South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 1: Elgar and Bavuma give South Africa the edge
Half centuries for Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma give South Africa the edge, leaving the field at 233/4 at the end of Day 1 of the 1st Test between South Africa and Bangladesh at Kingsmead, Durban.
South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Bangladesh tour of South Africa
South Africa *233/4 (76.5 ov)
Day Break: Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bowl
Bangladesh won the toss and elected to field, openers Dean Elgar (67) and Sarel Erwee (41) putting on a good partnership before Bangladesh struck.
Khaled Ahmed (1/49) and Mehidy Hasan Miraz (1/57) finding weak spots to slow South Africa down.
South Africa managed to bunker down until tea, heading in at 165/3, Temba Bavuma (22*) leading the way.
Heading back out, Bavuma built on his performance, ending the day 53* as the guiding light for South Africa as they finished the day on 233/4.
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South Africa Fall of wickets: 1-113 (Dean Elgar - 33.2 ov), 2-117 (Sarel Erwee - 34.1 ov), 3-146 (Keegan Petersen - 45.6 ov), 4-180 (Ryan Rickelton - 57.2 ov)
South Africa - Dean Elgar (C), Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Temba Bavuma, Ryan Rickelton, Kyle Verreynne (WK), Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Simon Harmer, Lizaad Williams, Duanne Olivier
Bangladesh - Mominul Haque (C), Shadman Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das (WK), Yasir Ali Chowdhury, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain
Date - 31st March, 09:00 AM
Venue - Kingsmead, Durban, Durban
Toss - Bangladesh won the toss & elected to field
Umpires - Adrian Holdstock, Marais Erasmus
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