Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

V Kohli
153(217) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • defended
  • 29 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
13 8 10 31 37 5 21 28
AK Markram
94(150) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %92%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 22 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
0 11 16 7 28 8 11 13

Best performances - Bowlers

L Ngidi
O12.2
M3
R39
W6
Eco3.16
RHB
OFFLEG
3W
1W1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Mohammed Shami
O16
M3
R49
W4
Eco3.06
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
2W

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • INDIA - 1st
  • SA - 2nd
  • INDIA - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

85
D Elgar31 (83)
AK Markram53 (94)
63
HM Amla21 (52)
AK Markram41 (56)
51
HM Amla27 (43)
AB de Villiers20 (48)
47
HM Amla34 (58)
F du Plessis13 (51)
4
F du Plessis4 (1)
Q de Kock0 (1)
1
F du Plessis1 (5)
VD Philander0 (6)
31
F du Plessis11 (42)
KA Maharaj18 (54)
42
F du Plessis30 (36)
K Rabada11 (34)
9
F du Plessis4 (7)
M Morkel5 (6)
2
M Morkel1 (3)
L Ngidi1 (4)

India - 1st - Innings

28
M Vijay18 (15)
KL Rahul10 (10)
0
CA Pujara0 (1)
M Vijay0 (0)
79
M Vijay28 (90)
V Kohli51 (73)
25
RG Sharma10 (27)
V Kohli15 (27)
32
PA Patel19 (32)
V Kohli12 (15)
45
V Kohli25 (36)
HH Pandya15 (45)
71
R Ashwin38 (54)
V Kohli32 (33)
1
V Kohli0 (0)
Mohammed Shami1 (9)
25
I Sharma3 (20)
V Kohli17 (26)
1
V Kohli1 (7)
JJ Bumrah0 (2)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

1
D Elgar0 (0)
AK Markram1 (8)
2
HM Amla1 (10)
D Elgar1 (15)
141
AB de Villiers80 (121)
D Elgar59 (93)
7
F du Plessis6 (15)
D Elgar1 (13)
12
F du Plessis0 (6)
Q de Kock12 (5)
46
F du Plessis18 (71)
VD Philander26 (85)
6
F du Plessis0 (6)
KA Maharaj6 (8)
30
F du Plessis24 (39)
K Rabada4 (29)
0
F du Plessis0 (4)
M Morkel0 (4)
13
M Morkel10 (7)
L Ngidi1 (10)

India - 2nd - Innings

11
M Vijay9 (25)
KL Rahul2 (22)
5
CA Pujara2 (13)
KL Rahul2 (7)
10
CA Pujara5 (9)
V Kohli5 (20)
23
PA Patel10 (36)
CA Pujara12 (25)
16
PA Patel9 (13)
RG Sharma7 (9)
18
RG Sharma12 (22)
HH Pandya6 (12)
4
R Ashwin3 (6)
RG Sharma1 (4)
54
RG Sharma27 (39)
Mohammed Shami24 (22)
4
I Sharma0 (4)
Mohammed Shami4 (2)
6
I Sharma4 (6)
JJ Bumrah2 (6)

Unwanted run

1

Cheteshwar Pujara is the first India player to be run out twice in a Test. He's the 23rd overall and first since Stephen Fleming v Zimbabwe in December 2000.

Record chase needed

249

The highest run-chase at SuperSport Park in Centurion, which was by England in 2000. India are set a record target of 287 to chase. There have been only six successful chases at the venue and five of those have been by the home team.

Faf's feat

3000+

Runs for Faf du Plessis in Tests. Since his debut, only Amla has scored more runs for SA than du Plessis.

Going on and on

2

No. of century partnerships in this series. The one between De Villiers and Elgar is the biggest of the two, going past 114 added by De Villiers and Du Plessis in the last Test.

Captain steps up

2

No. of centuries by India captains in South Africa - Tendulkar (169) in Cape Town 1996-97 and Kohli in this Test.

Opening with spin

1912

Last time a spinner opened the bowling for South Africa in the first innings - Aubrey Faulkner v Australia. SA opened with Keshav Maharaj in this Test.

Shami's century

100

Wickets for Mohammad Shami in Tests, becoming only the 7th India fast bowler to the milestone.

Spin in Centurion

3

Wickets for Ashwin so far, which is already 2nd-best for a spinner in the first innings of a Centurion Test; Swann's 5 for 110 in 2009 is the best. Ashwin's 31 overs is 3rd-highest by a spinner in the 1st inngs in Centurion

A first for de Kock

1

Number of ducks at home for de Kock in all international matches. He has 7 in away games - 3 in NZ, 2 in Ban, 1 each in Aus and SL - but this one in Centurion was his first in South Africa

A long time coming

76

Innings between two run-outs for Amla in Tests. The last time he was run out in this format was way back in November 2012, in Perth

Centurion's king

1267

Previous most runs by a batsman at SuperSport Park in Centurion, by Jacques Kallis. Hashim Amla has gone past that mark.

Markram's home

164

Aiden Markram's average in last 6 innings in Centurion (his home ground) across all formats in last six innings, before this match. His scores have been: 161, 119, 87, 51*, 56*, 18*. He has got to another fifty in this innings.

Solid pair

5

No. of 50+ partnerships between Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar in 7 Test innings, including this innings. They average over 100 as a pair.

South Africa's den

17-2

Win-loss record for South Africa in Centurion, in 22 previous Tests. Their win-loss ratio of 8.50 at the venue is the second-best for any team playing 10+ Tests at a ground.