India vs South Africa: Statistical highlights

Johannesburg: Statistical highlights of the one-off Twenty20 match between India and South Africa here.

  • Gambhir (49 not out off 28 balls) has recorded his highest score against South Africa.
  • Gambhir`s strike rate of 175.00 is his second best in an innings, next only to the 211.53 (55 off 26 balls) against Sri Lanka at Nagpur on December 9, 2009. (minimum 40 runs)
  • Gambhir has averaged 125.00 in T20Is this year, aggregating 125 runs in three innings, twice not out – the strike rate being 122.54.
  • Gambhir enjoys an excellent record in T20Is in South Africa -- 276 runs in seven innings, including three fifties -- his highest being 75 against Pakistan at Johannesburg on September 24, 2007.
  • With 746 runs at an average of 32.43 in 26 games, Gambhir has extended his record for the highest run-aggregate for India in T20Is.
  • Jacques Kallis and Colin Ingram (119) have set a South African partnership record for the second wicket in Twenty20 Internationals, obliterating the 111 between Herschelle Gibbs and Graeme Smith against Australia at Johannesburg on February 24, 2006.
  • The 119-run partnership is the highest by any pair for the second wicket against India, outstripping the 97 between Kallis and Graeme Smith for South Africa at Gros Islet on May 2, 2010.
  • Suresh Raina (2/49), for the first time, has taken two wickets in an innings in T20Is.
  • Raina has conceded most runs in a T20I in South Africa-India games. Rory Kleinveldt had conceded 48 runs while taking two wickets at Gros Islet on May 2, 2010.
  • Raina became the first Indian bowler to concede 26 runs in an over in a T20I, outstripping the 25 conceded by Yuvraj Singh to New Zealand`s Jacob Oram and Craig McMillan at Johannesburg on September 16, 2007.
  • Twenty six runs made by Justin Ontong and Albie Morkel are the most in an over for South Africa in a T20I.
  • In South Africa`s innings, nine sixes were recorded, equalling their record against India in T20Is. In the Gros Islet T20I on May 2, 2010, they had registered nine sixes in their total of 172 for five.
  • Rohit Sharma is the first fielder to take three catches in an innings for India in T20Is.
  • Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir, with their 71-run unbroken partnership for the first wicket, have set an Indian record against South Africa in T20Is, surpassing the 48 between Gambhir and Rohit Sharma at Nottingham on June 16, 2009.
  • Uthappa (18 not out) has posted his highest innings against South Africa, bettering the 15 at Durban on September 20, 2007.
  • South Africa have registered their second highest total in Twenty20 Internationals - the highest is 241 for six against England at Centurion on November 15, 2009.
  • South Africa (219/4) have posted their highest total against India in Twenty20 Internationals. The said total is the highest by any team against India in T20Is, outstripping the 215 for five by Sri Lanka at Nagpur on December 9, 2009.
  • Four scores of 200 or more have been recorded against India in Twenty20 Internationals -- two by Sri Lanka and one each by South Africa and England.
  • South Africa`s 11-run victory margin by D/L method is their narrowest over India in T20Is. They had won by 12 runs at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on June 16, 2009.
  • South Africa, overall, have won two and lost four matches against India in T20Is - success % 33.33.
  • Colin Ingram (78 off 50 balls) has recorded a career-best innings in Twenty20 Internationals -- his first half-century, surpassing the 46 not out against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi on October 26, 2010.
  • Ingram`s brilliant match-winning knock is the highest by a South Africa against India in T20Is, surpassing the 73 by Jacques Kallis at Gros Islet on May 2, 2010.
  • Ingram has got the Man of the Match award for the first time in T20Is.
  • Richard Levi and Jacques Kallis have set a record for the first wicket (22) against India, bettering the 21 between Loots Bosman and Kallis at Gros Islet on May 2, 2010.
  • Jacques Kallis has recorded his second fifty in a row against India. In his first game against India at Gros Islet on May 2, 2010, he had recorded 73 off 54 balls.
  • Kallis is averaging 40.44 in a winning cause – 364 runs in ten matches, including three fifties.
  • Kallis` second fifty against India is his fifth in T20Is.
  • Kallis has recorded consecutive fifties in T20Is for the first time -- 53 against West Indies at North Sound on May 19, 2010 and 61 against India at Johannesburg on March 30, 2012.
  • Kallis` brilliant 61 off 42 balls is his first fifty in four games at home in T20Is. He is the first South African to record two fifties against India in T20Is.


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