# India's total of 459 is their seventh highest in the third innings of a Test match when they lost a Test match - the highest being 510 against England [ Images ] at Leeds in June 1967.
# India (459) recorded their highest total against South Africa in South Africa, obliterating the 414 at Cape Town in 2006-07.
# For the fifth time in a Test, Sachin Tendulkar [ Images ] (37 and 111 not out) top-scored in both the innings.
# Tendulkar has top-scored on 47 occasions in a Test innings.
# Tendulkar's 50th hundred is his fourth in South Africa. England's Wally Hammond and Australia's [ Images ] Neil Harvey had also posted four hundreds against South Africa in South Africa.
# South Africa's well-deserved win is their 12th in 25 Tests against India -- lost six and drawn seven -- winning percent 48.00.
# South Africa have won 38, lost 23 and drawn 20 out of 81 Tests played under Smith's leadership -- success per cent 46.91.
# Jacques Kallis [ Images ] had been adjudged Man of the Match 21 times -- the most by any player, extending his world record.
# Kallis's last MOM award was against Bangladesh for claiming five wickets in the match at Dhaka in February 2008.
# Kallis is one of the three South African all-rounders to record a double century and capture two wickets in the same Test match -- the first two were Aubrey Faulkner against Australia at Melbourne [ Images ] in 1910-11 and Eddie Barlow against Australia at Adelaide in 1963-64.
# South Africa's well-deserved victory in the Centurion Test is their fourth by an innings margin against India -- their first against India at home.
# India have won 13, lost three and drawn six out of 22 Tests played under Dhoni's [ Images ] captaincy -- winning per cent 59.09.
# India's aforesaid score is the highest when they have lost by an innings margin.