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Bowlers who have captured six plus wickets in an innings on their test debut

L Ngidi of South Africa captured 6 for 49 against India on his test debut in the just concluded Centurion test to provide the 61st occasion of a bowler capturing six or more wickets on test debut. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 TK Kendall 33.1×4 12 55 7 4 Aus Eng Melbourne 15 Mar 1877
2 WH Cooper 61.0×4 19 120 6 3 Aus Eng Melbourne 31 Dec 1881
3 CTB Turner 18.0×4 11 15 6 1 Aus Eng Sydney 28 Jan 1887
4 WH Ashley 43.1×4 18 95 7 1 Eng Eng Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
5 F Martin 27.0×5 9 50 6 1 Eng Aus The Oval 11 Aug 1890
6 F Martin 30.2×5 12 52 6 3 Eng Aus The Oval 11 Aug 1890
7 WH Lockwood 45.0×5 11 101 6 2 Eng Aus Lord’s 17 Jul 1893
8 AE Trott 27.0 10 43 8 4 Aus Eng Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
9 MA Noble 17.0 1 49 6 3 Aus Eng Melbourne 01 Jan 1898
10 GHT Simpson-Hayward 16.0 3 43 6 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 01 Jan 1910
11 AE Hall 37.3 12 63 7 4 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
12 GM Parker 37.0 2 152 6 1 SAF Eng Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
13 CV Grimmett 19.4×8 3 37 6 4 Aus Eng Sydney 27 Feb 1925
14 AJ Bell 30.4 7 99 6 1 SAF Eng Lord’s 29 Jun 1929
15 James Langridge 17.0 4 56 7 3 Eng Win Manchester 22 Jul 1933
16 CS Marriott 29.2 6 59 6 3 Eng Win The Oval 12 Aug 1933
17 FA Ward 46.0×8 16 102 6 3 Aus Eng Brisbane 04 Dec 1936
18 AV Bedser 29.1 11 49 7 1 Eng Ind Lord’s 22 Jun 1946
19 JC Laker 37.0 9 103 7 1 Eng Win Bridgetown 21 Jan 1948
20 CN McCarthy 12.0×8 2 43 6 4 SAF Eng Durban 16 Dec 1948
21 TE Bailey 32.3 6 118 6 2 Eng NZl Leeds 11 Jun 1949
22 GF Cresswell 41.2 6 168 6 2 NZl Eng The Oval 13 Aug 1949
23 AL Valentine 50.0 14 104 8 1 Win Eng Manchester 08 Jun 1950
24 AM Moir 56.3 16 155 6 2 NZl Eng Christchurch 17 Mar 1951
25 PM Pollock 20.3 8 38 6 4 SAF NZl Durban 08 Dec 1961
26 SF Burke 53.5 19 128 6 1 SAF NZl Cape Town 01 Jan 1962
27 LJ Coldwell 41.0 13 85 6 3 Eng Pak Lord’s 21 Jun 1962
28 Arif Butt 21.3×8 1 89 6 2 Pak Aus Melbourne 04 Dec 1964
29 S Abid Ali 17.0×8 2 55 6 1 Ind Aus Adelaide 23 Dec 1967
30 Mohammad Nazir 30.1 3 99 7 2 Pak NZl Karachi 24 Oct 1969
31 RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 1 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
32 RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 3 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
33 JK Lever 23.0 6 46 7 2 Eng Ind Delhi 17 Dec 1976
34 RM Hogg 28.0×8 8 74 6 2 Aus Eng Brisbane 01 Dec 1978
35 DR Doshi 43.0 10 103 6 1 Ind Aus Chennai 11 Sep 1979
36 PL Taylor 26.0 7 78 6 2 Aus Eng Sydney 10 Jan 1987
37 AIC Dodemaide 28.3 10 58 6 3 Aus NZl Melbourne 26 Dec 1987
38 ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 2 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
39 ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
40 PM Such 33.3 9 67 6 1 Eng Aus Manchester 03 Jun 1993
41 DG Cork 19.3 5 43 7 4 Eng Win Lord’s 22 Jun 1995
42 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
43 Mohammad Zahid 20.0 3 66 7 3 Pak NZl Rawalpindi 28 Nov 1996
44 FA Rose 33.0 7 100 6 2 Win Ind Kingston 06 Mar 1997
45 UDU Chandana 47.5 7 179 6 2 Srl Pak Dhaka 12 Mar 1999
46 Naimur Rahman 44.3 9 132 6 2 Ban Ind Dhaka 10 Nov 2000
47 Manjural Islam 35.0 12 81 6 2 Ban Zim Bulawayo 19 Apr 2001
48 RL Johnson 12.0 4 33 6 2 Eng Zim Ch-le-St 05 Jun 2003
49 RJ Kirtley 16.2 7 34 6 4 Eng SAF Nottingham 14 Aug 2003
50 DJG Sammy 21.3 2 66 7 3 Win Eng Manchester 07 Jun 2007
51 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
52 Tanvir Ahmed 28.0 6 120 6 1 Pak SAF Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010
53 Elias Sunny 23.0 0 94 6 2 Ban Win Chittagong 21 Oct 2011
54 R Ashwin 21.3 5 47 6 3 Ind Win Delhi 06 Nov 2011
55 PJ Cummins 29.0 5 79 6 3 Aus SAF Johannesburg 17 Nov 2011
56 M de Lange 23.2 3 81 7 1 SAF Srl Durban 26 Dec 2011
57 Sohag Gazi 23.2 2 74 6 3 Ban Win Dhaka 13 Nov 2012
58 KJ Abbott 11.4 4 29 7 2 SAF Pak Centurion 22 Feb 2013
59 Mehidy Hasan Miraz 39.5 7 80 6 1 Ban Eng Chittagong 20 Oct 2016
60 C de Grandhomme 15.5 5 41 6 1 NZl Pak Christchurch 17 Nov 2016
61 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

L Ngidi of South Africa captured 6 for 49 against India on his test debut in the just concluded Centurion test to provide the tenth occasion of a  South African bowler capturing six or more wickets on test debut. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AE Hall 37.3 12 63 7 4 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
2 GM Parker 37.0 2 152 6 1 SAF Eng Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
3 AJ Bell 30.4 7 99 6 1 SAF Eng Lord’s 29 Jun 1929
4 CN McCarthy 12.0×8 2 43 6 4 SAF Eng Durban 16 Dec 1948
5 PM Pollock 20.3 8 38 6 4 SAF NZl Durban 08 Dec 1961
6 SF Burke 53.5 19 128 6 1 SAF NZl Cape Town 01 Jan 1962
7 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
8 M de Lange 23.2 3 81 7 1 SAF Srl Durban 26 Dec 2011
9 KJ Abbott 11.4 4 29 7 2 SAF Pak Centurion 22 Feb 2013
10 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

L Ngidi of South Africa captured 6 for 49 against India on his test debut in the just concluded Centurion test to provide the seventh occasion of a bowler capturing six or more wickets on test debut against India. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AV Bedser 29.1 11 49 7 1 Eng Ind Lord’s 22 Jun 1946
2 JK Lever 23.0 6 46 7 2 Eng Ind Delhi 17 Dec 1976
3 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
4 FA Rose 33.0 7 100 6 2 Win Ind Kingston 06 Mar 1997
5 Naimur Rahman 44.3 9 132 6 2 Ban Ind Dhaka 10 Nov 2000
6 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
7 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

L  Ngidi became the second South African bowler to capture six plus wickets on test debut against India after L Klusener. L Klusener had captured 8 for 64 at Calcutta in Nov 1996

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
2 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

The following table lists the bowlers who have captured eight wickets in an innings on test debut. It is noted that there are eight bowlers who have accomplished the feat of capturing eight wickets in an innings  on test debut

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 AE Trott 27.0 10 43 8 4 Aus Eng Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
2 AL Valentine 50.0 14 104 8 1 Win Eng Manchester 08 Jun 1950
3 RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 1 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
4 RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 3 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
5 ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 2 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
6 ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
7 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
8 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008

There are sixteen occasions ofbowlers who have conededed 100 plus runs  while capturing six or  more  wickets in an innings on test debut. JJ Kreza remains the only bowler to leak 200 plus runs in an innings on test debut. He returned  with figures of 8  for 215 against  India at Nagpur in Nov 2008

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 WH Cooper 61.0×4 19 120 6 3 Aus Eng Melbourne 31 Dec 1881
2 WH Lockwood 45.0×5 11 101 6 2 Eng Aus Lord’s 17 Jul 1893
3 GM Parker 37.0 2 152 6 1 SAF Eng Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
4 FA Ward 46.0×8 16 102 6 3 Aus Eng Brisbane 04 Dec 1936
5 JC Laker 37.0 9 103 7 1 Eng Win Bridgetown 21 Jan 1948
6 TE Bailey 32.3 6 118 6 2 Eng NZl Leeds 11 Jun 1949
7 GF Cresswell 41.2 6 168 6 2 NZl Eng The Oval 13 Aug 1949
8 AL Valentine 50.0 14 104 8 1 Win Eng Manchester 08 Jun 1950
9 AM Moir 56.3 16 155 6 2 NZl Eng Christchurch 17 Mar 1951
10 SF Burke 53.5 19 128 6 1 SAF NZl Cape Town 01 Jan 1962
11 DR Doshi 43.0 10 103 6 1 Ind Aus Chennai 11 Sep 1979
12 FA Rose 33.0 7 100 6 2 Win Ind Kingston 06 Mar 1997
13 UDU Chandana 47.5 7 179 6 2 Srl Pak Dhaka 12 Mar 1999
14 Naimur Rahman 44.3 9 132 6 2 Ban Ind Dhaka 10 Nov 2000
15 JJ Krejza 43.5 1 215 8 1 Aus Ind Nagpur 06 Nov 2008
16 Tanvir Ahmed 28.0 6 120 6 1 Pak SAF Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2010

L Ngidi of South Africa captured 6 for 49 against India on his test debut in the just concluded Centurion test to provide the eleventh occasion of a bowler capturing six or more wickets in the  fourth  innings on test debut. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 TK Kendall 33.1×4 12 55 7 4 Aus Eng Melbourne 15 Mar 1877
2 AE Trott 27.0 10 43 8 4 Aus Eng Adelaide 11 Jan 1895
3 AE Hall 37.3 12 63 7 4 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
4 CV Grimmett 19.4×8 3 37 6 4 Aus Eng Sydney 27 Feb 1925
5 CN McCarthy 12.0×8 2 43 6 4 SAF Eng Durban 16 Dec 1948
6 PM Pollock 20.3 8 38 6 4 SAF NZl Durban 08 Dec 1961
7 ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
8 DG Cork 19.3 5 43 7 4 Eng Win Lord’s 22 Jun 1995
9 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
10 RJ Kirtley 16.2 7 34 6 4 Eng SAF Nottingham 14 Aug 2003
11 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

L Ngidi of South Africa captured 6 for 49 against India on his test debut in the just concluded Centurion test to provide the second occasion of a South African bowler capturing six or more wickets against India in the fourth innings on test debut after L Klusener.  L Klusener had captured 8 for 64 at Calcutta in Nov 1996

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 SAF Ind Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
2 L Ngidi 12.2 3 39 6 4 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018

F Martin of England, RAL Massie of Australia and ND Hirwani of India are the three bowlers int the annals of test cricket to capture six plus wickets in each innings on test debut. The performance of these three bowlers are furnished below

No Player Overs M Runs W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 F Martin 27.0×5 9 50 6 1 Eng Aus The Oval 11 Aug 1890
2 F Martin 30.2×5 12 52 6 3 Eng Aus The Oval 11 Aug 1890
                     
1 RAL Massie 32.5 7 84 8 1 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
2 RAL Massie 27.2 9 53 8 3 Aus Eng Lord’s 22 Jun 1972
                     
1 ND Hirwani 18.3 3 61 8 2 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988
2 ND Hirwani 15.2 3 75 8 4 Ind Win Chennai 11 Jan 1988

Indian batsmen scoring a century against South Africa in South Africa

V Kohli’s 153 against South Africa in the ongoing test at Centurion provides the 14th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a century against South Africa in South Africa. All such occasions are tabulated below. .

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 PK Amre 103 2 v South Africa Durban 13 Nov 1992
2 SR Tendulkar 111 2 v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Nov 1992
3 N Kapil Dev 129 3 v South Africa Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
4 SR Tendulkar 169 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
5 M Azharuddin 115 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
6 R Dravid 148 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 16 Jan 1997
7 SR Tendulkar 155 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
8 V Sehwag 105 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
9 W Jaffer 116 1 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 2007
10 SR Tendulkar 111* 3 v South Africa Centurion 16 Dec 2010
11 SR Tendulkar 146 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 2011
12 V Kohli 119 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
13 CA Pujara 153 3 v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
14 V Kohli 153 2 v South Africa Centurion 13 Jan 2018

It provides the fourth occasion of an Indian batsman scoring 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa and V Kohli became the third batsman to accomplish the feat. All the four occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 SR Tendulkar 169 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
2 SR Tendulkar 155 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
3 CA Pujara 153 3 v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
4 V Kohli 153 2 v South Africa Centurion 13 Jan 2018

V Kohli {02} and SR Tendulkar {05} are the two Indian batsmen to score two or more centuries against South Africa in South Africa. The centuries scored by these two batsmen are listed below. SR Tendulkar owns the record for most centuries  scored by a visiting batsman against South Africa in South Africa.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 V Kohli 119 1 v South Africa Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
2 V Kohli 153 2 v South Africa Centurion 13 Jan 2018
             
1 SR Tendulkar 111 2 v South Africa Johannesburg 26 Nov 1992
2 SR Tendulkar 169 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
3 SR Tendulkar 155 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
4 SR Tendulkar 111* 3 v South Africa Centurion 16 Dec 2010
5 SR Tendulkar 146 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 2011

The following  table lists  the two occasions of two  Indian batsman  scoring  centuries in the same innings against South Africa in South Africa. Both the occasions are tabulated  below

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 SR Tendulkar 169 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
2 M Azharuddin 115 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
             
1 SR Tendulkar 155 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
2 V Sehwag 105 1 v South Africa Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001

V Kohli becomes the first visiting batsman to score 150 plus runs at Centurion

V Kohli’s 153 against South Africa in the ongoing test at Centurion provides the tenth occasion of a visiting batsman scoring 150 plus runs against South Africa at Centurion. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018
2 SE Marsh 148 1 Aus SAF Centurion 12 Feb 2014
3 GA Hick 141 1 Eng SAF Centurion 16 Nov 1995
4 JDP Oram 133 2 NZl SAF Centurion 15 Apr 2006
5 RR Sarwan 119 3 Win SAF Centurion 16 Jan 2004
6 DA Warner 115 3 Aus SAF Centurion 12 Feb 2014
7 SR Tendulkar 111* 3 Ind SAF Centurion 16 Dec 2010
8 CH Gayle 107 3 Win SAF Centurion 16 Jan 2004
9 HP Tillakaratne 104* 1 Srl SAF Centurion 15 Nov 2002
10 SPD Smith 100 1 Aus SAF Centurion 12 Feb 2014

V Kohli became the second Indian batsman to score a century against South Africa at Centurion after SR Tendular has scored 111 not out in Dec 2010

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018
2 SR Tendulkar 111* 3 Ind SAF Centurion 16 Dec 2010

V Kohli’s 153 at Centurion is the highest individual score by a visiting batsman against South Africa at Centurion. The previous best was 148 by Australia’s SE Marsh in Feb 2014

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018
2 SE Marsh 148 1 Aus SAF Centurion 12 Feb 2014

 

V Kohli joins the list of captains who have scored 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa

V Kohli’s 153 against South Africa in the ongoing test at Centurion provides the eleventh occasion of a visiting batsman scoring 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa. All such occasions are tabulated below. V Kohli also became the first visiting captain to score 150 plus runs against South Africa at Centurion

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 HL Collins 203 1 Aus SAF Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921
2 WR Hammond 181 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1938
3 AL Hassett 167 1 Aus SAF Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
4 RB Simpson 153 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1966
5 MA Atherton 185* 4 Eng SAF Johannesburg 30 Nov 1995
6 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
7 BC Lara 202 2 Win SAF Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003
8 SP Fleming 262 1 NZl SAF Cape Town 27 Apr 2006
9 MJ Clarke 151 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 09 Nov 2011
10 MJ Clarke 161* 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 01 Mar 2014
11 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018

MJ Clarke and SR Tendulkar are the two batsmen to score 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa. The feats of these two batsmen are furnished below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MJ Clarke 151 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 09 Nov 2011
2 MJ Clarke 161* 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 01 Mar 2014
               
1 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
2 SR Tendulkar 155 1 Ind SAF Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001

Visiting batsmen who have scored 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa

V Kohli’s 153 against South Africa in the ongoing test at Centurion provides the 35th occasion of a visiting batsman scoring 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africa. All such occasions are tabulated below. V Kohli earned the distinction of becoming the first visiting batsman to score 150 plus runs against South Africa at Centurion.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 WW Armstrong 159* 3 Aus SAF Johannesburg 18 Oct 1902
2 JB Hobbs 187 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 11 Mar 1910
3 W Rhodes 152 2 Eng SAF Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913
4 HL Collins 203 1 Aus SAF Johannesburg 12 Nov 1921
5 CP Mead 181 1 Eng SAF Durban 18 Jan 1923
6 SJ McCabe 189* 4 Aus SAF Johannesburg 24 Dec 1935
7 WR Hammond 181 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1938
8 E Paynter 243 1 Eng SAF Durban 20 Jan 1939
9 WJ Edrich 219 4 Eng SAF Durban 03 Mar 1939
10 L Hutton 158 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948
11 C Washbrook 195 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948
12 RN Harvey 178 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1949
13 RN Harvey 151* 4 Aus SAF Durban 20 Jan 1950
14 AR Morris 157 1 Aus SAF Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
15 AL Hassett 167 1 Aus SAF Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
16 JW Burke 189 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
17 ER Dexter 172 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 23 Dec 1964
18 RB Simpson 153 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1966
19 MA Atherton 185* 4 Eng SAF Johannesburg 30 Nov 1995
20 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
21 SR Waugh 160 2 Aus SAF Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
22 GS Blewett 214 2 Aus SAF Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
23 MS Sinclair 150 1 NZl SAF Port Elizabeth 30 Nov 2000
24 SR Tendulkar 155 1 Ind SAF Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
25 AC Gilchrist 204* 1 Aus SAF Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002
26 BC Lara 202 2 Win SAF Johannesburg 12 Dec 2003
27 ME Trescothick 180 3 Eng SAF Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005
28 SP Fleming 262 1 NZl SAF Cape Town 27 Apr 2006
29 PJ Hughes 160 3 Aus SAF Durban 06 Mar 2009
30 MJ Clarke 151 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 09 Nov 2011
31 CA Pujara 153 3 Ind SAF Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
32 MJ Clarke 161* 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 01 Mar 2014
33 BA Stokes 258 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2016
34 JM Bairstow 150* 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2016
35 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018

It provides the fourth occasion of an Indian batsman performing such a feat and V Kohli became the third batsman to accomplish the feat. All the four occasions are listed below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
2 SR Tendulkar 155 1 Ind SAF Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
3 CA Pujara 153 3 Ind SAF Johannesburg 18 Dec 2013
4 V Kohli 153 2 Ind SAF Centurion 13 Jan 2018

MJ Clarke, RN Harvey and SR Tendulkar are the three batsmen to score 150 plus runs against South Africa in South Africe. The feats of these three batsmen are furnished below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 MJ Clarke 151 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 09 Nov 2011
2 MJ Clarke 161* 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 01 Mar 2014
               
1 RN Harvey 178 1 Aus SAF Cape Town 31 Dec 1949
2 RN Harvey 151* 4 Aus SAF Durban 20 Jan 1950
               
1 SR Tendulkar 169 2 Ind SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 1997
2 SR Tendulkar 155 1 Ind SAF Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001

The following are the four occasions of two visiting batsmen scoring 150 plus runs in the same innings against South Africa in South Africa.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 L Hutton 158 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948
2 C Washbrook 195 1 Eng SAF Johannesburg 27 Dec 1948
               
1 AR Morris 157 1 Aus SAF Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
2 AL Hassett 167 1 Aus SAF Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
               
1 SR Waugh 160 2 Aus SAF Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
2 GS Blewett 214 2 Aus SAF Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
               
1 BA Stokes 258 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2016
2 JM Bairstow 150* 1 Eng SAF Cape Town 02 Jan 2016

South Africa and India at Cape Town – Stats highlights of Day Four

Third day’s play was washed out due to incessant rain. South Africa won the test by 72 runs on the fourth day of the test.

WP Saha became the fifth wicket keeper in the annals of test cricket to effect ten dismissals in a test. He also become the first Indian wicket keeper to achieve the distinction. The complete list read thus

No Player Dis Ct St Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 RC Russell 11 11 0 Eng SAF Johannesburg 30 Nov 1995
2 AB de Villiers 11 11 0 SAF Pak Johannesburg 01 Feb 2013
3 RW Taylor 10 10 0 Eng Ind Mumbai 15 Feb 1980
4 AC Gilchrist 10 10 0 Aus NZl Hamilton 31 Mar 2000
5 WP Saha 10 10 0 Ind SAF Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

He also became the second wicket keeper to effect ten or more dismissals in a test against South Africa after RC Russell of England. RC Russell had effected eleven dismissals at Johannesburg against England in Nov 95

The interesting fact about these five wicketkeepers who have effected ten dismissals in a test is that all the five have pouched ten catches.

WP Saha emulated AC Gilchrist of Australia to become the second wicket keeper in the annals of test cricket to pouch five catches in each innings of the test. AC Gilchrist had pouched five catches in each inning against New Zealand at Hamilton in Marr 2000

RC Russell of England and AB de Villiers of South Africa share the record for most dismissals in a test match. Both the wicket keepers have effected eleven dismissals – all caught

WP Saha became the first Indian wicket keeper to effect ten dismissals in a test. The previous record of nine dismissals was held by MS Dhoni against Australia at Melbourne in Dec 2014

AB de Villiers’ run aggregate against India read 1223 at the end of this match. He became the third South African batsman to compile 1200 plus runs against India. Others are – JH Kallis {1734} and HM Amla {1332}

HM Amla now holds the record of playing most test innings against India. He has played 33 innings. Others to play 30 plus test innings against India are – JH Kallis {31} and AB de Villiers {31}. HM Amla went past JH Kallis to own the record. AB de Villiers joined the three member’s lost.

M Morkel’s wicket tally against India at home read 28 at the end of this game. He bagged four wickets in this test. He became the fourth South African bowler to capture 25 or more wickets against India at home. Others are – AA Donald {40}, SM Pollock {39} and DW Steyn {39}

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 in the second innings of this test provides the 12th occasion of his capturing five or more wickets in a test innings. He became the fifth South African bowler to capture five or more wickets on 12 plus occasions. Others are – DW Steyn {26}, AA Donald {20}, M Ntini {18}, SM Pollock {16} and HJ Tayfield {14}

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 in the fourth innings of this test provides the 38th occasion of a South African bowler capturing five plus wickets in the fourth innings of a test. He became the third South African bowler to perform such a feat against India. Others are –  L Klusener and M Ntini.

No Player Overs M R W Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 L Klusener 21.3 4 64 8 4 v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
2 M Ntini 19.0 6 48 5 4 v India Durban 26 Dec 2006
3 VD Philander 15.4 4 42 6 4 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

VD Philander became  the  sixth bowler and  the  fourth South African bowlers to capture five or more wickets in the fourth innings of a test at Cape Town. The feats of these six bowlers are tabulated below

No Player O M R W Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 S Haigh 11.4×4 66 11 6 4 Eng SAF Cape Town 01 Apr 1899
2 AE Hall 37.3×6 12 63 7 4 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1923
3 JH Wardle 19.0×8 3 36 7 4 Eng SAF Cape Town 01 Jan 1957
4 JH Kallis 27.4 4 90 5 4 SAF Win Cape Town 02 Jan 1999
5 K Rabada 17.0 3 55 6 4 SAF Srl Cape Town 02 Jan 2017
6 VD Philander 15.4 4 42 6 4 SAF Ind Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

F du Pleassis failed to open his account  in South Africa’s second innings to provide the 48th occasion of a South African captain scoring a duck in a test innings and  also provide the seventh  such occasion against  India. All the seven occasions are tabulated below. F du Plessis became the second South African captain to score a duck against India at Cape Town after KC Wessels.

No Player Runs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 KC Wessels 0 2 v India Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
2 KC Wessels 0 1 v India Cape Town 02 Jan 1993
3 WJ Cronje 0 2 v India Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
4 SM Pollock 0 2 v India Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
5 GC Smith 0 1 v India Kolkata 28 Nov 2004
6 HM Amla 0 4 v India Mohali 05 Nov 2015
7 F du Plessis 0 3 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

South Africa was dismissed all out  for 130 in  its  second innings to provide the ninth occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 150 runs against  India. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa 079 33.1 2 v India Nagpur 25 Nov 2015
2 South Africa 084 25.1 2 v India Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006
3 South Africa 105 38.5 4 v India Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996
4 South Africa 109 39.5 4 v India Mohali 05 Nov 2015
5 South Africa 121 55.5 3 v India Kanpur 11 Apr 2008
6 South Africa 121 49.3 2 v India Delhi 03 Dec 2015
7 South Africa 130 41.2 3 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
8 South Africa 131 37.2 2 v India Durban 26 Dec 2010
9 South Africa 143 143.1 4 v India Delhi 03 Dec 2015

South Africa was dismissed all out  for 130 in  its  second innings to provide the third occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 150 runs against  India at home. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa 084 25.1 2 v India Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006
2 South Africa 130 41.2 3 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
3 South Africa 131 37.2 2 v India Durban 26 Dec 2010

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 in this test represent his best innings bowling effort. His previous best innings bowling effort was 6 for 44 against New Zealand at Hamilton in Mar 2012

VD Philander returned with match figures of 9 for 75 in this test which represent his best match bowling effort against India. His previous best was 7 for 129 at Johannesburg in Dec 2013.

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 provides the 18th occasion of a South African bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against India. It also represents the eleventh occasion of a South African bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against India at home.

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 provides the second occasion of a South African bowler capturing five or more wickets in an innings against India at Cape Town. Prior to VD Philander, DW Steyn had captured 5 for 75 in Jan 2011. Thus VD Philander’s 6 for 42 represent the best innings bowling effort against India at Cape Town.

VD Philander’s 6 for 42 provides the second best innings bowling effort by a South African bowler against India at home. The best is 7 for 84 by AA Donald at Port Elizabeth in Dec 1992

India was dismissed all out for 135 in  its  second innings to provide the eighth occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 150 runs against South Africa. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India 066 34.1 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 1996
2 India 076 20.0 v South Africa Ahmedabad 03 Apr 2008
3 India 100 39.1 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 1996
4 India 113 50.2 v South Africa Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
5 India 135 42.4 v South Africa Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
6 India 136 38.4 v South Africa Centurion 16 Dec 2010
7 India 137 53.3 v South Africa Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
8 India 144 66.2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997

India was dismissed all out for 135 in  its  second innings to provide the fifth occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 150 runs against South Africa in South Africa. All such occasions are listed below

No Team Score Overs Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India 066 34.1 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 1996
2 India 100 39.1 v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 1996
3 India 135 42.4 v South Africa Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
4 India 136 38.4 v South Africa Centurion 16 Dec 2010
5 India 144 66.2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997

India was dismissed all out for 135 in  its  second innings to provide the second occasion of it being dismissed for a total less than 150 runs against South Africa at Cape Town. Both the occasions are listed below. Thus India’s 135 in this test represent the lowest team total by India against South Africa at Cape Town.

No Team Score Overs Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India 135 42.4 v South Africa Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
2 India 144 66.2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 1997

South Africa won the test by 72 runs to provide the tenth occasion of South Africa winning a test against India. All wins are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa won 009 wkts v India Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
2 South Africa won 329 runs v India Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
3 South Africa won 328 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 1996
4 South Africa won 004 wkts v India Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
5 South Africa won inns & 071 runs v India Bengaluru 02 Mar 2000
6 South Africa won 009 wkts v India Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
7 South Africa won 174 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 2006
8 South Africa won 005 wkts v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2007
9 South Africa won 010 wkts v India Durban 26 Dec 2013
10 South Africa won 072 runs v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

South Africa won the test by 72 runs to provide the seventh occasion of South Africa winning a test against India at home. All wins are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa won 009 wkts v India Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
2 South Africa won 328 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 1996
3 South Africa won 009 wkts v India Bloemfontein 03 Nov 2001
4 South Africa won 174 runs v India Durban 26 Dec 2006
5 South Africa won 005 wkts v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2007
6 South Africa won 010 wkts v India Durban 26 Dec 2013
7 South Africa won 072 runs v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

South Africa won the test by 72 runs to provide the second occasion of South Africa winning a test against India at Cape Town. Both the wins are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa won 005 wkts v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2007
2 South Africa won 072 runs v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018

 

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