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Rain washes out final day, forces Bangladesh-South Africa Test to end in a draw

With no chance of a result in the weather-battered match, officials called off the play at noon.

By: AFP | Chittagong | Published: July 25, 2015 3:47 pm
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The first cricket Test between Bangladesh and South Africa ended in a draw after rain washed out the fifth day’s play in Chittagong.

With no chance of a result in the weather-battered match, officials called off play at noon (0600 GMT). Rain had washed out the entire fourth day’s play and some 50 overs were lost on the second and third days at the Zahur  Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.

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South Africa, who scored 248 in the first innings, bowled out Bangladesh for 326 before making 61-0 in their second knock.

Bangladesh’s first innings total was their highest ever against the Proteas, the top-ranked Test team. Stiaan van Zyl was unbeaten on 33 and Dean Elgar was 28 not out for South Africa. The second and final Test will be played in Dhaka from July 30.

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    Jul 25, 2015 at 6:07 pm
    It is ridiculous to play test matches in the subcontinent, during the months of July and August, when we have the heaviest rains.
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