The first and only three-day match started today between Bangladesh and South Africa XI at Benoni and it started with something very bad for the Tigers. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ চোট পেয়ে মাঠ ছাড়লেন তামিম]
After winning the toss & electing to bat first, Tamim Iqbal & Soumya Sarkar opened the innings. After facing 13 deliveries Tamim Iqbal pulled out his muscles and had to left the field in the end. Before being retired hurt, he scored 5 runs. But as far it is known, the injury is not serious.
It is now Tea in the first day at Benoni. Bangladesh ended the session with 220 runs for the loss of 6 wickets.
Mushfiqur Rahim & Mominul Haque both scored half centuries while Liton Das & Mahmudullah both were out without putting a run on the board.
Sabbir Rahman is at the crease with 4 runs under his belt and Mehedi Hasan will join him after the tea break. Micheal Cohen alone got 4 wickets for South Africa A and troubling the batsmen from the begining.
Bangladesh are playing this match without Rubel Hossain who is yet to arrive at South Africa.