Player of the Match
Player of the Match
, play 01:13
'I wanted to make a difference in this game' - Philander

Vernon Philander speaks after his career-best innings figures of 6 for 42 in South Africa's win against India at Newlands

, play 06:09
#PoliteEnquiries - A 3-0 whitewash in the making?

Firdose Moonda and Raunak Kapoor take your questions after an action-packed day at Newlands

Philander's best

6/44

Vernon Philander's figures in the second innings - his career-best in Tests. He ended the Test with three wickets in four balls.

Another bowlers' session

7/82

Score in the second session of day 4. In the first session, 8 wickets fell for 65 runs. 15 wickets have fallen in first two session so far.

India's session

8/65

South Africa's score in the first session on Day 4. They began the day at 65 for 2 but were all out for 130, adding just 65 more runs.

Rare high for pacers

1

This is the first time 4 India fast bowlers have taken at least a wicket in both innings of a Test - Bhuvneshwar, Shami, Bumrah and Pandya.

Amla fails again

23.10

Hashim Amla's average in first or only Tests of a series since 2015, in 19 inns. He has just 2 50+ scores in this period. Before 2015, he averaged 70.42 in first Tests with 23 50+ scores in 52 inns.

Solid recovery

92

Runs added by India's first 7 wickets. Pandya and Bhuvneshwar have added more than that so far.

Philander's hundredth

100+

Wkts for Philander in Tests at home in 23 Tests. Pujara was his 100th wicket.

Top-order busted

39

Runs aggregated by top-3 wickets for both teams in their first inns of this Test - 12 for SA and 27 for Ind - is the lowest in a Test in SA since their readmission and second-lowest in any Test in last 15 years.

Pacers' day

2

No. of instances in last 10 years when four India fast bowlers picked at least a wicket in a Test innings, including this game. The only other occasion was against Australia at WACA in 2011-12.

Standing strong

2013

Last time AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis shared a partnership of 50+ runs in Tests, before doing it today. Their last such stand was also against India, 205 runs while chasing in J'Burg in Dec 2013.

Three-down quickly

1

No. of times India have got three wickets conceding fewer runs in their first inns of a tour outside Asia, than this match's 12 for 3. They had begun the 2006-07 tour of SA with 5 for 3 in Johannesburg.

Striking start

1992

Last time India got their first wicket of the tour earlier than this tour as Bhuvneshwar dismissed Elgar off the third ball. Kapil Dev had dismissed Jimmy Cook first ball of the 1992-93 tour.

Toss matters?

7-1

South Africa's win-loss record in 11 Tests at Newlands in Cape Town, in last 10 years. However, they have won the toss only twice in those 11 matches.