As It Happened: Bangladesh vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 1 at Chittagong

Updated: 22 July 2015 08:31 IST

Live cricket score and ball-by-ball commentary from the first day of the first Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong on Tuesday.

As It Happened: Bangladesh vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 1 at Chittagong
Mustafizur Rahman debuts for Bangladesh in Tests © AFP

Bangladesh were 7-0 after bowling out South Africa for 248 runs in their first innings on the opening day of the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday. Catch all the highlights of the match here: (Scorecard)

Openers Tamim Iqbal (one not out) and Imrul Kayes (five not out) remained unbeaten after left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman claimed 4-37 to give the hosts the upper hand.

Temba Bavuma top-scored with 54 for South Africa.

Live Score - Bangladesh vs South Africa

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For the Proteas, Steyn and Harmer picked up three wickets and Philander took a couple of them. Morkel was the one who went wicket less. We still have a lot of play left today. For now, the Bangla Tigers are ahead in the match. Will they be able to be in the same position at the end of the day? We'll find that out soon.

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That's a great effort by Bangladesh. They have managed to gain a healthy lead at the end of the second innings. This is their highest score against South Africa in Test matches. For the hosts, Tamim, Mahmudullah and Das showed some fight and scored fifties. Shakib had a chance to get a fifty as well but he got out to a rash shot.

116.1
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Dale Steyn to Mustafizur Rahman

OUT! Bangladesh are bowled out for 326! Short ball around middle and leg, Rahman looks to cut it but gets a top edge towards point. JP Duminy runs back and takes a fine catch and that's the last man out. Bangladesh gain a lead of 78 runs.

115.6
0

Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Hossain has defended it by getting right behind the line of the delivery.

115.5
0

Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Quick one outside off, Hossain leaves it alone.

115.4
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Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Flighted delivery around off, Hossain defends it down.

115.3
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Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Hossain has defended this one.

115.2
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Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Loopy delivery around off, Hossain looks to defend but gets an inside edge onto the pads.

115.1
0

Simon Harmer to Jubair Hossain

Loopy delivery around off, Hossain defends it down.

114.6
0

Dale Steyn to Mustafizur Rahman

Edged and DROPPED! Short of a length outside off, Mustafizur looks to cut but gets an outside edge to first slip. Amla looks to catch it but fails to cling on to it. That was a good effort by the South African effort.

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