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ICC T20 World Cup 2022: South Africa register 104-run victory over Bangladesh

SA vs BAN Match Highlights: South Africa recorded a comprehensive 104-run victory over Bangladesh to remain in semi-final contention at the marquee event on Thursday.

After putting a strong 205 on board in their 20-over quota, the Proteas bowlers then showed their class and bundled out the Bangladesh side for just 101 to hand their team a huge win that help the side earn 2 important points and a good net run rate on the table.

Earlier, Quinton de Kock and Rilee Rossouw did a 168-run partnership to guide the side and put a huge total on board. De Kock shines with a 63-run knock of 38. While Rossouw recorded a brilliant hundred in the process.

SA vs BAN Match Highlights

Opting to bat, didn’t start the way they wanted to as they lost their skipper in the first over itself.

Bangladesh were seen quite happy after claiming a big wicket in the first over, but they won’t aware of what de Kock and Rilee Rossouw want them to see.

Both the players provide the Bangladesh bowlers a hard time at the ground by adding 168 runs for the second wicket in just 81 balls.

The wicketkeeper batter Quinton de Kock contributed 63 to his team’s total before Afif Hossain dismissed him. His knock of 63 came in just 38 balls with the help of seven fours and three sixes.

The Proteas were at 170 in 14.3 when de Kock left the crease, Rossouw, however, was still there but the other batters didn’t managed to score quick runs and got out cheaply that halted the team’s vision of putting somewhere around 230 on board to 205.

Still, the total was too huge to chase, and credit goes to Rilee Rossouw, who smashed his second ton in T20Is. He stayed at the crease till 19th over and scored 109 in process while taking just 56 balls. His knock included seven fours and eight maximums.

Bangladesh to chase 206 in 20 overs

In reply, the Tigers started their run-chase campaign on a high note, having smashed 17 runs in the first over of Kagiso Rabada and 9 off Wayne Parnell’s over.

But their campaign didn’t stayed for long as Nortje stunned them with his unplayable plays and removed both the openers in the third over.

After losing 2 quick wickets, Shakib’s side on slipped on back-foot in a 200-plus run chase, no batters managed to stay on crease for long due to pressure. Liton Das scored the highest run for the side (34). Apart from him, the second-highest was of Soumya Sarkar’s 15.

Anrich Nortje was just unplayable the day, as in his 3.3 overs he just gave 10 and took 4 wickets. Tabraiz Shamsi took 3 wickets. While Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj bagged 1-1 each.

Rilee Rossouw was awarded with the player of the match trophy for his spectacular 109 runs knock in just 56 balls that set the tone for his side to claim first victory in the tournament,

Vineet Vashisht
Vineet Vashisht
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T20 WORLD CUP 2024 POINTS TABLE

GROUP A

TEAMMWLPTNRR
IND33061.137
USA32140.127
PAK31220.191
CAN3122-0.493
IRE2020-1.712

GROUP B

TEAMMWLPTNRR
AUS33063.580
SCOT32052.164
ENG31133.081
NAM3122-2.098
OMA4040-3.062

GROUP C

TEAMMWL PTNRR
AFG33064.230
WI33062.596
UGA3122-4.217
PNG3030-0.886
NZ2020-2.425

GROUP D

TEAMMWLPTNRR
SA33060.603
BAN32140.478
NED3122-0.408
NEP2011-0.539
SL3021-0.777

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