S Africa trounce India by 214 runs to win ODI series

Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) South Africa defeated India by 214 runs in the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday to clinch the series 3-2.

Faf du Plessis (133 retired hurt), AB de Villiers (119) and Quinton de Kock (109) lofted the visitors to a massive score of 438/4 in 50 overs.

All the Indian bowlers suffered under the Protean onslaught — with Bhuvneshwar Kumar conceding the maximum 106 runs off 10 overs claiming a solitary wicket.

In reply, despite a fighting 58-ball 87 from local batsman Ajinkya Rahane and 59-ball 60 from Shikhar Dhawan, India were bowled out for 224 in 35.5 overs.

–Indo- Asian News Service

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