Result: South Africa eke past 300 in final ODI against India

Result: South Africa eke past 300 in final ODI
© Getty Images
Quinton de Kock becomes the fifth batsman in history to score three successive ODI centuries as South Africa set India a victory target of 302 in the third and final one-dayer at Centurion.

South Africa have set India a victory target of 302 in the third and final one-day international against India at Centurion.

Quinton de Kock (101) and AB de Villiers (109) were the stars for the hosts as they both made centuries, with De Kock becoming the fifth batsman in history to notch 100s in three successive ODI innings.

The next-highest scorer was David Miller, who finished on 56 not out as South Africa reached 301-8 from their 50 overs.

De Kock's opening partner Hashim Amla (13) was the only other Protea to reach double figures.

Ishant Sharma was the pick of the bowlers for India with four wickets for 40 runs from his 10 overs.

South Africa have already won the three-game series thanks to convincing victories in Johannesburg and Durban.

Quinton de Kock of South Africa about to hit a boundary during the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and India at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on December 5, 2013
Read Next:
Result: South Africa set India 281 to win
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole