Blaz­ing start

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Cricket: Open­ers Ai­den Markram and Dean El­gar made cen­turies as South Africa again pun­ished Bangladesh’s de­ci­sion to bowl first to race to 428-3 on the open­ing day of the sec­ond test yes­ter­day. Markram made 143 and El­gar 113 and they had a 243-run open­ing stand. Hashim Amla and cap­tain Faf du Plessis pressed home the ad­van­tage with an un­bro­ken 140-run stand for the fourth wicket to take the Proteas to stumps at Man­gaung Oval.

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