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South Africa won by 72 runs against India in 1st Test Match

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Cape Town: India lost the first cricket Test against South Africa by 72 runs to give the hosts a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Chasing 208 for victory, India were all out for 135 in 42.4 overs.

Brief scores: India 209 and (target 208) 135 in 42.4 overs (R Ashwin 37; Vernon Philander 6/42) South Africa: 286 and 130 in 41.2 overs (AB de Villiers 35; Mohammed Shami 3/28, Jasprit Bumrah 3/39).

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