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| On Jan 18, 2022 3:53 PM IST

SA vs IND Stats Guide for ODI Series Most Runs, Most Wickets, Head to Head, Player Stats, Dream11 Prediction


SA vs IND three-match ODI series starts on 19 January. The first two games of the series will be played in Paarl, before moving onto the decider in Cape Town. India will be eager to bounce back, after a 2-1 Test series loss at the hands of the Proteas. KL Rahul will lead the Indian side, in the absence of newly appointed captain, Rohit Sharma.

India vs South Africa ODI Series

India have not played much ODI series since the start of the covid-19 pandemic in March 2020. This has been the case for several International teams, as they have mainly focused on T20I and Test Cricket. India will miss the likes of Ravindra Jadeja and Rohit Sharma for the series. Mohammed Shami has been rested for the South Africa ODI series.

Meanwhile, as for South Africa, Temba Bavuma resumes the captaincy duties. Quinton de Kock returns to the squad, after announcing his shock retirement from Test cricket. Anrich Nortje misses out again due to an injury, hence, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Marco Jensen could be the frontline pacers.

SA vs IND in ODI Cricket

The two teams have played 84 ODIs against each other. India have won 35, whereas, South Africa have won 46. Recently, it is India who have dominated the proceedings. On their last tour to South Africa in 2017-18, India won the ODI series by a score-line of 5-1.

South Africa vs India Record

Team Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win Percentage
SA 84 46 35 0 3 56.79
IND 84 35 46 0 3 43.2

SA vs IND in India

Team Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win Percentage
SA 20 8 11 0 1 40
IND 20 11 8 0 1 55

SA vs IND in South Africa

Team Matches Won Lost Tied NR Win Percentage
SA 26 15 9 0 2 57.69
IND 26 9 15 0 2 34.61

SA vs IND at Neutral Venues

South Africa and India have played 33 games at neutral venues. The early part of the rivalry was dominated by South Africa, but recently, it is India who have dominated at neutral venues in ICC Cricket. India has beaten South Africa in each of the last four ICC tournaments in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

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SA and IND ODI Results Since January 2016

South Africa in ODI Cricket Since January 2016

South Africa have had a period of rebuild in the last five years. With the retirement of some of their key players in the form of AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn to name a few, they have not been the best side. They have also bowed out early in the ICC events, and have been humiliated by home by India in the 2017-18 season. They have played 87 ODIs in the last six years, with the last one being a three match ODI series against Sri Lanka, which they lost 3-1. South Africa’s best result might have come in 2106-17 season, when they went on a 12-match unbeaten streak.

Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win Percentage
83 51 27 0 5 61.44

India in ODI Cricket Since January 2016

India have been world beaters in ODI cricket since 2016. Although, they do not have an ICC Trophy to show for the dominance, yet Team India has been completely ruthless under Virat Kohli’s captaincy. They have claimed wins against Australia in Australia, defeated the Proteas in their own backyard. They also defeated New Zealand at home. In India, the Men in Blue have an impeccable record. With a top batting order consisting of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli, India has been a strong side.

Matches Won Lost Tied Draw Win Percentage
104 68 32 2 2 65.38

SA vs IND Last 5 ODI Matches

Last five ODI games between the two sides have been dominated by India. India have won 4 of them, with the last one coming at the 50 over ICC World Cup in 2019.

South Africa won – 1
India won – 4

South Africa Batting Stats vs India in ODI

South Africa will rely on the likes of Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock to deliver the goods against India. Aiden Markram had a fantastic year in limited overs cricket in 2021, and will look to make up for the poor form in Test cricket. David Miller and Rassie van der Dussen form a decent batting order for the hosts.

South Africa Batsmen vs India in ODIs

Player Innings Runs Avg HS 100 50
David Miller 19 332 20.75 56* 0 1
Aiden Markram 6 127 21.16 32 0 0
Quinton de Kock 13 784 60.30 135 5 1
Phehlukwayo 7 125 25 34 0 0
Rassie van der Dussen 1 22 22 22 0 0

South Africa Bowling Stats vs India in ODI

Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jensen and Lungi Ngidi form a dangerous pace bowling trio. Veteran, Wayne Parnell is also among those selected for the series. Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj are the spinners for South Africa, as they have gone in with several pacers.

South Africa Bowlers vs India in ODIs

Player Innings Wickets Avg Best Bowling 5w 10w
Kagiso Rabada 12 17 32.70 4/41 0 0
Lungi Ngidi 4 8 25.50 4/51 0 0
Tabraiz Shamsi 3 0 0 0 0 0
Andile Phehlukwayo 7 4 62 2/42 0 0

India Batting Stats vs South Africa in ODI

In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Ruturaj Gaikwad will open the batting. Meanwhile, Kohli could come in at number three, whereas, skipper, KL Rahul walks in at number three. Rishabh Pant would look to build on the Test series form, and help his side claim another series win in South Africa.

India Batsmen vs South Africa in ODIs

Player Innings Runs Avg HS 100 50
KL Rahul 1 26 26 26 0 0
Shikhar Dhawan 18 798 49.87 137 3 4
Virat Kohli 25 1287 64.3 160* 4 6
R. Ashwin 4 49 16.50 19 0 0

India Bowling Stats vs South Africa in ODIs

Jasprit Bumrah, M. Siraj, B. Kumar and Shardul Thakur are among the pacers who could feature in the playing 11. Spinners, R. Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal will also be in the mix for a place in the playing 11. India have taken several young pacers on the Proteas tour, which includes the likes of Prasidh Krishna and Navdeep Saini, who would be eager to make atleast one appearance.

India Bowlers Stats vs South Africa in ODIs

Player Innings Wickets Avg Best Bowling 5w 10w
R Ashwin 7 6 52.33 3/41 0 0
Y. Chahal 7 20 15.65 5/22 1 0
Jasprit Bumrah 8 12 19.16 2/24 0 0
B. Kumar 14 15 48.80 3/41 0 0

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