Just In! Bangladesh has kicked off their official journey in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 by appearing in their 1st group stage match scheduled against South Africa on 2nd June 2019. South Africa after winning the toss decided to field 1st and Bangladesh on the behalf of their disciplined batting has succeed to set one of their highest World Cup totals 330 runs against South Africa.
Bangladesh main stream batsmen looked in great from against Proteas although the counter side has struggled in earlier over of the match when Bangladesh lost 2 wickets in quick sessions but all credit goes to senior pals of this side Shakib ul Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim as both team players provided 142 runs partnership to their team in this crucial game.
South Africa in depth over of the game succeed to recover things into their favor but the damage has been already done. Proteas pacers remained on back foot against strong Bangladesh batting line-up and as result Bangladesh scored 330 runs while lost their 6 wickets.
Earlier this day, Proteas skipper du Plessis after winning the toss, elected to field 1st while closely observed the playing conditions at London. But this decision didn’t work as per expectations of South African side.
Bangladesh from the start of their innings played positively as their opening pair Tamim and Sarkar provided 60 runs partnership to their team. Tamim after scoring 16 runs got out by Phehlukwayo and returned to pavilion. Bangladesh lost their 2nd wicket at the total of 75 runs and this time well settled Sarker was targeted by Morris and he left the field while scored 42 runs.
After losing two wickets, Bangladesh looked in great pressure but at this stage Rahim and Shakib fulfilled their responsibilities and took their team total to 217 runs in 35 over. Rahim and Shakib scored 78 and 75 runs respectively.
Bangladesh although struggled in depth over of their innings as Proteas bowlers recovered back in their form and succeed to take some quick wickets but still Bangladesh has managed to score 330 runs while lost their 6 wickets.