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Latest Cricket News – After the half-centuries of Mushfiqur Rahim (78) and Shakib Al Hasan (75), Bangladesh, led by Mustafizur Rahman (67/3), bowed out of the best bowling attack of Bangladesh, played in the ICC Cricket World Cup (ICC World Cup) In the first match, defeating South Africa by 21 runs in the tournament started victorious.
Bangladesh batted first on the Oval ground, scoring the highest score of their ODI history of 330 runs on 6 wickets, and then restricted the strong South African team to 309 for eight wickets in 50 overs.
Shakib Al Hasan becomes ‘Man of the Match’
This is the second consecutive defeat of South Africa in the World Cup. The team was defeated by 104 runs in the first match in the hands of hosts England. Besides making 75 in the match, all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who took one wicket, was given the man of the match award.
Quinton de Kock (23) and Aiden Markram (45) gave South Africa a solid start by chasing the huge target of 331 runs from Bangladesh in the 9.4 overs for the first time in 49.4 overs.
The bad start of the famous South African named ‘Roundabout‘
But in the ICC’s major tournaments, the famous South African team, named ‘Roundabout‘, went on losing wickets at regular intervals. Due to losing wickets at regular intervals, the target went away from them and the team had to face a second consecutive defeat in this World Cup.
For South Africa, captain Faf du Plessis played 62 balls with 53 fours and a six. Apart from Rassie van der Dussen, 41, David Miller scored 38 and Jean-Paul Duminy scored 45.
South Africa had to score 72 runs to win the last 36 balls, but the team could reach 309 runs at eight wickets despite playing the full over. Apart from Mustafizur Rahman’s three wickets from Bangladesh, Mohammad Saifuddin took two and Shakib and Mehidy Hasan took one wicket each.
Bangladesh scored a huge score of 330 runs
Earlier, Bangladesh made a huge score of 330 runs on six wickets in the 50 overs with the help of Mushfiqur Rahim (78) and Shakib Al Hasan (75), and then successfully defended the score.
This is the highest score of Bangladesh in the World Cup and ODIs so far. In the one-day match, Bangladesh’s last highest score was 329 for six, which he made in 2015 against Pakistan in Dhaka.
Bangladesh batting first, losing toss
Tamim Iqbal (16) and the benign government (42) gave a good start in the first innings with a 60-run partnership in 8.2 overs for the first wicket in the match played at the Oval ground on the field. After this, the team lost the wicket of 75 on the score of 75. Iqbal scored two fours in 29 balls and the government put nine fours in 30 balls
After losing two consecutive wickets after one successive batsmen Sakib and Mustafizur made a strong partnership of 142 runs for the third wicket to make Bangladesh a stronger score.
However, the team lost their three wickets in the next 33 overs. These wickets include Shakib and Mustafizur as well as wicketkeeper Mohammad Mithun (21).
Shakib Al Hasan hit 43rd half century
This was the 43rd half century of Shakib. He hit eight fours and a six in 84 balls. At the same time, Mustafizur’s 34th half century was. He hit eight fours in an innings of 80 balls. Mithun hit two fours and a six in 21 balls. Mustafizur was out in the 43rd over.
After that Mahmudullah (46 not out) and Mosaddek Hossain (26) shared the 66-run partnership for the sixth wicket to Bangladesh by 300 runs.
Mahmudullah struck three fours and a six in 33 balls while Hussain hit four fours in 20 balls. Mehidy Hasan hit a four against an unbeaten five runs in three balls.
Andile Phehlukwayo, South Africa’s Imran Tahir and Chris Morris, playing their 100th ODI match, took two wickets each.