Ind vs SA: KL Rahul becomes the first Indian to achieve this big feat in ODI cricket
Based on the killer bowling of Arshdeep Singh (five wickets for 37 runs) and Avesh Khan (four wickets for 27 runs), India defeated South Africa by eight wickets in the first ODI. With this victory, India has taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series.
India, playing its first ODI after the World Cup, achieved the target at the loss of two wickets in just 16.4 overs after bowling out South Africa for just 116 runs in 27.3 overs. With this victory, captain KL Rahul has registered a big achievement in his name.
KL Rahul, who is leading the team in the absence of senior players, has now become the first Indian captain to win the Pink ODI. This is also his 10th consecutive victory as the captain of Team India under his captaincy. This match was the shortest in ODI history in terms of balls. A total of 265 balls were bowled in this match.
PC: ESPN Cricinfo