Bangladesh Lost Test Series Against South Africa 2022
Bangladesh made history by winning a three-match ODI series against hosts South Africa. However, in the Test series, after a humiliating defeat in the first Test of the two-match series 2022, Bangladesh lost by a bigger margin in the second Test. Bangladesh lost the second Test against South Africa by 332 runs due to batting failure.
Bangladesh ended the day losing 3 wickets for 26 runs after batting for the target of 414 runs thrown by South Africa. However, the Tiger batsmen could not go far with 6 wickets in hand on the fourth day. Bangladesh can collect 53 runs for the remaining 8 wickets.
Bangladesh was bowled out for 60 in the second innings against South Africa. This is Bangladesh’s second-lowest run score in the fourth innings of Test cricket. Earlier, Bangladesh was all out for 53 runs in the fourth innings of the first Test of the series. Bangladesh’s lowest score in the fourth innings.
In the fourth innings, Liton Kumar Das scored his personal highest 26 runs for Bangladesh with the bat. Besides, opener Tamim Iqbal (13) and Mehdi Hasan Miraj (20) came from the bat. Apart from these three batsmen, the other 9 batsmen were in single digits.
Earlier, South Africa scored 453 runs in the first innings. In reply, the hosts got a 238-run lead when Bangladesh was bowled out for 216 runs. However, South Africa batted again without following Bangladesh. After declaring the innings with 16 runs for the second 8 wickets, Bangladesh set a target of 413 runs. Where Bangladesh was reduced to 80 runs.
In the second innings of both the Tests, Keshav Maharaj overpowered the Tigers with the ball for South Africa. He took 6 wickets in the first Test and also took 9 wickets in the second Test. As a result, along with the best match, Keshav Maharaj got the best award of the series.