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2nd Test: Tigers Depart Centurions Elgar, Markram

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Published on : 07 October 2017, 09:35 AM
2nd Test: Tigers Depart Centurions Elgar, Markram 2nd Test: Tigers Depart Centurions Elgar, Markram


South Africa started the 1st day’s 3rd session with 256/1 in 56 overs and lost the 2nd wicket at 276/2 in 58.4 overs as the Tigers captured their two centurions Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram in the 1st innings of the 2nd Test of their two-match Test series at Mangaung Oval, Bloemfontein on Friday, reports UNB.

Hashim Amla (24*) and skipper Faf du Plessis (11*) were at the crease in the 4th stand with the team collection of 307/3 in 66 overs.

Temba Bavuma (7) was caught behind by Liton Kumar Das at 288/3 in 61.2 overs to be the 2nd batsman departed by Subashis Roy in the innings. 

Proteas collected 126/0 in 29 overs in the 1st session and played 27 overs in the second session to raise their tally to 256/1 in 56 overs spurred by their opening pair of 243 off 53.4 overs between the two centurions Elgar and Markram.

Markram who was bowled out by Rubel Hossain at 276/2 in 58.4 overs completed his maiden Test century before leaving with 143 off 186 balls, including 22 boundaries.

Subashis confirmed the 1st breakthrough for Bangladesh dismissing Elgar, was caught by Mustafizur Rahman, who hit his 10th Test ton scoring 113 off 152 balls, including 17 boundaries.

Subashis Roy captured two wickets while Rubel Hossien took one for the Tigers.


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Tags: Cricket , SAvsBAN , 2ndTest