India beat South Africa by 82 runs to level the five-match T20 International series 2-2.
With this win, in a do-or-die clash, India have opened their account in the five-match T20I series.
Despite Bhuvneshwar Kumar heroics in the powerplay, India could not sustain the momentum and gave Proteas a 2-0 lead.
Visitors go 1-0 up as Indian highest T20I total against South Africa in vain.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah among the premier players rested for the series.
BCCI has allowed full capacity in stadiums for India versus South Africa five match T20 international series starting on June 9.
21-year-old batter Tristan Stubbs has been included in 16-man squad for the five-match T20I series in India, beginning 9 June.