South Africa edge out India in first ODI

South Africa defeated India by five runs in the first one-day international in Kanpur on Sunday to take the lead in the five-match series.

Rohit Sharma hit 150 off 133 balls in the home team’s 298-7 after a spirited chase of South Africa’s 303-5 in a high-scoring thriller at the Green Park stadium.

Proteas captain AB de Villiers had scored an unbeaten 104 off 73 balls.

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