In the 30th match of the T20 World Cup, South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 6 wickets in a one-sided contest and maintained their hopes of reaching the semi-finals. Other South African batsmen included Quentin de Kock (16), Raza Hendrix (4), Van der Dawson (22), and Eden Markram (0). For Bangladesh, Taskin Ahmed took two wickets while Mehdi Hassan and Nasoom Ahmed took one wicket each.
South Africa Defeated Bangladesh by 6 Wickets in Hopes of Reaching Semi-finals
In the match being played in Abu Dhabi, South African captain Tumba Bauma won the toss and elected to field. Batting first, Bangladesh was bowled out for 84 in 18.2 overs. Chasing a modest target in the short format, the South African team achieved the target in the 14th over at a loss of just 4 wickets. South Africa captain Temba Bauma scored an unbeaten 31 runs.
Earlier, Bangladesh openers looked like a failure, with Mohammad Naeem scoring 9 off 36 balls and Lytton Das scoring 24 off 36 balls. While captain Mahmudullah Riaz scored 3 runs.
Representing the Bengal Tigers, Mehdi Hassan scored the most 27 runs. For South Africa, Kagisu Rabada, Enrich Nortz took 3.3 wickets while Tabriz Shamsi took 2 wickets. Hence, South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 6 wickets.
Bangladesh Squad Includes:
|Mahmud Ullah (Captain)||Naim Sheikh||Nurul Hasan Sohan|
|Soumya Sarkar||Litton Kumar Das||Shakib Al Hasan|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||Afif Hossain||Shak Mahedi Hasan|
|Mustafizur Rahman||Nasum Ahmed||Shoriful Islam|
|Taskin Ahmed||Shaif Uddin||Shamim Hossain|
South Africa squad Includes:
|Temba Bavuma (c)||Keshav Maharaj||Quinton de Kock (wk)|
|Bjorn Fortuin||Heinrich Klaasen||Dwaine Pretorius,|
|Reeza Hendricks||Aiden Markram||Tabraiz Shamsi|
|David Miller||Lungi Ngidi||Rassie van der Dussen|
|W Mulder||Anrich Nortje||Kagiso Rabada|
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