Statistical highlights – India vs South Africa, 1st ODI

Statistical highlights – India vs South Africa, 1st ODI

AB de Villiers
10 – AB de Villiers century was his 10th century in ODIs as captain.. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Statistical highlights – India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: South Africa continued their winning ways in ODI series as the visiting team sneaked in with a 5 run narrow win against India despite Rohit Sharma’s heroics which came after a sparkling ton from AB de Villiers. Here we look at all possible stats recorded during the game.

Statistical highlights – India vs South Africa, 1st ODI:

1 – Only once India have won in ODIs while chasing 300+ target against South Africa out of 5 times. They lost on 4 other occasions.

100 – This match was Ravichandran Ashwin’s 100 ODI.

4 – This was only the 4th Day ODI match hosted by India post 2011 World Cup. No other country has hosted Day ODI matches as less as India. (Min 10 matches played in this period)

27 – Kanpur became 27th Venue in India to witness a 300+ team total in ODIs.

11 – Rohit Sharma’s 150 is the 11th 150+ individual total that came in losing cause in ODIs.

150 – Rohit Sharma’s 150 is 2nd highest score for an Indian in losing cause. Sachin’s 175 was the highest, which also came during chase.

6 – Number of 130+ scores Rohit Sharma has score in his ODI career. Most 130+ scores by a batsman since 2005.

98 – Balls taken by Rohit Sharma to complete his century. This is the first time Rohit has completed his ton inside 100 balls in ODIs.

1138 – Rohit Sharma’s runs in International Cricket in 2015. No other Indian has scored 1000 runs in Intl Cricket in 2015 so far.

2.55 – Average innings taken by Rohit Sharma to score a fifty plus score in ODIs while opening since Jan, 2013. This is the best rate among all opening batsmen in this period.

21 – AB de Villiers’ century was his 21st century in ODIs. Jointly most by a South African batsman.

100 – AB de Villiers’ all 21 centuries in ODIs came at a strike rate of above 100.

5 – AB de Villiers has scored 5 centuries in ODIs in India. Only Chris Gayle has more centuries than ABD among visiting batsmen in India in ODIs.

1025 – Runs scored by AB de Villiers in ODIs against India. He is the 4th South African batsman to do it so.

10 – AB de Villiers’ century was his 10th century in ODIs as captain. Only Ricky Ponting (22) and Sourav Ganguly (11) have more than AB de Villiers.

23 – Number of man of the match awards AB de Villiers has received so far in ODIs. Only Jacques Kallis from South Africa with 32 match awards have more than ABD in ODIs.