T20 World Cup is in the super 12 stage and South Africa is clashing against Bangladesh in the first half of the double header.
South Africa is looking forward to win this match in a really dominant fashion and and they followed the blueprint to that in the first innings of the match.
South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl first and bowled out Bangladesh on the score of 84 by the 19th over.
Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje grabbed 3 wickets each and crushed the Bangladesh’s batting line-up.
South Africa won the toss and invited Bangladesh to bat first. Naim and Liton Das came to open the innings for Bangladesh.
The Openers failed to gave their team a start as Naim got out in the 4th over itself. He got out after scoring 9 runs of 11 balls on Rabada’s delivery.
Rabada gave Bangladesh another blow in the very next ball in form of Soumya Sarkar. He got dismissed on the golden duck.
Proteas threw Bangladesh completely on the backfoot when Rabada gave Bangladesh another blow in his very next over as he dismissed Mushfiqur Rahim on duck.
Anrich Nortje gave Proteas their fourth wicket in the 8th over and this time it was the skipper himself. Mahmudullah could only score 3 runs of 9 balls.
Dwaine Pretorius dismissed Afif Hossain in the 9th over on a golden duck. Bangladesh lost their five wickets on the score of 34.
Liton Das was progressing the scoreboard from one end before his departure in the 12th over. Das lost his wicket after scoring 24 runs of 36 balls on Shamsi’s ball.
Mahedi Hasan played a crucial knock for his side when rest of the batting line-up crumbled in front of the Proteas bowling.
Hasan scored 27 runs of 25 balls and helped his side put 84 on board from a point where even that seemed quite impossible.
Anrich Nortje striked twice in two consecutive balls in the 19th over to finish the Bangladesh’s inning. He dismissed Hasan and Nasun Ahmed.
South Africa finished Bangladesh’s innings on 84 and will have a target of 85 in front of them.
They will be looking forward to chase it as soon as possible to get that net runrate advantage over Australia.
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