Reuters – PORT ELIZABETH, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Rohit Sharma’s century helped India wrap up the One Day International series against hosts South Africa with a 73-run victory at St George’s Park on Tuesday.

Summary

  • PORT ELIZABETH, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Rohit Sharma’s century helped India wrap up the One Day International series against hosts South Africa with a 73-run victory at St George’s Park on Tuesday.
  • India took an unassailable 4-1 lead in the six-match series as Sharma finally came good with the bat, scoring 115 after India were asked to bat first and amassed 274 for seven wickets in their 50 overs.
  • South Africa, who needed victory to keep alive their hopes of levelling the series, were all out for 201 in response.
  • India replace South Africa at the top of the International Cricket Council’s ODI rankings.
  • India’s ODI series victory came after they lost 2-1 in the three tests played between the two countries last month.


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