Pre-match analysis: South Africa vs India 1st T20I at WanderersLast updated on Feb 18, 2018, 12:06 pm
Fresh on the heels of a 5-1 ODI victory, an upbeat Indian side will look to secure another limited-overs win in the T20I series, set to begin today.
The 1st T20I match will take place at the Wanderers stadium, Johannesburg.
India have a 3-1 head-to-head lead against the Proteas in South Africa. Let's look at both teams' respective records at the Wanderers.
South African team's record at the Wanderers
South Africa have played a total of 17 T20I matches at the Wanderers, winning 11 of them.
Of the 6 losses they have suffered here, one was to India in 2006.
Of their last four matches they played here, South Africa have lost three of them.
In their last match at the Wanderers in January 2017, they were beaten by Sri Lanka.
India's T20 record in Johannesburg
India have played a total of four T20I matches in Johannesburg, winning two and losing the other two.
India's two wins here came against South Africa and Pakistan and their losses were against New Zealand and South Africa.
The men in blue played their last match at the Wanderers in March 2012, which they lost to the home side.
Highest total and runs
A total of 25 T20I matches have been played at the Wanderers ground and a total of 7,850 runs have been scored here and 312 wickets were claimed.
The highest T20I total scored here was 260/6 by Sri Lanka against Kenya in 2007.
Faf du Plessis scored the most runs in an innings, 119 off 56 balls, while playing against West Indies in 2015.
Highest total score by Indian cricketer
At 75 off 54, Gautam Gambhir scored the highest for India at Wanderers, in 2007 against Pakistan.