Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

CA Pujara
77(153) 6x4 - 1x6
Control %81%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 18 runs
  • 3x4 - 1x6
7 7 9 4 8 4 4 34
M Vijay
75(136) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 19 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
13 0 11 0 22 10 1 18

Best performances - Bowlers

RA Jadeja
RA Jadeja
O11.5
M4
R21
W5
Eco1.77
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
R Ashwin
R Ashwin
O24
M5
R51
W5
Eco2.12
RHB
OFFLEG
1W2W
  • 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

0
S Dhawan0 (4)
M Vijay0 (6)
63
CA Pujara31 (66)
M Vijay30 (55)
2
M Vijay0 (1)
V Kohli1 (4)
37
M Vijay18 (46)
AM Rahane15 (48)
0
M Vijay0 (6)
WP Saha0 (1)
38
RA Jadeja9 (23)
M Vijay27 (22)
14
A Mishra6 (8)
RA Jadeja8 (17)
42
R Ashwin20 (42)
RA Jadeja21 (52)
5
R Ashwin0 (0)
UT Yadav5 (7)
0
R Ashwin0 (0)
VR Aaron0 (3)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

9
D Elgar3 (17)
S van Zyl5 (23)
0
F du Plessis0 (4)
D Elgar0 (6)
76
HM Amla35 (76)
D Elgar34 (100)
20
HM Amla8 (21)
AB de Villiers7 (26)
2
AB de Villiers1 (1)
DJ Vilas1 (3)
29
AB de Villiers26 (24)
VD Philander3 (27)
34
AB de Villiers26 (24)
SR Harmer7 (25)
9
AB de Villiers3 (5)
DW Steyn6 (14)
0
AB de Villiers0 (3)
K Rabada0 (1)
5
Imran Tahir4 (7)
K Rabada1 (2)

India - 2nd - Innings

9
S Dhawan0 (8)
M Vijay9 (7)
86
CA Pujara44 (86)
M Vijay38 (98)
66
CA Pujara32 (65)
V Kohli29 (71)
3
CA Pujara1 (2)
AM Rahane2 (6)
0
AM Rahane0 (3)
WP Saha0 (5)
14
RA Jadeja8 (24)
WP Saha6 (15)
4
A Mishra2 (5)
WP Saha2 (5)
3
R Ashwin3 (9)
WP Saha0 (6)
3
WP Saha1 (3)
UT Yadav1 (4)
12
WP Saha11 (24)
VR Aaron1 (7)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

8
VD Philander1 (2)
D Elgar7 (5)
1
F du Plessis1 (6)
D Elgar0 (1)
1
HM Amla0 (6)
D Elgar1 (3)
22
AB de Villiers16 (18)
D Elgar6 (18)
13
D Elgar2 (20)
S van Zyl10 (21)
15
DJ Vilas7 (22)
S van Zyl7 (22)
42
S van Zyl19 (37)
SR Harmer11 (30)
0
DW Steyn0 (5)
S van Zyl0 (2)
3
DW Steyn2 (4)
K Rabada1 (8)
4
Imran Tahir4 (5)
K Rabada0 (4)

Simple and short

3

No. of days the last 4 Test matches in India required to produce a result - vs WI, Mumbai, vs WI, Kolkata and vs Aus, Delhi (all those 3 in 2013) including this.

Victories with small totals

2

No. of Tests India have won after getting all out for 201 or less in both innings of a match. The first was vs WI, Kingston, 2006.

A quick 50

13

No. of Tests taken by Jadeja to get to 50 Test wickets - the joint fastest India left-arm spinner with Pragyan Ojha and joint 8th fastest left-arm spinner overall

Failed opening stands

26

Sum of the 4 opening p'ship stands in this Test. The lowest in Tests in India is 25 - Ind v NZ, Brabourne, 1964-65 and Ind v Eng, Wankhede, 1981-82

Spinners all the way

15

No. of wkts SA spinners took in this match. Only once have their spinners took more - 16 wkts vs Aus, MCG, 1952-53

The cookie crumbles

24/6

India's score in the second hour before lunch. In the first hour they had made 36/0.

derailing

3/4

India's score in four overs after drinks. In the first hour they had made 36 without the loss of a single wicket.

A different five-for

5

Wickets taken by South Africa's openers in this Test. Elgar took four in India's 1st inns and Van Zyl got Kohli out in the 2nd.

bat second Kohli

21.80

Kohli's ave in 3rd inns of Tests - his worst among four inns. He averages 25.45 when India bat 1st and 67.37 when they bat 2nd.

No Greenhorns

40+

Batting average of each of the top 5 Indian batsmen in Tests lies between 40 and 50.

Opening disaster

3

Average opening partnership for India in the last six Test innings; stands of 9, 0, 0, 2, 3, 4.

Not so long ago

0&0

A pair for Dhawan in this Test. At this same venue he scored 187 on his Test debut.