The second day’s play of the series deciding second Test of the of the two-match National Polymer Cricket Series between Bangladesh and visiting South Africa has been called off due to incessant rain in the capital Dhaka.
The Friday’s play was officially called off at 12:10pm which scheduled to begin at 9:30 am (Bangladesh time) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
The third day’s play of the match will resume at the usual start time of 9.30 am on Saturday, depending on the field condition.
The last tow-day in the first Test of the series in Chittagong also faced the same state which resulted the match ended in a draw on day five on July 25.
On day one, the Tigers were at stumps scoring 246 runs for 8 in 88.1 overs in the first innings against mighty Proteas.
All rounder Nasir Hossain was batting on 13 off 40 balls with one four for the side batted first after winning the toss.
Brief Score (day one)
Bangladesh first innings: 246 for 8, at stumps, in 88.1 overs; Mushfiqur Rahim 65, Mominul Haque 40, Mahmudullah 35, Shakib Al Hasan 35, Imrul Kayes 30, Nasir Hossain batting 13, Jean Paul Duminy 3/27, Dale Steyn 3/30, Dean Elgar 1/22, Morne Morkel 1/45.- UNB