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South Africa v. India

South Africa v India ODI Series 2013

New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg: Thursday 5 December 2013 13:30 (day 1 of 1)

Toss: India won the toss and elected to bowl.

Result: South Africa win by 141 runs

  1. India’s victory at the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy ended a run of three consecutive One Day International defeats against South Africa.
  2. The overall head-to-head record between these teams reads India 25 ODI wins and South Africa 40, with two no results.
  3. The away team has never won a series in bilateral ODI series between these teams.
  4. Jacques Kallis averages 65.9 in ODIs against India, his highest against Test-playing nations. It is also the highest average of anyone playing more than one innings in ODIs between these teams.
  5. Ishant Sharma needs four wickets to reach 100 ODI wickets for India. R. Ashwin is five short of the landmark.
  6. MS Dhoni has defended just 7% of ODI deliveries faced this year – the next lowest percentage in ODIs between Test-playing nations is George Bailey’s 12.1%.