Rinku Singh made his ODI debut against South Africa, presented with his cap by Kuldeep Yadav. His T20I performance led to this opportunity. India captain KL Rahul praised Rinku, who is replacing Shreyas Iyer in the team. A dominant win for India in the first ODI sets the stage for the second match. Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, and debutant Sai Sudharsan played crucial roles in the victory.