SA vs BAN 1st Test: After Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma hits half-century in Durban Test, South Africa strong

new Delhi. South Africa played the first test match of the series against Bangladesh (SA vs BAN 1st Test) and scored 233 runs for the loss of 4 wickets on the first day. The captain and opener of the host team in this match in Durban dean elgar (Dean Elgar) played a brilliant innings of 67 runs. other than them Temba Bavuma (Temba Bavuma) also scored a half-century and returned unbeaten on the first day. Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque won the toss and invited South Africa to bat.

The start of the match was delayed by 30 minutes due to a problem with a sightscreen at the Kingsmead Stadium in Durban. dean elgar And Sarel RV again gave a great start to the hosts and also made a century partnership for the first wicket. Khalid Ahmed broke this partnership by getting Elgar caught by Liton Das. Elgar hit 11 fours in his innings of 101 balls. RV became the victim of Mehdi Hassan by scoring 41 runs. He hit 6 fours in 102 balls. South Africa had scored 95 runs for no loss in the first session of the day but Bangladesh tried to come back in the match by taking 3 wickets in the second session.

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Then Temba Bavuma strengthened the team with a 53-run partnership with wicket-keeper batsman Kyle Verreynne. At the time of stumps, Bavuma was at the crease after scoring 53 runs in 119 balls with the help of 6 fours. Veren has faced 64 balls so far and has scored 27 runs with the help of 3 fours.

In the second session, Mehndi Hasan Meraj made Bangladesh’s comeback, he dismissed Keegan Pietersen for 19 after dismissing opener Sarel RV for 41 runs. RV was not able to take advantage of Jeevandan. Bangladesh wicket-keeper Liton Das missed the chance to catch Arvi in ​​the last over before the break. Khalid Ahmed dismissed South Africa captain Dean Elgar (67) after being caught by wicketkeeper Liton Das. RV returned to the pavilion only after 5 balls of his dismissal.

Batsmen Rickelton and quick Lizad Williams are making their debuts for the African team, while spinner Simon Harmer, who played a Test match in 2015, has returned to the team. Rickelton opened his account in international cricket by hitting a four on reverse sweep.

Bangladeshi team experienced opener troubled by stomach ache Tamim Iqbal Entered the field without (Tamim Iqbal). South Africa’s team is playing in this match without experienced batsmen Aiden Markram and Rasi van der Dusen, besides fast bowlers Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Marco Yansen and all-rounder Dwayne Pretorius. All these players had opted to play in IPL instead of this series.

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