Temba Bavuma's 93 runs apart from useful contributions from the tail batsmen, South Africa was reduced to 367 runs in the first innings on the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh here on Friday. Till T (SA vs BAN 1st Test) Bangladesh had lost one wicket till the score of 25 runs. But in the last session off-spinner, Simon Harmer took 3 more wickets. At the end of the day's play, Bangladesh had lost 4 wickets for 98 runs. The team is still behind by 269 runs based on the first innings.

Temba Bavuma had completed his 18th Test half-century on the first day on Thursday, but he has only one Test century to his name, which he scored in 2016. Once again he missed a century by 7 runs and was bowled by spinner Mehdi Hasan Miraj (3 for 94). Bavuma's innings helped South Africa make a strong score in the first innings.

4 wickets were lost in the first session

South Africa started playing on the second day at 233 for 4 in the morning and lost 4 wickets in the first session. Bavuma made a half-century partnership with Kyle Vereyne (28) on the first day and then with Keshav Maharaj (19) on the second day. Fast bowler Khalid Ahmed (4 for 92) dismissed Vereyne and Wynn Mulder in successive deliveries. Bavuma and Maharaj were also out at the interval of two balls.

Simon Harmer, playing his first Test since 2015, scored an unbeaten 38. He hit 4 fours and a six. Due to this, the last 2 wickets added 69 runs for South Africa. Bangladesh's opener batsman Mahmudul Hasan Joy is playing after scoring 44 runs. Captain Mominul Haque could not even open the account. Rahim could also make only 7 runs. Earlier, Bangladesh had captured the ODI series 2-1. The team was successful in winning the ODI match for the first time in South Africa.