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South Africa thumps India by 134 runs to clinch ODI series

DURBAN: South Africa thumped India by 134 runs in the second One Day International (ODI) on Sunday to clinch the series 2-0, ARY News reports.


The match was reduced to 49 overs per side due to a wet outfield.


Keeping in view of the dark conditions, the visitors won the toss and elected to field first.


Centuries by Proteas openers Hashim Amla and Quinton De Kock helped South Africa pose a total of 280 runs in their allotted 49 overs. De Kock made 106 whereas Amla scored 100 runs to the side.


Mohammad Shami took 3 wickets in the innings.


In reply, the Indian batsmen could not provide any resistance to the South African bowlers. The visitors were expressed their helpless against the likes of Dale Steyn and Lunwabo Tsotsobe and were bowled out on 146 runs.


Tsotsobe grabbed four wickets and Dale Steyn took three wickets.


Quinton De Kock was named the Player of the Match.


The win also resulted in Proteas clinching the ODI series 2-0. The third and final ODI will be played on 11th December at Centurion.




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