Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
SOUTH AFRICA 496/3d(146 OVERS)1ST INNINGS BANGLADESH 320(89.1 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SOUTH AFRICA 247/6d(56 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Ranjith P | Commentator: Deivarayan Muthu
The middle-order batsman has prescribed that Bangladesh take inspiration from their performances in away Tests earlier this year before they go into the Bloemfontein Test
Bangladesh's fast bowlers struggled, managing only five wickets over 108 overs in the first Test; only one of them went out of his way to try and break the cycle
Stats highlights from the fifth day in Potchefstroom, where South Africa wrapped up a 333-run victory over Bangladesh
Side strain rules the South Africa quick out of the second Test against Bangladesh and in all probability the initial phase of the T20 Global League that starts on November 3
After asking for a pitch with pace and bounce, South Africa got a flat track, which Bangladesh said reminded them of home
No. of times Bangladesh have lost by bigger margin of runs than the 333 runs in this match. Their biggest defeat of 465 runs came v SL in Chittagong in 2009.
Highest target successfully chased by Bangladesh in Tests, against West Indies in St George's in 2009. They are set 424 to win in this match.
Previous highest total by Bangladesh in Tests in South Africa, which came in East London in 2002. Their average total in 8 innings in SA was only 180.
Tamim's average v SA in Tests, before this match - his worst against any opposition. In 10 innings he had hit only 166 runs with a solitary fifty.
No. of batsmen to get out on 199 in Tests. Dean Elgar is the 10th to join the club and first for South Africa.
No. of centuries for Amla in Tests, as many as Graeme Smith. For South Africa only Kallis has more hundreds (45).
Dean Elgar's previous highest score in Tests. He has scored his maiden 150+ score.
No. of players to get run out in 90s on their Test debut, including Aiden Markram in this match. Abdul Kadir (in 1964) and Gordon Greenidge (in 1974) were the first two.