Elgar puts SA 'A' in charge

2011-04-13 18:41

Pietermaritzburg - Dean Elgar scored his 13th first-class century to help South Africa A continue their dominance over Bangladesh A on the opening day of the second four-day match between the two sides at the Maritzburg Oval on Wednesday.

The home side won the toss and reached 233/2 by the close on a day that was restricted to 62 overs.

Elgar finished unbeaten on 120 (194 balls, 15 fours and a six) and shared an unbroken partnership of 147 for the third wicket with Farhaan Behardien (75 off 116 balls with 7 fours) in 37.3 overs.

The platform was laid by Elgar and Andrew Puttick who put on 79 for the opening wicket in 22 overs after Jacques Rudolph had won the toss.

Bangladesh used six bowlers with the veteran, Mohammad Ashraful, having the best figures of 1/33 in 11 overs.