Dale Steyn took 5/46 in the first innings of the Test, which was the twenty fourth time
that he has taken five wickets or more in an innings, first against Zimbabwe, see Performances by
Opponent at All Grounds, and he has now taken 380 wickets at an average of 22.51. See South African Players Taking 300 Career Wickets.
John Nyumbu took 5/157 in the first innings of the Test, and became the second
Zimbabwe bowler to take five wickets in an innings on debut. See Players taking 5 Wickets in an Innings on Debut.
South Africa defeated Zimbabwe by 9 wickets at the Harare Sports Club, and have
now won 4, lost 0, drawn 1 of the 5 matches played against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe, see South Africa v Zimbabwe, and won all 4 of the matches played between
the two countries at Harare Sports Club. See South Africa v Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club.
Alviro Petersen scored 17 not out in the second innings of the Test, which took his
aggregate to 2,007 runs, and he became the twenty seventh South African player to achieve the 2,000 runs
milestone. See South African Players Scoring 2000 Career Runs.