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.