Advertisement
Thursday, Aug 18, 2022
Outlook.com
Outlook.com

SA Vs IND, 2nd Test: Shardul Thakur Heroics And Kagiso Rabada's Unwanted Record - Day 2 Stats

Shardul Thakur claimed seven wickets in South Africa's first innings of the second Test. His previous best bowling was four for 61 against Australia in the second innings at Brisbane in 2020-21.

SA Vs IND, 2nd Test: Shardul Thakur Heroics And Kagiso Rabada's Unwanted Record - Day 2 Stats
India's bowler Shardul Thakur reacts after dismissing South Africa's batter Rassie van der Dussen on Day 2 of the 2nd Test at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. | AP Photo/Themba Hadebe
SA Vs IND, 2nd Test: Shardul Thakur Heroics And Kagiso Rabada's Unwanted Record - Day 2 Stats
outlookindia.com
2022-01-05T09:14:20+05:30

Shardul Thakur recorded the best bowling for India against South Africa by taking seven wickets for 61 runs in South Africa’s first innings on the second day of the second Test match at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday (January 4).

Day 2 Highlights | Scorecard | Cricket News

Ravichandran Ashwin who took seven wickets for 66 runs at Nagpur in November 2015 held the previous record. The right-arm medium-fast bowler’s previous best bowling was 4 for 61 against Australia in the second innings at Brisbane in 2020-21.

** South African skipper Dean Elgar made 28 runs off 120 balls with four fours at a strike rate of 23.33. It was his slowest innings against India when played over 100 balls. He was stuck on his overnight score of 11. It took him 32 balls to score his first runs of the morning - at one point, he had faced 47 dots in a row. He broke that sequence with a flicked boundary off Ravichandran Ashwin in the offspinner's first over of the match.

** Keegan Petersen recorded his maiden half-century in the sixth innings of the fourth Test match by scoring 62 off 118 balls with nine fours. His previous highest was 19 off 29 balls with two fours against West Indies at Gros Islet in June 2021.

** Temba Bavuma made his second half-century against India in 11 innings of six Test matches by making 51 off 60 balls with six fours and one six. Overall, it was his 17th fifty in 76 innings of 46 Tests. He also scored one century.

** Kagiso Rabada received his fifth duck in 20 innings of 11 Test matches against India. Overall it was his 16th duck in 74 innings of 49 Tests. He became the first South African to receive five ducks against India. Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, Makhaya Ntini and Vernon Philander shared the previous record with four ducks each.

DEAN ELGAR’S SLOWEST INNINGS AGAINST INDIA
(S/R - Balls - Runs - Venue - Season - Result)

10.00 - 40 - 4 - Johannesburg - 2017-18 - Lost;
12.50 - 16 - 2 - Visakhapatnam - 2019-20 - Lost;
20.00 - 35 - 7 - Nagpur - 2015-16 - Lost;
23.33 - 120 - 28 - Johannesburg - 2021-22 - Awaited;
23.52 - 17 - 4 - Delhi - 2015-16 - Lost.

BEST BOWLING FOR INDIA AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA
(Figures - Bowler - Venue - Season - Result)

7/61 - Shardul Thakur - Johannesburg - 2021-22 - Awaited;
7/66 - Ravichandran Ashwin - Nagpur - 2015-16 - Won;
7/87 - Harbhajan Singh - Kolkata - 2004-05 - Won;
7/120 - Harbhajan Singh - Cape Town - 2010-11 - Match drawn;
7/145 - Ravichandran Ashwin - Visakhapatnam - 2019-20 - Won.

SHARDUL THAKUR’S BEST BOWLING IN TESTS
(Figures - Opponent - Venue - Season - Result)

7/61 - South Africa - Johannesburg - 2021-22 - Awaited;
4/61 - Australia - Brisbane - 2020-21 - Won (second innings);
3/94 - Australia - Brisbane - 2020-21 - Won (first innings);
2/22 - England - The Oval - 2021 - Won;
2/37 - England - Nottingham - 2021 - Match drawn.

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

Lament Of Separation: Songs Of Habba Khatun, Last Queen Of Kashmir, Still Echo In Valley

In happy times and sad, Habba Khatun’s sensuous songs make both young and old emotional. With the never-ending conflict bringing tragedies to every doorstep, Habba’s lyrics of separation amplify their mourning.

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

How Indian Laws Govern People’s Right To Love And Live

In India, only those relationships between a man and a woman are considered to be legitimate when there is a marriage between the two.

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Kohli Quits Test Captaincy, Leaves Leadership Vacuum

Virat Kohli, 33, had recently stepped down as India's T20I captain and was subsequently removed as the ODI captain.

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

UP Elections 2022: How Congress Is Harnessing Power Of 'Persecuted' Women To Counter BJP

A Mahila Congress leader, who is the face of the ‘Ladki Hoon, Lad Sakti Hoon’ campaign, however, has accused the party of anti-women bias after she was denied a ticket.

Advertisement