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Monday 3 March 2008
Five Wickets For Peterson As Proteas Wrap Up Huge Win
Bangladesh 259 (S Nafees 69) & 119 (Peterson 5-33)
South Africa won by an innings and 205 runs and win the series 2-0
Spinner Robin Peterson picked up five wickets as South Africa wrapped up victory over Bangladesh by an innings and 205 runs on day four of the second Test in Chittagong.
Missing Aftab Ahmed, the home side were bowled out for 119 which gave South Africa the series win with a 2-0 scoreline having totally dominated the match from start to finish.
Resuming play on 54 for five and with Ahmed unable to bat after being hit by a Jacques Kallis bouncer on day three, Peterson struck early to remove Mushfiqur Rahim (four), going to to complete his five wicket haul with the wickets of Mohammad Rafique (nought) and Shahadat Hossain (24).
Peterson, called up as a late replacement for Paul Harris, finished with figures of five for 33.
Abdur Razzak scored a plucky unbeaten 32 before Morne Morkel had Mashrafe Mortaza caught by Neil McKenzie for four to end the game.
McKenzie and man of the match Graeme Smith shared a record opening stand of 415 on the opening two days to set South Africa up. Both men scored double centuries as South Africa declared on 583 for seven before Bangladesh were bowled out for 259 and were forced to follow on.
ï¿½ Cricket World 2008
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