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South Africa Secures Third Consecutive Victory in ICC T20 World Cup

June 11, 2024
South Africa Third Victory
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In a thrilling match on Monday night, South Africa emerged victorious against Bangladesh by a narrow margin of 4 runs in the ICC T20 World Cup, securing their third consecutive win in the tournament.

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After winning the toss and electing to bat first at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, South Africa posted a total of 113/6 in their allotted 20 overs. Heinrich Klaasen led the scoring for South Africa with a well-compiled 46 off 44 balls, while David Miller contributed 29 runs from 38 deliveries. Quinton de Kock added a quick 18 off 11 balls. The Bangladesh bowling attack was spearheaded by Tanzim Hasan Sakib, who took 3 wickets for 18 runs in his 4 overs. Taskin Ahmed supported well with figures of 2/19, and Rishad Hossain chipped in with 1/32.

In response, Bangladesh fell just short of the target, finishing their innings at 109/7 in 20 overs. Towhid Hridoy was the top scorer for Bangladesh with 37 off 34 balls, followed by Mahmudullah who scored 20 off 27 balls, and Najmul Hossain Shanto who made 14 runs from 23 balls. The South African bowlers performed admirably, with Keshav Maharaj taking 3/27 in his 4 overs. Anrich Nortje and Kagiso Rabada both took 2 wickets each, with Nortje finishing with figures of 2/17 and Rabada 2/19.

This victory underscores South Africa’s strong form in the tournament as they continue to build momentum. Bangladesh, on the other hand, will look to regroup and address the areas of improvement in their upcoming matches.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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