Catch the live scorecard and ball by ball commentary of the Bangladesh vs South Africa, first Test match – Day Four at Chittagong on Friday. South Africa finished at 61 for no loss at the end of Day Three. You can catch the live cricket scoreboard and ball by ball commentary of BAN vs SA, 1st Test – Day Four here. Also Read - Dale Steyn's 'PSL More Rewarding Than IPL' Statement Stirs Fresh Controversy, Twitterverse Reacts on South Africa's Pacer's Comment
The two sides – Bangladesh and South Africa – came into the Test series at the back of a 2-1 win for the hosts. It was Bangladesh’s third consecutive ODI win this series. They have been unbeaten in bilateral ODI series this year. In the world cup too, they managed to upset England and qualify through to the quarter-finals where they lost to India. Also Read - South African Strain of COVID-19 Detected in 4 Returnees, 1 Found Positive For Brazil Variant, Says Govt
However, their Test performance hasn’t been upto the mark. Even as they have played superbly, they are yet to register a Test win this year. The two-match series against Pakistan ended with them losing 0-1. The one-off Test match against India ended in a draw as it was marred by rain. Also Read - Pawri Ho Rahi Hai: Pakistan Cricket Team Joins Viral Trend As Pacer Hasan Ali Shares Hilarious Version | Watch
Against South Africa, in this Test, the visitors won the toss and elected to bat first. Bangladesh bowlerd them out for 256 and took a crucial 76 runs lead. South African openers Dean Elgar and Stiaan van Zyl put on an unbeaten stand of 61 runs for the first wicket when stumps was taken on Day Three.
For Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahman bagged four wickets while Jubair Hossain took three. Tamim Iqbal, Mahmuddulah and Liton Das scored half-centuries each. (Also Watch: Bangladesh vs South Africa 1st Test – Day 4 Free Live Streaming here)
Bangladesh Playing XI: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(c), Shakib Al Hasan, Litton Das(wk), Taijul Islam, Mohammad Shahid, Mustafizur Rahman, Jubair Hossain
South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar, Stiaan van Zyl, Hashim Amla(c), Faf du Plessis, Temba Bavuma, Jean-Paul Duminy, Quinton de Kock(wk), Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Simon Harmer, Morne Morkel