Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj run though Bangladesh to lead South Africa to emphatic victory in first Test

FirstCricket Staff, Oct,02 2017
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    Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj ran through the Bangladesh batting order to lead South Africa to an emphatic 333-run victory in the first Test as the visitors capitulated meekly on the final morning on Monday. Twitter @ICC

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    Morne Morkel took two wickets in the first over of Bangladesh's second innings, heaping the pressure on the tourists in the first Test as they limped to 49-3 at the end of Day 4 on Sunday. Morkel bowled Tamim Iqbal for a duck in the fourth ball of the first over. AFP

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    Morkel had Mominul Haque out for 0 lbw off the sixth ball — even though TV replays showed the ball was missing the stumps. Bangladesh, which missed a trick not to review Mominul's dismissal, was still 375 runs off the victory target at the close. AFP

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    Resuming at Senwes Park on 49 for three and hoping to provide some stubborn resistance, Bangladesh were dismissed for just 90. Kagiso Rabada claimed three quick wickets, starting with Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim. Mahmudullah was then bowled for nine and Liton Das next adjudged leg before as he padded up to an inswinger from Rabada. Twitter @ICC

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    Keshav Maharaj chipped in with two more lbws to leave Bangladesh on 73-8 at the first drinks break after just an hour’s play. Mustafizur Rahman was the last wicket to fall as Maharaj bagged a caught and bowled. Twitter @ICC

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    Andile Pehlukwayo, on debut, was required to bowl just one over in the second innings as South Africa took the last seven wickets for 41 runs. AFP







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