ICC T20 World Cup 2022 | Rossouw’s hundred helps South Africa crush Bangladesh by 104 runs

South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw and Quinton de Kock shared in the highest-ever partnership in T20 World Cup history on Thursday, amassing 168 against Bangladesh

October 27, 2022 08:48 am | Updated 12:28 pm IST - SYDNEY

South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw (L) and Quinton de Kock touch bats during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on October 27, 2022.

South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw (L) and Quinton de Kock touch bats during the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between South Africa and Bangladesh at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney on October 27, 2022. | Photo Credit: AFP

South Africa beat Bangladesh by 104 runs in their T20 World Cup match here on Thursday.

Batting first, South Africa posted an imposing 205 for 5, riding on Rilee Rossouw’s whirlwind 56-ball 109 and Quinton de Kock’s 38-ball 63.

The Proteas then returned to bowl out Bangladesh for 101 in 16.3 overs.

Litton Das (34) was the top-scorer for Bangladesh.

Anrich Nortje (4/10) was most successful bowler for South Africa, while Tabraiz Shamsi (3/20) claimed three wickets.

For Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan (2/33), Taskin Ahmed (1/46) and Afif Hossain (1/11) were among wickets.

Brief Score:

South Africa: 205 for 5 in 20 overs (Rilee Rossouw 109, Quinton de Kock 63; Shakib Al Hasan 2/33).

Bangladesh: 101 all out in 16.3 overs (Liton Das 34; Anrich Nortje 4/10). 

Playing XIs:

South Africa: Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock, Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.

Bangladesh: Soumya Sarkar, Najmul Shanto, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan (captain), Afif Hossain, Musaddek Hossain, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman.

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