Tigers need big fat 424 in 2nd innings against Proteas 

Tigers need big fat 424 in 2nd innings against Proteas 

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Dhaka – Bangladesh will need to chase a huge target of 424 runs in more than four sessions of the first Test for a win against hosts South Africa at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom.On Sunday’s play, South Africa (496/3-d in the first innings) resumed the 2nd innings on the 4th day with overnight score of 54/2 in 15.5 overs and declared their innings raising their tally to 247/6-d in 56 overs to extend their lead to 423 from 230 runs.On the rain-interrupted 4th day’s play, South Africa collected 193 for 4 in 40.1 overs before declaring the innings –spurred by the 4th pair stand of 142 in 28.4 overs between skipper Faf du Plessis and overnight batsman Temba Bavuma– in the middle of the 2nd session.Starting from 70/3 in 20.1 overs, the 4th pair departed at 212/4 in 48.5 overs as F du Plessis was trapped lbw by Mominul Haque.Faf du Plessis (81 off 101 b; 6×4; 1×6) and overnight batsman Temba Bavuma (71 off 107b; 7×4) spurred the 2nd innings with their half centuries while another overnight batsman Hashim Amla and Keshav Maharaj added 28 and 19* runs respectively.Mominul Haque, part-time left-arm orthodox bowler of Bangladesh, captured three wickets — Faf du Plessis, Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock – conceding a economic 27 runs in 6 overs on the day while pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman bagged 2 for 30 runs in the innings. Bangladesh (320 in the 1st innings) opened the 2nd innings on the day and were on bating 45/2 in 11 overs where opening batsman Imrul Kayes (28*) and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (16*) at the crease in the 3rd stand.Morne Morkel bowled out the Tigers opener Tamim Iqbal and before showed the way out to Mominul Haque by lbw in his 1st spell of the innings. Tamim and Mominul both were out for ducks leaving the team collection at 0/2 in 1 over.
Brief Score:
South Africa 1st innings: 496/3-d in 146 overs; Dean Elgar 199, Hashim Amla 137, Aiden Markram 97, Temba Bavuma 31*, Faf du Plessis 26*, Shafiul Islam 1/74, Mustafizur Rahman 1/98.South Africa 2nd innings: 247/6-d in 56 overs (overnight 54/2 in 15.5 overs); Faf du Plessis 81, Temba Bavuma 71, Hashim Amla 28, Keshav Maharaj 19*, Aiden Markram15, Mominul Haque 3/27, Mustafizur Rahman 2/30, Shafiul Islam 1/46.Bangladesh 1st innings: 320/10 in 89.1 overs; Mominul Haque 77, Mahmudullah Riyad 66, Mushfiqur Rahim 44, Tamim Iqbal 39, Keshav Maharaj 3/92, Morne Morkel 2/51, Kagiso Rabada 2/84, Andile Phehlukwayo 1/18, Duanne Olivier 1/52.UNB news agency

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