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Wet outfield ends Mirpur Test early

Play called off on final day even before the scheduled start time

Wet outfield ends Mirpur Test early - Cricket News
A prolonged spell of bad weather that prevented any play from taking place on the last four days.
The second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur ended in a draw on Monday (August 3) following a prolonged spell of bad weather that prevented any play from taking place on the last four days.
 
The latest downpour left the ground with a soaking wet outfield, prompting match officials to call off the final day’s play even before the scheduled start time despite the sun shining down on Dhaka.
 
Play was possible only on the first day, when Bangladesh, which won the toss and elected to bat, scored 246 for 8.

The highlight of the second Test was 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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