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Rain washes out play on Day 4 of Bangladesh-South Africa 1st Test

Rain washed out the fourth day of play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday.

cricket Updated: Jul 24, 2015 14:46 IST
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Officials walk across the pitch as rain washes out play on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on July 24, 2015. (AFP Photo)

Rain washed out the fourth day of play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday.

Match officials at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong called off play at 1:25pm local time (07:25 GMT).

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 on Thursday.

Openers Stiaan van Zyl and Dean Elgar were on 33 and 28 runs, respectively, whittling down Bangladesh's first innings lead of 78 to 17.

The second and final Test of two-match series will be held in Dhaka from July 30 to August 3.