The 4th ODI between South Africa and India will see the return of the Cricket’s superman AB de Villiers which could balance the odds for South Africa who are trailing 3-0 in the 6-match ODI series. All the numbers and statistics favor De Villiers who finds an extra gear in the Pink ODIs, so India will need to be at their best if they want to seal a series-win at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. We take a look at the Statistical Preview ahead of the 4th ODI between South Africa and India.
South Africa vs India 4th ODI – Statistical Preview
1 – Only 1 foreign player (Ricky Ponting) has scored 400 or more ODI runs at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Ponting has 490 runs from just 6 matches. Meanwhile, only Sachin Tendulkar has scored 200 or more ODI runs as an Indian batsman at this venue.
2 – Only 2 bowlers (Shaun Pollock & Nathan Bracken) have picked up a 5-wkt haul in ODI cricket at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Perhaps Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav can take the challenge and be the next bowler to achieve the feat.
3 – India have played 7 ODI matches at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg winning 3 and losing 4 of those matches. Against South Africa, India have played 4 and lost 3 matches.
3 – AB de Villiers has scored 3 ODI hundreds at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, most at the venue. Hashim Amla has 2 centuries in 6 games and can go level with ABD.
8 – Quinton De Kock needs just 8 more runs to score 200 ODI runs at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
14 – AB de Villiers needs 14 more runs to be the highest run scorer at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. Herschelle Gibbs is the current leading getter at the venue with 719 runs but ABD can surpass that as he has 706 runs from 11 matches at the venue.
22 – Hashim Amla needs 22 more runs to reach the 400-run mark at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. He will become the 7th player to do so. However, Amla has found it very hard going past the score of 10 in the ODI series vs India.
24 – South Africa have won 24 of the 32 ODI matches played at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
29 – Shaun Pollock is the leading wicket-taker (29) in ODI cricket at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
30 – AB de Villiers has struck most number of sixes (30) in ODI cricket at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.