Result: South Africa cruise to win over India

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during the fifth ODI against Pakistan in Sharjah on November 11, 2013
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Quinton de Kock scores 135 runs as South Africa beat India in their first one-day international in Johannesburg.

South Africa have beaten India by 141 runs in their first one-day international in Johannesburg.

Quinton de Kock produced a career-best performance of 135 from 121 balls, smashing 18 fours and three sixes in the process.

AB de Villiers hit 77 and JP Duminy made an unbeaten 59, as the hosts recorded a score of 358-4.

India struggled to reply and lost three wickets in five runs early on. Captain MS Dhoni was their top scorer of the innings, with 65, but the visitors were bowled out for 217.

South Africa can win the three-match series if they are victorious at Durban on Sunday.

Quinton de Kock of South Africa about to hit a boundary during the 1st Momentum ODI match between South Africa and India at Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on December 5, 2013
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