India v SA, 1st T20, Dharamsala October 2, 2015

Most sixes hit in India, and Duminy's fastest fifty

Stats highlights from the first T20I between India and South Africa in Dharamsala

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By the numbers - Duminy's fastest T20I fifty

200 Target chased successfully by South Africa, the second time they have chased a target of 200 or more in T20Is. The highest score they have chased is 206, against West Indies in the 2007 World T20. Besides these two occasions, South Africa have conceded a target of 200-plus only once, against Australia at the Gabba in 2006.

1 Centuries in T20Is by India batsman before Rohit Sharma's 106. Suresh Raina had made 101 against the same opposition in a league match during the 2010 World T20. Rohit's century in this match was the fourth by a batsman against South Africa in T20Is. Rohit's ton is also the third highest score to come in a losing cause in T20Is.

28 Number of balls taken by JP Duminy to reach his fifty, the fastest of his eight fifties in T20Is. Duminy's strike-rate of 200 also equals his highest when he has faced 10 or more balls in a T20 match.

136 India's previous highest stand in T20Is, which was between Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag in the 2007 World T20. Rohit and Kohli added 138 runs in this game, which is also the third highest stand against South Africa in T20Is.

57.40 Rohit's batting average in T20Is against South Africa; he has made 287 runs including one hundred and two fifties in six innings against them. Among batsmen with at least 150 runs against any opposition, none average better than Rohit against South Africa.

27 Number of innings taken by Virat Kohli to complete 1000 T20I runs. He is the fastest to the landmark, having reached it in five innings fewer than the previous quickest batsmen to it. England's Alex Hales and Kevin Pietersen both did it in 32 innings. Kohli is the first India batsman to complete 1000 T20I runs and the 20th overall to do so.

186 India's previous highest total against South Africa in T20Is, which had come in the 2010 World T20. India's 199 for 5 today is their fourth highest total in T20Is.

11 Sixes conceded by South Africa in this match, the second highest they have conceded in a T20I. West Indies hit 12 sixes in an innings against them on two separate occasions. The number of sixes South Africa conceded in this match also equaled the second highest number of sixes India have hit in a T20I.

67 Runs conceded by India in the Powerplays, the third highest they have conceded in these overs in any T20I and the most they have conceded in a Powerplay without taking a wicket. They had conceded 74 runs against Australia in 2013, the most they have conceded in the Powerplays in any T20I.

105 Runs added by the stand between Farhaan Behardien and Duminy, South Africa's highest fourth-wicket stand in T20Is, and also the fifth highest stand for South Africa for any wicket while chasing.

20 Sixes hit in this match, the most in a T20I in India. While India hit 11 sixes, South Africa contributed nine. The previous most sixes hit in a T20I in India were 17, in a game between the hosts and Sri Lanka in Mohali, in 2009.

7 Sixes hit by Duminy in this match, which equaled the most hit by a batsman against India in a T20I. Four other batsmen have hit seven sixes in a match against India. Duminy's seven sixes were also the joint third highest by any South Africa batsman in a T20I. Richard Levi's 13 sixes against New Zealand in a match in 2012 are the highest.

Shiva Jayaraman is a senior sub-editor (stats) at ESPNcricinfo.com

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