T20 World Cup 2024: South Africa Beat Bangladesh in a Thrilling Match

In the T20 World Cup 2024, South Africa defeated Bangladesh by four runs in the Group D match to register their third consecutive win. With this win, the South African team has now confirmed its place in the Super 8 as well.

T20 World Cup 2024, South Africa and Bangladesh faced off on Monday night. The South African side won this game by restricting the opposition to 109 runs, the lowest total in the T20 World Cup. This game took place between the two teams at Nassau County Stadium in New York. The South African squad also secured a spot in the Super 8 by winning this game.

In this game, Bangladesh had to bowl first after losing the toss, and South Africa’s captain chose to bat first. In this match, Bangladesh’s bowlers bowled properly. Bangladesh’s bowlers were so good that they even limited the strong South African side to a lowly 113 runs.

Keshav Maharaj


South Africa Defends a low total

However, Bangladesh was unable to achieve even this small target. They fell short of the African team in this game by four runs. Bangladesh needed to win this match with 11 runs in the final over and 6 runs on the final ball. Keshav Maharaj, an accomplished African bowler, arrived to bowl the final over. Bangladesh would have won this match if batter Taskin Ahmed had struck a six off Keshav Maharaj’s full-toss delivery, but that was not possible, and Bangladesh lost to Africa by a margin of four runs.

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Bangladesh Team
Bangladesh Team

Bowling Highlights for Both Sides

In the current match, Bangladesh’s most effective bowler was Tanjim Hasan Sakib. In his 4-over session, he got rid of three African batters for just 18 runs. Taskin Ahmed also eliminated two African batters for just 19 runs during this match. Mustafizur Rahman, a bowler for Bangladesh, bowled extremely carefully, giving up just 18 runs in his 4-over stint, however, he was unable to succeed.

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Heinrich Klaasen

South Africa Recovers from Early Setback

South Africa’s captain, Aiden Markram, chose to bat first after winning the toss in this particular game. However, the bowlers from Bangladesh did not waste any effort to challenge his decision. Tanjim Hasan Sakib and Taskin Ahmed, two bowlers from Bangladesh, bowled brilliantly in this match. This is the reason why, in just five overs of their innings, South Africa lost their four crucial batsmen for 23 runs.

Quinton de Kock scored 18 runs and Reeza Hendricks scored 0 for South Africa. In this game, captain Aiden Markram only managed four runs. In this match, Tristan Stubbs was likewise unable to score any runs. Following that, veteran batters Heinrich Klaasen and David Miller shared a solid 79 runs for the fifth wicket in this game. As a result, in this game, the African squad managed to score 113 runs.

RSA vs BAN T20 World Cup Match Highlight

South Africa: 113/6

Key Performance: Heinrich Klaseen (46 runs in 44 balls), Keshav Maharaj (3/27).

Bangladesh: 109/7

Key Performance: Towhid Hridoy ( 37 runs in 34 balls), Tanzim Hasan Sakib (3/18).

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