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South Africa win first ever ODI series in India

South Africa beat India by 214 runs in the fifth and final ODI to clinch series 3-2; first ever series win for the Proteas in India.

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South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first against India in the fifth and final ODI in Mumbai. After losing Hashim Amla early, the PRoteas rode on Quinton de Kock's breezy innings. De Kock went on to complete his fifth hundred against India. He finished with 109. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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On the other end, Faf du Plessis was playing another gem. Punishing the Indian bowlers, Faf went on to score his fifth ODI century against first against India. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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Faf du Plessis was battling cramps during his innings. After scoring 133 he retired hurt. His knock contained nine fours and six sixes. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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AB de Villiers was batting at a different level. He was unstoppable and the right-hander made sure that South Africa were always on course for posting a massive total. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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South Africa did manage to post the highest ODI total in India - 438/4. De Villiers managed 119 off just 61 balls, a knock which contained three fours and 11 sixes. (Source: AP)

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India, chasing 439, were off to a bad start as Rohit Sharma fell for just 16. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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Virat Kohli followed Rohit Sharma soon as he edged a wide one to the keeper. He was out for seven. (Source: Express photo by Kevin D'Souza)

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Shikhar Dhawan did keep the hope alive with a 59-ball 60 but he too fell trying to up the scoring rate. (Source: PTI)

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Suresh Raina also hit a couple of boundaries before being bowled by Kasigo Rabada. (Source: PTI)

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Ajinkya Rahane was India's best batsman on the day as he scored 87 runs off 58 balls. He mistimed a shot to deep square-leg. (Source: AP)

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South Africa sealed the match when Imran Tahir castled MS Dhoni. The Indian tail didn't take much time to fold. India were 224 all out in 36 overs and South Africa won the match by 214 runs. (Source: PTI)

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South Africa won the series 3-2 which is their first ever ODI series win in India. AB de Villiers was awarded the man-of-the-series award. (Source: Reuters)