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.
Bangladesh beat South Africa by nine wickets in the third One-Day International to complete a 2-1 series win while in our latest cricket news video we also report on Sri Lanka's victory over Pakistan in Pallekele.
Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal added a mammoth 154-run opening stand as Bangladesh defeated South Africa in the third One-Day International in Chittagong by nine-wickets (D/L), and with it, won the series 2-1.
Kagiso Rabada took a six-wicket haul on debut as South Africa thumped Bangladesh chasing down a modest 160 with eight wickets and nine overs to spare in the first One-Day International of the series, a rain-curtailed game in Mirpur.
Pakistan and Bangladesh will be eyeing qualification for the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy in their upcoming One-Day International series against Sri Lanka and South Africa respectively.
Suresh Raina performed with bat and ball as India showed their batting might and bowling discipline defeating Bangladesh by 77 runs in spite of dew and excellent batting conditions for the home team under lights in Mirpur to salvage some pride in a lost series.
Mustafizur Rahman became only the second player ever in One-Day International cricket to take two five wicket hauls in his first two games, wrecking the Indian batting and helping Bangladesh win the second ODI in Mirpur by six wickets (D/L) and with it their first ever bilateral series against India.