SA v PAK 2018-19 : Third Test - Statistical Highlights

All the major stats and facts from the third and final Test between South Africa and Pakistan in Johannesburg.

Quinton de Kock played 129 runs knock in Johannesburg Test (photo - AP)

South Africa beat Pakistan by 107 runs in the third and final Test in Johannesburg and completed the whitewash of Pakistan in the three Tests series.

After opting to bat first, South Africa started off well and Aiden Markram (90) set the platform for a big score but Mohammad Abbad and Mohammad Amir triggered the collapse and South Africa lost 7 wickets for just 33 runs and bowled out for just 262 runs after being 229/3.

In reply, Pakistan could manage only 185 runs and conceded a 77 runs lead. Duanne Olivier took his third five-wicket-haul of this series.

In the second innings, Quinton de Kock's ton helped South Africa to set a target of 381 runs for the visitors. In the chase, Pakistan began well and their batsmen put up a good fight but that was not enough to win the game and they bowled out for 273 runs. Quinton de Kock was named Man of the Match and Duanne Olivier was named Man of the series.  

All the major stats and facts from the third and final Test between South Africa and Pakistan in Johannesburg :

0 - Number of hundreds scored by Pakistani batsmen in Test cricket outside Asia since the retirement of Misbah ul Haq and Younis Khan (May 2017). 

10 - Sarfraz Ahmed is the first wicketkeeper captain to take 10 catches in a Test match. He is also the first Pakistani wicketkeeper to affect 10 dismissals in a Test.

Most catches by a wicketkeeper-captain in a Test -

10 - Sarfraz Ahmed vs SA at Johannesburg, 2019

8 - MS Dhoni vs AUS at Melbourne, 2014

8 - Alec Stewart vs SA at Nottingham, 1998

8 - Adam Gilchrist vs SL at Darwin, 2004

Most dismissals for a Pakistani wicketkeeper in a Test -

10 - Sarfraz Ahmed vs SA at Johannesburg, 2019

9 - Rashid Latif vs NZ at Auckland, 1994

9 - Kamran Akmal vs WI at Kingston, 2005

11 - Azhar Ali's Test batting average outside Asia since January 2018. Since then he has scored only 132 runs in 12 innings with one fifty. 

24 - Duanne Olivier took 24 wickets at an average of 14.70 in this series - the second most wickets for South Africa in a three Tests series.

Most wickets for South Africa in a three Tests series -

25 - Charlie Llewellyn vs AUS, 1902/03

24 - Duanne Olivier vs PAK, 2018/19

22 - Kagiso Rabada vs ENG, 2015/16

21 - Buster Nupen vs ENG, 1930/31

21 - Dale Steyn vs IND, 2010/11

21 - Vernon Philander vs NZ, 2012

50 - Dale Steyn completed 50 Test wickets at The Wanderers, Johannesburg. He is the third bowler after Shaun Pollock and Makhaya Ntini to achieve this feat.

129 - Quinton de Kock (129 runs) scored his 4th Test hundred of career and first Test hundred since January 2017.


By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 14 Jan, 2019

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