Durban, South Africa. Feb 02
Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday scored 112 runs as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first One Day International (ODI) played at South Africa’s Durban city.
Kohli was declared Man of the Match. This is Kohli’s 33rd century.
Ajinkya Rahane (79) batted with Kolhi and strung a partnership of 189 runs for the third wicket.
India achieved the target with 27 balls to spare.
The duo entered partnership when Shikhar Dhawan departed after a run-out for 35 runs. The score read 67/2 at that time.
The last time South Africa were beaten at home was off England’s hands in February, 2016.
BRIEF SCORES: India: 270 for 4 (Kohli 112, Rahane 79) beat South Africa: 269 for 8 (Du Plessis 120, Morris 37, Kuldeep 3-34) by six wickets.
With inputs from ANI