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SA wins fifth ODI, whitewashes Australia for the first time

13 Oct 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
South Africa - Australia ODI series

South Africa whitewashed Australia after defeating them in the fifth ODI match at Cape Town.

Rilee Rossouw scored 122 runs for South Africa after they won the toss and batted first. SA had put a score of 327 runs on the board.

In reply, David Warner's knock of 173 runs went in vain after the Australian team was bowled out for 296 runs.

In context: South Africa - Australia ODI series

12 Oct 2016South Africa eyes whitewash against Australia

Ahead of their fifth ODI match, South Africa will look forward to whitewash Australia 5-0 in the series.

The host team has defeated the number one ODI team in the previous four games.

Australia have never been whitewashed in an ODI series. Their worst loss came against England when they lost 4-0 in a five match series after the third ODI was abandoned.

13 Oct 2016SA wins fifth ODI, whitewashes Australia for the first time

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