Kuldeep Yadav (Image courtesy: AFP)
Kuldeep Yadav (Image courtesy: AFP)

1 series triumph for India in a bilateral series in South Africa. They had lost in 1992-93, 2006-07, 2010-11, and 2013-14, and were outplayed by South Africa in the triangular tournaments of 1996-97 and 2001-02. India started the tour with a win-loss ratio of 0.24 against South Africa in South Africa (5 wins, 21 defeats). They have taken it to 0.41, but South Africa still hold the upper hand by a substantial margin.

1 Test-playing nation in which India have not won a bilateral series now Australia. Other than the other nine countries, India have bilateral series in Canada, Ireland, and Scotland, and multi-nation tournaments in Australia and UAE.

1 win for India at St George s Park, Port Elizabeth in 6 ODIs. They now have 100%-defeat performances only at Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar; Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi; Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala; Manuka Oval, Canberra; Saurashtra CA Stadium, Rajkot; and Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium, Srinagar, where they have lost 2 matches each.

16 wickets for Kuldeep Yadav in the ongoing series, the most by any spinner in a series or tournament on South African soil, bilateral or otherwise. Yuzvendra Chahal holds the joint-2nd spot with 14: he is tied with Muttiah Muralitharan, who got his 14 wickets in the 1997-98 Standard Bank ODI series. They also surpassed the previous record of 12 in a bilateral series, held by Keith Arthurton.

0 bowlers have taken more wickets than Kuldeep (16) in an India-South Africa bilateral series. Chahal (14) comes second. Both of them went past Lonwabo Tsotsobe, who had taken 13 in 2010-11. The Indian record of 11 was previously held by Munaf Patel, also in 2010-11.

38 wickets for Kuldeep in ODIs, the 2nd-most among Chinaman bowlers. Kuldeep went past Michael Bevan (36). However, Brad Hogg (156) is way ahead of Kuldeep.

20.08 Rohit Sharma s ODI batting average in South Africa. The 115 at Port Elizabeth was his highest score in the country by far: his previous highest was a mere 23. He averaged 11.45 till yesterday.

4/51 for Lungi Ngidi, his best bowling figures. This was his 3rd ODI. He had taken 2/52 in his second, at Johannesburg.

17 catches for Virat Kohli in India-South Africa ODIs, the joint 2nd-most in history among non-wicketkeepers. Kohli has drawn level with Rahul Dravid and is behind only Graeme Smith (19).

5 catches for Hardik Pandya in the ongoing series, the most by an Indian non-wicketkeeper in an India-South Africa bilateral series. Several Indian fielders have taken 4, including Kohli in the ongoing series. Mohammad Azharuddin had taken 5 in the 1996 Titan Cup only in the South Africa matches.