South Africa won the series 2-0, continuing their dominance over the West Indies.
These teams have played 32 Tests. SA leads 22-3 with 7 draws.
In SA, the hosts lead 14-1 with 2 draws.
IN WI, SA lead 8-2 with 5 draws.
However, WI had won the one-off Test which marked SA’s return to Tests in early 1992.
We look at individual records, starting with Batting:
Most runs (750 or more):
Kallis leads by a large margin, while the next two (Lara and S Chanderpaul) have almost the same total. No current player has crossed 750.
Highest innings (150 or more):
Gayle’s 317 is over a hundred more than the second-placed 213.
The only current player here is T Bavuma with 172.
The most centuries were 8 by Kallis, followed by 7 for GC Smith
The most 50+ scores were 20 by Kallis, followed by 13 for S Chanderpaul and Lara.
Highest batting average, minimum 20 innings and 35.00:
de Villiers leads by a large margin. No current player qualifies.
Highest strike rate (Minimum 1000 balls and 45.00):
Gayle is closely followed by GC Smith. No current player here.
To be continued.
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