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Ind vs SA, 1st ODI: India defeat South Africa by 6 wickets, take 1-0 lead in 6-match series

The Indians Have A Well Settled ODI Squad But Their Biggest Worry Is How Will The Technically Sound Ajinkya Rahane Fare In Testing South African Conditions. Don't Miss The LIVE Updates Right Here.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Abhishek Ranjit | Updated on: 02 Feb 2018, 12:30:56 AM
Live Cricket Score, Ind vs SA, 1st ODI: Kohli and Brigade look to start series on winning note (File photo)

New Delhi:

India defeated South Africa by 6 wickets in the first one-day international match at Kingsmead Stadium. With this win, the men in blue have taken a 1-0 lead in the six match series.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli who scored his 33rd ODI ton was the hero of India's victory, The proud captain who scored 112 runs off 119 balls anchored the Indian innings along with Ajinkya Rahane. Rahane gave full support to Kohli and scored 79 valaubale runs. 

All eyes were on Ajinkya Rahane and how he would fare in testing South African conditions. The Maharashtrian batsman didn't disappoint and smashed two sixes.

Kuldeep Yadav (34-3) and Yuswendra Chahal (45-2) also played a key role in India’s victory against the Proteas. Kuldeep and Chahal restricted South Africa to 269 for eight in 50 overs, setting up a target of 270 for India. 

In case, you have missed the match, you can check out the highlights right here.

Cricket Score: Ind vs South Africa, 1st ODI

Here are the Match Highlights

#India now lead the six match series 1-0

#Dhoni SMASHES a four to secure team India's win by six wickets

#MS Dhoni is out at the crease, India need 4 runs to win

#Virat Kohli's decisive knock has taken India to a strong position, fans at the stadium cheer for the Indian skipper

#Phehlukwayo STRIKES Virat Kohli who is CAUGHT OUT by Rabada

#India 260/3 after 44 overs, need 10 runs to win

#BINGO! Virat Kohli is just now DROPPED at 109

#Hardik Pandya comes to the crease

#Rahane goes out for 79, a SUPERB innings from the star batsman

#Phehlukwayo SCALPS Ajinkya Rahane, India lose third wicket

#Virat Kohli scores his 33rd ODI ton

#Virat Kohli SMASHES a four, five runs short of his 33rd ODI ton

#It's time for the THIRD POWERPLAY, India need 33 runs off 60 balls

#Rahane HITS the MAXIMUM, a six off Morris' ball, India 232/2 after 39 overs

#India need 53 runs in 72 balls

#India 217/2 after 38 overs

#Rahane is no MOOD to spare the South African bowlers

#Rahane hits a four in STYLE, completes his fifty

#Morne Morkel comes to bowl the 35th over

#India 178/2 after 33 overs

#Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane complete 100-run partnership

#India 156/2 after 29 runs, need 114 more runs to win off 126 balls

#Kohli and Rahane build a partnership of 86 runs; India need another 117 runs to win 

#Virat Kohli completes his half-century, India need 130 runs to win

#India 124/2 after 24 overs

#Virat Kohli SMASHES a four off JP Duminy's ball

#Kohli and Rahane till now have done a good job of not letting the run-rate escalate

#India complete 100 runs in 19 overs, 170 runs away from victory

#Rahane SMASHES a four off Phehlukwayo's ball

#Virat Kohli and Rahne opt for a cautious appraoch

#India 75/2 after 15 overs 

#Ajinkya Rahane comes at number four

#India need to BUILD partnership now, will the team get under pressure?

#Shikhar Dhawan is DISAPPOINTED

#Virat Kohli and Dhawan have some CONFUSION and this cost India its second wicket

#OH No! Shikhar Dhawan DEPARTS after getting run-out

#Shikhar Dhawan SMASHES a four to the third man off Morkel's ball, India 59/1 after 11 overs

#The sold-out stadium is enjoying the contest between the two strong teams

#India 49/0 after 10 overs, need 221 more runs to win off 240 balls

#India 42/1 after eight overs

#Indian skipper Virat Kohli comes at number three, all eyes on the star batsman

#Morne Morkel STRIKES Indian opener Rohit Sharma who departs for 20; India lose first wicket

#What a CLASSIC shot by Rohit Sharma! The star batsman SMASHES another boundary, India 31/0 after 6 overs

#Rohit Sharma is on a roll, hits his second boundary

#India 20/0 after 4 overs, need 250 more runs to win first ODI

#Right hand and left hand combination is bound to play a crucial role

#Rohit Sharma SMASHES a SIX off Morne Morkel's ball

#India 2/0 after two overs, need 268 more runs to win

#Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma start the innings for team India

#We will be back soon with the LIVE updates from India's innings

#India need 270 runs to win the FIRST ODI at Durban

#Morkel hits one run to end the South African innings at 269/8

#South Africa lose eight wicket, Rabada is RUN-OUT

#Du Plessis goes out for 120, plays a FANTASTIC knock, fans at the stadium cheer for him

#Bhuvneshwar STRIKES du Plessis, South Africa lose seventh wicket

#South Africa 264/6 after 49 overs, just one over to go

#du Plessis SMASHES a six off Bumrah's ball

#South Africa 248/6 after 48 overs, two more overs to go

#du Plessis HITS a SIX in style, fans at the stadium go into tizzy

#South Africa 237/6 after 47 overs, three more overs to go

#Faf du Plessis scores his 9th ODI century

#Can South Africa scale past 280?

#South Africa 220/6 after 44 overs, just six more overs to go

#Yuzvendra Chahal is BACK into the attack

#South Africa 210/6 after 43 overs

#Kuldeep Yadav has now three wickets to his credit, can he complete the five-wicket haul?

Kuldeep Yadav STRIKES Chris Morris, takes his revenge

# Chris Morris SMASHES a six off Yadav's bowl

#South Africa complete 200 runs in 40 overs

#du Plessis is anchoring the South African team, can he score a ton against India?

#South Africa 183/5 after 37 overs

#du Plessis SMASHES a four off Bumrah's ball

#South Africa 174/5 after 36 overs

#Bhuvneshwar Kumar is BACK into the attack for 35th over

#du Plessis and Morris take South Africa's score to 150/5 in 33.3 overs

#South Africa 149/5 after 33 overs

#du Plessis gets a BONUS boundary,  inside edge escapes past the wickets 

#South Africa's run-rate dips, can they stage a comeback?

#Jasprit Bumrah is BACK into the attack

#South Africa 138/5 after 30 overs

#Good decision by the Indian skipper to bring two spinners on both the ends

#Hardik Pandya BACK into the attack for his second spell

#South Africa 134/5 after 28 overs

#BYE-BYE David Miller! Kuldeep Yadav DISMISSES David Miller. South Africa lose fifth wicket

#South African captain Faf du Plessis leads from the front, completes his 30th ODI half-century

#Miller SMASHES a four off Kedar Jadhav's ball

#South Africa 122/4 after 26 overs

#David Miller comes to the crease

#BYE-BYE Dumini!  Kuldeep Yadav STRIKES JP Duminy who goes out for 12

#South Africa 120/3 after 25 overs

#As the thrilling game continues, we would like to wish former cricketer Ajay Jadeja a very happy birthday

#South Africa 105/3 after 22 overs

#Credit goes to Indian bowlers who are keeping South Africa's current run-rate to less than five

#South Africa 103/3 after 21 overs

#Chahal is on a ROLL! SCALPS Markram, who is CAUGHT OUT by Hardik Pandya, South Africa lose third wicket

#South Africa complete 100 runs in 20.1 overs

#South Africa 99/2 after 20 overs, can the Indian spinners maintain the momentum?

#South Africa 87/2 after 17 overs

#Chahal bowls another IMPRESSIVE over, gives only two runs

#South Africa 85/2 after 16 overs

#Kuldeep Yadav comes into the attack

#South Africa 83/2 after 15 overs

#Yuzvendra Chahal STRIKES de Kock who goes out for 34, South Africa lose second wicket

#South Africa 79/1 after 14 overs

#Hardik Pandya proves to be costly, concedes 18 runs in one single over

#du Plessis SMASHES two back to back fours, Hardik Pandya under pressure

#Hardik Pandya bowls a no ball to de Kock, who gets a FREE HIT

#Pandey comes on the field in place of Virat Kohli

#de Kock starts 13th over with a BANG, hits a FOUR off Hardik Pandya's ball

#Superb over for Chahal who gives only 2 runs

#South Africa 59/1 after 12 overs

#De Cock, Du Plessis take Proteas' score to fifty in 10.3 overs

#Yuzvendra Chahal comes into the attack

#South Africa 49/1 after 10 overs

#de Kock hits a FOUR off Hardik Pandya's ball

#South Africa 43/1 after nine overs

#du Plessi SMASHES three straight fours in Bhuvneshwar Kumar's over

#South Africa 31/1 after eight overs, Can Indian bowlers maintain the pressure?

#Faf du Plessis comes to the crease at number three

#Bumrah TRAPS Amla leg before wicket

#Bumrah STRIKES opening blow to South Africa, SCALPS Hashim Amla

#De Kock and Hashim Amla opt for a cautious start, SA 29/0 after seven over, current run rate- 4.14

#South Africa 23/0 after six over

#Hashim Amla SMASHES FOUR to sweeper cover off Bumrah's second ball of the sixth over

#South Africa 18/0 after five overs, current run rate 3.6, Bhuvneshwar concedes only one run

#de Kock HITS a four off the square leg, takes SA's score to 17/0 after four overs

#South Africa 13/0 after third over

#Indian bowlers trying to build up pressure in the early overs

#South Africa 7/0 after second over

#de Kock SMASHES a four down the ground off Bumrah's delivery

#Jasprit Bumrah bowls the second over,

#South Africa 3/0 after first over

#Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads the bowling attack for India

# Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla start the innings for South Africa

#South Africa has won the toss and decided to bat first

#Squads for the First ODI

India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Japrit Bumrah

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (C), Aiden Markram, JP Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.

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First Published : 01 Feb 2018, 03:59:40 PM