South Africa v India, 1st Test, Jo'burg, 2nd day December 16, 2006

South Africa rocked by pace blitz

Stats highlights of the second day's play between India and South Africa at Johannesburg

Sreesanth's inspired spell caught the South Africans on the hop © AFP

84 - South Africa's lowest total since readmission into Test cricket in 1991. It also happens to be the third-lowest total by any team against India in Tests, the lowest being 82 by Sri Lanka in 1990, followed by 83 by Australia in Melbourne in 1980-81. It is also the second-lowest in Tests at the Wanderers, next only to South Africa's 72 against England in 1956-57.

20 - The number of wickets which fell through the day. Of these, the fast bowlers accounted for 18 while Anil Kumble chipped in with two.

401 - Test wickets taken by Shaun Pollock. He is the first South African to get to the 400-wicket club in Tests.

5-40 - Sreesanth's figures, which is the second best by an Indian fast bowler in South Africa, after Javagal Srinath's 6 for 76 in Port Elizabeth in 2001-02. The best by any Indian in South Africa remains Anil Kumble's 6 for 53 at the same venue in 1992-93, which was incidentally his first five-wicket haul in Tests.

44 - India's last-wicket partnership between Sourav Ganguly and VRV Singh, which is their second-highest last-wicket stand in Tests against South Africa, and their highest for that wicket in South Africa

68 - Runs scored by the Indians in the third-man and backward point region in their second innings, which includes 14 boundaries.

165 - India's first-innings lead. It's India's highest first-innings lead in South Africa.

294 for 8 - The highest fourth-innings total scored to win a Test at Johannesburg. Australia achieved it earlier this year, thanks largely to Damien Martyn's 101. The next highest fourth-innings score in victory is only 220 for 6, by South Africa against New Zealand seven months ago.

Kanishkaa Balachandran is editorial assistant of Cricinfo