After Centurion win, sense of deja vu for India skipper Virat Kohli

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I got 8-9 years left in my career.

"Entire credit should go to the leader because he has led from the front, first with his batting and then as I said with his intensity, which makes other people in the team also up the ante", he added. His form has been "Bradmanesque" in ODIs and Kohli wants to make "each and every remaining day" of his global career count. "That desperation is shown when he bats, he doesn't just want to get close to the line, he gets his side over the line and we saw that again tonight", said South Africa's stand-in captain Aiden Markram.

"Yes, if I make a mistake I will come here and accept it. But she's one person who's kept me going throughout the tour", Virat said after the match.

Such was the dominance of the Indians that the explosive Klaasen failed to find a way to free his arms and when he attempted to drive a slower one from Bumrah, skipper Virat Kohli smartly grabbed a low catch at short-cover. Shardul Thakur took highest four wickets for India cricket team.

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma struck 18 and 15 respectively while Ajinkya Rahane was unbeaten on 34.

Meanwhile, worldwide cricket can be harsh on young captains and no one knows it better than Virat Kohli, who feels that South Africa should persist with young Aiden Markram, since he has got all the requisite qualities to become a good leader.

India's 4-1 lead heading to the final game didn't affect its ambition, even in a dead rubber.

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Thakur, playing in place of rested Bhuvneshwar Kumar, picked his best figures in ODI cricket in this third match, in spite of giving away few runs. The 29-year-old has scored 9588 runs from 208 matches at an impressive average of 58.10.

Wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal took their wicket tallies for the series to 17 and 16 respectively, although Yadav took only one wicket and Chahal claimed two. So did a weakened South Africa side dampen the feeling of success?

"Yes‚ I would say he is the best batsman in the world right now".

After losing the test series against the Proteas, the Visitor team India bounce back in limited over format. "I am taking little pieces from here and there," the young Proteas captain said. "It was something I was looking forward to, and a challenge that I enjoy".

However, the southpaw has been in great form lately as he finished sixth in the runs' chart (314 runs in 9 matches inclusive of one hundred and two half-centuries) for Uttar Pradesh during the recently concluded Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Shastri lauded Kohli's leadership and his batting skills: "I've seen him batting across all conditions, all formats".

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