IND vs SA: Stats ahead of third Test

Let's take a look at some of the numbers and stats ahead of the third Test between India and South Africa, scheduled to start on Wednesday at the Wanderers.

South Africa won its last Test at this venue against Sri Lanka in January 2017, but has not won back to back games there since 2002-2003 (W5, D1 L6 since).

South Africa has won consecutive Tests against India for the first time since 2006/07, it has not won three in a row against Kohli's men since 2000-2001.

The Proteas have never beaten India in a Test at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg (D3, L1).

Grassy pitch awaits Kohli and Co.

South Africa won its last Test at this venue against Sri Lanka in January 2017, but has not won back to back games there since 2002-2003 (W5, D1 L6 since).

 Tests as captainWonLostDrawnWin %
Faf du Plessis18123367
Virat Kohli34205959

Vernon Philander is in line to play his 50th Test match, he is one of just two South African players with averages above and below 24 for batting and bowling respectively (10+ matches & 10+ wickets, also Shaun Pollock)

Cheteshwar Pujara hit 153 in India’s second innings the last time it played at this venue, the highest score by an India batsman there, in fact the highest 2nd innings score by an Indian batsman in South Africa.

Head to Head record:

Tests played: 35

South Africa wins: 15 (41.9%)

India wins: 10 (28.6%)

Drawn: 10