In the first one-day match, South Africa won the match by 9 runs with India due to great performance in batting and bowling. After winning this match, South Africa leads the series by (1-0) in the three one-day matches series against India.
Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bowl first thus South Africa first batted and made a good score of 249/4 in 40 overs due to great batting by David Miller 75* (63), Heinrich Klaasen 74* (65), and Quinton de Kock 48 (54). Shardul Thakur 2/35 (8), Kuldeep Yadav 1/39 (8), and Ravi Bishnoi 1/69 (8) were good bowling from the Indian side. After this inning, South Africa set a good target of 250 runs in 40 overs for India to win the first one-day match.
During chasing, India scored 240/8 and lost this match by only 9 runs with South Africa due to good bowling by Lungi Ngidi 3/52 (8), Kagiso Rabada 2/36 (8), Keshav Maharaj 1/23 (8), and Wayne Parnell 1/38 (8). Sanju Samson 86* (63), Shreyas Iyer 50 (37), and Shardul Thakur 33 (31) were good batting from the Indian side.
Heinrich Klaasen (SA), 74* (65), was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting.