India win Jaipur ODI after nail-biting finish

Published: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 22:53 [IST]
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India seal last ball thriller

Jaipur: India stole a dramatic win through an run out off the final ball in the 1st one-day international against South Africa at Jaipur on Sunday

India finishes the Jaipur ODI with a dramatic win by 1 run in a nail biting last ball thriller take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series.

Earlier, India post a total of 298 for nine in the first One-Day International against South Africa at Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Sunday.

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI - Scorecard

After being asked to bat, Indian innings revolved around Suresh Raina, who top scored with 58, Virender Sehwag (46) and Dinesh Karthik (44) while Mahendra Singh Dhoni (26) and Virat Kohli (31) provided them support.

Sehwag and Karthik added 79 runs in quick time after India lost Tendulkar with just 10 runs on the board.

Raina and Kohli kept up the good job with a brisk 66-run stand for the fifth wicket.

Ravindra Jadeja (22), Praveen Kumar (13) and Ashish Nehra (16) then chipped in to take India closer to a competitive total.

Ravindra Jadeja adjudged as man of the match for his all-round performance with both the bat (22 runs) and the ball (2/29).


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