Player of the Match
Player of the Match

END OF OVER:
120 | 2 Runs | SA: 573/4

  • Faf du Plessis135 (181b)
  • Quinton de Kock28 (27b)
  • Mahmudullah9-2-35-0
  • Mustafizur Rahman25-3-113-0

2.13pm SA have declared on 573 for 4. Now Bangladesh need to bat big if they are to salvage this Test

119.6
1
Mahmudullah to du Plessis, 1 run, short and flat outside off, forced down to long-on
119.5
1
Mahmudullah to de Kock, 1 run, on a length and outside off, eased through the covers
119.4
0
Mahmudullah to de Kock, no run, full and outside off check-driven back to the bowler
119.3
0
Mahmudullah to de Kock, no run, dropped short and outside off, chopped away to backward point
119.2
0
Mahmudullah to de Kock, no run, tossed outside off, driven to short cover off the front foot
119.1
0
Mahmudullah to de Kock, no run, back of a length and slides in at leg stump, jabbed away to short midwicket

Mahmudullah arrives.

END OF OVER:
119 | 4 Runs | SA: 571/4

  • Quinton de Kock27 (22b)
  • Faf du Plessis134 (180b)
  • Mustafizur Rahman25-3-113-0
  • Subashis Roy29-3-118-3
118.6
1
Mustafizur Rahman to de Kock, 1 run, Mustafiz bangs it short and outside off, de Kock jumps off the ground and pulls it tentatively to deep square leg

Assif: "Teleportation can do wonders here. Teleport De Kock for Karunaratne. Let's have some fun both sides. "

118.5
1
Mustafizur Rahman to du Plessis, 1 run, back of a length and angling away, knocked to cover off the back foot
118.4
1
Mustafizur Rahman to de Kock, 1 run, yorker, swerves in on middle, whipped away to wide long-on
118.3
0
Mustafizur Rahman to de Kock, no run, dug in short and outside off, de Kock swings his hands at a booming hook... and misses
118.2
1
Mustafizur Rahman to du Plessis, 1 run, driven straight of mid-off for one
118.1
0
Mustafizur Rahman to du Plessis, no run, hurled very full and cuts away just outside off, Faf jams it out

Mustafiz. Over the wicket. The field is spread out

END OF OVER:
118 | 4 Runs | SA: 567/4

  • Quinton de Kock25 (19b)
  • Faf du Plessis132 (177b)
  • Subashis Roy29-3-118-3
  • Taijul Islam27-0-145-0
117.6
0
Subashis Roy to de Kock, no run, another bouncer outside off, de Kock bails out of the hook again
117.5
0
Subashis Roy to de Kock, no run, short on leg stump, de Kock backs away and does not connect with the ramp
117.4
1
Subashis Roy to du Plessis, 1 run, back of a length on middle and leg, tucked to deep square leg
117.3
1
Subashis Roy to de Kock, 1 run, De Kock steps out, the bowler drags his length back on the leg stump, swiped to deep midwicket
117.2
0
Subashis Roy to de Kock, no run, bouncer on middle, flies through to the keeper as de Kock bails out of the hook
117.1
2
Subashis Roy to de Kock, 2 runs, full on middle, curls in, de Kock has a swing at it, he can only inside-edge it behind square

END OF OVER:
117 | 21 Runs | SA: 563/4

  • Faf du Plessis131 (176b)
  • Quinton de Kock22 (14b)
  • Taijul Islam27-0-145-0
  • Subashis Roy28-3-114-3

Fazmy: "Strange.. 1st six in the 117th over in a high scoring match.. "

116.6
4
Taijul Islam to du Plessis, FOUR runs, tossed on off, Faf steps away outside leg and cracks it inside out over extra cover. SA pillage 21 off the over
116.5
1
Taijul Islam to de Kock, 1 run, whipped with the turn to deep midwicket
116.4
6
Taijul Islam to de Kock, SIX runs, De Kock sees the flight outside off, he stretches out and slog-sweeps it powerfully over the midwicket boundary again
116.3
0
Taijul Islam to de Kock, no run, pushed through and spins in on middle, foils de Kock's attempt to reverse it past slip
116.2
4
Taijul Islam to de Kock, FOUR runs, floated up outside off, de Kock forays down the track, meets a half-volley and hoists it over mid-off, who is inside the circle

Ebrahim Jahangi: "Bat till day 3 session 3. Break Lara's record. Knock over Bangladesh twice in 4 sessions. Easy."

116.1
6
Taijul Islam to de Kock, SIX runs, Look at that bat-swing from de Kock. Smooth, clean, effective. Tossed up outside off, he goes low and crunnnnnnches a slog-sweep over midwicket. Bam!

END OF OVER:
116 | 2 Runs | SA: 542/4

  • Quinton de Kock5 (9b)
  • Faf du Plessis127 (175b)
  • Subashis Roy28-3-114-3
  • Taijul Islam26-0-124-0
115.6
1
Subashis Roy to de Kock, 1 run, full on leg stump, driven away to the left of mid-on
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Rare big opening stand

9

No. of 200-run opening stands in Tests in South Africa before the one between Elgar and Markram. The previous one was between Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers v ZIM in 2005.

When toss doesn't matter

2

Number of higher opening stands in the 1st innings after losing the toss and being put in: 301 by Gibbs-Smith v WI, and 255 by Hayden-Langer, v SL

Amla past Graeme Smith

28

Centuries Hashim Amla has now made in Tests. He goes past Graeme Smith with only Jacques Kallis ahead of him among batsmen from SA.

Bloemfontein blitz

4.77

South Africa's scoring rate in their innings - tenth highest among 576 totals of 500+ in Test history and the second-highest in Tests in SA.

A huge win for SA

1

Where the win stands, in terms of margin of victory, for South Africa in Tests. Their previous best was an inns and 229, v SL in 2001