England are touring South Africa for a 3-match ODI series.
The first ODI between the two teams was played yesterday. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
Accordingly, South Africa, who batted first, scored 298 runs for 7 wickets in the allotted 50 overs. Van der Dusen played well and scored 111 runs. David Miller scored a half-century and was dismissed for 53 runs.
England’s Sam Curran took 3 wickets.
Subsequently, England entered the field with the target of winning if they score 299 runs. Opener Jason Roy bowled responsibly. He was dismissed for 113 runs. David Malan was out for 59 runs. Others did not last.
In the end, England were all out for 271 runs. South Africa won by 27 runs.
On behalf of South Africa, Noorje took 4 wickets and Chishantha Magala took 3 wickets. Thus, South Africa has taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series.