Bangladesh v SA: Day 3 abandoned

2015-08-01 07:16
SA v Bangladesh (Gallo Images)

Dhaka - Heavy rain washed out the third day's play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.

Match officials called off play at 3:05 pm (local time) as the rain continued.

Not a single ball was bowled on the second day after Bangladesh reached 246-8 in their first innings on the opening day.

The highlight of the second Test so far is South African pacer Dale Steyn's 3-30, which enabled him to become just the 13th cricketer in history to claim 400-plus Test wickets.

The first Test in Chittagong ended in a draw after rain washed out play on the last two days.


Bangladesh 1st innings (Overnight: 246-8)

T. Iqbal c Amla b Steyn 6

I. Kayes lbw b Duminy 30

M. Haque c Vilas b Duminy 40

Mahmudullah c Bavuma b Steyn 35

M. Rahim c Vilas b Elgar 65

S. Al Hasan c Elgar b M. Morkel 35

L. Das c Elgar b Duminy 3

Nas. Hossain not out 13

M. Shahid b Steyn 1

Extras (b-5 lb-11 nb-2) 18

Total (for 8 wickets, 88.1 overs) 246

Fall of wickets: 1-12 T. Iqbal, 2-81 M. Haque, 3-86 I. Kayes, 4-180 Mahmudullah, 5-215 M. Rahim, 6-220 L. Das, 7-245 S. Al Hasan, 8-246 M. Shahid

To bat: M. Rahman, J. Hossain

Bowling D. Steyn 16.1 - 4 - 30 - 3 V. Philander 11 - 2 - 25 - 0(nb-2) M. Morkel 14 - 2 - 45 - 1 S. Harmer 23 - 3 - 76 - 0 S. van Zyl 2 - 1 - 5 - 0 D. Elgar 7 - 0 - 22 - 1 J. Duminy 15 - 4 - 27 - 3

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