Notably, Stokes had announced that the first ODI of the three-match series against South Africa will be his last.
With Root making an unusual gesture, everyone wondered for the reason behind it.
The England batter was also named the Player of the Series for amassing 737 runs from five matches with the help of four centuries.
Bairstow smashed 114 off 145 deliveries to take England home.
Rishabh Pant and Chesthwar Pujara are currently present at the crease trying to steady India's second innings.
Rishabh Pant smashed the fastest century by an Indian wicket-keeper taking just 89 deliveries to reach the triple-figures.
Talking about the game, the duo of Jonny Bairstow and Jamie Overton stitched up a record-breaking eighth-wicket partnership of 241 runs.
In a video, Kohli is seen trying to make his bat stand upright like Root did while batting against New Zealand in the second Test.
Root took only 116 balls to reach his fastest Test ton.
Root eventually departed for 176 while Pope made 145.
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