India in South Africa: the Test story

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  • Before the current tour, India last played a two-Test series in South Africa in 2001/02 when they lost 0-1. (Getty Images)

    Before the current tour, India last played a two-Test series in South Africa in 2001/02 when they lost 0-1. (Getty Images)

  • On their first tour after South Africa's re-introduction to the international fold, India lost the four-match series 0-1. (Getty Images)

    On their first tour after South Africa's re-introduction to the international fold, India lost the four-match series 0-1. (Getty Images)

  • India have never touched 500 in a Test innings in South Africa, with a highest of 459 (2010/11) and lowest of 66 (1996/97) (Getty Images)

    India have never touched 500 in a Test innings in South Africa, with a highest of 459 (2010/11) and lowest of 66 (1996/97) (Getty Images)

  • India got their first Test win in South Africa during the 2006/07 tour, but the visitors lost the three-match series 1-2. (Getty Images)

    India got their first Test win in South Africa during the 2006/07 tour, but the visitors lost the three-match series 1-2. (Getty Images)

  • India's best result came under MS Dhoni during the 2010/11 tour when they managed to draw the three-Test series 1-1. (Getty Images)

    India's best result came under MS Dhoni during the 2010/11 tour when they managed to draw the three-Test series 1-1. (Getty Images)

  • India, yet to win a Test series in South Africa, have so far played 15 Tests there, but lost seven and won just two. Six games ended as draws. (Getty Images)

    India, yet to win a Test series in South Africa, have so far played 15 Tests there, but lost seven and won just two. Six games ended as draws. (Getty Images)

First Published: December 1, 2013, 11:02 AM IST
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RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
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