India aiming for 5-1 finish, Proteas look to salvage pride

Last Modified Thursday, 15 February 2018 (19:49 IST)
Centurion: With the series already in their bag, Team led by would be aiming to end things off on a winning note when they take on hosts for the final time of the six-match rubber here on Friday.
The men in blue had scripted history in Port Elizabeth as they won their maiden win on the South African soil. The historic win also helped India to clinch the top spot in ICC ODI Team Rankings.
After losing the Test series, the men in blue made a successful comeback in the ODI series and pushed the hosts on backfoot in every department of the game. With everything going in India's way, the visitors will once again be the favourites when they clash against the Proteas in the sixth ODI at the Super Sport Park, here.
Moreover, the Indian team management will breathe a sigh of relief as Rohit Sharma returned to form with a fantastic century in the fifth ODI. Also, the top order featuring Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli who have fired consistently till now and the Indian batting will once again bank on them.
Jasprit Bumrah will once again be the main threat with the new ball for the Proteas while the spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal is expected to trouble the South African batsman.(UNI)