Rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday, leaving the chance of a result bleak.
Match officials called off play at 1:25pm local time (07:25GMT) as rain continued to grow heavy at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
South Africa, who made 248 in the first innings, bowled out Bangladesh for 326 and reached 61-0 in their second knock when bad light forced an early stumps with 24.5 overs left to be bowled on the third day..
Openers Stiaan van Zyl was unbeaten on 33 and Dean Elgar on 28 not out. The tourists still trail by 17 runs.
The second and final Test of two-match series will be held in Dhaka from July 30 to August 3. – See more at: http://newagebd.net/140231/rain-washes-out-fourth-days-play-in-chittagong/#sthash.9jJZDj1K.dpuf
-With New Age input