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). (PTI)