- SA - 1st
- INDIA - 1st
South Africa - 1st - Innings
India - 1st - Innings
No. of 50 stands before this by India's openers in 8 Test inns since their 283-run stand against Bangladesh in Fatullah.
Last time SA played a Test without Steyn, v Eng in Centurion; Steyn had played 48 consecutive Tests for SA since then.
First-class wkts by Jadeja in 2015-16 - equal the most he has taken in any season. His average of 11.54 this season is his best.
Wickets by India's spinners out of the 30 taken by India in this series. India's fast bowlers have taken only two.
ABD's batting average against spinners on this tour. He has struck at 93.27. The other SA batsmen have averaged just 19.90.
Runs ABD has made in T20s in Bengaluru. He has just eight runs in internationals (2 ODIs) here before today.
Wkts by Ashwin in SA's 8th over - the earliest a spinner has taken 2 or more wkts in an over in 1st inns of any Test in the last 10 yrs.
100 opening stands by SA in Tests since 2014 - only team without one from 10-plus inns. SA's 1st wicket has averaged 29.94.
The last time before this a team chose to field first in Bangalore. In 20 Tests since then, this is the 1st time a captain has chosen to field.
It drips all week but our intrepid correspondent is not easily deterred
When India's Test cricketers found an alternate ride to the team hotel...
South Africa's captain Hashim Amla has said that his team's approach against spin will not change in the next two Tests against India
India's captain Virat Kohli has admitted to being disappointed after rain denied his team a chance to go 2-0 up against South Africa, but said his squad's mindset was still positive
Stats highlights from the washed-out Bangalore Test between India and South Africa