Second Test, Day one by a numbers: AB de Villiers’ impassioned form, Kohli’s gutsy call and Amla’s woes

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Bengaluru: Statistical highlights on day 1 of a second cricket Test between India and South Africa during M Chinnaswamy stdium.

# Virat Kohli won a toss and put a South Africans into bat. The final instance of such a function in a Test during Bangalore was in Nov 1974 – vs West Indies. Since afterwards 19 Tests had been played before a stream one, and a captain winning a toss had batted first.

# Abraham de Villiers’ 38th fifty in Tests is his fourth vs India. In India, his record is utterly considerable – his total being 536 in eleven innings during an normal of 53.60, including a hundred and 3 fifties.

AB de Villiers was a solitary resplendent light in Bengaluru on a initial day. AFPAB de Villiers was a solitary resplendent light in Bengaluru on a initial day. AFP

AB de Villiers was a solitary resplendent light in Bengaluru on a initial day. AFP

# De Villiers became a third South African actor to assemble 1,000 runs or some-more vs India in Tests – his total being 1029 (ave.42.87) in 15 matches, fasten Jacques Kallis (1734 during an normal of 69.36 in 18 matches and Hashim Amla (1257 during an normal of 50.28 in 16 matches).

# In a benefaction Indian tour, de Villiers has managed 741 runs during an normal of 67.36 in eleven matches.

# Ravindra Jadeja has prisoner 18 wickets (ave.15.55) in usually 3 Tests vs South Africa.

# Shikhar Dhawan’s 45 not out is his top measure in 7 innings vs South Africa in Tests.

# Despite dual ducks (PAIR) in a prior Test, Dhawan is averaging 57.60 in Tests in India – his total being 288 in 6 innings, including a hundred – 187 vs Australia during Mohali in Mar 2013.

# Ravindra Jadeja has prisoner 51 wickets in usually 13 first-class innings, emulating a many he has taken in a first-class season. He had prisoner 51 wickets during an normal of 20.35 in 10 matches in 2012-13

# South African group is but their star bowler Dale Steyn – a final arise when he had missed a Test was opposite England in a Centurion Test in Dec 2009. Before a benefaction Test, he had seemed in 48 Tests in period for South Africa.

# Hashim Amla is averaging 16.66 in a benefaction array vs India. When a South Africans had visited India final time in 2009-10, he had averaged 490.00 – his total being 490 in 3 innings, including 3 centuries.

# After posting a 283-run partnership by Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay vs Bangladesh during Fatullah in Jun 2015, a consecutive partnership of 80 between Vijay and Dhawan is India’s initial fifty-plus mount for a opening wicket in 9 innings.

# India’s opening pairs had collected 14, 12, 4, 3, 2 0 vs Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka and 0 9 vs South Africa in their prior 8 outings.

# Ravichandran Ashwin has claimed 4 wickets or some-more in an innings 8 times in 7 Tests – a many occasions a bowler has achieved a attainment in Tests in 2015, leading a 7 in 7 Tests by Pakistan’s Yasir Shah.

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