Bangladesh's Mahmudul hits century but South Africa lead by 69

By: AFP
Published: 07:36 PM, 2 Apr, 2022
Bangladesh's Mahmudul hits century but South Africa lead by 69
Caption: Bangladesh's Mahmudul Hasan Joy (L) hits a six as South Africa's wicketkeeper Kyle Verreynne (C) looks on during the third day of the first Test cricket match between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Kingsmead stadium in Durban.
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Mahmudul Hasan Joy became the first Bangladesh batsman to make a Test century against South Africa but could not prevent the hosts from taking a first innings lead on the third day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Saturday.

Opening batsman Mahmudul made 137 before he was last man out in a Bangladesh innings of 298.

South Africa led by 69 runs on the first innings.

Off-spinner Simon Harmer took four for 103 for South Africa. He was unable to add to the four wickets he took on the second day. Debutant fast bowler Lizaad Williams took three for 54.

South Africa v Bangladesh scoreboard

Scores at the end of Bangladesh's first innings on the third day of the first Test between South Africa and Bangladesh at Kingsmead in Durban on Saturday.

South Africa, first innings, 367

Bangladesh, first innings

(overnight 98-4)

Mahmudul Hasan c Harmer b Williams       137

Shadman Islam b Harmer                     9

Najmul Hossain b Harmer                   38

Mominul Haque c Petersen b Harmer          0

Mushfiqur Rahim c Verreynne b Harmer       7

Taskin Ahmed c Mulder b Williams           1

Liton Das b Williams                      41

Yasir Ali run out (Rickelton)             22

Mehidy Hasan c Harmer b Mulder            29

Khaled Ahmed c Verreynne b Olivier         0

Ebadot Hossain not out                     0

Extras (b5, lb4, nb5)                     14

Total (4 wkts, 49 overs)                 298

Fall of wicket: 1-25 (Shadman), 2-80 (Najmul), 3-80 (Mominul), 4-94 (Mushfiqur), 5-101 (Taskin), 6-183 (Liton), 7-216 (Yasir), 8-267 (Mehidy), 9-294 (Khaled)

Bowling: Olivier 15-5-36-1, Williams 18.5-3-54-3 (3nb), Harmer 40-12-103-4, Maharaj 37-15-65-0 (1nb), Elgar 1-0-8-0, Mulder 4-1-23-1 (1nb)

Match situation: South Africa lead by 69 runs on the first innings

AFP

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