Two openers Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram along with one down batsman Hashim Amla blasted the visiting side at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom in the first day of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa. The home team ended the day scoring 298 runs for the loss of 1 wicket. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ দক্ষিণ আফ্রিকার দাপটেই প্রথম দিনের খেলা শেষ]
The single wicket that Bangladesh have captured in the day was the run out of debutant Aiden Markram who depressingly lost his wicket at the score of 97.
But the other opener Dean Elgar remained unbeaten with 128 runs beside his name. He played a patient innings facing 285 balls thrashing 9 fours and 2 sixes.
After the departure of Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla grabbed the other end of the crease. He stroke 103 deliveries making a not out 68 runs.
Tiger skipper Mushfiqur Rahim made use seven of his bowlers without any success.
Bangladesh will play two Test matches against South Africa before meeting in three one day internationals and two T20Is.