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First Test 12/03/1889      
Tests Played 460      
Tests Won 177 (38.48%)      
Tests Lost 158 (34.35%)      
Tests Drawn 125 (27.17%)      
Tests Tied 0 (0.00%)      
Capped Players 356      
Highest Individual Innings 311 H M Amla  19/07/2012 v EnglandKennington Oval
Most Career Runs 13,206 J H Kallis    
Best Bat Avg (Min 25 Inns) 60.97 R G Pollock    
Best Bowling (Innings) 9/113 H J Tayfield  15/02/1957 v EnglandWanderers Stadium
Best Bowling (Match) 13/132 M Ntini  08/04/2005 v West IndiesQueen's Park Oval
Most Career Wickets 439 D W Steyn    
Best Bowl Avg (Min 50 Wkts) 21.11 N A T Adcock    
Most Career Catches 196 J H Kallis    
Most Career Dismissals 553 (530ca, 23st)* M V Boucher    
Highest Team Innings 682/6 dec   31/07/2003 v EnglandLord's
Lowest Team Innings 30   14/06/1924 v EnglandEdgbaston
Highest Run Chase Achieved 414/4   17/12/2008 v AustraliaWACA Ground
First 100 Scored 106  J H Sinclair   01/04/1899 v England Newlands
Average Runs per Over 2.89      
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