South Africa crush Bangladesh by 332 runs in second Test

By: AFP
Published: 06:07 PM, 11 Apr, 2022
South Africa crush Bangladesh by 332 runs in second Test
Caption: South Africa's Dean Elgar (C) holds the trophy as the South African team poses for a photo after winning the series following the second Test cricket match between South Africa and Bangladesh at St George's Park in Gqeberha.
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South Africa thrashed Bangladesh by 332 runs in the second Test in Gqeberha on Monday to complete a two-match series sweep.

Keshav Maharaj took seven for 40 as Bangladesh, set a target of 413, were bowled out for just 80.

For the second time in as many Tests, South Africa spinners Maharaj and Simon Harmer shared all 10 second-innings wickets.

South Africa v Bangladesh 2nd Test scoreboard

Final scores on the fourth day of the second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh at St George's Park on Monday:

South Africa, first innings, 453

Bangladesh, first innings, 217

South Africa, second innings, 176-6 dec

Bangladesh, second innings

(overnight 27-3)

Tamim Iqbal c Mulder b Harmer 13

Mahmudul Hasan c Mulder b Maharaj 0

Najmul Hossain lbw b Maharaj 7

Mominul Haque c Rickelton b Maharaj 5

Mushfiqur Rahim c Elgar b Maharaj 1

Liton Das st Verreynne b Maharaj 27

Yasir Ali c Williams b Harmer 0

Mehidy Hasan c Verreynne b Maharaj 20

Taijul Islam lbw b Harmer 0

Khaled Ahmed lbw b Maharaj 0

Ebadot Hossain not out 0

Extras (b6, nb1) 7

Total (23.3 overs) 80

Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Mahmudul), 2-11 (Najmul), 3-27 (Tamim), 4-33 (Mushfiqur), 5-36 (Mominul), 6-44 (Yasir), 7-69 (Liton), 8-80 (Mehidy), 9-80 (Khaled)

Bowling: Maharaj 12-3-40-7 (1nb), Harmer 11.3-3-34-3

Match situation: South Africa won by 332 runs

Series: South Africa won the two-match series 2-0

AFP

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