T20 WC 30th Match: South Africa Brush Asides Fragile Bangladesh
South African batters chasing a feeble target of 84, took their time and finished the match in 13.3 overs, winning the match by 6 wickets. With this, Bangladesh is out of contention for the semi-final spot while South Africa is still in the race.
For South Africa, captain Temba Bavuma scored 31 not off 28 balls with 3 fours & 1 six. Rassie van der Dussen scored 22 off 27 balls with 2 fours while wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock scored 16 off 15 with 3 fours and easily chased the target.
For Bangladesh, Taskin Ahmed picked up 2 wickets while Mahedi Hasan & Nasum Ahmed picked up 1 wicket each but the target was too less to begin with.
In the first innings, South African bowlers rained heavy destruction on Bangladeshi batters, restricting them to 84/10 in 18.2 overs. Kagiso Rabada regained his form as he struck with early wickets to put Bangladesh on backfoot. While Anrich Nortje, also picked up 3 wickets in the latter part of the game to keep South Africa in a dominating position.
For South Africa, Tabraiz Shamsi also picked up 2 wickets while Dwaine Pretorius picked up 1. For Bangladesh, Mahedi Hassan, who was batting at #8, was the highest scorer with 27 runs off 25 balls with 2 fours & 1 six. Liton Das scored 24 runs & Shamim Hossain scored 11. None of the other batters crossed the double-digit mark while 4 batters went for a duck.
Earlier, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss & opted to field first against Bangladesh in the 30th match of the T20 World Cup 2021. This match is being played at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi.
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