After getting the sweet victory against South Africa in the third test at Johannesburg, now team India is looking to win their first ODI series in South Africa, till now India got only four wins against South Africa in their home ground. India hasn’t won a bilateral ODI series against their hosts. Proteas batsman, Quinton-de-cock scored 342 runs in bilateral series against India in 2013-14 with an average of 114.00. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first, Eiden Makaram comes in for AB Devillers, While rahane comes in the Indian Playing XI.
Live updates of India vs South Africa 1st ODI are here:
6:15- Chahal to Markram, out Caught by Hardik Pandya, That was hit very hard and he seems to have hurt his finger. Markram’s misery against spin ends. Struggled to pick Kuldeep, was just starting to look a touch comfortable and he goes. Markram c Hardik Pandya b Chahal 9(21). Score–RSA 103/3, In 21 overs
5:38- 15 Overs done, Chahal to de Kock, out Lbw!! de Kock lbw b Chahal 34(49) [4s-4]. RSA- 83/2, in 15 overs. Du plessis29, Chahal 3-0-10-1. Drinks are now on the field, India gets De-cock early this time.
5:30- Chahal bowled his over very quickly, 13 overs done, SA-61/1, De-cock- 25, Du Plessis– 18
5:17- Hardik Pandya to du Plessis, 1 run, short ball, tad bit of extra bounce, but was cut away off the back foot to find the man at sweeper cover. Single to end the first power play. Score SA- 52/1, in 10 overs.
5:03- Bumrah to Amla, out Lbw!! India strike. Bumrah gets the breakthrough. They are checking for a no-ball. It is close. Umpire Dar signals out. Bumrah gave a breakthrough for India. Amla lbw b Bumrah 16(17) [4s-1]
5:00- Bumrah to de Kock, 1 run, back of a length delivery bending in, tucked behind square for a single, Score is 30/0, in 7.2 overs