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Aus vs SA: De Kock century takes South Africa to 280-6 in 5th ODI

India TV News Desk 23 Nov 2014, 17:27:05 PM IST
India TV News Desk

Sydney: South Africa has scored 280-6 in its 50 overs after winning the toss and batting first in the fifth and final one-day international against Australia on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Opener Quinton de Kock scored 107 and Farhaan Behardien added a late-innings 63 to lead South Africa to a challenging total.

Australia clinched the five-match series 3-1 with a three-wicket win Friday in Melbourne. Australia can move into the No. 1 ODI ranking, supplanting India, with a win on Sunday.

Paceman Pat Cummins took three wickets for 54 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground to lead the Australian bowlers.

South Africa captain A. B. de Villiers was rested from the match after sustaining a rib injury while fielding during the Melbourne game. Opener Hashim Amla captained the side Sunday and scored 18 runs.