Category: Test Matches

Batsmen who have scored double centuries on the first appearance against two specific oppositions.

GC Smith of South Africa and MS Atapattu of Sri Lanka and Agarwal MA are the only three batsmen to score double hundreds against two specific oppositions in the annals of test cricket. The following table lists the performance of these three batsmen.  MA Agarwal became the first Indian batsman to score 200 plus runs on the first appearance against two specific oppositions.

No Player Team Runs FI Oppn Venue Season  
1 Smith GC SAF 277 FI Eng Edgbaston 2003    
  Smith GC SAF 200 FI Ban East London 2002 03
                 
2 Atapattu MS Srl 223 FI Zim Kandy 1997 98
  Atapattu MS Srl 201 FI Ban Col-SSC 2001 02
                 
3 Agarwal MA Ind 215 FI SAF Vishakapatnam 2019 20
  Agarwal MA Ind 243 FI Ban Indore 2019 20

Indian batsmen scoring a century on the first appearance against a specific opposition

MA Agarwal of India scored 243 against Bangladesh in the ongoing test at Indore on his first appearance to provide the 46th occasion of an Indian batsman scoring a century on first appearance against specific opposition. The following table lists all such occasions in the descending order of the runs scored

No Player Team FI SI Oppn Venue Season  
1 Amarnath L Ind 38 118 Eng Mum-Gym 1933 34
2 Adhikari HR Ind 114* 29* Win Delhi 1948 49
3 Mushtaq Ali Ind 54 106 Win Kolkata 1948 49
4 Shodhan DH Ind 110 DNB Pak Kolkata 1952 53
5 Umrigar PR Ind 223 DNB NZl Hyd-LBS 1955 56
6 Manjrekar VL Ind 118 DNB NZl Hyd-LBS 1955 56
7 Kripal Singh AG Ind 100* DNB NZl Hyd-LBS 1955 56
8 Baig AA Ind 26 112 Eng Old Trafford 1959    
9 Hanumant Singh Ind 105 23 Eng Delhi 1963 64
10 MAK Pataudi Ind 128* 1 Aus Chennai (Corp) 1964 65
11 Viswanath GR Ind 0 137 Aus Kanpur 1969 70
12 Gavaskar SM Ind 119 14 NZl Mum-WS 1976 77
13 Gavaskar SM Ind 3 113 Aus Brisbane 1977 78
14 Viswanath GR Ind 145 DNB Pak Faisalabad 1978 79
15 Gavaskar SM Ind 155 4* Srl Chepauk 1982 83
16 Patil SM Ind 114* 46 Srl Chepauk 1982 83
17 Azharuddin M Ind 110 DNB Eng Kolkata 1984 85
18 Sidhu NS Ind 116 43* NZl Bangalore 1988 89
19 Manjrekar SV Ind 3 113* Pak Karachi (NS) 1989 90
20 Amre PK Ind 103 DNB SAF Kingsmead 1992 93
21 Manjrekar SV Ind 104 DNB Zim Harare 1992 93
22 Kambli VG Ind 227 DNB Zim Delhi 1992 93
23 Mongia NR Ind 152 0 Aus Delhi 1996 97
24 Ganguly SC Ind 131 DNB Eng Lord’s 1996    
25 Ramesh S Ind 143 30 Srl Col-SSC 1998 99
26 Dravid RS Ind 118 44 Zim Harare 1998 99
27 Dravid RS Ind 1 144 NZl Mohali 1999 00
28 Dasgupta D Ind 100 0* Eng Mohali 2001 02
29 Sehwag V Ind 105 31 SAF Bloemfontein 2001 02
30 Bangar SB Ind 100* DNB Zim Nagpur 2001 02
31 Agarkar AB Ind 2 109* Eng Lord’s 2002    
32 Sehwag V Ind 147 DNB Win Wankhede 2002 03
34 Sehwag V Ind 309 DNB Pak Multan (CS) 2003 04
35 Raina SK Ind 120 DNB Srl Col-SSC 2010    
36 Pujara CA Ind 159 DNB NZl Hyd-RGS 2012    
37 Pujara CA Ind 206* 41* Eng Ahmedabad-M 2012 13
38 Dhawan Ind 187 DNB Aus Mohali 2012 13
39 Sharma RG Ind 177 DNB Win Kolkata 2013  
40 Vijay M Ind 146 52 Eng Nottingham 2014  
41 Dhawan S Ind 134 28 Srl Galle 2015  
42 Pujara CA Ind 145* 0 Srl Col-SSC 2015  
43 Vijay M Ind 105 DNB Afg Bengaluru 2018  
44 Dhawan S Ind 107 DNB Afg Bengaluru 2018  
45 Agarwal MA Ind 215 7 SAF Vizag 2019 20
46 Agarwal MA Ind 243   Ban Indore 2019 20

Indian captains who have collected six or more ducks in Test innings. V Kohli joins the list

V Kohli was dismissed for a duck in India’s first innings against Bangladesh in the ongoing test at Indore to provide his sixth duck as a captain. He became the fourth Indian captain to collect six or more ducks in a test innings. Others are –MS Dhoni  {08}, MAK Pataudi {07} and N Kapil Dev {06]. The following table lists the ducks scored by these four Indian captains

Player No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
MS Dhoni 1 0 7 3 v England Mohali 19 Dec 2008
MS Dhoni 2 0 7 2 v South Africa Cape Town 02 Jan 2011
MS Dhoni 3 0 7 1 v West Indies Kingston 20 Jun 2011
MS Dhoni 4 0 7 4 v England Nottingham 29 Jul 2011
MS Dhoni 5 0 7 2 v West Indies Delhi 06 Nov 2011
MS Dhoni 6 0 7 3 v England Kolkata 05 Dec 2012
MS Dhoni 7 0 6 3 v England The Oval 15 Aug 2014
MS Dhoni 8 0 7 3 v Australia Brisbane 17 Dec 2014
               
Player No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
MAK Pataudi 1 0 6 3 v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Mar 1962
MAK Pataudi 2 0 5 1 v England Chennai 10 Jan 1964
MAK Pataudi 3 0 4 3 v England Mum-BS 21 Jan 1964
MAK Pataudi 4 0 5 2 v England Birmingham 13 Jul 1967
MAK Pataudi 5 0 5 2 v New Zealand Hyd-RGS 15 Oct 1969
MAK Pataudi 6 0 5 3 v Australia Mum-BS 04 Nov 1969
MAK Pataudi 7 0 5 3 v Australia Kanpur 15 Nov 1969
               
Player No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
N Kapil Dev 1 0 7 1 v West Indies Bridgetown 15 Apr 1983
N Kapil Dev 2 0 6 1 v Pakistan Bengaluru 14 Sep 1983
N Kapil Dev 3 0 8 3 v West Indies Delhi 29 Oct 1983
N Kapil Dev 4 0 9 3 v West Indies Kolkata 10 Dec 1983
N Kapil Dev 5 0 7 1 v Sri Lanka Kandy 14 Sep 1985
N Kapil Dev 6 0 7 1 v England Leeds 19 Jun 1986
               
Player No Runs Pos Inns Opposition Ground Start Date
V Kohli 1 0 4 2 v Australia Pune 23 Feb 2017
V Kohli 2 0 4 1 v Sri Lanka Kolkata 16 Nov 2017
V Kohli 3 0 4 4 v England The Oval 07 Sep 2018
V Kohli 4 0 4 3 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2018
V Kohli 5 0 4 3 v West Indies Kingston 30 Aug 2019
V Kohli 6 0 4 2 v Bangladesh Indore 14 Nov 2019

R Ashwin became the fastest Indian bowler to capture 250 plus wickets at home. Goes past Harbhajan Singh and A Kumble in this category of statistics.

R Ashwin became the fastest Indian bowler to capture 250 plus wickets at home. He went past Harbhajan Singh  and A Kumble in this category of statistics.

R Ashwin captured his 250th wicket in his 41st Test at home against Bangladesh in the ongoing test at Indore and his aggregate of wickets read 251 at the end of the first day’s play, that is 14.11.19. Harbhajan Singh had captured his 250th wicket in his 51st Test at home against New Zealand in Nov 2010, while A Kumble had captured his  250th wicket at home in his 43rd Test at home against Australia in Oct 2004.

The following table lists the performance of these three bowlers

Bowler Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Opposition Start Date
Harbhajan Singh 1 2 29.0 2 136 2 v Australia 25 Mar 1998
Harbhajan Singh 2 4 64.0 12 217 5 v Pakistan 04 Feb 1999
Harbhajan Singh 3 6 92.0 15 309 7 v Pakistan 16 Feb 1999
Harbhajan Singh 4 8 124.0 24 372 11 v New Zealand 22 Oct 1999
Harbhajan Singh 5 10 180.4 39 505 13 v New Zealand 29 Oct 1999
Harbhajan Singh 6 12 210.4 42 637 17 v Australia 27 Feb 2001
Harbhajan Singh 7 14 279.0 57 833 30 v Australia 11 Mar 2001
Harbhajan Singh 8 16 359.1 83 1050 45 v Australia 18 Mar 2001
Harbhajan Singh 9 18 402.4 96 1160 52 v England 03 Dec 2001
Harbhajan Singh 10 20 468.3 111 1309 58 v England 11 Dec 2001
Harbhajan Singh 11 22 495.4 118 1369 58 v England 19 Dec 2001
Harbhajan Singh 12 24 553.2 135 1473 62 v Zimbabwe 21 Feb 2002
Harbhajan Singh 13 26 612.1 145 1605 70 v Zimbabwe 28 Feb 2002
Harbhajan Singh 14 28 661.4 165 1690 78 v West Indies 09 Oct 2002
Harbhajan Singh 15 30 720.4 184 1825 85 v West Indies 17 Oct 2002
Harbhajan Singh 16 31 778.1 199 1940 90 v West Indies 30 Oct 2002
Harbhajan Singh 17 33 852.1 216 2091 94 v New Zealand 08 Oct 2003
Harbhajan Singh 18 34 900.1 223 2240 96 v New Zealand 16 Oct 2003
Harbhajan Singh 19 36 971.2 235 2464 107 v Australia 06 Oct 2004
Harbhajan Singh 20 38 1047.1 249 2662 112 v Australia 14 Oct 2004
Harbhajan Singh 21 40 1079.0 255 2744 117 v Australia 03 Nov 2004
Harbhajan Singh 22 42 1139.4 269 2910 121 v South Africa 20 Nov 2004
Harbhajan Singh 23 44 1191.1 278 3051 130 v South Africa 28 Nov 2004
Harbhajan Singh 24 46 1251.4 300 3196 134 v Pakistan 16 Mar 2005
Harbhajan Singh 25 48 1309.3 309 3383 140 v Pakistan 24 Mar 2005
Harbhajan Singh 26 49 1318.3 311 3417 140 v Sri Lanka 02 Dec 2005
Harbhajan Singh 27 51 1359.2 316 3554 144 v Sri Lanka 10 Dec 2005
Harbhajan Singh 28 53 1412.4 326 3695 154 v Sri Lanka 18 Dec 2005
Harbhajan Singh 29 55 1476.4 337 3867 156 v England 01 Mar 2006
Harbhajan Singh 30 57 1511.4 342 3950 157 v England 09 Mar 2006
Harbhajan Singh 31 59 1561.2 355 4079 162 v England 18 Mar 2006
Harbhajan Singh 32 61 1593.2 360 4172 165 v Pakistan 22 Nov 2007
Harbhajan Singh 33 63 1670.1 374 4361 170 v Pakistan 30 Nov 2007
Harbhajan Singh 34 65 1714.1 382 4520 172 v Pakistan 08 Dec 2007
Harbhajan Singh 35 67 1793.0 387 4785 180 v South Africa 26 Mar 2008
Harbhajan Singh 36 68 1833.0 392 4920 184 v South Africa 03 Apr 2008
Harbhajan Singh 37 70 1887.0 408 5016 191 v South Africa 11 Apr 2008
Harbhajan Singh 38 72 1955.0 421 5195 194 v Australia 09 Oct 2008
Harbhajan Singh 39 74 2004.0 433 5291 199 v Australia 17 Oct 2008
Harbhajan Singh 40 76 2059.2 442 5449 206 v Australia 06 Nov 2008
Harbhajan Singh 41 78 2127.2 447 5636 210 v England 11 Dec 2008
Harbhajan Singh 42 80 2159.1 452 5729 214 v England 19 Dec 2008
Harbhajan Singh 43 81 2207.5 456 5918 216 v Sri Lanka 16 Nov 2009
Harbhajan Singh 44 83 2250.5 463 6070 221 v Sri Lanka 24 Nov 2009
Harbhajan Singh 45 85 2317.3 471 6262 227 v Sri Lanka 02 Dec 2009
Harbhajan Singh 46 86 2363.3 472 6428 229 v South Africa 06 Feb 2010
Harbhajan Singh 47 88 2436.0 497 6551 237 v South Africa 14 Feb 2010
Harbhajan Singh 48 90 2508.0 516 6705 242 v Australia 01 Oct 2010
Harbhajan Singh 49 92 2572.0 521 6916 248 v Australia 09 Oct 2010
Harbhajan Singh 50 93 2615.0 528 7028 249 v New Zealand 04 Nov 2010
Harbhajan Singh 51 95 2688.3 541 7221 254 v New Zealand 12 Nov 2010
                 
Bowler Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Opposition Start Date
A Kumble 1 2 69.0 24 126 6 v England 29 Jan 1993
A Kumble 2 4 115.0 40 251 14 v England 11 Feb 1993
A Kumble 3 6 181.0 53 416 21 v England 19 Feb 1993
A Kumble 4 8 262.5 81 576 29 v Zimbabwe 13 Mar 1993
A Kumble 5 10 327.2 100 704 40 v Sri Lanka 18 Jan 1994
A Kumble 6 12 356.2 105 818 46 v Sri Lanka 26 Jan 1994
A Kumble 7 14 399.2 117 893 47 v Sri Lanka 08 Feb 1994
A Kumble 8 16 435.1 125 980 50 v West Indies 18 Nov 1994
A Kumble 9 18 509.1 147 1156 56 v West Indies 01 Dec 1994
A Kumble 10 20 545.1 150 1302 60 v West Indies 10 Dec 1994
A Kumble 11 22 590.3 159 1422 69 v New Zealand 18 Oct 1995
A Kumble 12 22 590.3 159 1422 69 v New Zealand 25 Oct 1995
A Kumble 13 23 617.3 171 1454 70 v New Zealand 08 Nov 1995
A Kumble 14 25 682.3 190 1584 79 v Australia 10 Oct 1996
A Kumble 15 27 725.3 198 1694 84 v South Africa 20 Nov 1996
A Kumble 16 29 777.4 203 1873 87 v South Africa 27 Nov 1996
A Kumble 17 31 828.4 216 1971 92 v South Africa 08 Dec 1996
A Kumble 18 33 881.4 230 2118 94 v Sri Lanka 19 Nov 1997
A Kumble 19 33 881.4 230 2118 94 v Sri Lanka 26 Nov 1997
A Kumble 20 35 950.4 262 2250 98 v Sri Lanka 03 Dec 1997
A Kumble 21 37 1018.3 279 2399 106 v Australia 06 Mar 1998
A Kumble 22 39 1077.3 300 2505 114 v Australia 18 Mar 1998
A Kumble 23 41 1141.4 313 2666 121 v Australia 25 Mar 1998
A Kumble 24 43 1188.3 324 2829 128 v Pakistan 28 Jan 1999
A Kumble 25 45 1239.3 337 2978 142 v Pakistan 04 Feb 1999
A Kumble 26 47 1285.5 349 3117 143 v Pakistan 16 Feb 1999
A Kumble 27 49 1344.5 371 3208 147 v New Zealand 10 Oct 1999
A Kumble 28 51 1404.3 388 3342 157 v New Zealand 22 Oct 1999
A Kumble 29 53 1483.3 425 3481 163 v New Zealand 29 Oct 1999
A Kumble 30 55 1533.3 438 3599 169 v South Africa 24 Feb 2000
A Kumble 31 56 1602.1 453 3742 175 v South Africa 02 Mar 2000
A Kumble 32 58 1649.5 465 3875 183 v England 03 Dec 2001
A Kumble 33 60 1738.5 483 4108 193 v England 11 Dec 2001
A Kumble 34 61 1768.2 489 4182 194 v England 19 Dec 2001
A Kumble 35 63 1839.1 516 4327 203 v Zimbabwe 21 Feb 2002
A Kumble 36 65 1902.4 537 4473 210 v Zimbabwe 28 Feb 2002
A Kumble 37 67 1952.3 550 4574 217 v West Indies 09 Oct 2002
A Kumble 38 69 2002.0 563 4691 223 v West Indies 17 Oct 2002
A Kumble 39 70 2056.0 572 4860 226 v West Indies 30 Oct 2002
A Kumble 40 72 2130.1 595 5013 232 v New Zealand 08 Oct 2003
A Kumble 41 73 2196.1 613 5194 235 v New Zealand 16 Oct 2003
A Kumble 42 75 2258.1 621 5415 240 v Australia 06 Oct 2004
A Kumble 43 77 2322.4 633 5596 253 v Australia 14 Oct 2004
                 
Bowler Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Opposition Start Date
R Ashwin 1 2 48.3 9 128 9 v West Indies 06 Nov 2011
R Ashwin 2 4 102.3 16 314 13 v West Indies 14 Nov 2011
R Ashwin 3 6 170.0 22 504 22 v West Indies 22 Nov 2011
R Ashwin 4 8 213.2 36 589 34 v New Zealand 23 Aug 2012
R Ashwin 5 10 259.2 42 740 40 v New Zealand 31 Aug 2012
R Ashwin 6 12 329.2 60 931 44 v England 15 Nov 2012
R Ashwin 7 14 375.3 66 1098 46 v England 23 Nov 2012
R Ashwin 8 16 434.1 76 1312 51 v England 05 Dec 2012
R Ashwin 9 18 496.1 90 1477 54 v England 13 Dec 2012
R Ashwin 10 20 570.1 108 1675 66 v Australia 22 Feb 2013
R Ashwin 11 22 613.1 126 1779 72 v Australia 02 Mar 2013
R Ashwin 12 24 688.0 144 1948 76 v Australia 14 Mar 2013
R Ashwin 13 26 737.3 164 2060 83 v Australia 22 Mar 2013
R Ashwin 14 28 777.3 175 2158 88 v West Indies 06 Nov 2013
R Ashwin 15 30 809.3 181 2292 95 v West Indies 14 Nov 2013
R Ashwin 16 32 847.3 191 2382 103 v South Africa 05 Nov 2015
R Ashwin 17 33 865.3 193 2452 107 v South Africa 14 Nov 2015
R Ashwin 18 35 911.3 206 2550 119 v South Africa 25 Nov 2015
R Ashwin 19 37 974.1 237 2637 126 v South Africa 03 Dec 2015
R Ashwin 20 39 1040.3 249 2862 136 v New Zealand 22 Sep 2016
R Ashwin 21 41 1079.3 258 2977 140 v New Zealand 30 Sep 2016
R Ashwin 22 43 1120.4 265 3117 153 v New Zealand 08 Oct 2016
R Ashwin 23 45 1190.1 272 3347 156 v England 09 Nov 2016
R Ashwin 24 47 1250.0 289 3466 164 v England 17 Nov 2016
R Ashwin 25 49 1294.2 294 3590 168 v England 26 Nov 2016
R Ashwin 26 51 1358.5 301 3757 180 v England 08 Dec 2016
R Ashwin 27 53 1427.5 310 3964 181 v England 16 Dec 2016
R Ashwin 28 55 1487.1 327 4135 187 v Bangladesh 09 Feb 2017
R Ashwin 29 57 1550.0 340 4317 194 v Australia 23 Feb 2017
R Ashwin 30 59 1611.4 357 4442 202 v Australia 04 Mar 2017
R Ashwin 31 61 1675.4 369 4627 204 v Australia 16 Mar 2017
R Ashwin 32 63 1712.3 378 4710 208 v Australia 25 Mar 2017
R Ashwin 33 64 1720.3 380 4723 208 v Sri Lanka 16 Nov 2017
R Ashwin 34 66 1766.1 391 4853 216 v Sri Lanka 24 Nov 2017
R Ashwin 35 68 1836.1 402 5069 220 v Sri Lanka 02 Dec 2017
R Ashwin 36 70 1855.5 406 5128 225 v Afghanistan 14 Jun 2018
R Ashwin 37 72 1884.5 410 5236 231 v West Indies 04 Oct 2018
R Ashwin 38 74 1919.1 421 5309 234 v West Indies 12 Oct 2018
R Ashwin 39 76 1985.3 437 5498 242 v South Africa 02 Oct 2019
R Ashwin 40 78 2035.1 452 5612 248 v South Africa 10 Oct 2019
R Ashwin 41 80 2057.1 456 5688 249 v South Africa 19 Oct 2019
R Ashwin 42 81 2073.1 457 5731 251 v Bangladesh 14 Nov 2019

India script most innings victories under the captaincy of V Kolhi

India won the Ranchi Test against South Africa by an innings and 202 runs to provide India’s ninth innings win under the captaincy of V Kohli. V Kohli now owns the record for scripting most innings victories for India. He went past M Azharuddin under whose captaincy India had scripted eight innings victories. The following table lists India’s innings victories under these two captains.

Captain No Team Won Margin Opposition Ground Start Dae
V Kohli 1 India won inns & 092 runs v West Indies North Sound 21 Jul 2016
V Kohli 2 India won inns & 036 runs v England Mumbai 08 Dec 2016
V Kohli 3 India won inns & 075 runs v England Chennai 16 Dec 2016
V Kohli 4 India won inns & 053 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 03 Aug 2017
V Kohli 5 India won inns & 171 runs v Sri Lanka Pallekele 12 Aug 2017
V Kohli 6 India won inns & 239 runs v Sri Lanka Nagpur 24 Nov 2017
V Kohli 7 India won inns & 272 runs v West Indies Rajkot 04 Oct 2018
V Kohli 8 India won inns & 137 runs v South Africa Pune 10 Oct 2019
V Kohli 9 India won inns & 202 runs v South Africa Ranchi 19 Oct 2019
               
Captain No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
M Azharuddin 1 India won inns & 008 runs v Sri Lanka Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
M Azharuddin 2 India won inns & 022 runs v England Chennai 11 Feb 1993
M Azharuddin 3 India won inns & 015 runs v England Mumbai 19 Feb 1993
M Azharuddin 4 India won inns & 013 runs v Zimbabwe Delhi 13 Mar 1993
M Azharuddin 5 India won inns & 119 runs v Sri Lanka Lucknow 18 Jan 1994
M Azharuddin 6 India won inns & 095 runs v Sri Lanka Bengaluru 26 Jan 1994
M Azharuddin 7 India Won inns & 017 runs v Sri Lanka Ahmedabad 08 Feb 1994
M Azharuddin 8 India won inns & 219 runs v Australia Kolkata 18 Mar 1998

Teams winning Three Test Series Three-Nil – otherwise known as whitewashed three-test series

India won the three Test series against South Africa Three-Nil to provide the 44th occasion of a team winning a series Three-Nil. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Mat Opposition Series Series
1 England 3 v Australia Australia in England 1886
2 England 3 v South Africa England in South Africa 1895/96
3 England 3 v South Africa South Africa in England 1912
4 England 3 v West Indies West Indies in England 1928
5 England 3 v New Zealand England in New Zealand 1962/63
6 England 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in England 1965
7 England 3 v India India in England 1967
8 Australia 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in Australia 1972/73
9 England 3 v India India in England 1974
10 England 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in England 1978
11 Australia 3 v England England in Australia 1979/80
12 Pakistan 3 v Australia Australia in Pakistan 1982/83
13 Pakistan 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in Pakistan 1990/91
14 India 3 v England England in India 1992/93
15 India 3 v Sri Lanka Sri Lanka in India 1993/94
16 Australia 3 v Sri Lanka Sri Lanka in Australia 1995/96
17 Pakistan 3 v West Indies West Indies in Pakistan 1997/98
18 Australia 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in Australia 1999/00
19 Australia 3 v India India in Australia 1999/00
20 Australia 3 v New Zealand Australia in New Zealand 1999/00
21 Sri Lanka 3 v West Indies West Indies in Sri Lanka 2001/02
22 Australia 3 v South Africa South Africa in Australia 2001/02
23 Sri Lanka 3 v Zimbabwe Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka 2001/02
24 Australia 3 v Pakistan Australia v Pakista 2002/03
25 Pakistan 3 v Bangladesh Bangladesh in Pakistan 2003
26 Australia 3 v Sri Lanka Australia in Sri Lanka 2003/04
27 England 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in England 2004
28 Australia 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in Australia 2004/05
29 Australia 3 v West Indies West Indies in Australia 2005/06
30 Australia 3 v South Africa Australia in South Africa 2005/06
31 Sri Lanka 3 v Bangladesh Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2007
32 Australia 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in Australia 2009/10
33 Pakistan 3 v England Pakistan v England 2011/12
34 Australia 3 v Sri Lanka Sri Lanka in Australia 2012/13
35 South Africa 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in South Africa 2012/13
36 Bangladesh 3 v Zimbabwe Zimbabwe in Bangladesh 2014/15
37 Sri Lanka 3 v Australia Australia in Sri Lanka 2016
38 India 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in India 2016/17
39 Australia 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in Australia 2016/17
40 South Africa 3 v Sri Lanka Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016/17
41 India 3 v Sri Lanka India in Sri Lanka 2017
42 England 3 v Sri Lanka England in Sri Lanka 2018/19
43 South Africa 3 v Pakistan Pakistan in South Africa 2018/19
44 India 3 v South Africa South Africa in India 2019/20

It also provides the fifth occasion of India winning a three match test series Three-Nil. All such five occasions are tabulated below

No Team Mat Opposition Series Series
1 India 3 v England England in India 1992/93
2 India 3 v Sri Lanka Sri Lanka in India 1993/94
3 India 3 v New Zealand New Zealand in India 2016/17
4 India 3 v Sri Lanka India in Sri Lanka 2017
5 India 3 v South Africa South Africa in India 2019/20

It also provides the fifth occasion of South Africa losing a three match test series Three-Nil. All such five occasions are tabulated below

No Team Mat Opposition Series Series
1 England 3 v South Africa England in South Africa 1895/96
2 England 3 v South Africa South Africa in England 1912
3 Australia 3 v South Africa South Africa in Australia 2001/02
4 Australia 3 v South Africa Australia in South Africa 2005/06
5 India 3 v South Africa South Africa in India 2019/20

India’s innings victories and South Africa’s innings defeats

India won the second test against South Africa at Ranchi by an innings and 202 runs to provide its 44rd win by an innings. All such occasions are tabulated below. It also represents its third innings victory against South Africa.

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won inns & 272 runs v West Indies Rajkot 04 Oct 2018
2 India won inns & 262 runs v Afghanistan Bengaluru 14 Jun 2018
3 India won inns & 239 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 May 2007
4 India won inns & 239 runs v Sri Lanka Nagpur 24 Nov 2017
5 India won inns & 219 runs v Australia Kolkata 18 Mar 1998
6 India won inns & 202 runs v South Africa Ranchi 19 Oct 2019
7 India won inns & 198 runs v New Zealand Nagpur 20 Nov 2010
8 India won inns & 171 runs v Sri Lanka Pallekele 12 Aug 2017
9 India won inns & 144 runs v Sri Lanka Kanpur 24 Nov 2009
10 India won inns & 140 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 10 Dec 2004
11 India won inns & 137 runs v South Africa Pune 10 Oct 2019
12 India won inns & 135 runs v Australia Hyd-RGS 02 Mar 2013
13 India won inns & 131 runs v Pakistan Rawalpindi 13 Apr 2004
14 India won inns & 126 runs v West Indies Mumbai 14 Nov 2013
15 India won inns & 119 runs v Sri Lanka Lucknow 18 Jan 1994
16 India won inns & 115 runs v New Zealand Hyd-RGS 23 Aug 2012
17 India won inns & 112 runs v West Indies Mumbai 09 Oct 2002
18 India won inns & 109 runs v New Zealand Chennai 06 Jan 1956
19 India won inns & 106 runs v Sri Lanka Nagpur 27 Dec 1986
20 India won inns & 101 runs v Zimbabwe Nagpur 21 Feb 2002
21 India won inns & 100 runs v Australia Mumbai 03 Nov 1979
22 India won inns & 095 runs v Sri Lanka Bengaluru 26 Jan 1994
23 India won inns & 092 runs v West Indies North Sound 21 Jul 2016
24 India won inns & 090 runs v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 13 Sep 2005
25 India won inns & 083 runs v Bangladesh Chattogram 17 Dec 2004
26 India won inns & 075 runs v England Chennai 16 Dec 2016
27 India won inns & 070 runs v Pakistan Delhi 16 Oct 1952
28 India won inns & 067 runs v Sri Lanka Cuttack 04 Jan 1987
29 India won inns & 057 runs v South Africa Kolkata 14 Feb 2010
30 India won inns & 053 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 03 Aug 2017
31 India won inns & 052 runs v Pakistan Multan 28 Mar 2004
32 India won inns & 051 runs v West Indies Kolkata 06 Nov 2013
33 India won inns & 046 runs v England Leeds 22 Aug 2002
34 India won inns & 036 runs v England Mumbai 08 Dec 2016
35 India won inns & 027 runs v New Zealand Mumbai (BS) 02 Dec 1955
36 India won inns & 024 runs v Sri Lanka Mumbai (BS) 02 Dec 2009
37 India won inns & 022 runs v England Chennai 11 Feb 1993
38 India won inns & 017 runs v Sri Lanka Ahmedabad 08 Feb 1994
39 India won inns & 015 runs v West Indies Kolkata 14 Nov 2011
40 India won inns & 015 runs v England Mumbai 19 Feb 1993
41 India won inns & 013 runs v Zimbabwe Delhi 13 Mar 1993
42 India won inns & 008 runs v England Chennai 06 Feb 1952
43 India won inns & 008 runs v Sri Lanka Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
44 India won inns & 002 runs v Australia Sydney 07 Jan 1978

It also provides the sixth occasion of India winning  a test by an innings and 200 plus runs. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 India won inns & 272 runs v West Indies Rajkot 04 Oct 2018
2 India won inns & 262 runs v Afghanistan Bengaluru 14 Jun 2018
3 India won inns & 239 runs v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 May 2007
4 India won inns & 239 runs v Sri Lanka Nagpur 24 Nov 2017
5 India won inns & 219 runs v Australia Kolkata 18 Mar 1998
6 India won inns & 202 runs v South Africa Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

South Africa lost the second test against India at Ranchi by an innings and 202 runs to provide the 35th occasion of South Africa losing a test by an innings.  All such occasions are tabulated below. It also provides South Africa’s second innings defeat against India

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa lost inns & 360 runs v Australia Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002
2 South Africa lost inns & 259 runs v Australia Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
3 South Africa lost inns & 202 runs v England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
4 South Africa lost inns & 202 runs v India Ranchi 10 Oct 2019
5 South Africa lost inns & 197 runs v England Johannesburg 02 Mar 1896
6 South Africa lost inns & 196 runs v Australia Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
7 South Africa lost inns & 189 runs v England Cape Town 19 Mar 1892
8 South Africa lost inns & 184 runs v Australia Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936
9 South Africa lost inns & 163 runs v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931
10 South Africa lost inns & 157 runs v England Durban 13 Dec 1913
11 South Africa lost inns & 155 runs v Australia Sydney 18 Dec 1931
12 South Africa lost inns & 153 runs v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 27 Jul 2006
13 South Africa lost inns & 141 runs v Australia Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
14 South Africa Lost inns & 137 runs v India Pune 10 Oct 2019
15 South Africa lost inns & 114 runs v Australia Sydney 09 Dec 1910
16 South Africa lost inns & 104 runs v England Durban 04 Dec 1964
17 South Africa lost inns & 098 runs v England Durban 26 Dec 2009
18 South Africa lost inns & 088 runs v Australia Manchester 27 May 1912
19 South Africa lost inns & 085 runs v Australia Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949
20 South Africa lost inns & 078 runs v Australia Cape Town 01 Jan 1936
21 South Africa lost inns & 073 runs v England Lord’s 23 Jun 1960
22 South Africa lost inns & 072 runs v Australia Melbourne 12 Feb 1932
23 South Africa lost inns & 062 runs v England Lord’s 10 Jun 1912
24 South Africa lost inns & 057 runs v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010
25 South Africa lost inns & 038 runs v Australia Sydney 09 Jan 1953
26 South Africa lost inns & 033 runs v England Cape Town 21 Mar 1896
27 South Africa lost inns & 032 runs v England Manchester 27 Jul 1929
28 South Africa lost inns & 021 runs v Australia Sydney 02 Jan 1998
29 South Africa lost inns & 018 runs v England Birmingham 14 Jun 1924
30 South Africa lost inns & 018 runs v England Lord’s 28 Jun 1924
31 South Africa lost inns & 015 runs v Sri Lanka Galle 20 Jul 2000
32 South Africa lost inns & 013 runs v England Durban 20 Jan 1939
33 South Africa lost inns & 012 runs v England Johannesburg 26 Dec 1913
34 South Africa lost inns & 006 runs v Australia Durban 28 Feb 1936
35 South Africa lost inns & 005 runs v England Nottingham 09 Jun 1955

South Africa lost the second test against India at Pune by an innings and 137 runs to provide the second occasion of South Africa losing a test by an innings against India.  Both such occasions are tabulated below.

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa lost inns & 137 runs v India Pune 10 Oct 2019
2 South Africa lost inns & 057 runs v India Kolkata 14 Feb 2010
3 South Africa lost inns & 202 runs v India Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

It also provides the fourth occasion of South Africa losing a test by an innings and 200 plus runs. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Team Result Margin Opposition Ground Start Date
1 South Africa lost inns & 360 runs v Australia Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002
2 South Africa lost inns & 259 runs v Australia Port Elizabeth 03 Mar 1950
3 South Africa lost inns & 202 runs v England Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
4 South Africa lost inns & 202 runs v India Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

Batsmen dismissed run-out for zero in Test innings on Indian soil. K Rabada becomes the tenth visiting batsman to suffer such ignominy

K Rabada of South Africa was dismissed run out for zero in its first innings in the ongoing Test against India at Ranchi to provide the 24th occasion of a batsman dismissed run out for zero in test innings on Indian soil. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PG Joshi 0 3 Ind Eng Kanpur 12 Jan 1952
2 DG Phadkar 0 1 Ind NZl Kolkata 28 Dec 1955
3 JM Patel 0 1 Ind Aus Kolkata 23 Jan 1960
4 VL Manjrekar 0 3 Ind Eng Chennai 10 Jan 1964
5 BS Chandrasekhar 0 1 Ind Eng Delhi 08 Feb 1964
6 JT Ward 0 3 NZL Ind Delhi 19 Mar 1965
7 BS Bedi 0 1 Ind Eng Kolkata 30 Dec 1972
8 VA Holder 0 4 Win Ind Kolkata 27 Dec 1974
9 RM Hogg 0 3 Aus Ind Delhi 13 Oct 1979
10 Javed Miandad 0 3 Pak Ind Delhi 04 Dec 1979
11 KS More 0 1 Ind Pak Kolkata 11 Feb 1987
12 AL Logie 0 2 Win Ind Mumbai 11 Dec 1987
13 ND Hirwani 0 1 Ind Srl Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
14 RK Chauhan 0 3 Ind Srl Mumbai 03 Dec 1997
15 J Srinath 0 3 Ind SAF Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
16 M Kartik 0 1 Ind SAF Bengaluru 02 Mar 2000
17 Danish Kaneria 0 3 Pak Ind Delhi 22 Nov 2007
18 PP Ojha 0 2 Ind NZl Hyd-RGS 12 Nov 2010
19 MC Henriques 0 3 Aus Ind Hyd-RGS 02 Mar 2013
20 V Permaul 0 3 Win Ind Kolkata 06 Nov 2013
21 PP Ojha 0 2 Ind Win Mumbai 14 Nov 2013
22 JR Hazlewood 0 1 Aus Ind Ranchi 16 Mar 2017
23 CA Pujara 0 4 Ind Aus Dharamsala 25 Mar 2017
24 K Rabada 0 2 SAF Ind Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

K Rabada of South Africa was dismissed run out for zero in its first innings in the ongoing Test against India at Ranchi to provide the tenth occasion of a visiting batsman dismissed run out for zero in a test innings on Indian soil. All such occasions are tabulated below along with the fourteen occasions of Indian batsmen suffering from such ignominy.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 PG Joshi 0 3 Ind Eng Kanpur 12 Jan 1952
2 DG Phadkar 0 1 Ind NZl Kolkata 28 Dec 1955
3 JM Patel 0 1 Ind Aus Kolkata 23 Jan 1960
4 VL Manjrekar 0 3 Ind Eng Chennai 10 Jan 1964
5 BS Chandrasekhar 0 1 Ind Eng Delhi 08 Feb 1964
6 BS Bedi 0 1 Ind Eng Kolkata 30 Dec 1972
7 KS More 0 1 Ind Pak Kolkata 11 Feb 1987
8 ND Hirwani 0 1 Ind Srl Chandigarh 23 Nov 1990
9 RK Chauhan 0 3 Ind Srl Mumbai 03 Dec 1997
10 J Srinath 0 3 Ind SAF Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
11 M Kartik 0 1 Ind SAF Bengaluru 02 Mar 2000
12 PP Ojha 0 2 Ind NZl Hyd-RGS 12 Nov 2010
13 PP Ojha 0 2 Ind Win Mumbai 14 Nov 2013
14 CA Pujara 0 4 Ind Aus Dharamsala 25 Mar 2017
               
No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 JT Ward 0 3 NZL Ind Delhi 19 Mar 1965
2 VA Holder 0 4 Win Ind Kolkata 27 Dec 1974
3 RM Hogg 0 3 Aus Ind Delhi 13 Oct 1979
4 Javed Miandad 0 3 Pak Ind Delhi 04 Dec 1979
5 AL Logie 0 2 Win Ind Mumbai 11 Dec 1987
6 Danish Kaneria 0 3 Pak Ind Delhi 22 Nov 2007
7 MC Henriques 0 3 Aus Ind Hyd-RGS 02 Mar 2013
8 V Permaul 0 3 Win Ind Kolkata 06 Nov 2013
9 JR Hazlewood 0 1 Aus Ind Ranchi 16 Mar 2017
10 K Rabada 0 2 SAF Ind Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

South African batsman dismissed run-out for zero in Test innings. K Rabada joins the list at Ranchi

K Rabada of South Africa was dismissed run out for zero in its first innings in the ongoing Test against India at Ranchi to provide the 23rd occasion of a South African batsman dismissed run out for zero in test innings. All such occasions are tabulated below. K Rabada became the first South African batsman to suffer such ignominy on Indian soil.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 A Rose-Innes 0 3 SAF Eng Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
2 LJ Tancred 0 4 SAF Eng Leeds 29 Jul 1907
3 LA Stricker 0 4 SAF Eng Leeds 08 Jul 1912
4 ID Buys 0 1 SAF Eng Johannesburg 23 Dec 1922
5 MA Hanley 0 2 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1949
6 KG Viljoen 0 2 SAF Eng Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949
7 NAT Adcock 0 1 SAF NZl Johannesburg 24 Dec 1953
8 JHB Waite 0 2 SAF Eng Nottingham 09 Jun 1955
9 HD Bromfield 0 3 SAF Eng Lord’s 22 Jul 1965
10 JB Commins 0 3 SAF Pak Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995
11 PR Adams 0 1 SAF Eng Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1995
12 HH Gibbs 0 4 SAF NZl Wellington 18 Mar 1999
13 AJ Hall 0 3 SAF Aus Cape Town 08 Mar 2002
14 LL Tsotsobe 0 4 SAF Ind Durban 26 Dec 2010
15 DW Steyn 0 2 SAF Srl Centurion 15 Dec 2011
16 VD Philander 0 2 SAF Win Cape Town 02 Jan 2015
17 DW Steyn 0 2 SAF Win Cape Town 02 Jan 2015
18 KJ Abbott 0 1 SAF Srl Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2016
19 T Bavuma 0 3 SAF Srl Cape Town 02 Jan 2017
20 VD Philander 0 1 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018
21 AB de Villiers 0 4 SAF Aus Durban 01 Mar 2018
22 T Bavuma 0 1 SAF Srl Port Elizabeth 21 Feb 2019
23 K Rabada 0 2 SAF Ind Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

K Rabada of South Africa was dismissed run out for zero in its first innings in the ongoing Test against India at Ranchi to provide the third occasion of a South African batsman dismissed run out for zero in a test innings against India. All such occasions are tabulated below. K Rabada became the first South African batsman to suffer such an ignominy on Indian soil.

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 LL Tsotsobe 0 4 SAF Ind Durban 26 Dec 2010
2 VD Philander 0 1 SAF Ind Centurion 13 Jan 2018
3 K Rabada 0 2 SAF Ind Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

Cape Town has witnessed most South African batsman dismissed run out for a duck – six batsmen, six occasions. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player Runs Inns Team Oppn Ground Start Date
1 A Rose-Innes 0 3 SAF Eng Cape Town 25 Mar 1889
2 MA Hanley 0 2 SAF Eng Cape Town 01 Jan 1949
3 AJ Hall 0 3 SAF Aus Cape Town 08 Mar 2002
4 VD Philander 0 2 SAF Win Cape Town 02 Jan 2015
5 DW Steyn 0 2 SAF Win Cape Town 02 Jan 2015
6 T Bavuma 0 3 SAF Srl Cape Town 02 Jan 2017

Zero and half-century by a South African batsman in a Test

Zubayr Hamza of South Africa scored 62 and zero in the ongoing test against India at Ranchi to provide the 54th occasion of a South African batsman scoring zero and a half-century in a test. All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 AW Nourse 0 69 v England Durban 21 Jan 1910
2 RO Schwarz 61 0 v Australia Sydney 09 Dec 1910
3 CL Vincent 60 0 v England Leeds 13 Jul 1929
4 HB Cameron 0 51 v England Johannesburg 24 Dec 1930
5 B Mitchell 58 0 v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931
6 B Mitchell 0 53 v New Zealand Wellington 04 Mar 1932
7 KG Viljoen 0 74 v England Durban 03 Mar 1939
8 OC Dawson 55 0 v England The Oval 16 Aug 1947
9 KG Viljoen 0 63 v England Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949
10 EAB Rowan 0 57 v England Manchester 05 Jul 1951
11 JHB Waite 0 62 v Australia Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
12 RA McLean 0 65 v Australia Sydney 09 Jan 1953
13 HJ Keith 0 73 v England Leeds 21 Jul 1955
14 RA McLean 93 0 v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
15 RA McLean 50 0 v Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957
16 RA McLean 63 0 v New Zealand Durban 08 Dec 1961
17 MK Elgie 56 0 v New Zealand Johannesburg 26 Dec 1961
18 KC Wessels 0 95* v India Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
19 DJ Cullinan 0 69* v Pakistan Johannesburg 19 Jan 1995
20 DJ Richardson 84 0 v England Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1995
21 PS de Villiers 67* 0 v India Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996
22 SM Pollock 79 0 v India Johannesburg 16 Jan 1997
23 G Kirsten 83 0 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
24 WJ Cronje 0 70 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
25 WJ Cronje 57 0 v England Leeds 06 Aug 1998
26 WJ Cronje 0 54 v West Indies Cape Town 02 Jan 1999
27 JH Kallis 0 69 v England Durban 26 Dec 1999
28 JH Kallis 53 0 v West Indies Port of Spain 17 Mar 2001
29 ND McKenzie 87 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
30 MV Boucher 64 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
31 AJ Hall 70 0 v Australia Cape Town 08 Mar 2002
32 SM Pollock 62 0 v England Nottingham 14 Aug 2003
33 AJ Hall 0 99* v England Leeds 21 Aug 2003
34 JA Rudolph 72 0 v New Zealand Hamilton 10 Mar 2004
35 GC Smith 88 0 v New Zealand Auckland 18 Mar 2004
36 JA Rudolph 93* 0 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Mar 2004
37 GC Smith 0 71 v India Kolkata 28 Nov 2004
38 JH Kallis 0 61 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
39 GC Smith 0 55 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
40 MV Boucher 64 0 v England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005
41 HH Gibbs 0 92 v Sri Lanka Colombo (PSS) 04 Aug 2006
42 HM Amla 71 0 v Pakistan Karachi 01 Oct 2007
43 JH Kallis 0 85 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2007
44 HM Amla 51 0 v India Kanpur 11 Apr 2008
45 ND McKenzie 0 59* v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
46 GC Smith 0 69 v Australia Johannesburg 26 Feb 2009
47 MV Boucher 0 55 v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2011
48 JP Duminy 57 0 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013
49 JP Duminy 88 0 v New Zealand Centurion 27 Aug 2016
50 F du Plessis 62 0 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
51 AB de Villiers 71* 0 v Australia Durban 01 Mar 2018
52 AK Markram 0 84 v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018
53 DL Piedt 0 56 v India Visakhapatnam 02 Oct 2019
54 Zubayr Hamza 62 0 v India Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

It also provides the ninth occasion of a South African batsman scoring a zero and a half century in a test against India. All such occasions are tabulated below.

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 KC Wessels 0 95* v India Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
2 PS de Villiers 67* 0 v India Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996
3 SM Pollock 79 0 v India Johannesburg 16 Jan 1997
4 GC Smith 0 71 v India Kolkata 28 Nov 2004
5 HM Amla 51 0 v India Kanpur 11 Apr 2008
6 MV Boucher 0 55 v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2011
7 F du Plessis 62 0 v India Cape Town 05 Jan 2018
8 DL Piedt 0 56 v India Visakhapatnam 02 Oct 2019
9 Zubayr Hamza 62 0 v India Ranchi 19 Oct 2019

The following South African batsmen have scored a zero and a half century on two or more occasions. GC Smith, JH Kallis and RA McLean have scored on most occasions – four.

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 GC Smith 88 0 v New Zealand Auckland 18 Mar 2004
2 GC Smith 0 71 v India Kolkata 28 Nov 2004
3 GC Smith 0 55 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
4 GC Smith 0 69 v Australia Johannesburg 26 Feb 2009
             
1 JH Kallis 0 69 v England Durban 26 Dec 1999
2 JH Kallis 53 0 v West Indies Port of Spain 17 Mar 2001
3 JH Kallis 0 61 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
4 JH Kallis 0 85 v West Indies Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2007
             
1 RA McLean 0 65 v Australia Sydney 09 Jan 1953
2 RA McLean 93 0 v England Johannesburg 15 Feb 1957
3 RA McLean 50 0 v Australia Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957
4 RA McLean 63 0 v New Zealand Durban 08 Dec 1961
             
1 MV Boucher 64 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
2 MV Boucher 64 0 v England Johannesburg 13 Jan 2005
3 MV Boucher 0 55 v India Cape Town 02 Jan 2011
             
1 WJ Cronje 0 70 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
2 WJ Cronje 57 0 v England Leeds 06 Aug 1998
3 WJ Cronje 0 54 v West Indies Cape Town 02 Jan 1999
             
1 AJ Hall 70 0 v Australia Cape Town 08 Mar 2002
2 AJ Hall 0 99* v England Leeds 21 Aug 2003
             
1 B Mitchell 58 0 v Australia Brisbane 27 Nov 1931
2 B Mitchell 0 53 v New Zealand Wellington 04 Mar 1932
             
1 HM Amla 71 0 v Pakistan Karachi 01 Oct 2007
2 HM Amla 51 0 v India Kanpur 11 Apr 2008
             
1 JA Rudolph 72 0 v New Zealand Hamilton 10 Mar 2004
2 JA Rudolph 93* 0 v New Zealand Wellington 26 Mar 2004
             
1 JP Duminy 57 0 v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 14 Oct 2013
2 JP Duminy 88 0 v New Zealand Centurion 27 Aug 2016
             
1 KG Viljoen 0 74 v England Durban 03 Mar 1939
2 KG Viljoen 0 63 v England Johannesburg 12 Feb 1949
             
1 ND McKenzie 87 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
2 ND McKenzie 0 59* v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
             
1 SM Pollock 79 0 v India Johannesburg 16 Jan 1997
2 SM Pollock 62 0 v England Nottingham 14 Aug 2003

Melbourne Test against Australia in Dec 1997, Adelaide Test against Australia in Dec 2001 and Port Elizabeth Test against England in Dec 2004 have witnessed two South African batsmen scoring a Zero and a half century.  All such occasions are tabulated below

No Player FI SI Opposition Ground Start Date
1 G Kirsten 83 0 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
2 WJ Cronje 0 70 v Australia Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
             
1 ND McKenzie 87 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
2 MV Boucher 64 0 v Australia Adelaide 14 Dec 2001
             
1 JH Kallis 0 61 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
2 GC Smith 0 55 v England Port Elizabeth 17 Dec 2004
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