India won the game against South Africa by 73 runs in the 5th ODI on Tuesday. Rohit Sharma hit his 17th century (115) on Tuesday against the opponent team. The squad gave a challenging score of 274 runs for seven wickets to South Africa.
The team clinched the series for the first time in any format against African country.
The Indian team first visited South Africa in 1992 and since then, it has never won any series in any format till date. Although India won a T20 match there in 2006, it was a one-match event.
Indian bowlers thrashed away South Africa in 42.2 overs. Bowler Kuldeep Yadav took 4 wickets for 57 runs against India.
Hosts South Africa won the toss in the match and decided to bowl first. In the 5th ODI, South Africa did changes in the squad. The hosts included left-arm spinner Tabraiz Shamsi in place of fast bowler Chris Morris in eleven member squad. The Indian team has not done any changes in its last XI.
South African team lost the game at a score of 201 runs in 42.2 overs. Even after 71 runs contribution by Hashim Amla, the team couldn’t able to win the match.Rajasthan Tourism App - Welcomes to the lend of Sun, Send and adventures