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Bangladesh ends second day's play with follow on tension

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 10 Apr 2022, 08:22 pm

Dhaka, April 10, 2022: The pair of Tamim Iqbal and Nazmul Hossain Shantar had a good time.

Attacking batting put pressure on the two South African camp. Proteas captain Dean Elgar changed bowlers one after another to break the partnership.

He succeeded in that. Vian Mulder Tamim's return to the batting lineup of Bangladesh. Captain Mominul Haque's side are in danger of a follow-on at the end of the second day of the Port Elizabeth Test due to a batting disaster last afternoon.

At the end of the second day's play, Bangladesh team lost 5 wickets and collected 139 runs. The Tigers are still 314 runs behind the hosts in the first innings.

To avoid follow-on, the visitors have to score at least 254 runs, which means they still need 115 runs. Standing in this position is not only difficult, but also quite challenging.

Mushfiqur Rahim (30) and Yasir Ali Rabbi (6) will bat on the third day of the match tomorrow (Sunday) to win the challenge. Mehdi Hasan Miraj is the only recognized batsman in hand.

South Africa started the second day with 26 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Daputa lost 2 wickets in batting and added 108 runs in this session. After losing the remaining 3 wickets in the second session, the Proteas scored 69 more runs. The total collection in the first innings stood at 453 runs.

Left-arm spinner Taizul Islam took 6 wickets for Bangladesh. He touched the milestone of taking 150 wickets as the second bowler of Bangladesh.

After Tamim's dismissal, Bangladesh camp collapsed. Mulder returned Shant. Like Tamim, Shanto turned the face of the bat before going to play on the side. The ball hits the pad. If the umpire does not give out, South Africa succeeds by applying for a review.

Shant was out for 33 off 64 balls. Then Muminul (6) and Liton Das returned one by one. From 72 to 122, the Tigers lost 4 wickets to make this 40 runs.

Later, however, Mushfiqur did not let the team fall into danger. He finished the second day playing with the rabbi. 16 runs came from the inseparable partnership of the two.