Visakhapatnam, Oct 6 (IANS) India started their home series on a glorious note as they outclassed South Africa by 203 runs in the first affair of the three-match rubber at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
Mohammad Shami scalped a five-wicket haul while Ravindra Jadeja picked up four wickets as India thrashed Proteas on the fifth and final day of the opening Test to seal a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Chasing a target of 395 runs to win, South Africa were bundled out for 191. Dane Piedt was the highest scorer for South Africa in the second innings with 56 runs.