Bangladeshi young bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman has picked three wickets in four balls which has initiated the South African batting collapse as he picked four wickets by conceding 37 runs in his debut on Tuesday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
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South African skipper Hashim Amla had opted to bat first after winning the toss. Both the openers Dean Elgar and Stiann Van Zyl proved him right by adding 58 runs in the first wicket and Elgar along with FAF Du Plessis had added 78 runs for the second wicket.
Thereafter Bangladeshi bowlers picked two wickets before Mustafizur dismissed Amla, Jean-Paul Duminy and Quinton De Cock in a single over in the first, second and fourth ball respectively.
Temba Bavuma was the highest scorer with 54 runs while Du Plessis, Elgar and Van Zyl scored 48, 47 and 34 runs respectively.
South Africa made 246 run in the first innings as Mustafizur picked four, Jubair Hussain pocketed three wickets for the hosts.
Bangladesh have already scored 7 runs without loss in two overs before the day-1 was stumped.