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South Africa stand still as Bangladesh fail to break partnership

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CRICDOT DESK : In the second ODI against South Africa, Bangladesh could not take advantage with the bat. At the beginning of the batting disaster was stuck in 194 runs. In response, the hosts started in Daputa. Mehdi Miraj and Shakib Al Hasan then returned the two openers.

South Africa are batting at 101 for 2 in 18 overs. Kyle Varaine and Temba Bavuma are at the crease. Opener Quinton de Kock returned with a catch at the boundary after playing an innings of 72 off 41 balls with two sixes and nine fours. Opener Janeman Malan was bowled by Miraj for 26 runs.

Earlier, Bangladesh lost 5 wickets for 34 runs after batting. After failing one by one, Tamim (1), Shakib (0), Liton (15), Yasir (2) and Mushfiqur (11) returned. After that Afif and Mahmudullah made a pair of 80 runs. Senior Mahmudullah returned with 25 runs.

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Later, Afif and Miraj made a pair of 84 runs. In that pair, Bangladesh got 200 touches. Afif picked up the second fifty of his career in the 12th match. He returned with 42 runs in nine overs. Miraj scored 36 runs with two sixes and one four.

Kagisu Rabada single-handedly destroyed Bangladesh’s innings with 5 wickets for 39 runs in 10 overs for the Proteas. This is his second Pfeiffer. Lungi NGD took one wicket with 34 runs in 10 overs. Wayne Parnell, Tabrez Shamsi and Resi van der Dussen also took one wicket each.

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