Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Fri, 18 Oct - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 369/2 (G Kirsten 113*, JH Kallis 1*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 19 Oct - day 2 - Bangladesh 1st innings 153/7 (Mohammad Rafique 10*, Tapash Baisya 1*, 49 ov)
  • Sun, 20 Oct - day 3 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 209/5 (Khaled Mashud 32*, Alok Kapali 9*, 78 ov)
  • Mon, 21 Oct - day 4 - Bangladesh 2nd innings 252 (87.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • South African win within four days

    South Africa, thanks to a much improved David Terbrugge, wasted no time at the start of day four of the inaugural Test against Bangladesh at Buffalo Park in East London to record an innings and 107 run victory

  • Defiant defence takes Bangladesh into day four

    Asked to follow on after being dismissed for 170 in their first innings, Bangladesh have shown resilient defence in their second innings of the first Test against South Africa at Buffalo Park in East London.

  • Bangladesh in danger of being forced to follow-on

    Bangladesh are in danger of following-on after South Africa, declaring at 529/4, reduced the visitors to 153/7, still 176 runs behind the follow-on target

  • Gary Kirsten sets new mark as South Africa reach 369/2 against Bangladesh

    Gary Kirsten became the first Test player in world cricket to score a century against all of the nine Test playing nations when he completed the full house with a hundred for South Africa against Bangladesh on day one of the inaugural Test at Buffalo