The South African batsmen toyed with the bowling of India, showered boundaries at will and their bowlers punctured the strong batting of the visitors.
One of the best quick bowlers of the world, Dale Steyn, rated the Indian side as a tough opponent but promised to deliver his best in the forthcoming series.
West Indies bounced back in the limited over game with their strong batting display, well led by Darren Sammy and won the 2nd ODI vs. India at Visakhapatnam.
The world no.1, India, continued with their superb team work in the opening ODI against West Indies while outplaying the rivals in all departments of the game.
Team India has always been blessed with quality batsmen ever since the inception of cricket and their young gun, Virat Kohli, is the latest addition.
The run machine of India, Virat Kohli, sparkled with another sizzling ton after a hundred from Shikhar Dhawan as Australia was unable to defend a high score.
A scintillating unbeaten innings of 64 off 29 mere balls from James Faulkner took his side from the jaws of defeat against India in the third ODI at Chandigarh.
The Indian top order batting trio butchered the bowling attack of Australia and clinched the second highest chase in ODI by hammering 1-362 in the 2nd game.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli hammered centuries and toyed with the reliable Australian bowling while Shikhar Dhawan batted excellently as India won the 2nd ODI.
The Australian skipper, George Bailey, led his side from the front with a spicy knock and the visiting seamers drowned the formidable Indian batting at Pune.