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South Africa vs New Zealand: Summarizing the ODI series in photos

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2.53K   //    27 Aug 2015, 04:41 IST

South Africa defeated New Zealand in the final match by 62 runs and won the three-match one-day international (ODI) series by 2-1 at the Kingsmead stadium in Durban. They are now ranked three in the ICC ODI rankings, behind Australia and India.The series was battled with equal power, both the team played well. After winning the first match comfortably, the Proteas were thrashed in the second match by 8 wickets. It all went down to the series decider, where South Africa didn’t leave a single stone unturned. They finally showed who is the king in their home.Here’s the illustrated story of the ODI series:

#10 Hashim Amla\'s century

Hashim Amla’s emphatic century in the first match proved really important for the home team whose middle order failed miserably. The right-handed batsman scored a brilliant 124-run knock of 126 balls to give South Africa a solid start in Centurion. He was later announced Man-of-the-Match for his prolific performance. This is when he raised his bat and helmet to celebrate his century during the first one-day international match.

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