Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

D Elgar
86(240) 9x4 - 1x6
Control %77%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 26 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
12 16 10 12 23 1 0 12
HM Amla
61(121) 7x4 - 0x6
Control %78%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 25 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
6 6 6 10 15 0 1 17

Best performances - Bowlers

Mohammed Shami
O12.3
M2
R28
W5
Eco2.24
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W
JJ Bumrah
O18.5
M2
R54
W5
Eco2.86
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

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

India - 1st - Innings

7
M Vijay6 (13)
KL Rahul0 (7)
6
CA Pujara0 (14)
M Vijay2 (19)
84
CA Pujara21 (98)
V Kohli54 (106)
16
CA Pujara5 (28)
AM Rahane9 (27)
31
PA Patel2 (20)
CA Pujara24 (39)
0
PA Patel0 (2)
HH Pandya0 (3)
0
B Kumar0 (4)
HH Pandya0 (2)
19
B Kumar11 (11)
Mohammed Shami8 (16)
3
I Sharma0 (12)
B Kumar3 (14)
21
B Kumar16 (20)
JJ Bumrah0 (7)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

3
D Elgar1 (7)
AK Markram2 (8)
13
D Elgar3 (33)
K Rabada6 (27)
64
HM Amla31 (48)
K Rabada24 (57)
12
HM Amla5 (21)
AB de Villiers5 (19)
15
HM Amla7 (11)
F du Plessis8 (19)
18
HM Amla6 (12)
Q de Kock8 (22)
44
HM Amla12 (29)
VD Philander29 (46)
6
VD Philander6 (9)
AL Phehlukwayo0 (6)
19
M Morkel9 (8)
AL Phehlukwayo9 (11)
0
M Morkel0 (0)
L Ngidi0 (2)

India - 2nd - Innings

17
PA Patel16 (15)
M Vijay1 (15)
34
M Vijay14 (40)
KL Rahul16 (44)
6
CA Pujara1 (10)
M Vijay0 (8)
43
M Vijay10 (64)
V Kohli27 (49)
34
V Kohli14 (30)
AM Rahane19 (21)
14
AM Rahane9 (12)
HH Pandya4 (11)
55
AM Rahane20 (35)
B Kumar25 (51)
35
B Kumar7 (15)
Mohammed Shami27 (28)
2
I Sharma0 (6)
B Kumar1 (10)
7
I Sharma7 (10)
JJ Bumrah0 (7)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

5
D Elgar1 (5)
AK Markram4 (7)
119
HM Amla52 (140)
D Elgar54 (164)
7
AB de Villiers6 (13)
D Elgar1 (7)
13
F du Plessis2 (9)
D Elgar11 (21)
1
D Elgar1 (12)
Q de Kock0 (1)
12
VD Philander10 (18)
D Elgar2 (8)
0
D Elgar0 (0)
AL Phehlukwayo0 (3)
3
D Elgar3 (3)
K Rabada0 (3)
1
M Morkel0 (1)
D Elgar1 (4)
16
D Elgar12 (16)
L Ngidi4 (6)

2nd-innings Shami

12

Wickets for Shami in the 2nd innings of this series, average 8.75. In the 1st innings, 3 wickets at 50.33

Elgar stands alone

3

Instances of SA openers carrying their bats in Tests since their readmission - Kirsten made 100* v Pakistan, 1997, and Elgar made 118* v Eng, 2015

Amla in control

84.2

Amla's in-control percentage in his knock of 52, the best among all batsmen in the Test. KL Rahul had a control % of 84.1 and Vijay 80.3 in India's 2nd innings

Rare century stands

3

Century partnerships in the series, all for SA: de Villiers-Elgar in Centurion, de Villiers-du Plessis in Cape Town and Amla-Elgar in Jo'burg

Fivers at Wanderers

4

No. of five-wicket hauls by India bowlers at the Wanderers in Johannesburg - their most at any venue in South Africa. Kumble, Srinath, Sreesanth and Bumrah are the ones with five-fors there.

Rabada's resistence

2

Kagiso Rabada has played his top-two longest Test innings in this series - 66 balls in first innings in Cape Town and 84 balls in first innings of this Test.

A mini collapse

43

Runs for which India lost their last six wickets, after being 144 for 4. Except Pujara, Kohli and Bhuveshwar none of them could get into double-digits.

A fifty finally

11

No. of consecutive innings without a fifty by Pujara outside Asia, before this match. His last fifty outside Asia was 73 against Australia at Adelaide. This is only his 5th 50+ score in 34 innings.

Pujara's crawl

54

No. of balls taken by Pujara to score his first run in this innings. Since 2001, only one player has taken more balls to open his account: Stuart Broad 61 balls v NZ, Auckland, 2013.

Flop show

12.30

Average of India's openers in this series - the lowest in any series of 3 or more Tests. In 10 innings between Vijay, Dhawan and Rahul they have played just one inns of 20+ runs.

Unbeaten

0

No. of losses for India at the Wanderers, in their previous four Tests. They won one, in 2006-07, and drawn three.