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0 defeats for India at New Wanderers, Johannesburg, in 5 attempts. They have won 2 and drawn 3 here. This is the 2nd-most matches played by India in an overseas ground without losing a match. India have played 6 matches at Bourda, Georgetown and have drawn all 10. South Africa, on the other hand, have played 37 Tests here, won 15, and lost 12 which gave them a win-loss ratio of 1.25.

294 wickets for Morne Morkel. He went past Jacques Kallis tally of 291 Test wickets. This 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 (188) is 7th, but is a long way behind Morkel.

10 instances of two different Indian seamers taking 5-wicket hauls in the same Test. The previous instances came against Australia at Adelaide in 1966-67 (Abid Ali and Rusi Surti), against Australia at Sydney in 1980-81 (Kapil Dev and Karsan Ghavri), against England at Bombay in 1981-82 (Kapil and Ghavri), against West Indies at Bridgetown in 1997 (Venkatesh Prasad and Abey Kuruvilla), against New Zealand at Wellington in 2013-14 (Ishant Sharma and Zaheer Khan), and against England at Lord s in 2014 (Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ishant). In both instances, Kapil and Ghavri took their five-fors in the same innings.

53.92 Ajinkya Rahane s average for his 532 runs in India-South Africa matches, the 2nd-best in history (after Kallis: 1,734 runs at 69.36).

12 fifties for Hashim Amla in India-South Africa Tests, the joint-most. Amla is tied with Sachin Tendulkar and Kallis.

5 ducks for Ishant in India-South Africa Tests, the joint-most. Zaheer also has 5.

58 wickets for Morkel for South Africa against India. Only Steyn (65) has more. Morkel went past Donald (57).

17 dismissals for Quinton de Kock in the series, the most in a series involving the two teams. The previous record of 16 was held by Dave Richardson (1992-93) and Mark Boucher (2006-07). For India, Nayan Mongia had 14 in 1996-97.

25 catches for de Villiers against India, the most for a non-wicketkeeper in India-South Africa Tests. De Villiers went past Kallis (23).