India crush Proteas in third ODI

Cricket - South Africa vs India - First One Day International - Kingsmead Stadium, Durban, South Africa - February 1, 2018. India players celebrate the wicket of South Africa's David Miller. Photo: REUTERS / Rogan Ward

CAPE TOWN – Virat Kohli struck a majestic 160 not out as India thrashed South Africa by 124 runs in Wednesday's third one-day international at Newlands to take a 3-0 lead in the six-match series.

 

India made 303 for 6 after being sent in to bat, while Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal took four wickets apiece as South Africa were bowled out for just 179.

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Scores in brief:

India 303-6 in 50 overs (S. Dhawan 76, V. Kohli 160 not out)

South Africa 179 in 40 overs (J. Duminy 51; Y. Chahal 4-46, Kuldeep Yadav 4-23).

Result: India won by 124 runs

Series: India lead the six-match series 3-0

Toss: South Africa

AFP

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