India v South Africa all test match results & records
India vs South Africa test records. India-South Africa test cricket is about how well Indians play African fast bowling & how Africans negotiate spinners from India.. indeed - an intriguing battle no cricket fan can ever miss!

South Africans have always been among top 3 cricketing nations ever since they came back in 1992 while India, on other hand, has had her share of glory in International cricket but hardly consistently.

Now India vs South Africa test matches have produced some phenomenal test cricket and records between these two countries is intriguing. South Africa better than India - both at home & away.

Head to head :
27 tests = 12 won by South Africa, 7 by India + 8 draws.
In India = 12 = 5 won by India, 5 by South Africa, 2 draws.
In South Africa = 15 = 7 won by South Africa, 2 by India, 6 draws.

Following is complete list of all test played between India & South Africa which is followed by list of important records made in them. In case you are looking for some specific record related to India-Africa cricket - Itsonlycricket answers is where you can post your question and our experts will answer you asap.

India vs South Africa, Head to head all test match list - most recent first.
Match No. Winner Margin Venue Date
27th India v South Africa test match Draw   Cape Town 2 Jan 2011
26th India v South Africa test match India 87 runs Durban 26 Dec 2010
25th India v South Africa test match South Africa inn + 25 runs Centurion 16 Dec 2010
24th India v South Africa test match India inn + 57 runs Kolkata 14 Feb 2010
23rd India v South Africa test match South Africa inn + 6 runs Nagpur 6 Feb 2010
22nd India v South Africa test match India 8 wickets Kanpur 11 Apr 2008
21st India v South Africa test match South Africa inn + 90 runs Ahmedabad 3 Apr 2008
20th India v South Africa test match Draw   Chennai 26 Mar 2008
19th India v South Africa test match South Africa 5 wickets Cape Town 2 Jan 2007
18th India v South Africa test match South Africa 174 runs Durban 26 Dec 2006
17th India v South Africa test match India 123 runs Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006
16th India v South Africa test match India 8 wickets Kolkata 28 Nov 2004
15th India v South Africa test match Draw   Kanpur 20 Nov 2004
14th India v South Africa test match Draw   Port Elizabeth 16 Nov 2001
13th India v South Africa test match South Africa 9 wickets Bloemfontein 3 Nov 2001
12th India v South Africa test match South Africa inn + 71 runs Bangalore 2 Mar 2000
11th India v South Africa test match South Africa 4 wickets Mumbai 24 Feb 2000
10th India v South Africa test match Draw   Johannesburg 16 Jan 1997
9th India v South Africa test match South Africa 282 runs Cape Town 2 Jan 1997
8th India v South Africa test match South Africa 328 runs Durban 26 Dec 1996
7th India v South Africa test match India 280 runs Kanpur 8 Dec 1996
6th India v South Africa test match South Africa 329 runs Kolkata 27 Nov 1996
5th India v South Africa test match India 64 runs Ahmedabad 20 Nov 1996
4th India v South Africa test match Draw   Cape Town 2 Jan 1993
3rd India v South Africa test match South Africa 9 wickets Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 1992
2nd India v South Africa test match Draw   Johannesburg 26 Nov 1992
1st India v South Africa test match Draw   Durban 13 Nov 1992


Smallest Victories
India : 64 runs, Ahmedabad, 20 November 1996.
India : 123 runs, Johannesburg, 15 Dec 2006.

Largest victories
RSA : inns & 90 runs, Ahmedabad, April 2008.
RSA : inns & 71 runs, Bangalore, 2 Mar 2000.
RSA : 329 runs, Kolkata, November 1996.
Ind : 280 runs, Kanpur, December 1996.

Lowest Totals
066 : India, Durban, December 1996.
076 : India, Ahmedabad, April 2008.
084 : South Africa, Johannesburg, December 2006.
100 : India, Durban, December 1996.
105 : South Africa, Ahmedabad, November 1996.

Partnerships
340 = Hashim Amla + Jacques Kallis, Nagpur, February 2010 : 3rd wkt.
268 = Virendra Sehwag + Rahul Dravid, Chennai, March 2008 : 2nd wkt.
259* = VVS Laxman + MS Dhoni, Kolkata, February 2010 : 7th wkt.
256 = Jacques Kallis + AB de Villiers, Ahmedabad, April 2008 : 5th wkt.

Best bowling
Allan Donald : 55-15-139-12, Port Elizabeth, December 1992.
Dale Steyn : 34.5-7-108-10, Nagpur, February 2010.
Shaun Pollock : 48.4-18-147-10, Bloemfontein, November 2001.
Venkatesh Prasad : 44-10-153-10, Durban, December 1996.
In an Innings
Lance Klusner : 21.3-4-64-8, Kolkata, November 1996.

Most wickets
Anil Kumble = 21 tests, 84 wickets
Javagal Srinath = 13 tests, 64 wickets
Allan Donald = 11 tests, 57 wickets

Highest scores
319 : Virendra Sehwag (304b, 42x4, 5x6), Chennai, March 2008.
253* : Hashim Amla (473b, 22x4, 0x6), Nagpur, February 2008.
217* : AB de Villiers (333b, 17x4, 2x6), Ahmedabad, April 2008.
173 : Jacques Kallis (351b, 15x4, 2x6), Nagpur, Febuary 2010.
196 : Herschelle Gibbs (354b, 25x4, 1x6), Port Elizabeth, November 2001.
169 : Sachin Tendulkar (254b, 26x4), Cape Town, January 1997.

Most runs
1415 = 22 tests = Sachin Tendulkar
1162 = 12 tests = Virendra Sehwag
1132 = 18 tests = Rahul Dravid
1087 = 13 tests = Jacques Kallis
0947 = 17 tests = Sourav Ganguly.

Highest totals
643/6d = India = 153.0 ovs = Kolkata, February 2010.
627/10 = India = 155.1 ovs = Chennai, March 2008.
563/10 = RSA = 143.o ovs = Bloemfontein, November 2001.
558/6d = RSA = 176.0 ovs = Nagpur, February 2010..