Dane van Niekerk built on a solid batting base by taking three Bangladeshi wickets and setting up a 106-run victory in the first of five ODIs, in Potchefstroom.
Chloe Tryon smashed 32 runs off seven balls, but the Proteas Women were swept away by a seven-wicket defeat to India in the first T20, at Potchefstroom.
Dane van Niekerk’s late charge gave the Proteas Women a seven-wicket win in the final ODI against India, in Potchefstroom.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has demanded a wicket more suited to his pace attack in the second Test against Bangladesh.
Morne Morkel will play no further part in Test series against Bangladesh, but he bowled superbly in the time he had, writes GARY LEMKE.
Had this been the start of a brave new dawn for Test cricket, the South African and Bangladesh players could have shaken hands and booked a round of Sunday golf, writes GARY LEMKE.
The Proteas were in firm control of the first Test, 230 runs ahead, when bad light stopped play in Potchefstroom.
Four wickets in a session swung the first Test in favour of the Proteas after a resolute fight by Bangladesh in Potchefstroom.
Bangladesh weathered an early storm to go into lunch at 218-4 on day three of the Test in Potchefstroom.
The Proteas bowlers need to be more clinical to break the Bangladesh lineup.
The batsmen did their job on a flat Senwes Park pitch and now it’s up to the bowlers to turn the screws on day three of the first Test in Potchefstroom, writes GARY LEMKE.
This was ammunition for all those trying to hasten the end of five-day Test cricket as we know it, writes GARY LEMKE.
The bizarre decision by the Bangladesh captain to bowl first on a good batting strip is our Play of the Day.