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STATS ON ODI

Summary Total In India In South Africa In Neutral Venues
Matches Played 71 23 28 20
Won by India 26 13 5 8
Won by South Africa 42 10 21 11
No Result 3 0 2 1

 

  • The above table clearly indicates that South Africa is a better team than India,the African nation’s win loss record is 42-26.
  • However, when it comes to matches played in India, India has managed to win 13 games and lost 10 games.
  • When we consider the matches played in India, during a bi lateral series the home team has an advantage. Of the 4 bilateral series played, India has won 3 series and lost none. The teams shared 1 series. South Africa is yet to win a single series.
  • In bilateral encounters India has a decent edge over South Africa with 9 wins and 6 losses.
  • India has also defeated South Africa in a Mohinder Amarnath Benefit Match played in 1996-1997 season.
  • India has won 6 matches while chasing a target and 3 matches defending a target in bilateral series
  • South Africa has successfully chased the target 4 times and defended the target 2 times.

 

Team Highest and Lowest Scores

Team Score India South Africa
Highest Score 401/3 365
Lowest Score 188 185
  • India has crossed 400 once and 300 twice, whereas South Africa has managed to cross 300 thrice whenever both the teams have played in India.
  • For India Sachin Tendulkar holds the record to most runs scored, highest Individual score and the most centuries scored. He has scored 944 runs from 22 games with 4 centuries and a highest individual score of 200*.
  • Anil Kumble leads the table in the bowling department. He has 19 wickets from 12 innings. His 4 for 25 is the best bowling figures by an Indian against South Africa.
  • Azharuddin has taken the highest number of catches. He has taken 8 catches in 13 innings.
  • MS Dhoni and Sameer Dighe have both 4 dismissals behind the stumps. But, Dighe has done it at a faster rate. Dhoni has 3 catches and 1 stumping to his credit in 8 ininngs and Dighe has 4 catches to his credit in 3 innings.
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Dinesh Karthick hold the record for the highest partnership. The pair had compiled 194 runs for the 2nd
  • Allan Donald leads the bowling charts 18 wickets in 9 innings. He also holds the best bowling figures of 5 for 29. Apart from Donald, Dale Steyn is the only other bowler to take a five wicket haul. He had taken 5 for 50 against India in India in the 2011 world cup.
  • Hansie Cronje has taken the highest number of catches as a fielder. He has taken 7 catches in 12 innings.
  • Mark Boucher heads the dismissals table as a wicket keeper.He has 16 catches and 1 stumping to his credit in 12 ininngs.
  • Herschelle Gibbs and Gary Kirsten share the record of the highest partnership. The pair added 235 runs for the 1st This is the only instance of a 200 plus run stand achieved by either of the teams.

STATS ON T20

Summary Total In India In South Africa In Neutral Venues
Matches Played 8 0 4 4
Won by India 6 0 3 3
Won by South Africa 2 0 1 1
No Result 0 0 0 0

India has the upper hand with a win-loss record of 6-2 in the eight matches they have played against each other.
India has surprised the Proteas by winning 3 T20 matches in South Africa and 3 T20 matches in neutral venues.

South Africa has won a game apiece in South Africa and in neutral venues.

The teams have not played in India.
The 3 match T20 ODI series which start on October 2nd will be the first encounter played between the two teams on Indian soil.

Of the 6 matches India has won, 4 wins times India has successfully defended the target, 2 wins were registered while chasing the target.

While South Africa’s both the wins were achieved, batting first.

Team Highest and Lowest Scores
Team Score India South Africa
Highest Score 186/5 219/4
Lowest Score 118/8 116/9

India has never crossed 200 run mark against South Africa,
However, India has managed to score 150 plus runs on 5 occasions and they have won on all the five occasions.

India has never lost 10 wickets in an innings against the Proteas.
Most T20 Runs Player Runs Scored
For India Suresh Raina 214
For South Africa Jacques Kallis 140

Suresh Raina’s innings 101 happens to be the highest score by an Indian against South Africa, which happens to be the only T20 100 by the Indian.

Apart from Suresh Raina’s 100, on 3 occasions the Indian batsmen have crossed 50.
On 4 instances Indian batsmen were out on the score of zero.

Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina share the highest partnership of 88 runs for the third wicket.

South Africa has managed to score excess of 200 runs once, which happens to be the only 200 plus score posted in the 8 matches between these two teams.

South Africa were all out once against India, which India won by 1 run.

Colin Ingram’s innings 78 is of the highest score by a South African against India.

The South African batsmen have registered seven 50 plus scores against India.

On 4 instances South African batsmen were out on the score of zero.

Colin Ingram and Jacques Kallis share the highest partnership of 119 runs for the second wicket, the only occasion of 100 plus partnership.

Most T20 Wickets Player Wickets Taken
For India Zaheer Khan 6
For South Africa Johan Botha 4

Zaheer Khan and Ravichandran Ashwin have taken 6 wickets each. But Zaheer Khan has taken those 6 wickets with a better Strike Rate and Average.

RP Singh has the best bowling figures for India with 4 for13, the only instance with 4 or more wickets taken by an Indian bowler.

In a four over spell, Suresh Raina has the most expensive figures 4-0-49-2.

Rohit Sharma has taken the most number of catches, 6 catches in 6 matches for India.

No South African bowler has taken a 4 wicket haul.

Johan Botha has the best bowling figures for South Africa with 3 for 16, the only instance with 3 or more wickets taken by a South African bowler.

In a four over spell, RK Kleinveldt has the most expensive figures 4-0-48-2.

AB DeVilliers has taken the most number of catches, 7 catches in 7 matches with 6 as fielder and 1 catch as a wicket keeper.

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