India defeated South Africa in the final ODI to win the series 2–1

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India beat South Africa by 7 wickets in the third and final One Day International cricket match on 11 October in Delhi to register a 2–1 win in the 3-match ODI series.

Important facts

  • Chasing the target of 100 runs set by South Africa, India achieved the target by scoring 105 runs in 19.1 overs for the loss of three wickets.

  • Kuldeep Yadav was declared player of the match.

  • Fast bowler Mohammad Siraj was given the 'Man of the Series' award for his consistent performance in the series.

  • He took five wickets in three matches at an average of 20.80 and an economy rate of 4.52.

  • His best bowling figures in the series was 3 for 38. 

  • Shikhar Dhawan was the captain of India in this series.

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