Mustafizur Rehman got a dream debut as he took 4 wickets out of which 3 of them came from 4 deliveries. Spiner Jubair Hussain also got 3 wickets while Taijul, Shakib and Mahmudullah idgot 1 wicket each. Mohammad shahid did’nt got any wicket but bowled brilliantly and was very economical. Opner Dean Elgar scored 47 of 111 deliveries and Faf Du Plessis scored 48 of 122 deliveries, Missed out there half century.
Temba Bavuma was the top scorer from South African side as he scored 54 of just 108 deliveries before he was last batsman to get out of Mustafizur. Jean Paul Duminy and wicket keeper Quinton De Kock failed to trouble the scores. Quick fire 24 from Vernon Philander help South Africa to get to a respectable total of 248 runs. Opening partnership of 58 was the second highest partnership while second wicket partnership of 78 runs was the highest partnership from the south African side.
Overall there was a poor Batting show from the mighty South Africans while there was an improved bowling show from the Bangladeshi side as compared to what they performed against the Indian team. In reply Bangladesh played just 2 overs and did’nt lost any wicket and made just 7 runs. Now it comes upto the South African bowlers to restrict Bangladesh befor 248 so that they can’t take a big first inning lead. With the likes of Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Vernon Philander South Africa can restrict the Bangladeshi side.
Berif scores :-
South Africa 248 all out (Temba Bavuma 54, Du Plessis 48, and Mustafizur 4-37) Bangladesh 7-0 (Imrul Kayes 5, Philander 0-1)
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