Johannesburg: Shikhar Dhawan blasted 72 off 39 balls as India defeated South Africa by 28 runs at the Wanderers on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series.
India posted 203 for 5 after winning the toss before Bhuvneshwar Kumar took five wickets as hosts South Africa were restricted to 175 for 9.
Scores in brief:
India 203-5 in 20 overs (S. Dhawan 72; J. Dala 2-47)
South Africa 175-9 in 20 overs (R. Hendricks 70, F. Behardien 39; B. Kumar 5-24)