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New record for Mishra as India complete series sweep

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Legspinner Amit Mishra's six-wicket haul took India to a comprehensive one-day series whitewash in Zimbabwe as they beat the hosts by seven wickets in Saturday's fifth one-day international in Bulawayo. 

India's Suresh Raina bowls during the 5th and final one-day international against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on August 3, 2013. Legspinner Amit Mishra's six-wicket haul took India to a comprehensive one-day series whitewash as they beat the hosts by seven wickets in the last match. Mishra' figures of six for 48 saw Zimbabwe bowled out for just 163, and also took his wicket tally in the series to 18 - a new record for a five-match series.As they had for much of a one-sided series, India made light work of the Zimbabwean target, knocking off the runs in 34 overs to record their first whitewash away from home in a five-match contest.Although fast bowler Kyle Jarvis returned to the Zimbabwean line-up to claim two wickets in the first 11 overs of the Indian innings, Ajinkya Rahane made 50 after coming in for his first game of the tour and Ravindra Jadeja hit 48 not out to see India to another crushing win.Rahane batted steadily in his 66-ball knock before he was bowled by part-timer Malcolm Waller, while Jadeja started slowly before opening up to hit two sixes in the second half of his...

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