South Africa vs India stats: Quinton de Kock records career-best score
Quinton de Kock has established a record for the highest individual innings by a South African batsman against India in ODIs, eclipsing the 134 not out off 124 balls by Graeme Smith at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 25, 2005.
# South Africa's 141-run triumph is their third in four matches vs India at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. (Read match report)
# The aforesaid win is South Africa's second largest in terms of runs over India in ODIs, next only to the 157-run win at Durban on November 22, 2006.
# Overall, South Africa have won 20 and lost eight out of 28 played at the said venue in ODIs. (Match highlights)
# South Africa (358/4) have recorded their highest total vs India in South Africa - their second highest overall against India, next only to the 365 for two at Ahmedabad on February 27, 2010. (Match in pics)
# South Africa's aforesaid total is the highest by a team batting first in a day/night fixture at Johannesburg in ODIs.
# Thirteen sixes in an innings is a South African record vs India in an ODI, eclipsing the ten at Ahmedabad on February 27, 2010.
# Quinton de Kock (135 off 121 balls) has recorded his second century - his career-best score - the first being 112 off 135 balls vs Pakistan at Abu Dhabi on November 8, 2013.
# Kock's above innings is the highest by a South African player vs India in South Africa, bettering the 133 not out by Gary Kirsten at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on October 5, 2001. (Also read: Dhoni blasts Indian bowlers)
# Kock has established a record for the highest individual innings by a South African batsman against India in ODIs, eclipsing the 134 not out off 124 balls by Graeme Smith at Eden Gardens, Kolkata on November 25, 2005.
# Overall, Kock is the sixth South African to register a hundred vs India in South Africa in ODIs.
# Kock is the youngest South African batsman to post an ODI hundred in South Africa as well as away from home.
# Kock has received his first Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# Since recording 113 by Hashim Amla and Loots Bosman at Ahmedabad on February 27, 2010, the stand of 152 between Amla and Quinton de Kock is South Africa's first century partnership in 68 matches for the first wicket.
# The 152-run partnership is South Africa's highest for any wicket vs India at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, eclipsing the 114 for the first wicket between Herschelle Gibbs and Gary Kirsten on October 5, 2001.
# The above stand is South Africa's second highest for any wicket vs India in South Africa in ODIs, next only to the 173 for the first wicket by Abraham de Villiers and Graeme Smith at Centurion on December 3, 2006.
# South Africa have recorded nine century stands against India in ODIs - the most by them against any opponent, eclipsing the eight vs Pakistan.
# Jacques Kallis is averaging just 33.05 since January 2011 in ODIs - his tally being 562 in seventeen innings, including six fifties.
# Abraham de Villiers is the first South African and the seventh overall to manage 1000 runs in ODIs in 2013 - 1051 at an average of 50.04 in 25 matches.
# de Villiers has achieved the aforesaid feat for the second time in ODI - the first instance being 1209 runs at an average of 44.77 in 33 matches in 2007.
# de Villiers' 77 off 47 balls is his 36th fifty in ODIs - his fifth vs India.
# Jean-Paul Duminy is averaging fifty-plus in ODIs in South Africa - his aggregate being 1609 in 45 innings at an average of 50.28, including two hundreds and ten fifties.
# Duminy's fourth fifty (59 not out off 29 balls) vs India is his 18th in ODIs.
# Duminy's strike rate of 203.44 is his highest in an innings of fifty or more in ODIs.
# Duminy is the only South African batsman to record strike rate of 200-plus against India in an innings in ODIs (minimum 50).
# Duminy and de Villiers put on 105 off 46 balls - South Africa's highest fourth-wicket stand vs India at Johannesburg in ODIs.
# The run-rate of 13.69 recorded by the above pair is the highest for South Africa against a Test-playing nation in ODIs (minimum 100) - the highest being 14.61 by Mark Boucher and Jacques Kallis during their stand of 134 (unbroken) for the fourth wicket vs Netherlands at Basseterre on March 16, 2007.
# The above run-rate is the seventh quickest in the history of ODIs (minimum 100) - the quickest by any pair vs India.
# Mohammed Shami (3/68) has produced his best bowling performance away from home in ODIs, eclipsing the 2 for 25 vs Zimbabwe at Harare on July 28, 2013.
# Virat Kohli, with 1268 runs at an average of 55.13 in 32 matches, is the top run-scorer this year in ODIs, extending his record.
# In his last nine ODI innings, Yuvraj has recorded four ducks.
# Yuvraj has registered 18 ducks in ODIs - his second vs South Africa.
# Yuvraj is averaging 19.71 in ODIs this year - his tally being 276 runs in 15 innings, including two fifties.
# For the second time vs India and the tenth time, four fifty-plus innings have been recorded for South Africa in an ODI.
# Mahendra Singh Dhoni is now the top run-scorer as captain for India - 5278 (ave.58.64) in 152 matches, eclipsing Mohammad Aharuddin's tally of 5239 (ave.39.39) in 174 matches.
# No other captain has even recorded an average of 45 in ODIs (minimum 5000 runs).
# India have conceded 135 runs in their last ten overs (223 for two to 358 for four) - the most conceded by them since 2000 in ODIs. In the last six overs, India conceded exactly 100 (258 for three to 358 for four) - the fifth instance of a team conceded 100 or more runs in the last six overs since 2000.
Stats courtesy: Rajesh Kumar