New Delhi: South Africa made a confident start to their Australian series with Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis taking their team to 255/2 at stumps on Day 1 of the opening Test. A look at the statistical highlights from the day's play.
# Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla have recorded a partnership of 136 (unbroken) - their eleventh in Tests. Jacques Kallis and Abraham de Villiers hold a South African record by sharing 12 century partnerships in Tests.
# Amla and Kallis have totalled 3607 runs at an average of 66.79 in 58 innings - the highest by a South African pair in Tests, surpassing the 3592 (ave.61.93) by Kallis and de Villiers in 64 innings.