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Statistical highlights: India v SA, 1st Test, Day 5

December 20, 2010 15:25 IST

- Scorecard

Statistical highlights of the fifth and final day in the first Test between India and South Africa, in Centurion, on Monday.

# 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 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.

- I don't care about records: Tendulkar

# For the fifth time in a Test, Sachin Tendulkar (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 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 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 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 captaincy -- winning per cent 59.09.

# India's aforesaid score is the highest when they have lost by an innings margin.