Quinton de Kock and Kyle Verreynne scored fine half centuries as South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 7 wicktets in the second one day international at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.
After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Bangladesh lost skipper Tamim Iqbal early to Lungi Ngidi in the third over.
Kagiso Rabada wrecked Bangladesh’s top-order leaving them in tatters at 94/6. However Afif Hossain and Mehidy Hasan bailed the visitors out of trouble with a gritty 86 run stand for the seventh wicket before the former was caught at short mid wicket by Tenda Bavuma off Rabada for a fine 72.
Hasan fell in the same over as Bangladesh were restricted to 194/9 in their allotted 50 overs.
In reply, South Africa openers Janneman Malan and Quinton de Kock got their side off to a fantastic start. The duo added 86 runs for the opening wicket before the former was bowled by Hasan for 26.
De Kock (62) fell to a brilliant catch at deep midwicket by Afif Hossain off Shakib Al Hasan. Kyle Verreynne remained unbeaten on 58 as the hosts overhauled the target in 37.2 overs.
Kagiso Rabada was declared the Player of the Match returned with figures of 5/39.