South Africa vs Bangladesh: Temba Bavuma steadies Proteas as they reach 233/4 at stumps on Day 1

Temba Bavuma steadied South Africa with 53 not out against Bangladesh before bad light ended play early with the Proteas 233-4 on the first day of the opening Test on Thursday. 

South Africa had controlled the first session and captain Dean Elgar and Sarel Erwee put on a 113-run opening stand 

But Bavuma buckled down after tea for his 18th test half-century. He was supported by Kyle Verreynne (27 not out) 

South Africa vs Bangladesh highlights, 1st Test, Day 1: Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma fifties give SA the advantage

Elgar led the way after clipping the first delivery of the day for four to set the tone for that first session. He eventually hit 11 fours in his 67 off 101 balls.

South Africa Playing XI: Dean Elgar(c), Sarel Erwee, Keegan Petersen, Temba Bavuma, Ryan Rickelton, Kyle Verreynne(w), Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Simon Harmer, Lizaad Williams, Duanne Olivier 

Bangladesh Playing XI: Shadman Islam, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Mominul Haque(c), Najmul Hossain Shanto, Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das(w), Yasir Ali, Mehidy Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Khaled Ahmed, Ebadot Hossain