Keshav Maharaj‘s spectacular bowling show within the second innings of the opening Take a look at in opposition to Bangladesh helped South Africa thrash the visitors by a massive margin of 220 runs to take a 1-0 lead within the two-match Take a look at sequence at Kingsmead in Durban.
Maharaj and his partner-in-crime Simon Harmer mixed to take 14 of the 20 Bangladesh wickets to fall between them because the vacationers have been packed at their second-lowest whole in Take a look at cricket – 53. Additional, it was additionally the bottom ever rating in Exams in Durban.
Maharaj, who went wicketless within the first innings regardless of bowling fairly beautifully, roared again in grand model to choke the visiting facet with a seven-wicket haul whereas conceding solely 32 runs in 10 overs. Equally, Harmer, who bagged a 4-fer within the first essay, picked up the remaining three scalps within the second innings.
Temporary scores: South Africa 367 & 204 (Dean Elgar 64; Ebadot Hossain 2/40, Mehidy Hasan 2/85) beat Bangladesh 298 (Mahmudul Hasan Pleasure 137, Liton Das 41; Simon Harmer 4/103) & 53 (Keshav Maharaj 7/32, Simon Harmer 3/21) by 220 runs.
“Fairly emotional, taking part in at house is at all times particular. Glad that I may take the workforce over the road. It’s nearly being affected person and hitting my line and size for lengthy intervals of time. You’ll be able to’t take Take a look at wins with no consideration, again to the drawing-room from tomorrow. Each my mother and father are right here, my sister, nieces and nephews, particular second for me. I like taking part in at dwelling. The Dolphins have been excellent for me, very grateful to place in a efficiency for them out right here at the moment,” mentioned Maharaj after the match.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
🚨 RESULT | #PROTEAS WIN BY 2️⃣ 2️⃣ 0️⃣ RUNS
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) April 4, 2022
Keshav Maharaj figures of seven/32 are the most effective by a SA bowler submit isolation in Durban #SAvBAN
— Tim Dale Lace (@Tim32_cricket) April 4, 2022
I mentioned beforehand that Simon Harmer might need simply reshuffled the pecking order for the Proteas, however Keshav Maharaj have simply restored the pecking order.
One other 5-for for Maharaj!
Each sensible on this check match! 👌#SAvBANG
— Alviro Petersen (@AlviroPetersen) April 4, 2022
For the primary time in 72 years SA spinners have taken all 10 wickets in a Take a look at innings. For the primary time ever in Take a look at cricket solely two SA bowlers have bowled and brought all 10 wickets in an innings. Take a bow, Keshav Maharaj & Simon Harmer
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) April 4, 2022
— SuperSport 🏆 (@SuperSportTV) April 4, 2022
Bangladesh bundled out for 53 runs within the 4th innings with Keshav Maharaj selecting 7 wickets – South Africa gained the primary Take a look at by 220 runs. #SAvBAN
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 4, 2022
Completely sensible by Keshav Maharaj 🔥 Pretty to see. He is at all times been advocating for spinning wickets in SA. Possibly it is time to pay attention 😅 #SAvBAN
— Leighton Koopman (@Leighton_K) April 4, 2022
Bangladesh bundled out for 53 in a disastrous batting “effort” as SA win by 220 runs
Spectacular mixed bowling effort from SA’s spin twins, Keshav Maharaj & Simon Harmer of 10-53
SA lead 1-0#SAvBAN
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) April 4, 2022
Put some respect on Keshav Maharaj’s title 🙏😌
— Sabeeha Majid 🏏🇿🇦 (@SabeehaMajid) April 4, 2022
Keshav Maharaj. Completely sensible. Nice point out to Simon. They’ve complimented one another effectively and have gained this one for us. All the time mentioned on a turning wicket you need us to bat first and bowl final. We wanted this kind of win, a dominating one.#ProteaFire #SAvsBAN #SScricket
— Dan Gouveia (@Gouveia2Dan) April 4, 2022
Women and Gents, the “Sluggish Poison” Keshav Maharaj 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/Xj9UDPCESv
— The Iron Duke (Unruly) 💜🖤💙 (@ScelonG) April 4, 2022