SA vs IND 1st ODI Pitch Report: Wanderers Stadium Johannesburg Pitch, Venue Stats, Record, Average Score

Updated on: Dec 16, 2023 2:29 pm IST

SA vs IND 1st ODI Wanderers Stadium Johannesburg venue stats

India will meet South Africa in the 1st game of the SA vs IND ODI series on Sunday. The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg will host this fixture at 1:30 PM IST. This is the ground where South Africa successfully chased a total of 438 runs in 2006.

India levelled the T20I series by winning the final match at that particular stadium. Birthday boy Kuldeep Yadav’s brilliant five-wicket haul made it easy for the visiting team. Check Wanderers Stadium Pitch Report, Venue Stats, Record, and Average Score ahead of the 1st ODI between India and South Africa.

Wanderers Stadium Ground Info

Seating Capacity: 30000
Number of matches hosted: 44 Tests, 53 ODIs, and 32 T20Is

Wanderers Stadium Pitch Report

The wickets in Wanderers Stadium are batting-friendly with batters enjoying the flat surface and shorter boundaries. However, the recent T20 saw South African batters struggle as Indian spinners found turns in the second innings.

Is Wanderers Stadium batting or bowling pitch?

From the recent ODI matches played here, it has revealed a Batting wicket.

Last ODI Result at the Venue

South Africa (315/9 – Pacers: 4W, Spinners: 4W) defeated Australia [193/10 (34.1 overs/ 50 overs)  – Pacers: 6W, Spinners: 4W] by 122 runs – 17 September 2023

India ODI record in Wanderers Stadium

India have played 8 ODI games at this venue and they have won 3 and lost 5 of them.

India’s Highest Total at the venue: 289/7 vs South Africa in 2018
India’s Lowest Total at the venue: 161 All Out vs South Africa in 1992

South Africa ODI record in Wanderers Stadium

South Africa have played 40 ODI games at this venue and they have won 30 and lost 10 of them.

South Africa’s Highest Total at the venue: 439/2 vs West Indies in 2015
South Africa’s Lowest Total at the venue: 149 All Out vs England in 2000

Wanderers Stadium ODI Stats

Matches: 53

Home team (South Africa) Won: 30

Visiting Team Won: 10

Neutral Team Won: 13

No Result: 0
Match Tied: 0

Average 1st Innings Score: 241

Matches Won Batting 1st: 23

Matches Won Batting 2nd: 30

Highest Team Total: 439/2 by South Africa vs West Indies in 2015

Lowest Team Total: 109 All Out by Sri Lanka vs India in 2003 | 109 All Out by Pakistan vs South Africa in 1995

Highest Successful Chase: 438/9 in 49.5 overs by South Africa vs Australia in 2006

Highest Individual Score: Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 193 off 155 balls vs South Africa in 2021

Best Bowling Innings: Shaun Pollock (South Africa) – 5 for 20 vs England in 2000

Most Runs: AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 732 runs in 11 innings
Most Wickets: Shaun Pollock (South Africa) – 29 wickets in 16 Innings
Most Sixes in T20Is at this venue: AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 32 Sixes in 11 innings

Wanderers Stadium Stats of India Players

ODI:

  • Shreyas Iyer – 18 Runs in 1 match
  • Kuldeep Yadav – 2 Wickets in 1 match
  • Ravindra Jadeja – 29 Runs & 0 wickets in 1 match
  • Yuzvendra Chahal – 1 Wicket in 1 match

T20I:

  • Yashasvi Jaiswal – 60 Runs in 1 Match
  • Shubman Gill – 8 Runs in 1 Match
  • Tilak Varma – 0 Runs in 1 Match
  • Rinku Singh – 14 Runs in 1 Match
  • Mukesh Kumar – 1 Wicket in 1 Match
  • Arshdeep Singh – 1 Wicket in 1 Match
  • Ravindra Jadeja – 4 Wickets in 3 Matches
  • Kuldeep Yadav – 5 Wickets in 1 match
  • Yuzvendra Chahal – 1 Wickets in 1 match

DT20:

  • Ravindra Jadeja (IPL) – 12 Runs & 2 wickets in 1 match

Wanderers Stadium Stats of South Africa Players

ODI:

  • David Miller – 374 Runs in 10 innings
  • Aiden Markram – 329 Runs in 4 matches
  • Heinrich Klaasen – 88 Runs in 4 Matches
  • Reeza Hendricks – 14 Runs in 3 Matches
  • Tabraiz Shamsi – 4 wickets in 4 matches
  • Andile Phehlukwayo – 102 Runs in 6 Innings & 8 wickets in 7 matches
  • Marco Jansen – 58 Runs & 6 Wickets in 2 Matches
  • Kyle Verreynne – 58 Runs in 1 Match
  • Russie van der Dussen – 178 Runs in 7 matches
  • Keshav Maharaj – 4 Wickets in 2 Matches

T20I:

  • David Miller – 242 Runs in 10 Innings
  • Reeza Hendricks – 255 Runs in 5 Matches
  • A Phehlukwayo – 22 Runs in 5 Innings & 9 wickets in 7 Innings
  • Aiden Markram – 180 Runs in 5 matches & 1 wicket in 2 Innings
  • Heinrich Klaasen – 118 Runs in 6 innings
  • Tabraiz Shamsi – 7 wickets in 7 matches
  • Lizaad Williams – 6 wickets in 3 matches
  • Russie van der Dussen – 51 Runs in 2 matches
  • Keshav Maharaj – 2 Wickets in 1 match

most runs at Wanderers Stadium in ODI Among Active Batters

  • David Miller (South Africa) – 374 Runs in 10 Innings
  • Aiden Markram (South Africa) – 329 Runs in 4 matches
  • Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 237 Runs in 2 Matches

most wickets at Wanderers Stadium in ODI Among Active bowlers with

  • Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) – 17 wickets in 8 matches
  • Lungi Ngidi (South Africa) – 11 wickets in 7 matches
  • Andile Phehlukwayo (South Africa) – 8 wickets in 7 matches

Wanderers Stadium Weather on 17 December

AccuWeather says there is no chance of rain on December 17 in Johannesburg. It is expected to be breezy in the morning with periods of sunshine and clouds.

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