SA vs WI: All the Test stats

December 16, 2014

Ahead of the first Test starting on Wednesday, we look at the updated key Test stats featuring South Africa and West Indies.

The last time the two teams met was in June 2010.
Stats and head-to-heads are from 1992 onwards.

Tests played
25 – South Africa won 16 and West Indies have 3 wins with 6 of the matches drawn.

Highest team scores
747 West Indies, St John’s 2005
658-9 decl South Africa, Durban 2003
604-6 decl South Africa, Centurion 2004
594-5 decl South Africa, St John’s 2005
561 South Africa, Johannesburg 2003
556-4 dec South Africa, Durban 2008
548-9 decl South Africa, Bridgetown 2005

Lowest scores
West Indies
102 West Indies, Port of Spain 2010
121 West Indies, Port Elizabeth 1998
139 West Indies, Durban 2008
South Africa
141 South Africa, Kingston 2001
148 South Africa, Bridgetown 1992
188 South Africa, Georgetown 2005

Biggest wins (by runs)
351 South Africa, Port Elizabeth 1998
189 South Africa, Johannesburg 2003

Biggest wins (by innings)
Innings and 100 runs South Africa, Durban 2008
Innings and 86 runs South Africa, Bridgetown 2005

Biggest wins (by wickets)
10 wickets South Africa, Centurion 2004
9 wickets South Africa, Durban 1998

Most runs between the sides
2 356 Jacques Kallis (SA)
1 715 Brian Lara (WI)
1 619 Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI)
1 583 Greame Smith (SA)
1 403 Herschelle Gibbs (SA)
1 359 Chris Gayle (WI)
1 037 AB de Villiers (SA)
879 Ramnaresh Sarwan (WI)

Most wickets
70 Shaun Pollock (SA)
63 Makhaya Ntini (SA)
52 Jacques Kallis (SA)
52 Andre Nel (SA)
51 Courtney Walsh (WI)
43 Allan Donald (SA)
35 Dale Steyn (SA)
33 Mervyn Dillon (WI)

Most wicketkeeper dismissals
77 Mark Boucher (SA)
51 Ridley Jacobs (WI)
13 Denesh Ramdin (WI)
6 AB de Villiers (SA)
6 Dave Richardson (SA)

Most catches
33 Jacques Kallis (SA)
20 Hershelle Gibbs (SA), Brian Lara (WI)
19 Daryll Cullinan (SA)
16 Chris Gayle (WI)
14 Carl Hooper (WI)
14 Neil Mckenzie (SA)
12 Greame Smith (SA)
11 Gary Kirsten (SA)

Highest partnerships (by wicket)
1st: 301 Greame Smith and Hershelle Gibbs (SA, 2004)
2nd: 331 Chris Gayle and Ramnaresh Sarwan (WI, 2005)
3rd: 251 Herschelle Gibbs and Jacques Kallis (SA, 2004)
4th: 284 Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Wavell Hinds (WI, 2005)
5th: 267 Jacques Kallis and Ashwell Prince (SA, 2005)
6th: 134 AB de Villiers and Ashwell Prince (SA, 2010)
7th: 92 Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher (SA, 1999)
8th: 146 Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher (SA, 2001)
9th: 132 Shaun Pollock and Allan Donald (SA, 2001)
10th: 70 Chris Gayle and Shivnarine Chanderpaul (WI, 2008)



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