hussey (Australia) 88* 44 5 6 Jo'burg 27 Mar 2009

Highest totals
Notice the match on 24th February 2006 where Aussies fell just 2 short of their mountainous chase. A total of exactly 400 runs were made in 40 overs on what was only the 6th T20I overall.
  • 209/3 by Australia : at Brisbane on 9 Jan 2006.
  • 201/4 by South Africa : at Jo'burg on 24 Feb 2006.
  • 199/7 by Australia : at Jo'burg on 24 Feb 2006.
  • 182/9 by Australia : at Melbourne on 11 Jan 2009.
  • 168/6 by South Africa : at Jo'burg on 27 Mar 2009.
Lowest totals
No team has been bowled out for less than three figures yet. South Africa's 101/7 at MCG in 2014 remains the lowest while Australia's poorest is highly respectable 139/8, made at Centurion in year 2009.

Best bowling figures
11 bowlers have taken 3 wicket hauls in Australia v South Africa T20s with Xavier Doherty sitting on top with 3 for 20 at Colombo in 2012. No bowler has taken 4 or more wicket haul, yet.

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