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Rain washes out third day in a row

Bangladesh remains stranded at 246/8 as inclement weather, triggered by Cyclone Komen, holds sway

Rain washes out third day in a row - Cricket News
The covers were taken off briefly, but a fresh spell of shower prompted the umpires to call off the day's play.
Heavy rain triggered by Cyclone Komen washed out the fourth day’s play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday (August 2), meaning that no play has been possible after the first day.
 
Match officials called off play at 1.05pm local time on the fourth day as relentless rain lashed the ground, leaving Bangladesh at 246 for 8 from the 88.1 overs it played on Day 1.
 
The day had started with a downpour, but the covers came off when it seemed to hold off a bit, and there were hopes of the game resuming. The umpires inspected the ground just after 11am as the Super Sopper whirred around, and soon after, the Bangladesh players were in the middle playing football, while the South Africa players were on their way to the ground.

However, a fresh spell of shower prompted the umpires to call off the day's play.
 
The highlight of the second Test so far has been Dale Steyn’s 3 for 30, which helped him become just the 13th man in history to claim 400-plus Test wickets. Steyn and JP Duminy shared six wickets on the first day.
 
Rain has been a constant dampener in the series, with the third One-Day International, prior to the Test series, truncated and the first Test in Chittagong ending in a draw after the last two days were washed out.

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