1973 Last instance of a visiting spinner to take two consecutive five-wicket hauls in a series in New Zealand before Keshav Maharaj. Intikhab Alam took seven for 52 and 6 for 127 against New Zealand in 1973. The last left-arm spinner to achieve this feat was Derek Underwood in 1971.
6/40 Figures of Keshav Maharaj in the second innings - the second-best figures for a South African spinner against New Zealand. It is also the best figures for a South African left-arm spinner against New Zealand, beating his own record of 5 for 94 from the previous Test in Dunedin.
2003 Last instance of a South African spinner to take two consecutive five-wicket hauls in a series in Tests. Paul Adams took five wickets in both innings of a Test against Bangladesh.
1952 Previous Instance of a spinner from South Africa to take 13 or more wickets in the first two Tests of a series. Hugh Tayfield took 17 wickets in the first two tests against Australia.
7 Runs scored by Jeet Raval against Kagiso Rabada in the first session from 35 balls. Raval went on to record his highest Test Score of 80. Raval left 17 and defended 27 balls out of the 57 he faced from Rabada.
265 Runs added by the last four wickets for South Africa - third highest for them in Tests. The highest for South Africa is the 318 runs the last four wickets added against Australia in Melbourne in 2008.