India scripted history on Tuesday after winning their first ever away series against South Africa, across all formats, winning the fifth One-Day International by 73 runs and taking an unassailable lead of 4-1 in the six-match series.
Riding on Rohit Sharma's 115 off 126 balls, India scored 274/7 and then bowled out South Africa for 201 in 42.2 overs.
Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers for India, with figures of 4 for 57.
For the hosts, opener Amla was the only batsmen who put a semblance of a fight, up the order, scoring a fighting (71 off 92 balls) and then keeper Heinrich Klaasen tried to up the ante later in the innings with a quickfire 39 off 42 deliveries.
But India took wickets at regular intervals to peg back to hosts and ultimately win the match and claim the series 4-1.
With this win, India also seal the No 1 spot in the ICC ODI rankings.
Images from the 5th ODI played at at the St George's Park Cricket Ground in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday