The team India had a historic win in the fifth one-day international at St George's Park on Tuesday. The fantastic performance of Rohit Sharma is winning heart over the internet.
Rohit Sharma's 115 score was his major innings in three tours of South Africa. India's 73 scores led the tourists to take the cup by a 4-1 lead in the six-match series. It was the first success for the team India in seven bilateral or multi-team series in South Africa.
In first 13 overs, the South African team lost their first 3 wickets, that raised the chances of team India's win. Hardik Pandya struck crucial blows by dismissing JP Duminy and AB de Villiers.
Hashim Amla played a marvelous inning of 71 with a partnership of 62 with David Miller and 39 with Heinrich Klaasen. Pandya's direct hit made him walk towards the pavilion, effectively ending South African team's hopes.
“It’s a wonderful feeling to have created some history,” said Indian captain Virat Kohli, who praised what he described as a “complete performance” by his team.
Team India's this historic win is winning the heart of people over the internet and gave them another to celebrate the win. The twitterati pored their love and praises for the winning team on Twitter.
Well played to India. Onwards we go.— kagiso rabada (@KagisoRabada25) February 13, 2018
Congratulations to Virat Kohli and his Indian team on yet another stellar performance and a series win. This is Virat Kohli ‘s India and its a special team. Great great result. #SAvIND— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 13, 2018
Congratulations India on a historic series win. The wrist spinners have been incredible and this win must be really sweet for Virat and the boys. Thoroughly outplayed South Africa #SAvIND— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 13, 2018
All formalities completed. India wins its first ODI series in South Africa. All 4 wins have been dominant. Grt chance to finish the series 5-1 & seal the status as the World No.1 ODI team👍👏👌 #INDvSA #SAvIND https://t.co/hjxABkLsD2— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) February 13, 2018
3 Tests, 5 ODIs yet only one man has scored a century for South Africa at home.— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) February 13, 2018
That in itself speaks volumes about the Indian bowling attack. #SAvIND
Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) February 13, 2018
Ultimately though, this made our day.
Man of the Match: Run-Out#SAvIND 🦁— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) February 13, 2018