India Women 188/9 (49.3 ov)
South Africa Women 189/5 (48.2 ov)
South Africa Women won by 5 wickets
Player of the match: Anneke Bosch
That brings us to the end of the presentations! It was a thumping series victory for South Africa, as they thoroughly outplayed the Indians throughout the course of the five matches. The side led by Sune Luss put in a clinic, barring the second match, which they lost by 9 wickets. Lizelle Lee's scintillating batting performance in the series rightfully earned her the Player of the Series trophy as she ended the series with 288 runs in 4 matches, averaging 144, which included a classy 132 in the 3rd ODI. Mignon de Preez also found her form with the bat, managing back-to-back half-centuries in the series. Shabnim Ismail's pace troubled the Indian batsmen more often than not as she ended the series with 7 wickets to her name.

As for India, things rarely clicked for them in this five match series. While the batting department did a decent job, led by Punam Raut, who stacked up 263 runs, including a valiant knock of an unbeaten 104 in the 4th ODI, Indian skipper, Mithali Raj proved that class is indeed permanent as she racked up 10,000 runs in International cricket, making her the first Indian to do so. The bowling department was a bit of a worry with the youngsters still finding their feet. Jhulam Goswami was the highest wicket taker for her side, with 8 wickets and was well supported by Rajeshwari Gayakwad. With the T20 series starting in a couple of days time, India's biggest worry will be the fitness of their skipper in that format, Harmanpreet Kaur and they'll hope she can be back to lead her side.

With the World Cup less than a year away, India will be glad they were able to resume a series in their own backyard and get the preparations underway, giving them a chance to transition in the youngsters and find a good balance to their side. As for the Proteas Women, they've been growing in stride, every passing series. Following up on their series win in New Zealand and to overcome a different kind of a test in Indian conditions, will give them massive amounts of confidence going forward and they'll believe they can go toe-to-toe with anyone, with one eye on the elusive World Cup win.

That's it from us here! We hope you enjoyed our coverage as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you. This is Pratyush, signing off in behalf of Shashwat, Prakhar and Soorya. Until next time, see ya!
Lizelle Lee, Player of the Series : It’s great to win the series early and give an opportunity to other players to showcase their skills. There's always room for improvement, we’ve been working really hard and the youngsters are putting up their hands. If it wasn’t for the bowlers, we might have chased totals over 300, well done to them. Middle order did well in the series and we’ve struggled with that but there’s a lot more positives rather than just few. Good series for us! 
Anne Bosch, Player of the Match : When I went in with Mignon, we tried to keep it simple. We didn’t need to rush into the chase and did well to rotate strike. Feels unreal to get my first fify, especially in India. I’ve been working on playing spin and rotating strike, just the little things to try and improve. Always liked batting against spin to play some knocks I'm comfortable with. The winning feeling is amazing!
Sune Luus : For us, we wanted to stamp our authority in the series by winning 4-1 and we did that well today. We proud ourselves on our bowling attack and the young ones did an exceptional job. Our middle order also came through and supported the top order. Over the course of the series, brilliant work from everyone. She’s a character(on Anne Bosch), we’re lucky to have her. Phenomenal knock today and we hope for more of the same in the future.
Mithali Raj :  We needed some camps before the series after such a long hiatus. The batting unit tried to improve gradually and our spinners need to improve. Good series for the youngsters to show their talent and for players who are looking for momentum. All credit to SA, for coming and playing here. They outplayed us in all departments. They attacked the spinners well and that’s where we were found wanting. And the fielding department as well ,as I mentioned before, we field well in patches but have to do well in big moments. We have some young talent, given that we have only 10 months for the WC, it is important to groom them rightly and having them here gives them experience for the future.

Mithali Raj receives a momento for her milestone acheievement to get to 10,000 runs in ODI cricket.

Also to Harmanpreet Kaur, for becoming the 5th player to reach 100 caps for India.
Another convincing victory for South Africa as they win by 5 wickets and seal the series 4-1! Celebrations all around for them as this dominant team continues to show their class, completely outplaying India in this series! After a wobbly start which left the Proteas at 27-3, Mignon de Preez and Anne Bosch led the South African resurgence with a stellar 96-run stand, with both batsmen reaching their half-century in the process. There was a bit of a stutter as India managed to send both the sent batsmen back in the hut in a span of 3 overs, but Marizanne Kapp's 42-ball 36 was enough to see her side through alongside some support from Nadine de Klerk, as they led their side to a rather comfortable victory to finish the series. Stay tuned as we bring you the updates from the presentation..
48.2 Monica Patel to Marizanne Kapp, length delivery outside off stump. Kapp gets onto the front foot and drives that one on the up past extra cover, where a misfield allows the single! South Africa win the series 4-1
48.1 Monica Patel to Marizanne Kapp, BANG! SIX! Right in the slot outside off stump. Kapp clears her front leg and swats that one way over the bowler's head for a sizzling maximum! Only 1 needed now!
181 /5 score
cricket ball icon Jhulan Goswami
Neither Kapp, nor de Klerk is in a hurry to finish this game off. India are just keeping it full and tight, making the two batsmen work hard for every run. That's exactly what they need at this stage of the innings, but another run-out opportunity goes begging due to a misfield. It's been poor in the field from the Indians today and they only have themselves to blame.

South Africa Women need 7 runs off 12 balls.
47.6 Jhulan Goswami to Nadine de Klerk, full delivery outside off stump. de Klerk gets onto the front foot and prods the ball down the ground towards the fielder at mid off. Dot ball!
47.5 Jhulan Goswami to Marizanne Kapp, low full toss outside off stump again. Kapp drives that one down the ground towards mid wicket, where a misfield allows the batters to complete a single
47.4 Jhulan Goswami to Marizanne Kapp, low full toss outside off stump. Kapp looks to force the issue through the off side but only manages to shank her stroke towards mid wicket
47.3 Jhulan Goswami to Nadine de Klerk, another low full toss on leg stump. de Klerk looks to tickle that one fine and just about manages to do so as the ball trickles towards the keeper for one
47.2 Jhulan Goswami to Nadine de Klerk, low full toss on middle and leg stump. de Klerk splices her shot badly and it just lands in front of short mid wicket. Lucky for the batter!
47.1 Jhulan Goswami to Marizanne Kapp, very full delivery on middle and leg stump. Kapp jams her bat down in time and squeezes the ball towards long on for a single
Jhulan Goswami comes back into the attack.
Just a bit wayward from Monica Patel in that over, almost a result of trying to hard. She's put in a brilliant effort today and it might just be a bit of tiredness there. Pretty good over from here apart from the couple of wides, but it's surely South Africa's game this! Jhulan Goswami to bowl her last over. Can the veteran work some magic to offer her side a glimmer of hope?

South Africa Women need 10 runs off 18 balls.
178 /5 score
cricket ball icon Monica Patel
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