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15 Reasons to Watch the 6th ODI in Centurion



India vs South Africa: 15 Reasons to Watch the 6th ODI in Centurion

Indian supporters cheer on their aspect throughout the fourth ODI cricket match between South Africa and India in Port Elizabeth, South Africa Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sheehan)



New Delhi: A historic collection triumph sealed, India are anticipated to put their bench energy to take a look at whereas a vanquished South Africa would purpose for a consolatory win when the two sides sq. off in the sixth and last ODI, on Friday. The Men in Blue have already received the six-match collection with a Four-1 margin, after victories in Durban, Centurion, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Their solely loss got here at the rain-affected fourth ODI in Johannesburg.Cricketnext takes a glance a a few of the data that may be equalled or damaged in this match and likewise some necessary numbers.

297: The common first innings rating at this venue extrapolated over the final 10 innings excluding deserted and cancelled matches. The final time these two sides performed at Centurion (earlier this collection), South Africa scored their lowest ever complete on house soil: 118 runs. This was India’s second-best victory in phrases of balls remaining in opposition to any opponent.

33%: South Africa’s win charge at Centurion in opposition to India, their worst at any house venue.

16: Most wickets taken by a spinner in South Africa (Kuldeep Yadav) in a collection in opposition to SA in SA. He is carefully adopted by Yuzvendra Chahal who has picked up 14 wickets this collection.

319: Highest profitable run chase by South Africa in opposition to ENG in 2016.

178: Highest particular person rating right here by Quinton de Kock in opposition to AUS in 2016.

5/14: Best bowling figures right here by Trent Johnston (IRE) in opposition to Canada in 2009.

26: No. of runs required by Virat Kohli to turn out to be the main run getter in a single bilateral ODI collection in opposition to South Africa in South Africa. The present document of 454 runs is held by Kevin Pietersen who managed this in 2004/05.

2002: The final time South Africa misplaced a house collection of 5+ matches on house soil. Australia received the collection by a margin of 1-5 in the 7-match collection with 1 recreation being deserted

30: Wickets taken by Indian spinners this collection, the most by a group’s spin assault in a bilateral ODI collection in South Africa. The earlier greatest was 24 wickets by the West Indies spinners throughout their tour in 1998/99.

Four: MS Dhoni requires Four catches to full 300 catches in ODIs. He at present holds the document for many catches taken.

33: Runs MS Dhoni wants to full 10,000 ODI runs. He can be the 12th ODI participant to attain this landmark and the 4th Indian after Tendulkar (18,426), Ganguly (11,363) & Dravid (10,889).

three: More wickets for Imran Tahir to be the first SA spinner to take 50 ODI wickets in SA.

143.00: Virat Kohli’s batting common this collection. It is the second-best batting common by a batsman in a 5+ match bilateral ODI collection in opposition to South Africa in South Africa. The highest common belongs to Kevin Pietersen (151.33).

54: International centuries for Hashim Amla. If he scores another, he can be the joint- Fifth-most prolific century-maker in worldwide cricket behind Tendulkar (100), Ponting (71), Sangakkara (63) & Kallis (62): he’ll be a part of Kohli on 55 worldwide centuries.

80.55: Batting common of Virat Kohli as captain in ODIs: the highest by any ODI skipper to have batted 20 or extra occasions. Since NZ toured India final yr, Kohli has scored Four tons and one fifty in eight ODI innings.


First Published: February 15, 2018, 6:47 PM IST


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