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India vs South Africa, 6th ODI: Record-breaker Virat Kohli helps India beat South Africa by eight wickets

Short by: PRAJWAL POOJARY 

Skipper Virat Kohli led from the front to help India beat South Africa by eight wickets. Dominant India wrapped up the six-match series 5-1. Kohli remained unbeaten on 129 off 96 balls, which included two sixes and 19 fours. Shardal Thakur (4/52) helped India bowl out South Africa for 204.  Kohli continued his great form in the series, scoring his 35th ODI century in 82 balls, as he helped India chase down the 205-run target in 32.1 overs with eight wickets in hand. Kohli remained unbeaten on 129 off 96 balls, which included two sixes and 19 fours. And when he reached 71, Kohli became the first batsman ever to score 500 or more runs in a bilateral ODI series. Kohli finished the series with 558 runs with three centuries, a record for an Indian batsman, and one fifty in six innings. Kohli's five innings in the series before today are - 112, 46*, 160*, 75, 36.

Score card:
RSA - 204 (46.5 Ovs)
IND - 206/2 (32.1 Ovs)

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