Virat Kohli hit his 33rd one-day century as India defeated South Africa by six wickets in the first of a six-match series at Kingsmead on Thursday. Kohli made 112 off 119 balls as India chased down their 270-run target with 27 balls to spare. South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis also made a century, 120 off 112 balls.

Jasprit Bumrah picked Hashim Amla's wicket for 16 to give India a perfect start © AFP
Jasprit Bumrah picked Hashim Amla’s wicket for 16 to give India a perfect start © AFP
Yuzvendra Chahal claimed key wickets of Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock © AFP
Yuzvendra Chahal claimed key wickets of Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock © AFP
Kuldeep Yadav was pick of the bowler's for India, claiming 3 for 34 © AFP
Kuldeep Yadav was pick of the bowler’s for India, claiming 3 for 34 © AFP
Faf du Plessis scored his second ODI hundred against India to help South Africa reach a total of 269 runs Kuldeep Yadav was pick of the bowler's for India, claiming 3 for 34 © AFP
Faf du Plessis scored his second ODI hundred against India to help South Africa reach a total of 269 runs Kuldeep Yadav was pick of the bowler’s for India, claiming 3 for 34 © AFP
Rohit Sharma started his innings well but perished after making a 30-ball 20 © AFP
Rohit Sharma started his innings well but perished after making a 30-ball 20 © AFP
Virat Kohli recorded his 46th ODI half-century to India in hunt © AFP
Virat Kohli recorded his 46th ODI half-century to India in hunt © AFP
Virat Kohli scored his 33rd ODI hundred. His first in South Africa against the home side © AFP
Virat Kohli scored his 33rd ODI hundred. His first in South Africa against the home side © AFP

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