South Africa crushed Bangladesh by six wickets in Match 30 of the continuing T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
Chasing a paltry goal of 86, South Africa made a horrible begin as they misplaced opener Reeza Hendricks (4) within the very first over. Quickly, Quinton de Kock (16) and Aiden Markram (0) obtained out with South Africa being decreased to 33/3 contained in the powerplay.
Then, Rassie van der Dussen and captain Temba Bavuma steadied the innings by forming a much-needed 47-run partnership for the fourth wicket and propelled their facet to the end line.
Proper earlier than the ultimate fireworks, der Dussen was eliminated by Nasum Ahmed for 22 within the thirteenth over, but it surely was too late as Proteas received the sport within the subsequent over. Bavuma stayed unbeaten on 31 off 28 balls.
Earlier, Bangladesh had been bundled out for a mere 85 in 18.2 overs. Mahedi Hasan (17), Liton Das (24) and Shamim Hossain (11) had been the one gamers who might rating in double digits. As many as 5 batters went for a duck within the Bangladesh innings.
Anrich Nortje was probably the most profitable bowler for the Proteas. The precise-armer picked up three wickets whereas conceded solely eight runs in his 3.2 overs.
Other than Nortje, Kagiso Rabada bagged a three-wicket haul for 20 runs in his quota of 4 overs. Tabraiz Shamsi (2/21) and Dwaine Pretorius (1/11) additionally bowled nicely for South Africa.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) November 2, 2021
@OfficialCSA peaking properly for England face-off. Rabada was distinctive with the brand new ball, Shamsi once more underlined his top-dog standing and Nortje blew the tail away. With out Shakib, Bangladesh regarded out of their depth although they confirmed preliminary combat with the ball #T20WorldCup
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 2, 2021
Bangladesh got here into this event excessive on confidence beating Aus and NZ at house. They’ve the staff to do nicely in these situations. Shocked to see them underperform a lot. In the meantime tight tussle between SA and AUS for the no.2 spot. #BANvSA #T20WorldCup
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) November 2, 2021
A lot of discuss run charges within the World Cup – sure they’re essential however in group 1 all of it comes all the way down to the England V South Africa sport. If SA free & Australia can beat B’desh & the WI then Aust undergo ! You may’t free 2 video games. #ICCT20WorldCup @FoxCricket @SkyCricket
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) November 2, 2021
— CPL T20 (@CPL) November 2, 2021
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) November 2, 2021
That #SouthAfrica win has dented #WI probabilities massive time. WI would now must win their final two matches by a mixed combination of ~95 runs, want #ENG beat SA by ~50 runs & #AUS internet run distinction ~40 runs of their final two video games. Tall order!!! #T20WorldCup
— Deepu Narayanan (@deeputalks) November 2, 2021
🚨 RESULT | #Proteas WIN BY 6 WICKETS
Nortje (3/8) and Rabada (3/20) paved the way with the ball to make sure we wanted simply 85 for victory. After a couple of early wickets, captain Bavuma (31*) held his nerve to information the staff house#BANvSA #T20WorldCup #BePartOfIt pic.twitter.com/oLqikVeWTd
— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) November 2, 2021
#SAF might have received this 3 overs earlier however however nice efficiency. Hope to see them qualify.
— Saurabh Malhotra (@MalhotraSaurabh) November 2, 2021
After SA had been 28-2, Bavuma performed an distinctive knock (31* off 28) to take them house! #T20WorldCup
— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) November 2, 2021
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are formally out of the T20 World Cup 2021.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 2, 2021
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