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Day 3

797dThe Report by Mohammad Isam

Rabada's ten-for wraps up crushing win

Kagiso Rabada completed the third 10-wicket haul of his 22-Test career, became the fifth-youngest to 100 Test wickets and went past 50 wickets for the calendar year as South Africa completed an innings and 254-run demolition of Bangladesh

797dS Rajesh

Rabada on the rise

Bangladesh's overseas struggles, South Africa's biggest Test win ever, and other stats highlights from South Africa's resounding performance in Bloemfontein

Day 2

798dFirdose Moonda in Bloemfontein

South Africa is in good hands in the future - Rabada

South Africa's new-look bowling attack have had a slightly gentle easing-in against Bangladesh and as their leader Kagiso Rabada is aware of both the potential they have and the challenges they will face in the future

Day 1

799dFirdose Moonda

Fear ruling Mushfiqur's mind

Bangladesh's captain didn't learn from his mistakes from the opening Test and the team's development overseas will continue to be hampered without braver decision making

Others

796dMohammad Isam

BCB 'concerned' by Mushfiqur Rahim's comments

At the end of the first day in Bloemfontein, Mushfiqur said he wished he hadn't won the toss, alluding to how poorly his bowlers had performed after he chose to bowl

800dThe Preview by Firdose Moonda in Bloemfontein

New-look SA attack takes on weakened tourists

Kagiso Rabada is the most experienced member of a pace attack missing Morne Morkel, but they will be raring to go against a line-up fresh from being bowled out for 90 and without Tamim Iqbal

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

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.

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.

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

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.