Mithali Raj led with a determined 62-run knock while Shikha Pandey, Rumeli Dhar and Rajeshwari Gayakwad all shared three wickets apiece as India Women went on to beat South Africa Women by 54 runs in the fifth and final Twenty20 International in Cape Town to win the series 3-1.
Heinrich Klaasen scored a blistering 69 run knock while JP Duminy led from the front with an unbeaten 64 as South Africa went on to chase 189 against India in 18.4 overs with six wickets in hand in the second Twenty20 International in Centurion to level the series 1-1.
Shikhar Dhawan scored a blistering 70-run knock while Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked a five-wicket haul as India continued their impressive run in South Africa with a 28-run victory in the first Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
Shabnim Ismail picked her maiden five-wicket haul as South Africa Women bowled out India Women for 133 runs and later chased down the target in 19 overs with five wickets in hand in the third Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
Virat Kohli slammed an unbeaten 129-run knock off 96 deliveries after a four-wicket haul from Shardul Thakur as India chased down 205 runs against South Africa with ease in 32.1 overs with eight wickets in hand in the sixth and final One-Day International in Centurion to complete a 5-1 series victory.
When Team India boarded the flight for South Africa, they must have had plans to create history. Their hope was substantiated when Bhuvneshwar Kumar ran through the South African top order in the first Test. But consecutive defeats soured the spirits of the Indian cricket fans.
The International Cricket Council has handed a 15 percent of match fee fine to South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada following a misconduct in the recently concluded fifth One-Day International against India in Port Elizabeth.