Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

AK Markram
AK Markram
143(186) 22x4 - 0x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull
  • 31 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
4 8 18 19 31 12 31 20
F du Plessis
F du Plessis
135(181) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %96%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 33 runs
  • 5x4 - 0x6
2 11 15 4 28 35 16 24

Best performances - Bowlers

K Rabada
K Rabada
O11
M1
R30
W5
Eco2.72
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W
1W
K Rabada
K Rabada
O13.5
M4
R33
W5
Eco2.38
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W1W

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • BDESH - 1st
  • BDESH - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

243
D Elgar113 (152)
AK Markram123 (171)
33
HM Amla13 (15)
AK Markram20 (15)
12
HM Amla4 (4)
T Bavuma7 (12)
247
HM Amla115 (144)
F du Plessis125 (172)
38*
F du Plessis10 (9)
Q de Kock28 (27)

Bangladesh - 1st - Innings

13
Imrul Kayes4 (16)
Soumya Sarkar9 (24)
13
Imrul Kayes9 (11)
Mominul Haque4 (7)
10
Mushfiqur Rahim7 (1)
Imrul Kayes2 (0)
13
Mahmudullah4 (6)
Imrul Kayes9 (9)
12
Imrul Kayes2 (5)
Liton Das10 (14)
4
Sabbir Rahman0 (6)
Liton Das4 (6)
50
Taijul Islam12 (38)
Liton Das36 (33)
28
Rubel Hossain8 (22)
Liton Das20 (24)
0
Rubel Hossain0 (0)
Mustafizur Rahman0 (3)
4
Rubel Hossain2 (11)
Subashis Roy2 (9)

Bangladesh - 2nd - Innings

13
Imrul Kayes10 (18)
Soumya Sarkar3 (8)
16
Imrul Kayes1 (14)
Mominul Haque11 (13)
34
Mushfiqur Rahim12 (19)
Imrul Kayes21 (21)
29
Mahmudullah14 (0)
Mushfiqur Rahim14 (1)
43
Mahmudullah25 (30)
Liton Das18 (25)
4
Mahmudullah4 (6)
Sabbir Rahman0 (1)
6
Sabbir Rahman4 (11)
Taijul Islam2 (7)
0
Rubel Hossain0 (0)
Taijul Islam0 (2)
11
Rubel Hossain7 (8)
Subashis Roy4 (4)
16
Subashis Roy8 (6)
Mustafizur Rahman7 (15)
  • 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

  • 'I'm a human being, I'm bound to make mistakes' - Mushfiqur Rahim

    Bangladesh's captain said he hasn't thought about stepping down because he doesn't believe it's his decision to make, adding that he should be given more opportunities precisely because he made mistakes

  • 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

  • Mushfiqur taken to hospital after blow to head

    The Bangladesh captain was struck by a bouncer on the third morning of the Bloemfontein Test

  • 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

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.