South Africa set target of 424 runs against visitor as Bangladesh lose 3 wicket
South Africa set target of 424 runs against visitor as Bangladesh lose 3 wicket

Earlier in the day, the South Africans set a target of 424 for the visitors with Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma being the highlights of the 2nd inning with 81 and 71 runs respectively. They now have Bangladesh on the carpet as they have taken 3 wickets with the away side needing another improbable 375 runs to register first ever test win over Proteas. The tourists would hope to come out fresh tomorrow and try to save the game for the final day of the test match. The home side, on the other hand, has a maximum of 98 overs to bowl them out and seven wickets to achieving the victory if weather permits as there is a forecast of rain. They have been dealt a big blow as Morne Morkel, who has an injured side damage will not be available to bowl. Faf du Plessis will hope someone puts his hand up and help them emerge victorious Bangladesh are staring down the barrel heading into the break.

They had a torrid start to the session by losing two wickets in the first over of the innings. It could have been even worse, if it was not for a dropped catch and a wicket of a no ball. Rahim and Kayes did try to steady the ship but a wicket towards the end has put them in more tatters. The only thing now which looks like can save them is the weather and to their benefit it has got quite dark out there. South Africa on the other hand, would want to go out there and want more of the same.

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