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India 5-0 series wins

3 at home, one abroad

India registered their first overseas bilateral series cleansweep in ODI history with a seven-wicket win over the hapless Zimbabwe side in the 5th one-day international. India have recorded three 5-0 series wins at home in the past five years - whitewashing England twice and New Zealand once.

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5th One Day International, Bulawayo

India complete whitewash; IND-ZIM:5-0(5/5)

India registered their first overseas bilateral series cleansweep in ODI history with a seven-wicket win over the hosts in the fifth and final one-dayer. Amit Mishra spun his way to a maiden five-wicket haul as India bowled out Zimbabwe for 163. The 30-year-old leg-spinner clinched 6-48 in 8.5 overs. With 18 wickets in the series, Mishra equaled Javagal Srinath's world record for most wickets in a bilateral series.Ravindra Jadeja remained not out on 48, while Ajinkya Rahane made 50 as India reached the target in 34 overs. India had made two changes in the lineup - Rahane coming in for Ambati Rayudu, and Shikhar Dhawan replacing Rohit Sharma. Pujara was out for a duck, while Dhawan scored 41.Reported Earlier: After four back-to-back victories achieved with ease, India will be seeking their first whitewash in a five-match ODI series away from home when they take on the hapless Zimbabwe side in the 5th one-day international. India have recorded three 5-0 series wins at home in the past five years - whitewashing England twice and New Zealand once. India XI: Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Mohit Sharma, Shami Ahmed, Jaydev Unadkat, Amit Mishra.
Zimbabwe XI: Vusi Sibanda, Sean Williams, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor (capt/wk), Malcolm Waller, Elton Chigumbara, Kyle Jarvis, Timycen Maruma, Natsai M'shangwe, Tinotenda Mutombodzi, Tendai Chatara.
IND vs ZIM Fifth ODI, Bulawayo: India 167/3 in 34 overs (Rahane 50) beat Zimbabwe 163 in 39.5 overs (Williams 51, Amit Mishra 6-48)

Airtel India Vs England ODI Series, Oct 2011

India vs England fifth ODI at Calcutta

India complete series whitewash over England [IND-ENG:5-0 (5/5)]

England squandered a first wicket stand of 129 to lose all ten of their wickets for 47 runs in exactly 100 balls on their way to a humiliating second 5-0 whitewash in consecutive ODI tours of India. Chasing 272, openers Craig Kieswetter (63) and Alastair Cook (60) made a flying start with a 129-run stand, but were all out for 176 with 13 overs left with spinner Ravindra Jadeja taking 4-33.Dhoni hit his 43rd half century and remained not out on 75 from 69 balls, with 3 fours and 4 sixes to take India to 271 for 8. With this innings, Dhoni has added 340 ODI runs in six innings since England last dismissed him at The Oval in September. He faced 285 balls, hitting 28 fours and 11 sixes for his 340. India scored 39 runs in the final two overs. England took the first three Indian wickets with the score on 80. India made one change, with Right-hand batsman Manoj Tiwary replacing Parthiv Patel. Ravindra Jadeja was the Man of the Match for his 21 from 27 balls and 4-33. MS Dhoni was the Man of the Series for his 212 runs without losing his wicket in this series, which included two 50s. The series ended with Ian Bell getting involved in a fracas with Ravindra Jadeja as the teams shook hands, and Jade Dernbach, who was not playing in the game, pushing Jadeja. An ashen-faced Cook was booed at the end-of-match ceremony by the Kolkota crowd.
India 271/8 in 50 ov (Dhoni 75*, Rahane 42, Gambhir 38) beat England 176 (Jadeja 4-33, Kieswetter 63) by 95 runs

Eden Gardens ready for the 5th ODI

High on confidence, India will push for a 5-0 clean sweep when they meet England in the fifth and final cricket one-dayer at the Eden Gardens where the visitors have won just one of their last 17 matches. England's behaviour on this trip has been in the spotlight, with Steven Finn's shouting in the face of Raina after bowling him for a sparkling 62-ball 80 in Mumbai only making matters worse. A £250 fine was imposed on England’s fast bowler Tim Bresnan for breach of the ICC code of conduct after snatching his cap from on-field umpire Sudhir Asnani during the third game at Mohali. The absence of the likes of Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh and especially Sachin Tendulkar - missing through injury - is cited as the reason for low attendance figures in the four matches played so far. The Gardens' with a standing capacity of 130,000 will host the T20I on Oct 29th, after the 5th and final ODI today. Teams (from):
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Parthiv Patel, Ajinkya Rahane, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar, R Ashwin, R Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron, Manoj Tiwary, Manoj Tiwary, S Arvind.
England: Alastair Cook (Captain), Craig Kieswetter, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen, Ravi Bopara, Jonny Bairstow, Samit Patel, Tim Bresnan, Graeme Swann, Steve Finn, Jade Dernbach, Ian Bell, Scott Borthwick, Stuart Meaker, Alex Hales, Jos Buttler.

New Zealand in India, 2010 ODI Series

India vs New Zealand, 5th ODI, Chennai, 10 December 2010

Chennai ODI: New Zealand bites the dust, IND-NZL:5-0(5)

Gautam Gambhir hailed offspinner R Ashwin as the find of the one-day series against New Zealand and praised the professionalism of his side after India beat the visitors by eight wickets in the fifth and final ODI in Chennai to sweep the series 5-0. The visitors were all out for 103 in 27 overs, with Scott Styris and Jamie How top-scoring with 24 and 23 respectively.Batsman Yuvraj Singh was voted man of the match for a fine performance with both bat and ball, while also taking two catches. Singh (42) and opener Parthiv Patel (56) steered the home side to a comfortable triumph in 21.1 overs, putting on 97 for the third wicket, after India lost two quick wickets for 10 runs. Captain Gautam Gambhir was named man of the series, as he averaged more than 100 in the five games, thanks to unbeaten centuries in games two and three. This is the second time that the Indian cricket team has registered a white wash in a five one day international series.
India 107 for 2 (Parthiv 56, Yuvraj 42) beat New Zealand 103 (Styris 24, Ashwin, 3-24, Yuvraj 2-5, Nehra 2-34) by eight wickets

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India England Cuttack ODI

IND v ENG, 5th ODI, Cuttack: 5th rout, 2 left (IND: 5-0)

Put into bat, England scored their highest total of 270-6 in the ongoing ODI series in India at Cuttack, which included a 111 runs century from captain Kevin Pietersen, but still lost out to India. Pietersen is the first English captain to register a hundred away from home.
Indian vice-captain Virender Sehwag (91) added 136 for the first wicket with Sachin Tendulkar who made 50 and gave India a flying start. Sachin became the first batsman to register 90 fifties in ODIs.
England's bowlers removed Tendulkar, in-form Yuvraj Singh (6) and Sehwag in the space of 20 runs, the last two off successive deliveries, before the hosts recovered to reach 273 for four in 43.4 overs.
For his efforts, Sehwag was named man of the match for the second game in a row.
IND v ENG, 5th ODI, Cuttack: India 273 for 4 (43.4 overs) beat England 270 for 4 (50.0 overs) by 6 wickets

IND v ENG, 5th ODI, Cuttack: India look to sweep England one-day series

India will approach Wednesday's fifth one-day international against England as the start of a new series after clinching a decisive 4-0 lead, with the tourists out to salvage some pride.
Indian vice-captain Virender Sehwag said coach Gary Kirsten wants the hosts to play with the same intensity even though the seven-match series had been comfortably won already.
"Gary said we should see the remaining matches as a three-match series and try to win them all," Sehwag said ahead of the day-night match at the Barabati stadium in this coastal eastern town.
India are expected to throw in new faces for the rest of the series as the selectors attempt to build a strong base for the 2011 World Cup, to be hosted in South Asia.
National under-19 captain and top-order batsman Virat Kohli, left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha and recalled all-rounder Irfan Pathan could make their first appearances in the series on Wednesday. There could be a further reshuffle for the last two matches, in Guwahati on Saturday and New Delhi on December 2.
England, meanwhile, will use the remaining games to get used to the fervent atmosphere in South Asian cricket ahead of the World Cup, and save themselves from further criticism at home.
Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.