0.238 India’s win-loss ratio against South Africa in South Africa (5 wins, 21 defeats), their second-worst against any country at their den with a 5-ODI cut-off. However, they have done a reasonable job against other countries there, winning 12 and losing 5.

0 win for India against South Africa at Kingsmead, Durban, venue of the 1st ODI, from 7 matches. They have lost 6 while 1 match was washed out (though they have beaten England and Kenya once each). This is India’s worst performance on any overseas ground against the home team. Their next-worst, St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth (lost all 4), is also in South Africa.

102 runs needed by MS Dhoni (9,898) to become the 4th Indian — after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid — and the 12th overall to the 10,000-run mark. Of these, 174 runs have come for Asia XI.

2 dismissals needed by MS Dhoni (293 catches, 105 stumpings) to become the 4th cricketer — after Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist, and Mark Boucher — to the 400-dismissal mark. Of these, 3 catches and 3 stumpings have come for Asia XI.

2 uncapped ODI players in the South African squad — Lungi Ngidi and Khaya Zondo. They can become the 124th and 125th ODI players for South Africa.

1 catch needed by David Miller to reach the 50-catch mark. He will become the 12th South African and 110th overall non-wicketkeeper to the landmark.