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T20 World Cup: South Africa Thrashed Bangladesh By 6 Wickets

The match started with Naim and Liton Das opening the innings for Bangladesh. Naim joined Liton with his first boundary in the third over. BAN was now at 17/0 after 3 overs. Kagiso Rabada came in and traps Sarkar in front and bagged 2 wickets in 2 balls. No hat-trick for Rabada but he grabs a third wicket. Tabraiz Shamsi striked in his first over. Litton’s innings came to an end. A spectacular performance from South Africa leads to them bowling out Bangladesh for just 84 runs in 20 overs.

De Kock and R Hendricks began the innings for South Africa.Taskin Ahmed opened the attack and strikes on the last ball of his first over. Reeza Hendricks walks back for just 4 runs. Mahedi Hasan bowled Quinton de Kock and he is gone for 16. South Africa lost their third wicket within powerplay and was at 33/3 after 6 overs. SA scored 80/4 after 13 overs. SA single hadedly won the game against Bangladesh. Nortje (3/8) in 3.2 overs and Rabada (3/20) in 4 overs helped SA to rsetrict Bangladesh for just 85 runs.  After a few early wickets, captain Bavuma (31*) held his nerve to guide the team home with a victory.


Match: Match 30

STADIUM: Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Umpires: Jeff Crowe, Paul Reiffel, Richard Illingworth

Match Referee: Chris Brown

Toss: SA won the toss and elected to field.


BANGLADESH: Mohammad Naim, Liton Das (WK), Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah (C), Afif Hossain, Shamim Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Mahedi Hasan, Shoriful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Nasum Ahmed.

SOUTH AFRICA: Reeza Hendricks, Quinton de Kock (WK), Temba Bavuma (C), Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje , Tabraiz Shamsi.


BANGLADESH: 84 (18.2 overs)

SOUTH AFRICA: 86/4 (13.3 overs)

Player Of The Match:

Kagiso Rabada

3/20 (4 overs)


South Africa won by 6 wickets with 39 balls remaining.

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