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02-Oct-2017 09:52:00 GMT
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, day 5

Maharaj, Rabada power South Africa to big win

Potchefstroom: South Africa did not take too much time in bowling out Bangladesh in the second innings of the first Test to win the match by 333 runs at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom on Monday.

Bangladesh were bowled out for 90 in the second innings as South Africa picked the seven wickets in just 90 minutes after start of play.

Despite Morne Morkel not available for the final day, South Africa bowlers were on top of their game. Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj picked up three each and one Bangladesh batsman was run-out. South Africa now lead the two-match series.

The visitors lasted only 83 minutes in the morning session as Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj ran through the side.

Brief scores:
South Africa 496 for 3 dec (Elgar 199, Amla 137, Markram 97) and 247 for 6 dec (Du Plessis 81, Bavuma 71, Mominul 3-27) beat Bangladesh 320 (Mominul 77, Mahmudullah 66, Maharaj 3-92) and 90 (Maharaj 4-25, Rabada 3-33) by 333 runs

South African fast bowler Morne Morkel is likely to be out of action for about six weeks because of a side strain, team manager and doctor Mohammed Moosajee said on Monday.


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