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December 05, 2013


23:54  - Scorecard

India 180-6 (33 overs) vs SA 358-4


Ashwin plays a confident pull shot off Tsotsobe as he smashes it over midwicket for a boundary. Two balls later he cuts it over point for another four, his fourth of the innings, to race to 19 from 12 balls.

Dhoni is on 36 from 41 balls.
23:51  - Scorecard

India 172-6 (32 overs) vs SA 358-4


Ashwin plays a stylish flick through midwicket off Kallis for his second boundary and then turns it on the leg side for one.

Dhoni content to play in singles at the moment, perhaps waiting for the Batting Powerplay to play a few big hits.

Kallis bowls a wide down the leg side before Ashwin takes one to retain strike.
23:45  - Scorecard

India 164-6 (31 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhoni is fighting a lone battle as he hits Tsotsobe on the off-side for one. Ashwin gets off the mark with a four as he nudges the pacer fine on the leg side and then pulls a short ball which just about goes over the fielder for a single to midwicket.
23:40   - Scorecard

India 158-6 (30 overs) vs SA 358-4


Just when Jadeja and Dhoni were looking to repair the damage, Kallis cripples India further with the wicket of Jadeja.

The left-hander is beaten all ends up as the ball crashes through his defences to bowl him for 29 from 30 balls, ending a good partnership of 50 runs from 44 balls for the sixth wicket.

India are 158 for six in 30 overs, needing 201 runs in 20 overs for victory with four wickets in hand.
23:35  - Scorecard

India 154-5 (29 overs) vs SA 358-4


Tsotsobe continues despite being at the receiving end at the hands of the Indian batsmen. Dhoni takes a single from the second ball on the off-side. Jadeja is beaten all ends up by one that moves away after pitching going past the edge. The left-hander then lofts the last ball over mid-on for a boundary.
23:29  - Scorecard

India 149-5 (28 overs) vs SA 358-4


Jacques Kallis comes into the attack. Jadeja takes a single from the second abll to midwicket before Dhoni comes back for a quick second from the next ball and goes one more overthrow in the process.

Jadeja then crashes the fourth delivery through the off-side for a boundary as India continue to make good progress in the last few overs.
23:28  - Scorecard

India 140-5 (27 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhoni heaves the first ball from Tsotsobe through midwicket for a four before Jadeja lofts the left-armer back over his head for another boundary.

India not going down without a fight and they are looking to target Tsostobe.

10 runs from the over as India reach 140 for five in 27 overs.
23:21  - Scorecard

India 130-5 (26 overs) vs SA 358-4


Jadeja drives Parnell through the covers for a boundary. The left-arm pacer bowls three wides as he struggles to find his rhythm and Jadeja drives the last ball past mid-on for the second four of the over.
23:19  - Scorecard

India 118-5 (25 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhoni leaves the first two deliveries from Tsotsobe before he turns the third ball on the leg side for one.

Two more singles as three runs come from that over.

India reach 118 for five at the halfway stage, with 241 runs needed from 25 overs for victory. Dhoni is on 23 from 28 balls, while Jadeja is on six.
23:18  - Scorecard

India 115-5 (24 overs) vs SA 358-4


Parnell bowls two big wides on the off-side to Jadeja before he gets the left-hander to edge one as it flies past Kallis at second slip for a four.

Jadeja plays out the rest of the over as six come from that over.
23:04   - Scorecard

India 109-5 (23 overs) vs SA 358-4


Raina tries to pull a short ball from Tsotsobe but the ball sails high over the batsman and wicketkeeper for four byes.

Raina then pulls a short ball and calls Dhoni for a second run but he is caught short by a quick throw from Steyn at deep square leg.

Raina is run out for 13 as India slip to 107 for five in the 23rd over.

Ravindra Jadeja gets off the mark with a single to deep midwicket.
22:59  - Scorecard

India 102-4 (22 overs) vs SA 358-4


Parnell comes back into the attack. Raina takes a single on the off-side and Dhoni is then hit on the gloves as he tries to defend a short ball.

Raina then plays a confident pull shot, over midwicket for a boundary. He cuts the fifth ball but can't beat point and then defends the last ball.
22:54  - Scorecard

India 96-4 (21 overs) vs SA 358-4


Tsotsobe, who bowled two overs in his first spell, comes into the attack to replace McLaren, who took two for 29 in five overs in his first spell.

Dhoni takes a single from the first ball before Raina comes down the track but can't beat the fielder at point. He then pulls a short ball to deep square leg for a single.

Dhoni (18) is put down at covers by David Miller as the right-hander tried to smash a short ball through the off-side.

Five runs from that over as Dhoni and Raina continue to repair the innings.
22:49  - Scorecard

India 91-4 (20 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhoni clubs Morkel over midwicket for a boundary to continue his attacking approach.

He defends the next two deliveries before taking one from the fifth ball.

Raina gets his first boundary from the last ball as he flicks Morkel square on the leg side.

India are 91 for four in 20 overs, needing 268 runs from 30 overs for victory.
22:44  - Scorecard

India 82-4 (19 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhoni keen to hit his way out of trouble. He gives McLaren the charge and lofts him over mid-off for his first boundary and only the 11th of the Indian innings.

Dhoni tries to pull a short ball down the leg side but it is called a wide. The Indian captain then pulls the next one fine as Morkel misfields on the fine leg boundary to give away a four.

He turns the last ball to fine leg for a single as 11 runs come from that over.
22:39  - Scorecard

India 71-4 (18 overs) vs SA 358-4


Raina on his toes as Morkel bowls him a few good short deliveries. He comes inside the line and pulls the fourth ball to fine leg for one.

Dhoni then pulls a short ball to fine leg for another single and Raina defends the last ball.
22:36  - Scorecard

India 69-4 (17 overs) vs SA 358-4


Suresh Raina tries to turn it on the leg side but is beaten by the bounce as it hits him on the body. He turns the next ball on the leg side for one. Dhoni walks across his stumps and tries to play it off his pads but gets a leading edge. He runs across for one but gets another extra run courtesy of an overthrow.
22:29   - Scorecard

India 66-4 (16 overs) vs SA 358-4


Parnell bowls a quick bouncer to Rohit but it slides down the leg side which the right-hander gloves and it goes down for a boundary. He gets a thick edge off the next ball trying to cut it for a single to thirdman.

Rohit is then run out as he responds to a call for a quick single from Suresh Raina. He walks back disappointed after a struggling innings of 18 from 43 balls.

Even India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is greeted by a bouncer which slips down the leg side.
22:20   - Scorecard

India 60-3 (15 overs) vs SA 358-4


McLaren strikes with the wicket of Kohli, who is caught by Kallis at first slip, to leave India in trouble.

Kohli, who was dropped on two, made 31 from 34 balls with some positive boundaries before he edged one and was snapped up at first slip.

Yuvraj Singh is welcomed with a pacy bouncer which he tries to fend but is struck on the gloves. The next ball is full and it goes through Yuvraj's defence to bowl him for a two-ball duck.
22:16  - Scorecard

India 59-1 (14 overs) vs SA 358-4


Left-arm pacer Wayne Parnell comes into the attack. Rohit guides the first ball to thirdman for a single before Kohli crashes the next through the off-side for a boundary. A single each for the two batsmen as India reach 59 for one in 14 overs.

The two batsmen have steadied the Indian innings, having weathered the early storm. India require exactly 300 from 36 overs for victory.
22:14  - Scorecard

India 52-1 (13 overs) vs SA 358-4


Rohit flicks the first ball from McLaren to midwicket for one and Kohli steers the third ball to thirdman for two runs.

Kohli pulls the fifth delivery over midwicket for a boundary. Two consecutive wides before the umpire turns down a huge appeal for caught behind off Kohli.
22:08  - Scorecard

India 43-1 (12 overs) vs SA 358-4


After two dot balls, Kohli taps it on the off-side for a single. Rohit continues to struggle before he takes from the last ball to end another good over from Morkel.
22:02  - Scorecard

India 41-1 (11 overs) vs SA 358-4


Ryan McLaren comes into the attack in place of Steyn, who bowled a superb spell of five overs for 15 runs, including two maidens.

Rohit continues to struggle and continues to be beaten. He is on four from 30 balls before he gives McLaren the charge but gets an edge which flies over the first slip fielder for a boundary.
21:57  - Scorecard

India 36-1 (10 overs) vs SA 358-4


Kohli throws his bat a wide delivery but fails to make any contact. He tries to slog the fifth ball but gets a top edge which goes over midwicket for two runs.

He smashes the last ball for a boundary through the covers as India reach 36 for one in 10 overs.
21:54  - Scorecard

India 30-1 (9 overs) vs SA 358-4


Steyn bowls a full delivery as Rohit edges it to thirdman for a single. Kohli breaks the shackles as he plays a magnificent cover drive off the front foot for a four. The next ball is full and Kohli punches it down the ground past mid-on for another boundary.

Kohli is beaten off the next ball but he edges the last ball which goes to thirdman for a single.

10 runs from that Steyn over as India manage to push their run rate over the three-run mark to reach 30 for one in nine overs.
21:49  - Scorecard

India 20-1 (8 overs) vs SA 358-4


Rohit takes a single on the leg side to move to three from 25 balls. Kohli (2) then has to fend one on his face as he gets his gloves to it but keeper de Kock has spilled a simple catch!

Kohli then tries to play the pull shot but is beaten for pace and is hit on the ribs.

He turns the last ball off his pads square on the leg side for a couple.
21:44  - Scorecard

India 17-1 (7 overs) vs SA 358-4


Steyn bowls a quick bouncer to Kohli who ducks under as de Kock makes a good stop leaping high. Kohli then tries to drive it across the line on the leg side but the ball moves away and the right-hander is lucky not to have edged it.

Kohli then steps down and tries to blast it through the off-side but is beaten all ends up! Steyn pitches on the leg stump as Kohli flicks it to deep midwicket for a couple.
21:40   - Scorecard

India 14-1 (6 overs) vs SA 358-4


Morne Morkel replaces Tsotsobe and he strikes with his first delivery. Dhawan top edges the pull shot and is caught on the leg side by keeper de Kock after scoring 12 from 13 balls.

India struggled to score in the early overs and now they have lost an early wicket. The visitors are in trouble at 14 for one after 5.1 overs.

Rohit is surprised by the extra bounce from Morkel as he pushes at one but is beaten. The next ball is full as Rohit tries to drive away from his body and no surprise that he fails to make any contact.

Morkel makes the perfect start to his bowling stint with a wicket maiden.
21:35  - Scorecard

India 14-0 (5 overs) vs SA 358-4


Rohit finally decides to drive one but is beaten as the ball moves away after pitching. Steyn playing on the patience of the youngster and so far its working.

The next ball is full and Rohit has to play at it but again it passes close to the edge of the bat. And the third ball is an action replay of the previous delivery.

A huge roar as Rohit finally makes contact with the ball, defending it to point.

He tries to drive the fifth delivery through the leg side but gets a leading edge which goes through the covers for two runs. Rohit is off the mark from the 17th ball he faced, as Steyn conceded the first runs off his bowling in his third over.

A confusion from the last ball as Dhawan comes halfway down but is sent back and he manages to make his crease.
21:30  - Scorecard

India 12-0 (4 overs) vs SA 358-4


Dhawan keen to attack the bowlers to make up Rohit's slow start at the other end. He drives the second ball from Tsotsobe through the covers for a boundary and cuts the next one over point for the same result.

He defends the fourth ball before offering no stroke to the next two deliveries.

India are 12 for no loss in four overs and all of them have been scored by Dhawan with the help of three fours.
21:28  - Scorecard

India 4-0 (3 overs) vs SA 358-4


Steyn content to bowl outside the off-stump and move it away as Rohit is content to watch them go through to the keeper.

The six deliveries follow the same script as Steyn bowls two maiden overs on the trot.

Rohit, who last month hit a double century in ODIs, is yet to get off the mark in 12 deliveries.
21:23  - Scorecard

India 4-0 (2 overs) vs SA 358-4


Left-armer Lonwabo Tsotsobe to bowl the second over and facing him will be left-handed Shikhar Dhawan.

The first ball shapes away as Dhawan watches it go through to the keeper. The next ball goes straight as Dhawan offers no stroke again and it passes over the off-stump.

Dhawan gets India off the mark as he slaps the third ball back past the bowler through mid-off for a boundary.

The next delivery bounces a bit extra as Dhawan is beaten trying to play the cut shot. He punches the fifth ball but can't beat the fielder at cover.

The last ball beats Dhawan as India reach four for no loss after two overs.
21:19  - Scorecard

India 0-0 (1 over) vs SA 358-4


Dale Steyn to open the bowling for SA and facing him will be Rohit Sharma.

The first ball is left alone as it is wide of the off-stump before the right-hander is beaten off the next by one that swings away.

Rohit looks all at sea against Steyn's extra pace and swing as the first over of the innings is a maiden.
20:34  - Scorecard

SA 358-4 (50 overs) vs India


India's bowling attack was shred to pieces in the final overs as SA's batsmen hammered 84 runs from the last five overs. Infact, 135 runs came from the last 10 overs as SA's batsmen went on a rampage.

Shami was easily India's best bowler on display but he went for runs in the end to finish with three for 68 in 10 overs.

Mohit was the most expensive with 82 runs from 10 overs, while Bhuvneshwar was smashed for 68 runs in nine overs.

Ashwin gave 58 runs in 10 and Jadeja gave the same number of runs in eight overs.

Duminy played an amazing innings of 58 not out from 29 balls, hitting two fours and five sixes.
20:31  - Scorecard

SA 358-4 (50 overs) vs India


Shami to bowl the final over of the innings. De Villiers goes down on one knee and pulls it over fine leg for a six to bring up the 100-run partnership from 45 deliveries.

He tries to repeat the shot as he shuffles across to sweep but misses and is bowled after a quickfire innings of 77 from 47 balls, having hit six fours and four sixes.

De Villiers left the Indians shellshocked with his blazing partnership of 105 runs from 46 balls for the fourth wicket with with Duminy.

New batsman David Miller gets an outside edge off the first ball which goes through the vacant thirdman region for a four.

Two singles from the last two deliveries as South Africa finish on a mammoth 358 for four in their 50 overs.
20:25  - Scorecard

SA 345-3 (49 overs) vs India


Duminy and de Villiers are scoring at 12 runs per over, putting on 75 runs in 6.1 overs so far.

Mohit comes on to bowl the 49th over. The first ball is short as Duminy guides it over short thirdman for a four. He gets an inside edge from the next ball which beats as the two batsmen rush across for three runs.

Mohit drops short as de Villiers pulls it powerfully past midwicket for a four.

The South Africa captain comes down the track and lofts it over the off-side for a six. The next ball is hit powerfully down the ground for a boundary through long-on.

De Villiers then shuffles across and tries to sweep but gets a top edge which goes over Dhoni for a couple.

23 runs from that over as the carnage continues.
20:20  - Scorecard

SA 322-3 (48 overs) vs India


So India's bowlers have conceded 300 runs in six of their last seven ODIs. Three singles from the first three balls before Duminy pulls a slower short ball over square leg for yet another six.

He turns the fifth ball to midwicket for two runs and then takes one from the last ball to race to his fifty from just 25 balls.
20:16  - Scorecard

SA 310-3 (47 overs) vs India


Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes back as de Villiers smashes the second ball, a full toss, over the off-side for a six. Two balls later he repeats the shot as he sends a full delivery into the stands over the cover region for another six to bring up his fifty from 38 balls and also raise SA's 300.

Duminy smokes the last ball over midwicket for the third six of the over.

Bhuvneshwar has gone for 20 runs in that over as India's bowlers are completely clueless against the South African onslaught.
20:11  - Scorecard

SA 290-3 (46 overs) vs India


Shami is back as de Villiers gets it past point for a couple and then takes one to thirdman.

Duminy launches Shami back over his head for a big six and carts the next ball over midwicket for another maximum as SA continue their domination.

He takes a single from the last ball to make 16 runs from that over, the same as the result over.
20:06  - Scorecard

SA 274-3 (45 overs) vs India


South Africa haven't got 300 in their last 16 ODI, while India have got four times in their last seven games.

Mohit is back to replace Ashwin. Duminy takes a single from the first ball before de Villiers smashes the next through the off-side for a boundary.

He tries to hit the next ball on the leg side but mistimes it to mid-off for one. Duminy launches the fifth ball on the off-side for a huge six and then plays the paddle scoop over short fine leg for a four.

Mohit has gone for 16 runs in that over as SA continue to prosper, hitting 51 runs from the last five overs.
20:01   - Scorecard

SA 258-3 (44 overs) vs India


Kohli will continue after taking the wicket of de Kock in his previous over. Two singles from the first three balls before Duminy turns it on the leg side for a couple.

Duminy drives the fifth delivery through the covers for two runs and then takes a single to long-on.
20:01   - Scorecard

SA 251-3 (43 overs) vs India


Ashwin comes back, to bowl his final over. Duminy comes down to the first ball but is beaten as it hits his pads before he takes one and de Villiers takes a single on the leg side.

Duminy can get only a single from the last ball as three runs come from that over.

Ashwin finishes with 58 runs from 10 overs.
19:55  - Scorecard

SA 248-3 (42 overs) vs India


Dhoni has run out of ideas as he calls on part-time medium pacer Virat Kohli into the attack.

De Kock heaves Kohli over midwicket for a six but the bowler gets revenge from the next ball.

De Kock is caught and bowled by Kohli after a splendid knock of 135 from 121 balls, hitting 18 fours and three sixes.

De Kock and de Villiers put on a quickfire stand of 75 runs from nine overs to boost SA.
19:51  - Scorecard

SA 240-2 (41 overs) vs India


De Villiers cuts Jadeja square on the off-side for two runs before he comes down and lofts it over the bowler's head for a four.

He comes down again to the next delivery and sweeps it on the leg side for another boundary.

De Kock plays out the inside out lofted shot for the third four of the over and repeats the shot off the last ball for a couple.

Jadeja has been hit for 17 runs in that over as SA have scored 33 runs from the last three overs.

The two spinners have bowled 17 overs in total, giving away 113 runs in total.
19:47  - Scorecard

SA 223-2 (40 overs) vs India


Dhoni has been poor with his bowlers today, has allowed the game to drift. He has to remember that this not an Indian pitch where around 350 can be chased down.

Two singles from the first two balls before de Kock restores parity as he comes down and lofts it over mid-off for a boundary followed by a single.

SA are 223 for two in 40 overs as the duo bring up their 50-run partnership from 41 balls.

De Kock has batted splendidly for 123 from 117 balls, while de Villiers has made 18 from 22 balls.
19:44  - Scorecard

SA 215-2 (39 overs) vs India


Jadeja also continues to struggle. Three singles from the first four deliveries before de Kock steers it fine beating the short thirdman fielder inside the circle for a boundary.

Eight runs from that over as Jadeja has gone for 41 runs in seven overs.
19:41  - Scorecard

SA 207-2 (38 overs) vs India


The spinners have hardly made an impression today. Ashwin is hit for six singles in his eighth over as SA continue to milk the bowlers and keep the scoreboard going at a good rate. They are well in sight of 300 and more on a pitch which is still offering some help for the pace bowlers.
19:38  - Scorecard

SA 201-2 (37 overs) vs India


Jadeja comes back as Dhoni looks to complete the quota of his spinners as soon as possible. De Kock slogs the second ball over midwicket for a huge six before taking one to point.

De Villiers plays out the last three balls of that over as SA reach 201 for two in 37 overs.
19:34  - Scorecard

SA 193-2 (36 overs) vs India


Off-spinner Ashwin comes back. De Villiers drives the first ball down to long-on for one before de Kock hits a full toss down the long-on for a single.

Ashwin drops short as de Villiers pulls it through midwicket for a couple before he takes one from the last ball.
19:30  - Scorecard

SA 188-2 (35 overs) vs India


De Villiers gives Shami the charge but he is beaten and he gets an outside edge off the next ball.

After three dot balls, de Villiers drives a half volley down the ground past mid-off for a boundary. He takes a single from the last ball to retain strike.
19:28   Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) on Twitter says the young de Kock is the first batsman from South Africa to score 2 ODI centuries before turning 21.

"Quinton de Kock first South African batsman to score 2 ODI 100s before the age of 21 years. Kallis' maiden 100 came after 22!" he writes.

"Quinton de Kock fifth youngest to score an ODI 100 vs India after Shahid Afridi, Salman Butt, Dinesh Chandimal & Ricardo Powell", he adds.
19:26  - Scorecard

SA 182-2 (34 overs) vs India


Mohit oversteps to bowl a no-ball as de Kock makes most of the free hit, heaving it over midwicket for a huge six to take his score to 98 and then takes one to sweeper on the off-side for a single.

Captain AB de Villiers gets off the mark with a single on the leg side.

De Kock gets his century from 101 deliveries, with a single on the leg side.

SA scored 32 runs while losing two wickets in the five overs of Batting Powerplay.
19:20   - Scorecard

SA 172-2 (33 overs) vs India


Change of ends for Shami. The first ball bounces a bit extra and moves away beating Kallis and the pacer does the same with the next delivery.

Another dot ball before Kallis makes room and lofts it over the off-side for a boundary.
 
Shami gets revenge as Kallis is caught in the covers for 10. He again tried to hit it over the off-side but failed to get it over Jadeja at short cover.
19:12  - Scorecard

SA 168-1 (32 overs) vs India


Mohit Sharma comes back to replace Shami, who is taken off, despite getting a wicket in his previous over.

He starts with a loosener, a short wide delivery, which Kallis smashes through point for a four.

Kallis plays the fourth ball square on the off-side for a single.

Dhoni decides to have a fielder at first slip for de Kock, who has edged a few today. The left-hander defends the last two balls of that over.
19:07  - Scorecard

SA 163-1 (31 overs) vs India


De Kock is beaten by Kumar as he tries to play the cut shot but misses before he gets one from the next ball.

Kallis gets a single from the fourth ball to get off the mark. De Kock edges the fifth delivery and it goes fine through the vacant slip region for a boundary.

The last ball is short as de Kock pulls it over short fine leg region for another four to take his score to 92 from 93 balls, with the help of 15 boundaries.
19:02   - Scorecard

SA 152-1 (30 overs) vs India


SA have decided to take the Batting Powerplay with both openers going on well. India bring back Shami, replacing Raina after just one over.

Amla slaps the first ball through the covers but gets just one in the deep. De Kock gives Shami the charge but gets a thick outside edge for a single.

Shami makes the first breakthrough for India with the wicket of Amla, who inside edges it back on to his stumps.

Amla walks back after a good innings of 65 from 88 balls as he put on 152 runs from 177 deliveries for the opening wicket with de Kock.

Veteran Jacques Kallis is the new batsman. He lets the last three deliveries go through to the keeper as Shami bowls an excellent over.
18:56  - Scorecard

SA 150-0 (29 overs) vs India


The average first innings score at the Wanderers is 222 but SA look good to score much more than that.

South Africa's openers continue to milk the spinners as they pick five singles from Jadeja's fifth over to continue their good progress.
18:53  - Scorecard

SA 145-0 (28 overs) vs India


Part-timer Suresh Raina comes into the attack, replacing Ashwin after a first spell of six overs for 37 runs.

Three singles from five deliveries before de Kock spoils the over with a boundary through the covers, which takes his score to 80.
18:50   - Scorecard

SA 138-0 (27 overs) vs India


South Africa cutting loose as Amla plays the inside out lofted shot over the covers for a boundary and takes a single from the next delivery.

Two dot balls before de Kock gets one to sweeper cover and Amla takes one from the last ball.
18:48   - Scorecard

SA 131-0 (26 overs) vs India


De Kock looking to lift the tempo as he sweeps Ashwin fine on the leg side for a boundary to take his score to 69, with 11 boundaries so far.

A single each for the two batsmen before de Kock chips it over short fine leg for the second boundary of the over.

Ashwin has struggled yet again, going for 37 runs in six overs.
18:44  - Scorecard

SA 120-0 (25 overs) vs India


Amla drives Jadeja down the ground to long-off for a single to complete his half-century, from 73 balls. This is Amla's 23rd fifty in ODIs and his fifth against India.

Five singles from that over as SA reach 120 for no loss at the halfway stage.
18:42  - Scorecard

SA 115-0 (24 overs) vs India


De Kock drives Ashwin down the ground for one before Amla smashes a short ball through the covers for a boundary to take his score to 47. He takes a single from the fourth ball before de Kock plays out the last two deliveries.
18:39   - Scorecard

SA 109-0 (23 overs) vs India


De Kock makes room and drives Jadeja's third ball through the covers for a boundary. He tries to reverse sweep the next delivery but hits it to short thirdman for a single.

Amla tries to cut a short delivery but can't the fielder at point as Jadeja goes for six runs in that over.
18:36  - Scorecard

SA 103-0 (22 overs) vs India


Change of ends for Ashwin, who takes over from Kumar. Ashwin is bowling a lot slower as de Kock defends the first two deliveries before pulling a short delivery over midwicket for a boundary to raise SA's 100.

He manages to keep the left-hander quiet for the last three deliveries.
18:34  - Scorecard

SA 99-0 (21 overs) vs India


Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja come into the attack in place of Ashwin, who bowled three overs for 16 runs.

The first ball is pitched as Amla defends before he drives the next one, which is a bit shorter to the covers, for a single.

De Kock turns the fourth ball on the leg side for one as Amla plays out the last two deliveries.

A good start from Jadeja, conceding just two runs in his first over.

Ravi Shastri on commentary says the groundstaff are getting ready near the covers as some rain is expected soon.
18:32  - Scorecard

SA 97-0 (20 overs) vs India


Amla and de Kock take a single each from the first two balls of Kumar's seventh over. Amla gets one from the fifth ball as India try to build some pressure by drying up the boundaries.

SA looking good on 97 for no loss in 20 overs. De Kock is on 52 from 58 balls, while Amla has made 41 from 62 balls.
18:27   - Scorecard

SA 94-0 (19 overs) vs India


De Kock completes his fifty from 54 balls with a single on the leg side off Ashwin as SA continue to build.

Amla is content playing the singles as he flicks Ashwin to midwicket for one.

A single for de Kock to deep square leg before Amla comes down the track and drives Ashwin to long-on for one.
18:24  - Scorecard

SA 90-0 (18 overs) vs India


Kumar comes back as de Kock gets a leading edge from the first ball to sweeper cover for a single. Amla drives the second delivery to the same region for the same result.

Left-hander de Kock turns it on the leg side for another single as Kumar struggles to find his rhythm.

Two more singles as five runs come from that over.
18:20  - Scorecard

SA 85-0 (17 overs) vs India


De Kock drives the second ball from Ashwin through the covers for a single and Amla does the same two balls later.

De Kock turns the last ball on the leg side for a single as Ashwin concedes three runs in that over.
18:17  - Scorecard

SA 82-0 (16 overs) vs India


Shami to continue after the drinks break. The first ball is short and wide as Amla hits it to sweeper cover for a single and de Kock takes one from the third ball.

Amla plays two dot balls before he clips the last ball to midwicket for two runs.
18:10  - Scorecard

SA 78-0 (15 overs) vs India


With the pacer bowlers not making an impact with the new ball, India introduce spin in the form of off-spinner R Ashwin.

Amla turns the first ball on the leg side for a single. Ashwin goes round the wicket to left-hander de Kock, who hits the third ball, which is wide and short through the point region for a boundary.

The fourth delivery is again short and wide for the same result as de Kock takes his score to 43 from 42 balls followed by two dot balls.
18:08  - Scorecard

SA 69-0 (14 overs) vs India


Shami is getting good bounce as Amla is forced to defend before he flicks the third ball on the leg side for a single.

De Kock pulls a short ball to the fine leg region for one and Amla picks one from the last ball.
18:05  - Scorecard

SA 65-0 (13 overs) vs India


Bhuvneshwar comes back as he replaces Mohit, who bowled six overs for 28 runs.

Amla taps it on the off-side for one before de Kock taps it on the leg side for a single.

Amla steers the last ball to thirdman for one as three runs come from that over.
17:58  - Scorecard

SA 62-0 (12 overs) vs India


De Kock is beaten by Shami as the pacer gets some extra bounce. The left-hander gets an inside edge off the next delivery and it goes past the stumps fine on the leg side for a boundary.

According to the weather forecast, a little bit of rain is expected later in the day.

De Kock takes a risky single from the fourth delivery as he has to dive to make his crease. Shami bowls a wide down the leg side before Amla takes one from the last ball to retain strike.
17:52  - Scorecard

SA 55-0 (11 overs) vs India


Mohit will continue as he comes on to bowl his sixth over. Amla is beaten off the second delivery as he tries to drive but it beats the inside edge. The fourth ball again comes in as Amla plays it on the leg side for one and de Kock takes a single from the fifth delivery.
17:48  - Scorecard

SA 53-0 (10 overs) vs India


Mohammed Shami comes into the attack, replacing Kumar, who bowled an ineffective first spell of four overs for 26 runs.

He makes a perfect start, bowling a maiden over to left-hander de Kock.

SA are 53 for no loss in 10 overs. De Kock is on 27 from 29 balls, while Amla has made 24 from 31 balls.
17:43  - Scorecard

SA 53-0 (9 overs) vs India


Amla on fire as he cuts a short delivery through the point region for his third boundary to take his score to 23.

He clips the fourth ball to square leg region for a single.

De Kock punches the fifth ball down the ground, getting it past the fielder at mid-off, who is a bit wide, for a boundary. He takes a single from the last ball to make it 11 runs from the over.

SA have scored 22 runs from the last two overs to race to 53 for no loss in nine overs.
17:39  - Scorecard

SA 42-0 (8 overs) vs India


Amla playing some good shots but unable to find the gap on the off-side. He plays four dot balls in a row before he smashes a short wide delivery from Kumar through the off-side for a boundary.

The last ball is on the pads as Amla picks it over the midwicket fence for a six.

11 runs from the over as SA reach 42 for no loss after eight overs.
17:33  - Scorecard

SA 31-0 (7 overs) vs India


Mohit drops one short as de Kock rocks back and pulls it over square leg for a boundary, to take his score to 21 from 18 balls. He is beaten off the next ball as the ball bounces a bit extra.

De Kock slashes his bat at the next delivery which goes in the air to thirdman where Shami comes in and dives forward to take the catch but it falls just short.

Amla gets a leading edge off the next ball but again it falls short of Rohit Sharma in the covers. South Africa having a few close shaves here.

Amla gets an inside edge off the last ball which goes to fine leg for one.
17:29  - Scorecard

SA 25-0 (6 overs) vs India


De Kock steers the first ball from Kumar to thirdman for one before Amla is beaten by one that moved away.

He hits the last three balls on the off-side as just a single comes from that over.
17:24  - Scorecard

SA 24-0 (5 overs) vs India


Amla defends the first two deliveries from Mohit before he inside edges but luckily for him it hit his pads.

He drives the fourth ball down the ground as Dhawan at mid-on runs to the ball and tries a direct hit which misses as Amla is clearly struggling to make his crease.

De Kock throws his bat at the last delivery as it goes to thirdman for a single.

A good over from Mohit, conceding just two runs.
17:18  - Scorecard

SA 22-0 (4 overs) vs India


De Kock defends the first ball from Kumar before hitting the next to point. The third ball is a bit wide as the left-hander slashes his bat at it but misses before blocking the next back to the bowler.

The last ball is wide as de Kock drives it through the covers to end the over with a boundary.
17:15  - Scorecard

SA 18-0 (3 overs) vs India


Mohit starts his second over with a rank long hop which Amla crashes through the covers for his first boundary. He defends the next two deliveries before letting one go through to the keeper.

The right-hander drives the last ball past mid-off as only a deft push gets him a couple.

SA off to a good start, as they race to 18 in three overs.
17:10  - Scorecard

SA 12-0 (2 overs) vs India


Bhuvneshwar Kumar to bowl the second over. The first ball is on the pads as de Kock flicks it through midwicket for the first boundary of the match.

He defends the next three deliveries before turning the fifth ball square on the leg side for two runs.

The last ball is short and wide as de Kock punches it through the covers for a four as Kumar is hit for 10 runs in his first over.
17:05  - Scorecard

SA 2-0 (1 over) vs India


The two South African openers -- Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock -- wearing pink walk out to the middle. The South African are sporting pink for this match to support breast cancer awareness.

The young Mohit Sharma will bowl the first over. The first ball is outside the off-stump and it gets a lot of carry as Amla lets it go. Lot of bounce for the medium pacer. The second ball is driven to the fielder on the off-side.

Amla whips the third ball to fine leg region for a single to get SA off the mark.

De Kock defends the fourth delivery before hitting the next on the leg side for a single.

Amla defends the last ball on the leg side as just two runs come from the first over.
16:59   South Africa, who were beaten 1-2 in the ODI series by Pakistan, made two changes to their team from the last match.

Veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis and fast bowler Dale Steyn come into the team for the hosts. No spinner in the South African playing eleven, as leg-spinner Imran Tahir is dropped.

Check out how the two teams line-up:


India: India: MS Dhoni (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Mohit Sharma.

South Africa: AB de Villiers (captain), Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
16:37   India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has won the toss and elected to bowl in the first One-Day International against South Africa, in Johannesburg, on Thursday.

The visitors have retained the same team that beat West Indies by five wickets in the third ODI in Kanpur. Mohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are the three pace bowlers, while R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are the two frontline spinners.

Dhoni is expecting rain to play a part later in the match and he says his bowlers have not yet figured out how to play with the wet ball.