Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Day 1 Statistical Highlights

Hashi Amla is dangerous all on his own. Partnered by veteran Jacques Kallis, he is absolutely rampaging. The numbers are proof.

updated: November 09, 2012 15:03 IST
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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.

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