History was made as South Africa did nothing to change its notoriety for being a World Cup choker in a devastating misfortune to Bangladesh.
A short preview of what happened
What a day it has been for Bangladesh and their cricket fans. A gigantic win against South Africa in the World Cup, however, don’t be tricked that it was an upset.
Bangladesh cricket has been on a rise and today they were superior to Proteas by a mile.
DKODING | Shakib Al Hasan | CWC19
DKODING | Mushfiqur Rahim| CWC19
Hasan and Rahim together stole the show
Bangladesh’s history-making effort was led by a crucial 142-run partnership between Al Hasan and Rahim — the country’s best World Cup partnership.
Al Hasan (75 off 84) and Rahim (78 off 80) ensured the tornado began didn’t went poorly squander, however, both missed the mark concerning triple figures.
DKODING | Mustafizur Rahman | CWC19
Pacer Mustafizur Rahman defended the runs added by Bangladesh batsmen beautifully with 3 wickets in his kitty at an economy of 6.70.
The Lone Warrior
DKODING | Faf du Plessis | CWC19
Faf was the only batsmen who gave a fight to chase the mammoth total of 330. He added 62 runs in 53 balls but other batsmen didn’t supported the lone-warrior.
DKODING | Imran Tahir | CWC19
DKODING | Kagiso Rabada | CWC19
Tahir and Rabada have been disappointing
Before the WC began, these two bowlers were termed as the best bowlers not only for the Proteas but overall. So far they have shown no sign of extra ordinance.
The Record Making and Breaking
When Shakib Al Hasan became the fastest player to score 5000 runs and take 250 wickets
When he dismissed Aiden Markram, Shakib Al Hasan reached 250 ODI wickets and became the fastest cricketer to achieve the double of 250 wickets and 5000 runs.
Last year, he became the fastest to score 3,000 runs and take 200 wickets in Tests, bettering Ian Botham.
Additionally, he is is one of only three cricketers with 4,000 runs and 300 wickets in T20s. And here too, he’s been rapid, taking 260 matches to the mark, beating Afridi (283) and Dwayne Bravo (292)
South Africa – The batsmen and bowler need to grip up fast. 2 games are down and the level of defeat has increased
Bangladesh – The Bangla tigers made their mark in the very first match they played. They made it clear through their game they are not just to play but to win.
To Sum up in less words :
Bangladesh roared like tigers