India vs South Africa 1st T20I Highlights:

The 1st T20I between India and South Africa was marred by drizzles and a covered pitch, causing a delay in the toss at Kingsmead.

Rain further disrupted the match, leading to a delay in the start time, and overs began to be lost at 8.10 pm IST.

Team India, recovering from the ICC World Cup heartbreak, kicked off their tour to South Africa with an impressive 4-1 series win over Australia at home.

Suryakumar Yadav's Team India faced off against Aiden Markram and his team in the 1st T20I at Kingsmead.

The three-match series against South Africa marks India's initiation into the T20 World Cup season.

Team India faced the challenge without key players, including Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, and Jasprit Bumrah.

The absence of seasoned campaigners posed a significant test for the Indian team in the T20I series.

The match at Kingsmead served as a crucial platform for emerging talents to step up and make an impact in the absence of senior players.

The T20I series against South Africa provided an opportunity for new faces to showcase their skills and contribute to Team India's success.

Despite the challenges, Team India aimed to build momentum and gather positive results as they navigated through the T20I series against the Proteas.