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.