16634 balls, 400 wickets

The one stat that makes Steyn stand out (0:51)

Dale Steyn 400 (0:51)

80 Tests Dale Steyn has taken to reach 400 wickets - the joint-least by a fast bowler. Richard Hadlee also took his 400th wicket in his 80th Test. Overall, Muttiah Muralitharan, who took 72 Tests, is the only bowler quicker to the landmark than Steyn.

13 Bowlers who have taken 400 wickets in Tests including Steyn, who is the ninth fast bowler to do so and the second South Africa bowler after Shaun Pollock. The last bowler before Steyn to complete 400 Test wickets was James Anderson, who got to this landmark against New Zealand in May this year.

16634 Balls it took Steyn to collect 400 wickets - the least, by far, taken by any bowler. Richard Hadlee, who was the previous quickest to the milestone in terms of balls bowled, took at least 3600 deliveries more than those taken by Steyn.

41.58 Steyn's strike-rate when he took his 400th wicket, the best among bowlers with 200 or more wickets in Tests. Among bowlers in the 400-club, Richard Hadlee comes closest to Steyn, with a strike-rate of 50.8.

0 Fifties by Bangladesh's No. 5 batsmen against South Africa in Tests before Mushfiqur Rahim's 65 in this match. Mehrab Hussain's unbeaten 43 in Bloemfontein in 2008 was the highest score before this.

14.6 Mushfiqur's average in his last ten Test innings before this match. He had got out for a duck thrice in these 10 innings and had scored a highest of 45, against Zimbabwe in Chittagong.

94 Partnership runs added by Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah for the fourth wicket, Bangladesh's second-highest for any wicket against South Africa. Bangladesh's only century stand against South Africa came in 2003, when Habibul Bashar and Javed Omar added 131 for the second wicket.

3 Times Bangladesh have had five or more of their top six batsmen scoring 30-plus in an innings including this match. Both the previous instances had come against West Indies at home.