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India vs South Africa Delhi ODI 2022: South Africa and India manage opposite records

During that Delhi ODI, South Africa recorded their lowest completed ODI total against India, and India clinched their largest win against South Africa. A look at the crucial records of the match and series.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 12.10.2022
India vs South Africa Delhi ODI 2022 South Africa and India manage opposite records

The hosts India thrashed the visitors South Africa in the last game of the three-match ODI series at Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi) on Tuesday (11th October) to win the series by a 2-1 margin. During that series decider, while South Africa recorded their lowest completed ODI total against India, India similarly clinched their record-breaking largest win against South Africa (by balls remaining in the second innings).

India vs South Africa Delhi ODI 2022

Leveling the ODI series by 1-1, Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan sent the visitors to bat first in the Delhi ODI. During that ODI, South Africa appointed David Miller as their new ODI captain, who made his ODI captaincy debut.

In the three-match ODI series history, South Africa became the first team to field three different captains. Earlier this series, after Temba Bavuma led the Proteas team in the series opener at Lucknow (won by 9 runs), Keshav Maharaj captained the visitors in the second game at Ranchi (lost by 7 wickets).

South Africa – 99 all out (27.1 overs)

Coming back to the latest series-decider Delhi ODI, the Proteas were bundled out for just 99 runs in 27.1 overs. Only Heinrich Klaasen (34) managed to score 20+ runs in that innings, while the opener Janneman Malan (15) and Marco Jansen (14) were the others to reach double-digit scores in that innings.

While Player of the Match Kuldeep Yadav (4/18) bagged four wickets, Washington Sundar (2/15), Mohammed Siraj (2/17) and Shahbaz Ahmed (2/32) collected two wickets each in that first innings.


Here are some crucial stats of South Africa’s first batting – 99 all out (27.1 overs)

  • South Africa’s lowest completed ODI total against India. Their previous lowest completed ODI total against India was 117 (48 overs) at Nairobi (Gym) on 26th September 1999.

  • South Africa’s second-lowest completed ODI total in the first batting. Their lowest completed first innings ODI total is 83 (23 overs) against England at Nottingham on 26th August 2008.


South Africa’s fourth-lowest completed ODI total.


Total (Overs)

Opposition

Venue

Date

69 (28 overs)

Australia

Sydney

14th December 1993

83 (23 overs)

England

Nottingham

26th August 2008

83 (20.4 overs)

England

Manchester

22nd July 2022

99 (27.1 overs)

India

Delhi

11th October 2022

101 (26.5 overs)

Pakistan

Sharjah

28th March 2000

 

India – 105/3 in 19.1 overs (won by 7 wickets with 185 balls remaining)

At chasing, the hosts reached the target in just 19.1 overs after losing their top three batters. So, India won that series decider by seven wickets with massive 185 balls remaining.

Opener Shubman Gill scored 49 off 57 balls (8 fours), while Shreyas Iyer was not out on 28 off 23 balls. While Proteas had a low total to defend, only Bjorn Fortuin (1/20) and Lungi Ngidi (1/21) managed to open their respective wicket columns.


Here are some crucial stats of India’s victory – won by 7 wickets with 185 balls remaining

  • India recorded their largest ODI win against South Africa by balls remaining in the second innings. Their previous record in this list was winning by nine wickets with 177 balls remaining at Centurion on 4th February 2018.

  • India recorded their joint largest ODI win by wickets against South Africa at home. In the previous ODI, India beat Proteas by seven wickets (with 25 balls remaining) at Ranchi (9th October 2022). 

  • India claimed their second-largest ODI win at home by balls remaining in the second innings. Their record in this list is winning by 9 wickets with 211 balls remaining against West Indies at Thiruvananthapuram on 1st November 2018.      

  • India managed their fifth-largest ODI victory by balls remaining in the second innings.


By balls remaining in the 2nd innings (by wickets)

Opposition

Venue

Date

231 (10 wickets)

Kenya

Bloemfontein

12th October 2001

211 (9 wickets)

West Indies

Thiruvananthapuram

1st November 2018

188 (10 wickets)

England

The Oval

12th July 2022

187 (9 wickets)

UAE

Perth

28th February 2015

185 (7 wickets)

South Africa

Delhi

11th October 2022

 

  • India claimed their joint fifth largest ODI win by wickets against South Africa.


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