India's emphatic run in ODIs against SA

Published : Mar 08, 2018 17:37 IST

The victorious Indian team after defeating South Africa in the ODI series.
The victorious Indian team after defeating South Africa in the ODI series.

The victorious Indian team after defeating South Africa in the ODI series.

9: The number of successive bilateral series victories for India in ODIs after its emphatic 5-1 win over South Africa at Centurion in the final ODI. Only the West Indies side in the 1980s has won more — 15 from 1980 to 1987/88. The table below has all the details.

Most consecutive bilateral ODI series victories by a side

100: The number of catches claimed by Virat Kohli in ODI cricket. He became the sixth Indian fielder to reach this landmark. By doing so in his 208th match, Kohli has reached this landmark in fewest ODI games than any other Indian fielder. The other Indians to do so are listed in the table below.

100+ catches by Indian fielders in ODIs

Note: Ganguly has held 99 catches for India and one for Asia XI

39: The number of List A centuries scored by Virat Kohli, of which 35 have come in ODI games for India. Now only three other batsmen have scored more in List A cricket history. The table below has the details.


558: The number of runs made by Virat Kohli in the recent ODI series against South Africa — now the most by any batsman and obviously by a captain in a single bilateral series in ODI cricket history. The tables below list the most runs by a batsman and by a captain in an ODI bilateral series.

Most ODI runs in a bilateral series

+ away from home

Most ODI runs by a captain in a bilateral series

+ away from home

17: The number of wickets claimed by Kuldeep Yadav in the recent series against South Africa. It is now the most by a left-arm bowler in any bilateral ODI series. Both Kuldeep and his spin-mate Yuzvendra Chahal, have accounted for 33 South African wickets in the series, and this feat finds a place in the table below that is dominated by Indian bowlers.

Most ODI wickets in a bilateral series




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