Yahoo – Singapore – Rohit Sharma’s 115-run stand set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international against South Africa

Rohit Sharma ended a personal South African hoodoo and set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international at St George’s Park on Tuesday.

Summary

  • Rohit Sharma’s 115-run stand set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international against South AfricaRohit Sharma ended a personal South African hoodoo and set up a series win for India in the fifth one-day international at St George’s Park on Tuesday.
  • Sharma’s 115 was his first major innings in three tours of South Africa –- and India’s 73-run win enabled the tourists to take a winning 4-1 lead in the six-match series, their first success in seven bilateral or multi-team series in South Africa.
  • South Africa’s chances of overhauling India’s 274 for seven plummeted when they lost their first three wickets inside the first 13 overs.
  • Sharma’s 17th one-day international century ended a run of low scores in South Africa.
  • The first run-out accounted for captain Virat Kohli, who made 36 –- his lowest score of the series -– in a second wicket stand of 105 with Sharma.


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