# Munaf Patel [ Images ] has been a consistent performer, claiming eight wickets (ave. 13.37) in three games in the current. This is his career-best bowling performance in an ODI series.
# Lonwabo Tsotsobe has bagged 9 wickets at 10.44 runs apiece in three games. He is the leading wicket-taker on either side in the series.
# Zaheer is the fifth Indian bowler to complete 250 wickets in ODIs at an average of 29.51 in 180 matches. He has joined Anil Kumble [ Images ] (337), Javagal Srinath (315), Ajit Agarkar [ Images ] (288) and Kapil Dev [ Images ] (253).
# Yusuf Pathan [ Images ] has got his second MOM award in ODIs - his first against South Africa. This is also his first award on foreign soil.
# Pathan's superb innings of 59 off 50 balls is his highest in South Africa
# Pathan's aforesaid fifty is first against South Africa - his third in ODIs.
# Pathan has registered two successive innings of fifty-plus in ODIs for the first time. In his previous innings, he had recorded a career-best 123 not out against New Zealand [ Images ] at Bangalore on December 7, 2010.
# Plessis and Duminy were involved in a fifth wicket stand of 110 - South Africa's highest against India [ Images ] for this wicket-position, eclipsing the 107 between Mark Boucher [ Images ] and Neil McKenzie [ Images ] at Dhaka on April 18, 2003.
# Morne Morkel [ Images ] (3/28) has registered his best bowling performance against India, outstripping the 2 for 12 at Durban on January 12, 2011.
# On his ODI debut, Faf du Plessis, with his 60 off 78, has top-scored for South Africa.
# Plessis' splendid innings is the third best by a South African on his ODI debut. Colin Ingram had posted 124 against Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein on October 15, 2010 and Shaun Pollock [ Images ] 66 not out against England [ Images ] at Cape Town on January 9, 1996.
# Gulam Bodi is the only other South African to post a fifty-plus on debut - 51 against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on August 22, 2007.
# Suresh Raina [ Images ] and Yusuf Pathan have added 75 -- India's highest for the sixth wicket against South Africa in South Africa, beating the 74 (unbroken) between Pravin Amre and Vijay Yadav at East London [ Images ] on December 19, 1992.
# Harbhajan Singh's [ Images ] well-compiled 23 not out is his highest against South Africa in South Africa - his second best against South Africa - his highest is 37 not out at Hyderabad on November 16, 2005.
# With their magnificent victory, their first against South Africa at Newlands, Cape Town, India have taken a 2-1 series lead.
# India, for the first time, have recorded two ODI wins in a row against South Africa in South Africa -- by one run at Johannesburg on January 15 and by two wickets at Cape Town on January 18.
# India's two-wicket triumph is their narrowest margin in terms of wickets, surpassing the three-wicket win at Kolkata [ Images ] on November 10, 1991 and Kochi on March 9, 2000.
# Harbhajan Singh (2/23) has registered his best bowling figures at Newlands, Cape Town, bettering the 2 for 41 against Kenya on March 7, 2003.
# Yusuf Pathan (1/27) has recorded his best bowling figures in South Africa, bettering the 1 for 56 against Pakistan at Centurion on September 26, 2009.
# Jean-Paul Duminy [ Images ] has posted his second fifty (52) against India - his eleventh in ODIs.
# With 138 runs at an average of 46.00, Jean-Paul Duminy is the top run-scorer in the present series. He is also the only player to register two fifties.