South Africa will hope to make a good start to the series © Getty Images
South Africa will hope to make a good start to the series © Getty Images

South Africa take on New Zealand in the first One-Day International (ODI) at Centurion. The two teams played out an extremely competitive two-match T20 International (T20I), which ended in a 1-1 draw. South Africa suffered a huge blow when their T20I skipper Faf du Plessis was ruled out for the ODI series, following a knee injury ahead of the T20I series. He is yet to recover from that and it is unlikely that he will play in the three-match ODI series. It is set to be an extremely tight contest as AB de Villers’ men would want to win the match and series along the way over as well against Kane Williamson’s men. Live cricket scorecard: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI, Centurion

Brendon McCullum, the most recognisable face in New Zealand’s cricket, and the leader of their pace attack, Tim Southee, are provided a respite from a punishing schedule stretching from the rigorous lead-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and the intense tour of England after it. South Africa’s all-rounder JP Duminy will be absent from the upcoming three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) because he will be with his wife during the birth of their first child. Du Plessis, the regular Twenty20 captain and a significant member of South Africa’s middle-order in all formats, will also miss the games, due to a knee trouble. Farhan Behardein takes his place in the batting line-up. Live Blog: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI, Centurion

Catch the live telecast of the first ODI between South Africa and New Zealand on Ten Cricket and Ten HD.

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