Best performances - Batsmen
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INDIA 334(117.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SOUTH AFRICA 121(49.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS INDIA 267/5d(100.1 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Thilak Gowda | Commentator: George Binoy
Ajinkya Rahane talks training, temperament, learning, captaincy and more
In February 1999, I went to watch a cricket match for the first time at a stadium and was witness to a moment in history. Pakistan, on tour in India after 12 years amid the latest peace initiativ
One that gives batsmen and bowlers equal opportunity to succeed. Delhi and Adelaide did that
Their decision to block every delivery in Delhi required not just discipline but also infinite amounts of concentration, patience, adaptability and excellent technique
Virat Kohli has said his Test side showed first signs of resurgence in Australia where India managed to draw two Tests out of the four, and came really close to winning the one that they lost in Adelaide
Margin of victory for India, their largest in terms of runs in Tests beating their 320-run win against Australia in Mohali in 2008.
Duminy's average in Tests in India, which is his lowest in any country (Min. 2 inns). He doesn't average less than 20 in any other country.
No. of consecutive maiden overs by Jadeja in this inns; missed breaking Bapu Nadkarni's record of 21 consecutive maidens vs Eng, Chennai, 1963-64..
SA's score after 50 overs, the lowest by any team after 50 overs of a Test inngs since 2002. The previous lowest was 68, also by SA, v WI in 2005
Target set by India in this Test is the highest they have ever set against SA and the fifth highest against all teams.
No. of Indians who scored 100s in each inns of a Test, before Rahane - Hazare, Gavaskar, Dravid and Kohli. Rahane only the 9th overall batting at No.5 or lower.
No. of Indians scoring 75 or more in each inns of a Test at No.5 or lower, before Rahane - Pataudi 75 & 85 v Aus, MCG 1967 and Laxman 76 & 124* v NZ, Napier 2009.
Number of century-less partnerships in the series before the first by Rahane and Kohli in this innings.