After the start of play on Day Four of the Test, it took India just Nine minutes and Two overs to defeat South Africa by an innings and 202 runs and complete a 3-0 series whitewash in Ranchi on Tuesday. Rohit Sharma walked away with the Man of the Series award in his maiden series as Test opener after amassing 529 runs, including two hundred and a double hundred.
Rohit Sharma achieved another rare record with this Test series. Rohit scored a double-century in the Third Test. Rohit became the fifth Indian to score more than two runs in two, separate innings in a Test match. South Africa was bowled out for 162 in the first innings and was bowled out for 133 in the second innings Rohit became the first Indian opener to score more than two centuries in a series. In 1970, Sunil Gavaskar scored Two centuries in the same series. Rohit also became the highest batsman to hit sixes in a Test series.