Stats - Mandhana, Harmanpreet, Wolvaardt, Kapp combine to break ODI records

Feels good, doesn't it? Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur take a moment off during their big stand BCCI

Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur put on a show in the second ODI against South Africa, adding 171 runs in 136 balls for the third wicket, with both batters going on to score centuries. But Laura Wolvaardt and Marizanne Kapp did almost as well, scoring centuries of their own and adding 184 in 170 balls in the chase. It was an incredible match and these are the numbers that came out of it.

325 for 3 - India made their first 300-plus total in women's ODIs at home. Their previous best was 298 for 2 against West Indies in 2004.

2 - Number of times India have scored more than their 325 for 3 in ODIs. Their highest is 358 for 2 against Ireland in 2017, and the 333 for 5 against England in 2022 is the second-highest.

It is also the fifth-highest ODI total against South Africa, with the top four scores all recorded by England.

4 - Number of batters to score a hundred in the Bengaluru ODI - Mandhana, Harmanpreet, Kapp and Wolvaardt, in that order. This is the first instance of four batters scoring centuries in a women's ODI - it's happened thrice in men's ODIs.

There has been only one instance of three centurions in a women's ODI previously - a game between England and South Africa in 2018 in Hove - Tammy Beaumont, Sarah Taylor and Lizelle Lee got to the milestones then.

15 - Number of sixes hit on Wednesday - eight by India and seven by South Africa. These are the most sixes hit in a women's ODI, surpassing the 14 between Australia and New Zealand in 2012 at North Sydney Oval.

646 - Runs scored in the game, the second-highest in a women's ODI. The highest aggregate is 678 runs between England and South Africa in Bristol during the 2017 World Cup.

321 for 6 - South Africa's total is the highest by any team in a chase in women's ODIs. The previous highest was South Africa's 305 for 9 in an unsuccessful chase against England in 2017 and 305 for 4 by Sri Lanka while chasing South Africa's 302 earlier this year.

The total of 321 is also the third-highest for South Africa in women's ODIs and the third-highest by any team against India.

87 - Number of balls Harmanpreet needed to bring up her century. It is the fastest recorded hundred by an Indian in women's ODIs, bettering her own 90-ball effort against Australia in the 2017 World Cup semi-final.

1 - Mandhana became the first India batter to score hundreds in successive innings in women's ODIs. She joined nine other women in achieving this feat with only Amy Satterthwaite scoring more than two in succession - she made four in a row in 2016-2017. Beaumont is the only batter with successive centuries on separate occasions.

7 - Number hundreds for Mandhana in ODI cricket, the joint-highest for India alongside Mithali Raj. Harmanpreet is next on the list with six, all while batting at No. 4 or lower.

8 - Sixes hit by India in this game, their highest in a women's ODI. Their previous highest was seven.

These are also the most sixes any team has hit against South Africa in a women's ODI, surpassing the six by New Zealand in the 2013 World Cup.

136 - Mandhana's score, the highest for India in a women's ODI at home. Her 117-run knock on Sunday in the first ODI was the previous highest.

2 - Partnerships of 150-plus runs between Mandhana and Harmanpreet in ODIs. They are only the third pair with multiple 150-plus partnerships for the third wicket or lower in women's ODIs.

118 - Runs scored by India in their last ten overs in Bengaluru with 14 fours and five sixes. India started on a slow note, scoring only 47 runs in their first 15 overs, with just five fours. They faced 72 dot balls in that period.

2 - Mandhana and Harmanpreet are only the second pair to score hundreds twice in the same women's ODI innings. The two hit hundreds against West Indies in the 2022 World Cup.

Beaumont and Taylor are the other such pair. They both scored hundreds against South Africa at the 2017 World Cup and in 2018 at Hove.

85 - Balls Kapp needed for her hundred, the quickest for South Africa in women's ODIs, bettering Lee's 86-ball effort against Australia in 2016.

2 - Kapp has hit three ODI hundreds, and two have come while batting at No. 5 or lower. Kapp is the first batter to score multiple hundreds from No. 5 or lower in women's ODIs.

Her 114 against India is also the first century scored by a batter from No. 5 or lower in a women's ODI chase.