India’s fifth test win in South Africa, Team India made 5 big records in Cape Town

India vs South Africa 2nd Test Records: The Indian team created history in Cape Town by defeating host South Africa by 7 wickets. This was Team India’s first win in Test cricket at Newlands, Cape Town. Fast bowlers Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah made important contributions in India winning the match. The second test between India and South Africa ended in just one and a half days. This was the shortest test match in terms of balls. Apart from this, many more records were set in the match. So let us know the five big records of Cape Town Test.

Fastest Test to end in terms of balls (in completed Tests)

  • 642 balls – South Africa vs India, Cape Town, 2024 (Today’s match)
  • 656 balls – Australia v South Africa, Melbourne, 1932
  • 672 balls – West Indies vs England, Bridgetown, 1935
  • 788 balls – England v Australia, Manchester, 1888
  • 792 balls – England v Australia, Lord’s, 1888.

India’s fifth Test win in South Africa, first in Cape Town

Through this match, the Indian team won the fifth Test in South Africa. This was India’s first test win in Cape Town. Team India became the first Asian team to win a Test match in Cape Town. India’s test win in South Africa…

  • By 123 runs – Johannesburg, 2006
  • by 87 runs – Durban, 2010
  • By 63 runs – Johannesburg, 2018
  • by 113 runs – Centurion, 2021
  • By 7 wickets – Cape Town, 2024 (today’s match).

India’s biggest win among military nations (in terms of wickets)

  • By 10 wickets- against New Zealand, Hamilton, 2009
  • By 8 wickets- against New Zealand, Wellington, 1968
  • By 8 wickets – against New Zealand, Auckland, 1976
  • By 8 wickets – Australia vs Melbourne, 2020
  • By 7 wickets- against England, Nottingham, 2007
  • By 7 wickets- Against South Africa, Cape Town, 2024 (today’s match).

Highest total in both innings against India (all out in both innings)

  • 193 runs – England (Ahmedabad, 2021)
  • 212 runs – Afghanistan (Bengaluru, 2018)
  • 229 runs – New Zealand (Mumbai WS, 2021)
  • 230 runs – England (Leeds, 1986)
  • 231 runs – South Africa (Cape Town, 2024) – Today’s match.

Fast bowlers took all 20 wickets.

  • vs South Africa, Johannesburg, 2018
  • vs England, Nottingham, 2021
  • vs South Africa, Cape Town, 2024 (today’s match).

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