India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st ODI: Sai Sudharsan, Arshdeep Singh Star As India Beat SA; Take 1-0 In Series

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IND vs SA, 1st ODI: Sai Sudharsan delivers with the bat on debut as India beat South Africa.© AFP

India vs South Africa Highlights, 1st ODI: Debutant batter Sai Sudharsan hit an unbeaten 55 as India defeated South Africa by eight wickets in the first ODI at The Wanderers in Johannesburg. Sudharsan hit 55 off just 43, while Shreyas Iyer scored 52 off 45 balls as chased down a modest total of 117 in 16.4 overs Earlier, Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan shared nine wickets between them as India bowled South Africa out for 116. On a wicket offering pace and bounce to the fast bowlers, Avesh returned figures of 4 for 27 in his eight overs, while left-armer Arshdeep had excellent figures of 5 for 37 in 10 overs. (Scorecard)

1st ODI Highlights: India Vs South Africa | IND vs SA, Straight from The Wanderers, Johannesburg

  • 17:46 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: India win by 8 wickets!

    That’s it! Convincing win for India as they take a 1-0 lead in the series. They win by 8 wickets and 33.2 overs to spare. Sai Sudharsan shines on debut with an unbeaten 55 after Arshdeep Singh took a five-for with the ball. Fifty for Shreyas Iyer as well as he is set to miss the last two games.

  • 17:41 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Iyer gets to his fifty as well!

    Iyer goes all the way! What a way to bring up his fifty. Just six runs needed as India close in on a 1-0 lead in the series.

    IND: 111/1 (15.4)

  • 17:39 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: 50 for Sudharsan!

    A 50 on debut for Sudharasan! A terrific knock from the youngster. Some way to start your India career

    IND: 101/1 (15.2)

  • 17:34 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Swept with disdain!

    Swept away for four! Shamsi misses his length. Sudharsan gets low and sweeps this in the gap between square leg and fine leg. He moves to 44.

    IND: 95/1 (14.5)

  • 17:30 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Slapped away for four!

    Iyer finds the gap! Excellent cut shot beats a diving Phehlukwayo. He uses his hands to cut it expertly behind square for four more. He moves to 39.

    IND: 87/1 (13.4)

  • 17:22 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: India cruising!

    India are well and truly cruising! 61/1 in 10 wickets is mighty impressive, especially how South Africa batted. Sudharsan has been calm since Iyer arrived

  • 17:10 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Slapped away for four!

    Pulled away with ease! Banged in short by Burger, and Sudharsan does the rest. Pulled away through forward square leg for a boundary. Not a bad delivery

    IND: 48/1 (8.1)

  • 17:03 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Top-edge and four!

    Top-edges a pull! Lucky to clear slip cordon. Easy pickings for Iyer

    IND: 36/1 (6.4)

  • 16:51 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: WICKET!

    Wrapped on the pads but nothing from the umpire there. SA take the review. Ball tracking says it is hitting leg. Gaikwad departs

    Ruturaj Gaikwad lbw b Mulder 5 (10)

    IND: 27/1 (3.4)

  • 16:48 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Sudharsan finds the gap!

    Driven away through cover! Comes down the track, Makes a length ball into a half-volley. Confident start from the youngster

    IND: 21/0 (3.2)

  • 16:42 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: What a shot!

    Nervous on debut, Sudharsan says hold my bat! A juicy half-volley from Burger and he gets down on a knee and drives it with an open face through point. 

    IND: 16/0 (2.1)

  • 16:39 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: What a gift!

    Gaikwad goes downtown! He shuffles across, gets under a length ball, lofts it over mid-off. Made the most of the free-hit

    IND: 12/0 (1.2)

  • 16:35 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Cracking shot from Sudharsan!

    Driven away for a four! Overpitched by Burger, fellow debutant, and sudharsan drives with an open face. A shot filled with confidence from Sudharsan

    IND: 5/0 (0.3)

  • 16:04 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: End of the innings!

    1st ODI: South Africa 116 all-out in 27.3 overs (A Phehlukwayo 33; A Singh 5/37, A Khan 4/27) against India in Johannesburg

  • 15:55 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Shamsi, take a bow!

    Shamsi is not going down with a fight! Gets his right foot in front and carves this over midwicket for a one-bounce four. 

    SA: 111/0 (26.4)

  • 15:47 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Arshdeep gets to his five-for!

    The partnership is broken! Arshdeep strikes. This was a full length ball on off and Andile swung across the line in pursuit of a boundary. Given LBW. He takes the review but his resistance comes to an end

    SA: 101/9 (25.1)

  • 15:37 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Massive six!

    Might blow from Phehlukwayo! Pulls this flat, hard and into the stands. Easy pickings for SA. Ca they reach 150 somehow? Might be a good total on this track

    SA: 97/8 (23.2)

  • 15:32 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Rahul brings Kuldeep!

    Both Arshdeep and Avesh have taken four each so far. Who will get to the five-for first? Having said that, Kuldeep Yadav is into the attack. 

  • 15:22 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Another boundary!

    Phehlukwayo has dug deep! Back-to-back boundaries for him. First a boundary through midwicket, now a six over square-leg. Much-needed runs

    SA: 87/8 (20)

  • 15:20 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: AUS beat PAK!

    In another news in the world of cricket, Australia have beaten Pakistan in the first Test by a hefty margin of 360. Pakstan bowled out for 89 in the second innings and Nathan Lyon also completed 500 wickets.

  • 15:04 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Avesh strikes!

    Four for Avesh, he joins Arshdeep in the list! Just when i thought this partnership is building, Avesh catches Maharj by surprise with a short ball. He loops it straight to short cover

    Keshav Maharaj c Gaikwad b Avesh Khan 4 (7)

    SA: 73/8 (16.1)

  • 15:02 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Time to bring in Kuldeep!

    Phehlukways and Maharaj look more settled than the top order batters. Is it time to introduce spin. The ball is coming on the bat really well. A few overs from Kuldeep might be a good test for these two

    SA: 73/7 (16)

  • 14:55 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Boundary!

    That’s a proper batter’s shot from Maharaj! Punched through cover-point for four. Excellent timing

    SA: 64/7 (14.2)

  • 14:49 (IST)

    Live Score: Miller loses patience and perishes!

    Edged and taken! Miller throws his wicket away in temptation, Easy catch for KL Rahul behind the sticks. Third wicket for Avesh

    David Miller c Rahul b Avesh Khan 2 (7)

    SA: 58/7 (13)

  • 14:42 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: India in complete control!

    Arshdeep and Avesh continue to toy with the South African batters. Batting here hasn’t been easy, apart from that brief period when de Zorzi was taking on Mukesh and Arshdeep. India have turned the tide in a blink of an eye

    SA: 57/6 (12.3)

  • 14:31 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Avesh on fire!

    Avesh is on a hattrick! Three wickets in three balls for India. Arshdeep got Klaasen on the last ball of the previous over, and now Avesh has struck twice in as many balls. This is turning out to be a proper thrashing. Avesh gets Markram and Mulder

    SA: 52/6 (10.2)

  • 14:17 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Breakthorugh!

    Top edge and taken! Tony de Zorzi mistimes his pull and KL Rahul takes an easy catch. Third wicket for Arshdeep. Got a bit too excited there

    Tony de Zorzi c Rahul b Arshdeep Singh 28 (22)

    SA: 42/3 (7.5)

  • 14:12 (IST)

    Live Score: De Zorzi goes bang!!!

    Pulled away for a six! De Zorzi is playing with the field. Perfect timing and wrist movement. This one flies over midwicket.

    SA: 41/1 (7.1)

  • 14:08 (IST)

    Live Score: De Zorzi, take a bow!

    De Zorzi is looking on song at the moment! Too full from Mukesh and he stays leg side of it. plays an aerial cover-drive and clears the infield with ease.

    SA: 28/2 (6.2)

  • 14:00 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: Finds the gap once again!

    This one goes one bounce for a four! Excellent lofted cover drive from de Zorzi. Good over for South Africa so far. 10 runs off the first four balls. This will release some pressure

    SA: 20/2 (4.4)

  • 13:58 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: Six runs!

    Cut away for a six! Excellent shot from De Zorzi. Gets underneath this back off a length delivery and hoicks this over backward point

    SA: 16/2 (4.1)

  • 13:49 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: GONE!

    Two in two for Arshdeep! Rassie van der Dussen out for a golden duck. He is on a hattrick. Lengthy review but van der Dussen has to walk back

    Rassie van der Dussen lbw b Arshdeep Singh 0 (1)

    SA: 3/2 (1.5)

  • 13:47 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: WICKET!

    Arshdeep strikes! Hendricks has chopped it on. Throws his bat away from his body at a wide ball, the ball shapes back in to hit the inside edge and then the wicket

    Reeza Hendricks b Arshdeep Singh 0 (8)

    SA: 3/1 (1.4)

  • 13:36 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: End of the over!

    Good start from Mukesh! Just one runs off the over. Arshdeep has the ball in his hands for the second over from the other end.

    SA: 1/0 (1)

  • 13:33 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: Shout for an LBW!

    Huge appeal for an LBW! Definitely heard two sounds there. Excellent delivery from Mukesh. Inswinging full ball first up but India do not take the review

    SA: 0/0 (0.1)

  • 13:25 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: About to get underway!

    We are minutes away from the first ball. It’s time for the National Anthems first. 

  • 13:10 (IST)

    Live Score: Here are the XIs!

    India XI: KL Rahul, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Shreyas Iyer, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar

    SA XI: de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Tabraiz Shamsi

  • 13:04 (IST)

    India vs South Africa Live Score: SA Win Toss!

    South Africa have won the toss and Aiden Markram has opted to bat. Nandre Burger will make his debut for the Proteas. 

  • 12:47 (IST)

    Live Score: Debut for Sai Sudharsan!

    Sai Sudharsan is making his debut. KL Rahul handed him the cap. He averages 60+ in List A cricket. Huge moment for the youngster, who set already set the IPL on fire. He is now likely to open with Gaikwad. No Rajat Patidar yet

  • 12:27 (IST)

    Live Score: Here’s how Team India might line-up!

    With Rohit and Gill but not part of the squad, India will have a new opening pair for the first ODI against South Africa. Ruturaj Gaikwad’s availability remains a doubt

    India’s Predicted XI vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Rajat Patidar/Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (capt), Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan 

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