There was more frustration in store for players as well as for the fans when even day three of the second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur was called off due to rain.
Jean-Paul Duminy picked up three crucial wickets to undo some good work done by Bangladesh as South Africa ended the first day of the second Test in Mirpur, on a high, reducing the hosts from to 246 for eight.
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South Africa trailed Bangladesh by 17 runs with all 10 wickets intact when play was called off due to bad weather on day three of the first Test in Chittagong after Bangladesh had earlier passed 300 against South Africa for the first time in Tests.
Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah scored half-centuries to take Bangladesh to 179 for the loss of four wickets, 69 adrift of South Africa’s tally, when rain interrupted play on day two and made further progress impossible in the first Test in Chittagong.
Leaders of the International Cricket Council Test rankings, South Africa, will look to extend their lead, when they take on Bangladesh in a two-match Test series, which kicks off on 21st July in Chittagong.