1. Kohli seems to overhaul Dravid, Ganguly
Kohli to this point has made 1287 runs in opposition to SA in ODIs from 27 matches at 64.35, and he’s just a few runs behind former Indian skippers Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid, who’ve amassed 1313 (29 matches, Avg: 50.50) and 1309 (36 matches, Avg: 39.66) ODI runs in opposition to Proteas. This could possibly be an ideal event for Kohli finish his lean run, whereas overtaking two of his idols. But general, Sachin Tendulkar leads the record with 2001 runs from 57 matches at 35.73.
2. Kohli seems to surpass Tendulkar
Kohli now has 43 ODI a whole bunch and he requires seven extra centuries to interrupt Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI world file of 49. But his final ODI century got here in opposition to the West Indies at Port of Spain in August 2019 and since then he has hit a block of kinds, failing to transform 50s into 100s. But in opposition to South Africa, Tendulkar is the main century-maker in ODIs with 5 and Kohli now has Four a whole bunch. Can Kohli go previous Tendulkar on this depend?
3. KulCha wanting to shine
Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have been very profitable in opposition to SA in ODIs having taken 18 and 20 wickets respectively from seven video games apiece. They will likely be wanting to proceed their hunt for wickets within the sequence. But the main wicket-taker in bilateral ODIs between India and SA is Shaun Pollock who has 48 wickets from 33 matches, whereas Anil Kumble has the Indian file with 46 wickets from 40 matches.
4. India look to shut hole
India and South Africa have to this point performed 84 ODIs in opposition to one another and the latter holds edge with 46 victories and the hosts have gained 35 with three matches producing no outcomes.