After sharing equal honors for the test match, both country India and South Africa are playing there first ODI match of the series today.
Today South Africa won the toss and elected to field as this pitch is very nice for batting at slog hours. India started very bad because India lost his best player Sachin Tendulkar in the 2nd over itself by runout.
This followed a partnership between Virender Sehwag and Dinesh karthik and both contributed a partnership of 50 runs in 53 balls. After that India again lost his second wicket as Sehwag. He got out of a straight shot of karthik which touched the fingertip of Langeveldt and then the wicket, Sehwag was out of crease.
India lost his third wicket in form of karthik. In ball of again lageveldt Karthik top-edges a hurried pull to Petersen at mid-on, easy catch off the splice of the bat and thus the third wicket down.
A short of length ball outside off, Dhoni seemed to be into his shot a touch early, his drive lobs towards mid-off where Albie pouches it low and thus Dhoni got out. India loses its fourth wicket as skipper Dhoni goes at 139 runs.
Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina looks quite comfortably at present moment. India is playing at 184/4 in 33 overs with all initial wickets gone. Only hope remaining is S. Raina. And since its a batting pitch, minimum target expected is more than 300 runs.