For the second consecutive day, rain ruined the day’s play after second day was also washed out without any ball being bowled.
Rains played the spoilsport in the first Test between the two teams at Chittagong too.
Steyn bowled 16.1 overs in searing heat and on a wicket that offered little pace and bounce.
The micro-blogging site Twitter was flooded with messages congratulating Dale Steyn on his latest feat.
Clive Rice, South Africa captain of the post-apartheid era, died at the age of 66 on Tuesday.
Clive Rice had appeared to be in remission after visiting India earlier this year to receive robotic radiation treatment in Bangalore.
In an era of truncated tours, South Africa will spend 72 days in the country playing four Tests, five ODIs and a three-match T20 series.
AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle were blessed with a baby boy on Thursday.
Dale Steyn caused an uproar earlier this year by saying that the Bangladesh tour was ‘a waste of time’.
Bangladesh were 179/4, trailing South Africa by 69 runs, when rain stopped play on Day 2.
Debutant Mustafizur Rahman took 3 wickets in 4 balls and finished with 4/37 as SA were all out for 248 on Day 1.
The shark bumped three-time world champion Mick Fanning off his board as he waited his turn during the finals of the JBay Open world surfing competition and stirred the public’s worst fears about sharks.
Bangladesh defeated South Africa by 7 wickets to level 3-match series 1-1.
Kagiso Rabada is the first South African to bag six wickets on debut.
South Africa won the second T20 by 31 runs and ceased the series 2-0.