India have played a solitary Test at SuperSport Park, Centurion © Getty Images
India have played a solitary Test at SuperSport Park, Centurion © Getty Images

8.5 South Africa’s win-loss ratio at SuperSport Park, Centurion (17 wins, 2 defeats), the 2nd-best for any side at a particular ground with a 10-match cut-off. This was bettered by only Pakistan (10.5) at National Stadium, Karachi, where they have won 21 and lost 2 Tests.

1 Test played by India at SuperSport Park, Centurion, back in 2010-11. They were hammered by an innings and 25 runs on that occasion.

99 runs needed by Faf du Plessis to reach 3,000 Test runs. He will become the 14th South African and 188th overall to the landmark. Du Plessis will have to go past Herbie Taylor (2,936) and Dudley Nourse (2,960) to reach there.

7 wickets needed by Morne Morkel (285) to go past Jacques Kallis’ tally of 291 Test wickets. This will put Morkel to the list of top five wicket-takers for South Africa, after Shaun Pollock (421), Dale Steyn (419), Makhaya Ntini (390), and Allan Donald (330). Vernon Philander (182) is 7th, but is a long way behind Morkel.

1 wicket needed by Morkel to reach the 50-wicket mark for South Africa against India. Steyn (65), Donald (57), and Pollock (52) are the only ones to have done this.

6 wickets needed by Ravichandran Ashwin (306) to go past Zaheer Khan’s tally of 311 Test wickets. This will put Ashwin to the list of top four wicket-takers for India, after Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev (434), and Harbhajan Singh (417).

1 wicket needed by both Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav to reach 100 Test wickets. Whoever gets there first will become the 20th Indian and 182nd overall to reach there, and will also have a chance to climb up the ladder by going past Irfan Pathan (102), Shivlal Yadav (102), and Karsan Ghavri (109).

3 Indian right-handed fast bowlers have got 100 Test wickets till now — Kapil (434), Javagal Srinath (236), and Ishant Sharma (226).

2 catches needed by Hashim Amla to reach the 100-catch mark in Test cricket. Amla will become the 4th South African non-wicketkeeper to reach there, after Kallis (196), Graeme Smith (166), and AB de Villiers (118). De Villiers also has 89 catches and 5 stumpings as wicketkeeper.