– Despite losing their captain early, South Africa posted the highest team total in the history of the tournament. – Three South African players, Quinton de Kock, Rassie van der Dussen, and Aiden Markram, achieved centuries. – Aiden Markram set a new record for the fastest ODI World Cup century.
– Sri Lanka made a valiant effort in their chase but fell short of the mammoth target. – Kusal Mendis scored an impressive 76, Charith Asalanka contributed 79, and Dasun Shanaka added 68.
– South Africa's total of 428/5 set a new record for the highest team total in an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. – Markram's century was particularly notable, achieved in just 49 deliveries. – South Africa's aggressive batting left Sri Lanka with a challenging target in their reply. – Sri Lanka faced difficulties early in their innings, losing opener Pathum Nissanka without scoring.