Dean Elgar. (Source: Twitter)

South Africa rode on a scintillating batting from captain Dean Elgar to eqaulise the three-match series against India. Here’s a look at the stats.

First defeat for India in six Tests at the Wanderers
First win in six Tests for South Africa against India

Highest successful 4th innings chases vs India
339 Aus Perth 1977/78
276 WI Delhi 1987/88
240 SA Johannesburg 2021/22*
213 NZ Wellington 1998/99
211 SA Cape Town 2006/07

Highest successful 4th innings chases by SA at home
335 vs Aus Durban 2001/02
284 vs Eng Old Wanderers 1905/06
240 vs Ind Johannesburg 2021/22*
236 vs Aus Cape Town 2011/12

Highest individal scores by SA captain vs India
118 K Wessels Durban 1992/93
96* D Elgar Joburg 2021/22
95* K Wessels Joburg 1992/93
94 G Smith Cape Town 2006/07

Best figures for an Indian seamer in a Test defeat
9/83 Kapil Dev v WI Ahmedabad 1983/84
8/86 J Srinath v Pak Kolkata 1998/99
7/61 S Thakur v SA Joburg 2021/22*