After the test series resulted in a draw, the two top ranked test teams, India and South Africa had to battle it out in a T20. Fortunate for India, it won the only T20 and thereby boasted the morale of the players. The tour progressed into the 5 one day
match series between the two nations. After winning the T20, there were certain speculations regarding India to have just a little more edge than South Africa. South Africa completely proved everyone wrong by giving a crushing defeat to India by 135 runs in
the first match of the series.