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Moonda: Bangladesh just not able to cope with SA quality

A massive gap between the two sides came to the fore as South Africa blew Bangladesh away in Bloemfontein by an innings and 254 runs, with Kagiso Rabada bagging a 10-wicket haul

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Elgar, Markram punish another poor decision

Firdose Moonda recaps the first day's action, as Bangladesh pay the price for again inserting the home side in ideal batting conditions

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Moonda: Not many options in bowling attack for South Africa

The hosts will rely on Kagiso Rabada, who has played only 21 Tests, to lead the attack on a pitch that is likely to offer more pace and bounce than the one in Potchefstroom

  • 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.