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Newlands, Cape Town, turf history and inspection records

India and South Africa will play their ongoing ICC final match World Test Championship series at Newlands in Cape Town from January 11. The two teams are drawing 1-1 in a series of three matches, after the first two games split points.

Guests will have a chance to register the winner of their first Trials series on South African soil in Cape Town. Meanwhile, Proteas will be keen to improve its position in the ICC World Test Championship standings with a series win over team India.

Before the Cape Town Test, here are some key numbers you need to know from previous Tests that took place in Newlands.


Today India vs South Africa 2021 Courtyard History: Newlands, Cape Town

Test matches played: 58

Home team wins: 26

The away team wins: 21

Matches drawn: 11

Highest team score: 651 – South Africa vs Australia, 2009

Lowest team score: 35 – South Africa vs England, 1899

Highest individual score: 262 – Stephen Fleming (NZ) vs South Africa, 2006

Best Bowling Character (Play): 11/8 – John Briggs (England) vs South Africa, 1889

Best Bowling Characters (Match): 15/28 – John Briggs (England) vs South Africa, 1889

The most successful chase: 334/6 – Australia vs South Africa, 2002

Average running speed: 2.95

Head-to-head in Newlands: Play – 5, Win South Africa – 3, Win India – 0, Draw – 2.


Newlands – South Africa vs England match statistics in 2020

England beat South Africa 189 times in the previous test at Newlands
England beat South Africa 189 times in the previous test at Newlands

He beat South Africa by 189 runs in the final test organized by Newlands in January 2020. Ben Stokes was the hero of the visitors, as he scored 47 & 72 in two innings, besides winning it. three times champion.

He beat first and scored 269 runs. In response, Dean Elgar’s 88 helped Proteas hit a total of 223 runs. James Anderson won five wickets for England. Dom Sibley’s hundredths helped the visitors aim to run 438 times to South Africa.

Despite half a century of words Pieter Malan and Quinton de Kock, South Africa lost that game by 189 runs. 38 bridges fell during that Test match, with 31 of them rhythm machines.


Edited by Sudeshna Banerjee

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