Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s coverage of the fourth day of the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Dhaka. This is Nikhil Popat and I will be bringing you the updates from the match. The first Test was marred by rain and more such is expected in the second Test. Bangladesh started the first day well after winning the toss and electing to bat first. They have put up a decent show so far and will wish to add as many runs possible. Rain washed out the entire Day Two and Day Three. Both teams will hope for play to get underway going forward. Will the home side manage to get the total towards 300? Or will South Africa wrap things up soon and dominate with an impressive batting performance? Catch all the updates here. Catch live cricket scores and ball-by-ball commentary of Bangladesh vs South Africa 2015, 2nd Test at Dhaka, Day 4 here

1240 IST: Day Four has been called off as well due to rain! Let’s hope we get some play on the final day of this Test!


1215 IST: The rain has relented a bit. Hopefully it stays that way for some time.


1145 IST: Just when you think things get closer, it is starting to rain!




1115 IST: The umpires are not quite happy with the state of the pitch. There will be another inspection at 1230 pm IST!




1110 IST: Well, the teams have arrived at the ground but it is still overcast. The umpires are out in the middle. The Bangladeshi players are playing football.


1100 IST: As the fourth umpire comes down tothe ground for an inspection, LUNCH has been taken on Day Four. The sad state contines we have not had the first session of play for three days in a row now. Fingers crossed for some play soon.

1030 IST: All covers have been removed but the players are yet to leave from the hotels.


0930 IST: By the grace of god, for the first time in two days, we have got to see the pitch. Let’s hope we start soon.




0915 IST: Thankfully, the rain has stopped. But there is some work for the groundstaff to be done. Let’s hope we get some play before lunch on Day Four.

0815 IST: The saga continues folks! The rain continues to hamper this Test, it is bucketing down in Dhaka.


Both the teams will be hoping that the rain allows some play. Bangladesh will want to get back on the field, get a score under their belt and with so much rain coming, the pitch might not quite behave unexpectedly and will wish to catch South Africa off guard. Let’s see what is in store for us.


Bangladesh XI: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(c &wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Nasir Hossain, Litton Das, Jubair Hossain, Mohammad Shahid, Mustafizur Rahman.

South Africa XI: Dean Elgar, Stiaan van Zyl, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla(c), Temba Bavuma, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dane Vilas(wk), Vernon Philander, Simon Harmer, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.

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