Rediff – IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli and his teammates celebrate victory over South Africa in the 5th ODI at Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Summary

  • IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli and his teammates celebrate victory over South Africa in the 5th ODI at Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
  • Photograph: BCCIRohit 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 in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
  • No Indian men’s side since its first tour in South Africa back in 1992, has ever won a series across any format.
  • India’s last 10 overs produced only 55 runs and handed South Africa a gettable target at a run rate of 5.50.
  • Photograph: Richard Huggard/Gallo Images/Getty ImagesA cameo 39 from wicket-keeper Heinrich Klaasen, who had been the hero of South Africa’s victory in the last match, could not stem the inevitable.


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