Close of Play

  • Fri, 25 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 397/3 (JH Kallis 52*, MV Boucher 12*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 26 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 145/1 (JH Kallis 55*, AB de Villiers 79*, 37 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Jul - day 3 - Bangladesh A 2nd innings 97/2 (27 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Arthur questions Harmison recall

    South Africa's coach, Mickey Arthur, has ramped up the mindgames ahead of the third Test at Edgbaston

  • Kallis passed fit for Edgbaston

    South Africa's all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, will play in Wednesday's third Test against England at Edgbaston despite injuring his ring finger

  • Arthur excited over Nel return

    South Africa may be without the injured Dale Steyn for the third Test against England, but coach Mickey Arthur is awaiting the return of a fired-up Andre Nel at Edgbaston

  • Peterson makes most of practice time

    The South Africans opted for extended batting practice on the final day against Bangladesh A at New Road, continuing their second innings well into the second session before setting a notional target of 637

  • Nel and Ntini find their groove

    Andre Nel and Makhaya Ntini combined to outclass Bangladesh A on the second day at New Road, their seven wickets shooting out their fellow tourists for 121 in 40 overs

Bangladesh A 4th innings Partnerships

1st45Junaid SiddiqueTamim Iqbal
2nd52NazimuddinTamim Iqbal
3rd0NazimuddinShakib Al Hasan