Proteas

Proteas take first blood in India T20 series

2015-10-02 19:08
India v Proteas (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - JP Duminy has led the Proteas to a seven-wicket victory in the opening T20 against India in Dharamsala on Friday.

As it happened: India v South Africa, first T20

After captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bowl, India posted 199/5 in their allotted 20 overs, thanks in main to a century (106 off 66 balls) by opener Rohit Sharma.

The Proteas scored the winning runs in the final over, reaching 200/3 with two balls remaining.

Duminy was the star for the visitors, finishing on 68 not out off 34 balls.

The second T20 will take place in Cuttack on Monday (15:30 SA time), with the final match scheduled for Kolkata next Thursday at the same time.

Teams:

India

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (captain, wk), Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma, S Aravind

South Africa

AB de Villiers (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (captain), JP Duminy, David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Kyle Abbott, Marchant de Lange, Imran Tahir

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