India lead series 3-0    AFP
India lead series 3-0 AFP

5 defeats for India at St George s Park, Port Elizabeth in 5 ODIs (4 against South Africa and 1 against Kenya, in 2001-02). This is by far their worst performance in any ground in the world. India have played 2 and lost both 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.

1.82 (20 wins, 11 defeats) South Africa s win-loss ratio at St George s Park, Port Elizabeth. While this is impressive, it is their joint-worst at any ground where they have played 20 ODIs a reflection of their class. They also have a 20-win-11-defeat performance at Kingsmead, Durban. The top four on the list are Newlands, Cape Town (4.67, 28 wins, 6 defeats); New Wanderers, Johannesburg (3.13, 25, 8); Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein (2, 14, 7); and SuperSport Park, Centurion (2, 24, 12).

0 instance of India winning a bilateral series in South Africa. In fact, they have never even tied a series, having lost four of them. India started the tour with a win-loss ratio of 0.24 (5 wins, 21 defeats). They have taken it to 0.38, but South Africa hold the upper hand by a substantial margin.

12 wickets is the record for joint-most by a spinner in a bilateral series in South Africa, held by both Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. They are tied with, of all people, Keith Arthurton.

3 wickets needed by Kuldeep (34) to go past Michael Bevan and become the 2nd-highest ODI wicket-taker among Chinaman bowlers. Brad Hogg (156) is way ahead of the others.

46 runs needed by MS Dhoni (9,954) to become the 4th Indian after Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, and Rahul Dravid and 12th overall to the 10,000-run mark. Of these, 174 runs have come for Asia XI.

80 runs needed by Ajinkya Rahane (2,920) to become the 20th Indian and 148th overall to the 3,000-run mark.

1 batsman has reached the 10,000-run mark in ODIs while playing as designated wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara (13,341), whose career aggregate is 14,234. Dhoni has scored all his runs as wicketkeeper.

2 catches needed by Virat Kohli (16) to reach the 2nd spot among non-wicketkeepers for most catches in India-South Africa ODIs. The list is led by Graeme Smith (19), followed by Rahul Dravid (17).