81 Number of overs played in this Test, the second-shortest in India in terms of overs bowled. The only Test in India where fewer than 81 overs were bowled was the Chennai Test in 1995-96 between India and New Zealand, which had 71.1 overs bowled; in that Test, the second, third and fifth days were washed out. Overall, this is the 11th shortest Test in terms of balls bowled.

0 Shorter Tests before the one in Bangalore in terms of balls bowled where more than one innings was completed. In this Test, two innings were played with 81 overs overall - 59 overs by South Africa in the first innings and 22 by India in the second, making it the shortest match with two or more innings. The previous shortest was also in India - the Delhi Test of 1986-87 between India and Australia where 101.4 overs were bowled in two innings.

2005 The last time three or more days were lost in a Test due to rain before this, in Chennai against Sri Lanka ; MS Dhoni made his debut in that match. There was no play on the first three days of that Test.

0 Tests in India before this in which there was no play on three or more days; this Test had four days without play. There have been three Tests in India when there was no play on three days - Delhi in 1986-87, Chennai in 1995-96 and Chennai in 2005-06. Overall, this is the sixth Test were four or more days of play was lost. The last such Test before this was in Dhaka between Bangladesh and South Africa earlier this year.

7 Number of consecutive home Tests India won before this drawn Test, the second longest streak of home Test wins for India after their 10 consecutive wins from December 1988 to November 1994.

10 Number of days lost due to rain in South Africa's last four Tests this year out of 20 possible days of play. Two days were lost in the Chittagong Test, four days in the Dhaka Test, and four days in this Test. Also, their last Test in Mohali ended in three days.