When and Against Whom Did India Play Their 1st T20 Match?

India played their first T20 International match against South Africa on 1st December 2006 at the New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg (SA).

Match Summary: South Africa won the toss and choose to bat first. They posted a total of 126 for 9 in their full quota of 20 overs. India chased down the target of 127 in 19.5 overs and thus won the match by 6 wickets. Dinesh Karthik was declared the Man of the Match for his 31 runs of 28 deliveries that helped India win this one-off encounter.