Ind vs SA, 5th ODI: Men in Blue trounce Proteas in Port Elizabeth ODI to win maiden bilateral series on South African soil

14 February 2018, 12:11 AM
Ind vs SA, 5th ODI (Source: Twitter)
Ind vs SA, 5th ODI (Source: Twitter)

India is all set to lock horns with South Africa in the fifth ODI of the ongoing series at Port Elizabeth. South Africa has won the toss and chose to field first. 

The 'Men in Blue' win the 5th ODI and register their first ever series win on African soil. Meanwhile, the Proteas have kept the series alive by winning the last ODI at Wanderers. The Proteas put up a spirited performance in Wanderers by chasing down a stiff target in a rain-reduced game.

Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah

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Playing XI: Aiden Markram(c), Hashim Amla, Jean-Paul Duminy, AB de Villiers, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lungisani Ngidi, Morne Morkel, Tabraiz Shamsi

Here are the HIGHLIGHTS: 

# Virat Brigade scripts history, beats Proteas in Port Elizabeth ODI to win first ever bilateral series in South Africa

# India win the series for the first time on the South African soil

# OUT!! Amazing catch by Pandya, Shamsi sent back to the pavilion!

# OUT!! Klaasen BOWLED by Kuldeep Yadav!

# WICKET! Kagiso Rabada DISMISSED by Kuldeep Yadav

# With 10 overs to go, South Africa 192/6 with Klaasen at 37 and Rabada at 1 and needing 83 runs to win.

# OUT!! Phehlukwayo bowled by Kuldeep Yadav

# BIG WICKET for Bhuvaneshwar Kumar! Hashim Amla sent back to the pavilion!

# And its a 50 for Amla!

# OUT! Chahal DISPERSES Miller back!

# South Africa mark their 100-runs! Miller, Amla make a steady stand

# David Miller SMASHES six on Chahal's ball

# After 17 overs, Proteas at 85/3

# ANOTHER WICKET!! Pandya takes his second wicket, de Villiers sent back to the green room!

# OUT! Pandya sends Duminy back to the pavilion!

# OUT!! Markram DISPERSED by Bumrah!

# South Africa at 41/0 after 8 overs

# South Africa 23/0 after 5 overs

# South African innings start with Amla, Markram on the crease

# India set 275 target for the Proteas

# India at 269/7 after 49 overs, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar on the crease

# OUT! Dhoni goes back to the pavilion!

# India at 261/6 after 48 overs

# Bhuvaneshwar Kumar comes to play

# WICKET! Shreyas Iyer departs on Ngidi's ball

# Dhoni in! Ngidi's hattrick broken!

# Another one!! Hardik Pandya departs on Ngidi's ball

# Big shock for India! Rohit Sharma OUT!

# 42 overs into the game, India stands at 236/3

# After 39 overs, India at 215/3

# Rohit Sharma brings up his 17th ODI ton

# 100! Its a whooping 100 for Rohit 'Hitman' Sharma!

# And its a drop! Rohit Sharma's luck is totally in favour of him

# Shreyas Iyer steps onto the crease

# OUT! Ajinkya Rahane RUN OUT!! 

# India at 169/2 after 29 overs

# Ajinkya Rahane in!

# OUT!! India's second loss! Virat Kohli departs!

# SMASH!! Huge shot by Rohit Sharma brings up a 100-runs partnership for Kohli, Sharma!

# Relief for captain Kohli, the third umpire gives his decision of NOT OUT!

# India at 114/1 after 20 overs

# Rohit Sharma's fifty gives India a steady pace!

# Rohit Sharma brings up his 35th ODI fifty!

# Kohli, Rohit solid partnership takes India past 100 mark

# India cross 100-runs mark!

# Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli complete 50 runs partnership off 55 balls!

The ball is coming a little slow off the surface, bowlers are taking the pace of the pitch!

# India at 90/1 after 15 overs into the game

# 'Men In Blue' near their 100 runs!

# Andile Phehlukwayo bowls his second over

# After 12 overs, India stands at 77/1

# Rohit Sharma SMASHES a six to Ngidi's delivery

# 10 overs into the game, India stands at 61/1. Kohli, Sharma on the crease

# Lungisani Ngidi comes to bowl his first over

# India 57/1 after 9 overs

# Virat Kohli comes to the crease!

# OUT! India lose the first wicket as Shikhar Dhawan departs on Kagiso Rabada's ball

# Dhawan at 30, Sharma at 13, India 43 for no loss after 7 overs

# India 34 for no loss after 6 overs

# Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma come to the field

# South Africa win toss, opt to field

First Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 03:49 PM
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