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Dec 22, 2023

Statistical highlights: India's ODI series victory against South Africa


​India beat South Africa

India completed a 76-run victory in the third and deciding match of the series against South Africa at Paarl.

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2nd ODI series win

This is the second time India have claimed an ODI series win in South Africa. India had won by 5-1 in 2017/18.

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​Sanju Samson

Sanju Samson (108) scored his first hundred in ODIs. His previous best was an 86* vs South Africa in Lucknow on October 6, 2022.

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​Tilak Varma

Tilak Varma (52) scored his maiden half-century in his fourth ODI.

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The record stand

116 runs put on by Sanju Samson and Tilak Varma for the fourth wicket, is India's highest partnership for any wicket vs South Africa in ODIs in Paarl.

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​Arshdeep Singh

Arshdeep Singh's 5/37 in the 1st ODI in Johannesburg are the best bowling figures by an India pacer in South Africa.

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10 wickets in 3 ODIs

Arshdeep Singh's 10 wickets across the three matches is the second most by an India pacer in a bilateral ODI series in South Africa.

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Kuldeep Yadav

The record of most four-plus wicket hauls for India against South Africa in ODIs now belongs to Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav (three each).

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​India's 296/8

India's 296/8 is the eighth 250-plus first innings score in 16 ODIs at the Boland Park and only one before this had ended in a defeat.

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Most ODI wins in 2023

India have the most ODI wins in a calendar year in 2023 (27). Australia hold the record of registering 30 ODI wins in 2003.

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