Pujara passed 2,000 runs in a year. He scored 2,043 runs at 102.15 in first-class matches in 2013. Only Chris Rogers with 2,391 runs at 48.79 from 28 matches made more in 2013.

His 222-run partnership with Virat Kohli is India's joint-highest in South Africa and their highest in the second innings of a Test in South Africa

Second fastest 1,000 test runs by Indian player

Highest second innings score of 153 by any Indian batsmen in South Africa

Most balls faced by an Indian in a Test innings: 52

Pujara climbed to a career-best number 2 spot in the rankings for Test batsmen after his double century against Australia in March 2017.

He is the sixth Indian cricketer to score a century in a Tour outside Asia on the first day.

He is the eleventh Indian cricketer to reach 6000 Test Runs.