Abe de Villiers scored
148 runs from 194 balls in the first innings of the match, which was his twenty first century, see Players Scoring Ten Centuries , sixth against
the West Indies, see Performances by Opponent at All Grounds, and third at Newlands. See Performances in South Africa. Abe de
Villiers has now scored 7,606 runs at an average of 52.10, see South African Players
Scoring 5000 Career Runs, and his average of 63.82 is the highest of any player batting at number five position.
See Players with
Highest Average Batting as Number 5 .
South Africa defeated the West Indies
by 8 wickets at Newlands, and they have now won 12, lost 1, and drawn 2 of the 15 matches played between the two countries in South
Africa, see South Africa v West Indies, and won 3, and drawn 1 of the 4 matches between the two countries at
Newlands. See South Africa v West Indies at Newlands. South Africa won the series 2-0, and remain
unbeaten against the West Indies in the 4 series played against them in South Africa. See Test Series for South Africa Versus
West Indies at Home .