It was yet another sensational batting performance from chase master Virat Kohli as he slammed his 33rd ton and helped India register an easy win over South Africa in the first one-day international here at Kingsmead Durban on Thursday .
India wins 1st ODI match in Durban . In the first match between India and South Africa in Durban, India defeated South Africa by six wickets. India has won the Durban ground for the first time. The biggest contribution in this win was the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the captain of India. Along with this many records were made for India in this match. In reply to 269 runs in South Africa’s first innings, Virat Kohli scored his first ODI century and 33rd ODI century in South Africa. At the same time, you can tell that the pair of Kohli and Rahane put on the wicket so much that the bowlers of the host team were stunned. This pair brought India closer to victory.
Virat Kohli creates new records in Durban:
India defeated South Africa by six wickets in the first one-dayer played at Kingsmead Stadium on Thursday. Meanwhile Virat Kohli scored a match-winning century and with this many records became the names of the Indian team. Virat Kohli made his ODI career 33rd century in Durban and Team India got the victory.
Virat Kohli scores 33rd ODI Century to guide India to win
Virat Kolhi scores 33rd ODI century on the grounds of Durban, South Africa. It was the first time when Team India created history by win first match against South Africa on it’s own ground. Captain Kohli makes scoring centuries easy in ODIs.This was his second consecutive century in One-Day Internationals and third in last four innings.
Shikhar Dhawan gets angry on Virat kohli after run out:
Shikhar Dhawan gets angry on Virat kohli after run out . In the first match between India and South Africa in Durban, India defeated South Africa by six wickets. Meanwhile, the atmosphere between India’s opener Shikhar Dhawan and Team India captain Virat Kohli was a bit deteriorating. In fact, after Rohit’s fall, Dhawan was playing with a strong 35 runs. Meanwhile, Dhawan was run out due to captain Virat Kohli, and then he looked up to Virat Kohli and started chattering.
The incident took place in the 13th over of India’s chase with Chris Morris bowling to Dhawan. The India opener was struck on the pads and as South Africa appealed for a leg before wicket, Dhawan slowed down in his response to a Kohli’s shout for taking a quick single.
Earlier, South Africa rode on a brilliant century by skipper Faf Du Plessis leading his team to 269/8 in the 50 overs. Indian spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took five wickets between them. He was ably supported by Chris Morris (37) and Andile Phehlukwayo (27*) in helping his team bat the complete fifty overs.
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