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205/5 (20)
101/10 (16.3)
SA won by 104 runs.
Player of the match: Rilee Rossouw
 
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Temba Bavuma, South Africa captain: It was great to get a game in finally and even better to see the sun shine brightly. We were good in all three departments today, Rilee batted superbly to help us get past 200, some of the shots he played were stunning to say the least. The batting line-up has a lot of players in it now who can take the attack to the opposition and score quickly. The bowling, as always, with Anrich and KG was good, but great to have the spin twins in operation today, bowling so well and with control. 


Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh captain: We were poor with the execution of plans after the first over with the ball. Nothing really went right for us, and we ended up giving too many runs away through the middle period. The partnership between Rossouw and Quinton took the game away from us I feel, though we came back well in the last five overs to restrict them to a score much lower than what could have been. We have to adapt to the conditions better with the bat, adjusting to the pace and bounce of the surface is key and if we lay a good platform in the first 10 overs, it will help us to launch an attack in the final 10. 
Rilee Rossouw (Player of the Match): de Kock and I complement each other really well. When I looked at the wagon wheel today, he scored runs behind square and I was preferring in front of square. To score a century is fantastic but to get two points was more important. I have improved my game in the last six years and now, it's all about approaching a game with a clear mindset and playing every single ball as it comes
South Africa - 205/5, beat Bangladesh - 101 all out, by 104 runs. 

Litton Kumer Das 34 (31) | Shakib Al Hasan - 2/33
Rilee Rossouw 109 (56) | Anrich Nortje - 4/10

It would always be a tough target to chase down for Bangladesh, but after the way they started, they should have done better that losing by this big a margin. A massive shot in the arm for South Africa though, as they register a comprehensive victory with a positive net run rate of over 5 runs per over! 

When Soumya Sarkar hit those two big sixes off Kagiso Rabada in the first over, Bangladesh hoped for something remarkable, but come the third over, and Anrich Nortje settled the scores with two wickets in it. Since then, it was one way traffic as far as the match was concerned! South Africa kept chipping away with wickets from both ends, with both pace and spin, and Bangladesh kept falling deeper into the hole. 

Litton Kumer Das held fort for a while, looking the most assured of all the Bagladeshi batters against all kinds of bowling, but unfortunately for him, there was no real support from the other end, even to bat the full 20 overs out. 

Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj were impressive with their respective left-arm spin bowling, and managed to keep the pressure maintained on the Bangladeshi batting. The sun coming out helped them a bit, but they were really good with their guile.

Now, the loss for Bangladesh will hurt them badly, with a sharp drop in their net run rate. 
16.3 Anrich Nortje to Taskin Ahmed, BOWLED! Nortje gets his fourth wicket and South Africa win by a massive margin of 104 runs. This one was bowled at 132 kph around middle and leg-stump, Taskin stays in his crease and tries to swing across, misses and the ball knocks the stumps

Taskin Ahmed b Anrich Nortje 10 (17b, 1x4, 0x6)
16.2 Anrich Nortje to Taskin Ahmed, good length delivery angling in at 148 kph, Taskin swings again and misses
Only third man is outside the circle on the off-side. 
16.1 Anrich Nortje to Taskin Ahmed, good length delivery angling in, Taskin shapes up for a wild swing but only manages to connect the fresh air
Nortje continues round the wicket now. 

Shamsi finishes his spell, with a rather indecent over, but he will take it with both hands this outing! Good performance on the whole. 
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101 /9 score
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cricket bat icon Taskin Ahmed *
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cricket bat icon Mustafizur Rahman
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cricket ball icon Tabraiz Shamsi
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15.6 Tabraiz Shamsi to Taskin Ahmed, goes back and punches the length delivery to sweeper cover for a single
The 100 comes up for Bangladesh. 
15.5 Tabraiz Shamsi to Mustafizur Rahman, IN THE AIR...SAFE. Drags the length back and turning away, Fizz comes inside the line and tries to swing across but the length was different this time as he gets a top edge. The ball goes miles in the air and falls between extra cover and long-off
15.4 Tabraiz Shamsi to Mustafizur Rahman, SIX! WHAT A SHOT! Alright! Fizz is showing his batting glimpses. Tossed up delivery in the arc, Fizz nails the slog sweep over wide long-on and gets a maximum
A slip continues to be in place. 
15.4 Tabraiz Shamsi to Mustafizur Rahman, good length delivery drifting down the leg-side. Fizz misses the sweep and the umpire signals it as a wide
15.3 Tabraiz Shamsi to Taskin Ahmed, on a fuller length outside off-stump, driven down to wide long-on for a single
15.2 Tabraiz Shamsi to Taskin Ahmed, on a good length turning away from outside off-stump, Taskin defends but gets beaten on that occasion
15.1 Tabraiz Shamsi to Taskin Ahmed, good length delivery on off-stump, defended to short third
South Africa have been red hot today, absolutely red hot! They have got the ball to go through real quick with pace on and been right on the money with spin, keepings things well under control!