In the series both teams have won 2 matches each and they will be looking to rap up the series before heading back to India for the Big World Cup 2011. South Africa have been pretty consistant to say the least in the seires, but it was India’s lower order batting which helped them win two matches in close finishing. Now both will be looking to go out there and get the win in the last ODI so that they can go into the World Cup with a good frame of mind. You can watch the live action of this match here, we will place the live streaming links here which will be available shorlty before it all starts on the day.
South Africa down India in the 5th ODI and wins the series by 3-2
India vs South Africa 5th ODI Live & Highlights:
Date: 23 January 2011, Time: 08:00 PM GMT
Vanue: Centurian, South Africa
It will be an exciting day of cricket as two of the best ODI squads will meet for the last time before the world cup, and what is interesting that both teas mare in the same group in the World Cup. Mahindar Singh Dhoni has been saying that his tema should have done better in ODI’s as South Africa were consistantly on top in all the matches, its just that they got two great wins by fighting hard in the lower order.
South Africa: 250/9 (46/46 ov)
India: 234 (40.2/46 ov)
South Africa won by 33 runs (D/L method)
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