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2nd Test: Maharaj, Harmer claim early wickets as Bangladesh chase 413 | Cricket News – Times of India

GQEBERHA (South Africa): Spinners Keshav Maharaj and Simon Harmer took three quick wickets as South Africa reduced Bangladesh to 27 for three in pursuit of a victory target of 413 at the close on day three of the second and final Test at St George’s Park on Sunday. The duo made inroads into the visitors’ top order on a wicket that is taking prodigious turn and with the weather set fair for the next two days, Bangladesh face a battle to claim a most unlikely victory. The highest successful run chase at St George’s Park is 271 by Australia against South Africa in 1997. The only other total over 200 was South Africa’s 215 against New Zealand in 1954. Visiting captain Mominul Haque will resume on five, and will be joined at the wicket by first-innings top scorer Mushfiqur Rahim. Bangladesh ...
1st Test: Mominul Haque, Liton Das build Bangladesh lead before Trent Boult fights back | Cricket News – Times of India
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1st Test: Mominul Haque, Liton Das build Bangladesh lead before Trent Boult fights back | Cricket News – Times of India

MOUNT MAUNGANUI: Mominul Haque and Liton Das led Bangladesh to a historic first innings lead over New Zealand in the first Test on Monday before both fell to Trent Boult in a dramatic final session at Mount Maunganui. At stumps on day three Bangladesh were 401 for six in reply to New Zealand's 328, a lead of 73 with four wickets in hand. They had reached 361 for four before Boult ended a 158-run stand with the wicket of Mominul for 88, followed 11 deliveries later by Das for 86. It is the first time Bangladesh have taken a first-innings lead batting second outside of Asia. They led New Zealand at Wellington four years ago when batting first, although a disastrous second innings saw them lose that Test by seven wickets. It has been an exceptional Test for Mominul, a part-time spinning op...