The home team South Africa batted first after losing the toss and scored 367 runs all out in their first innings using 121 overs. The captain and also the opener of the SA team Elgar scored 67 runs off 101 deliveries. Erwee gave a decent start to his team by scoring 41 runs off 102 balls he faced.
Petersen contributed 19 runs. Bavuma’s innings actually saved SA from the upcoming pressure. He scored 93 runs off 190 balls. Rickelton added 21 runs, Verreynne † 28, Maharaj 19, Harmer 38 not out. From the Bangladesh bowling performance, Khaled Ahmed took four wickets in 25 overs and gave 92 runs. Mehidy Hasan Miraz dismissed three SA batsmen in 40 overs he bowled and leaked 94 runs. Ebadot Hossain took two wickets.
Bangladesh vs South Africa 1st Test Highlights today, Saturday 2-4-2022. 1st Test, Bangladesh tour of South Africa from Kingsmead, Durban.
Bangladesh havw won the toss, elected to bowl first.
Bangladesh team: 1 Mominul Haque, 2 Shadman Islam, 3 Mahmudul Hasan Joy, 4 Najmul Hossain Shanto, 5 Mushfiqur Rahim, 6 Yasir Ali, 7 Litton Das (wk), 8 Mehidy Hasan Miraz, 9 Taskin Ahmed, 10 Khaled Ahmed, 11 Ebadot Hossain.
South Africa team: 1 Dean Elgar, 2 Sarel Erwee, 3 Kegan Petersen, 4 Temba Bavuma, 5 Ryan Rickleton, 6 Kyle Verreynne (wk), 7 Wiaan Mulder, 8 Keshav Maharaj, 9 Simon Harmer, 10 Lizaad Williams, 11 Duanne Olivier.
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South Africa: WLWWL
Match Timings: 08:00 GMT | 10:00 Local
Umpires – Adrian Holdstock, Marais Erasmus
TV Umpires – Allahudien Paleker
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – Bongani Jele
Match number – Test no. 2460