In the first T20 match of this series, South Africa won the match by 7 wickets with India due to a great partnership between Rassie van der Dussen 75* (46), and David Miller 64* (31). After winning this first T20 match, South Africa leads (1-0) in the India-South Africa 5 T20 match series.
Earlier South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl first thus India first batted and made a huge score of 211/4 in 20 overs due to great batted by Ishan Kishan 76 (48), Shreyas Iyer 36 (27), Hardik Pandya 31* (12), and Rishabh Pant 29 (16). Wayne Parnell 1/32 (4), Dwaine Pretorius 1/35 (3), and Anrich Nortje 1/36 (4) were good bowling from the South African side. After this inning, India set a huge target of 212 runs in 20 overs for South Africa to win this match.
During chasing, South Africa loses 3 wickets, reached the target of 212 runs in 19.1 overs, and won the match by 7 wickets with India due to great batted by Rassie van der Dussen 75* (46), David Miller 64* (31), and Dwaine Pretorius 29 (13). Axar Patel 1/40 (4), Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1/43 (4), and Harshal Patel 1/43 (4) were taking each one wicket from the Indian side.
David Miller (SA), 64* (31), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.