Bhubaneswar: The first T20I between India and South Africa has officially been called off at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh due to incessant rain on Sunday.
The news came as a disappointment for the Indian fans who were looking forward to the home series. Even the toss was not able to take place between the two teams.
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 15, 2019
Match abandoned between India and South Africa.
— ICC (@ICC) September 15, 2019
The non-stop pouring eventually forced officials to call off the match at around 19:50 IST. The second and third match of the series will take place at Mohali and Bengaluru on September 18 and September 22 respectively.