India take 1-0 lead with Kohli’s Brilliant Ton
India showcased all-round performance to outplay south Africa in 1st ODI to take lead to 1-0 in 6 ODI series. Virat Kohli led the team with his brilliant ton 119 ball 112 runs which has 10 boundaries. Another batsment Ajinkya Rahane 79 gave good support to make 189 run 3rd wicket partnership.
After winning the toss south Africa chose to bat first and made a total of 269/8 in 50 Overs. South African Captain Du Plessis made 112 ball 120 runs after loosing quick wickets. Allrounder Chris Morris make 43 ball 37 runs and stand support for Du Plessis. Indian spin bowlers Kuldeep Yadav (3/34) and Chahal (2/45) restricted the south Africa for 269. In chasing of 270 runs target India lose openers for 70 runs after which Kohli and Rahane made good partnership to seize the victory against hosts.
South African bowler Andile Phehlukwayo (2/42) bowled good spell among Proteas bowlers and he also did good with bat by scoring 27 runs.