It took South Africa just 70 minutes and 13.3 overs to claim the remaining five Sri Lankan wickets and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Kyle Abbott and Maharaj did the damage as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 281 after adding just 41 runs.
South Africa 286 (Duminy 63, Elgar 59, Lakmal 5-63) and 406 for 6 dec (Cook 117, de Kock 69, du Plessis 67*, Elgar 52) beat Sri Lanka 205 (Philander 5-45) and 281 (Mathews 59, Mendis 58, Rabada 3-77, Maharaj 3-86) by 206 runs.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2016 RSA v SRL 1st Test
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Players Tagged in ClipDexMaharaj, Keshav A Cook, Stephen Craig Abbott, Kyle J Mathews, Angelo D Du Plessis, Faf de Silva, Dhananjaya M Rabada, Kagiso Herath, Rangana Philander, Vernon D
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexSt George's Park
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