- INDIA - 1st
- SA - 1st
- INDIA - 2nd
- SA - 2nd
India - 1st - Innings
South Africa - 1st - Innings
India - 2nd - Innings
South Africa - 2nd - Innings
India's coach is happy with the way his bowlers managed their workloads in back-to-back Tests
Ashwin, Jadeja and Mishra's performance in Mohali took you back to the heady days of the sixties, seventies, and some of eighties
Cheteshwar Pujara's ability to tackle spin on rank turners has come in for a lot of praise. The No. 3 batsman says his success stems from the confidence of scoring big runs in domestic cricket
He is unlike his spin predecessors in a few ways, and though he hasn't impressed overseas, that seems likely to change
Batsmen from both sides made a turning Mohali surface look worse than it actually was, but the cricket it produced was one-dimensional. A series of this stature deserves a greater variety of skills to be on display
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.
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.
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
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
No. of wkts SA spinners took in this match. Only once have their spinners took more - 16 wkts vs Aus, MCG, 1952-53
India's score in the second hour before lunch. In the first hour they had made 36/0.
India's score in four overs after drinks. In the first hour they had made 36 without the loss of a single wicket.
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.
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.
Batting average of each of the top 5 Indian batsmen in Tests lies between 40 and 50.
Average opening partnership for India in the last six Test innings; stands of 9, 0, 0, 2, 3, 4.
A pair for Dhawan in this Test. At this same venue he scored 187 on his Test debut.