India beat South Africa in opening Test

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India have thrashed South Africa by 203 runs in the opening Test at Visakhapatnam.

Chasing 395 runs to win, the Proteas were bowled out for 191 after lunch on the fifth and final day of the match with fast bowler Mohammed Shami taking five wickets.

The victory gives India a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. 

The second Test gets underway on Thursday at Pune.

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