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What happened in india's first T20I match

The first Twenty20 International match was held on 5 August 2004 between the England and New Zealand women's teams with New Zealand winning by nine runs.

 india's first T20I match
 india's first T20I match 

On 17 February 2005 Australia defeated New Zealand in the first men's full international Twenty20 match, played at Eden Park in Auckland. 

India's first T20I match played against South Africa in South Africa. Virendra Sehwag was the captain. he was the first captain of India who won the T20 match for India.

Here is the squad played in the first t20 match 
South Africa Squad:
Playing XI

Graeme Smith (c), Herschelle Gibbs, Charl Langeveldt, Robin Peterson, AB de Villiers (wk), Albie Morkel, Johan van der Wath, Roger Telemachus, Loots Bosman, Tyron Henderson, Justin Kemp


India Squad:
Playing XI

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag (c), Zaheer Khan, Irfan Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Ajit Agarkar, Dinesh Mongia, MS Dhoni (wk), Suresh Raina, S Sreesanth

And also this was the first and last t20 match of great Sachin Tendulkar.

Result -  India won by 6 wickets

Top Scorer - 

Dinesh Mongia     38 (45)
Virender Sehwag (c)      34(29)