India sweep Zimbabwe series 5-0
India on Saturday created history by recording their first-ever 5-0 whitewash on foreign soil when they hammered Zimbabwe by 7 wickets at Bulawayo.
Jaydev Unadkat emerged as the second-highest wicket-taker with 8 wickets in the series. He averaged 17.37 in the 5-match series. (All AFP and AP images)
Amit Mishra's personal best of 6/48 in 8.5 overs today took his series tally to 18, equalling the record held by compatriot Javagal Srinath
Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor failed miserably in the series. He scored just 35 runs in five matches.
Sean Williams played a fighting knock in the final match of the series, notching up his 14th half-century.
After Zimbabwe were all out for 163 in 39.5 overs, Shikhar Dhawan started off Indian innings in his style. He scored 41 before edging Kyle Jarvis to keeper.
Ajinkya Rahane, who played his first match, scored his third fifty.
Ravindra Jadeja, who was promoted to number four, remained not out on 48 to help India register a convincing 7-wicket win.
Virat Kohli led the team to 5-0 win over Zimbabwe. He credited MS Dhoni for his success.
India sealed a 5-0 clean sweep for the first time on foreign soil - their fourth in ODIs. India's first 5-0 clean sweep was against England in 2008-09, followed by against New Zealand in 2010-11 and England in 2011-12.