2019 World Cup, Match 5: Bangladesh prove too good for disorderly South Africa

Bangladesh registered an emphatic 21-run victory over South Africa in their opening game of World Cup 2019.

India TV Sports Desk [ Published on: June 02, 2019 23:44 IST ]
  • Bangladesh smothered a lackluster South Africa to begin the Cricket World Cup with an easy 21-run victory at the Oval.
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    Bangladesh smothered a lackluster South Africa to begin the Cricket World Cup with an easy 21-run victory at the Oval.

  • Bangladesh launched its campaign in style on the back of its biggest World Cup partnership of 142 by Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan, the world's top-ranked allrounder.
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    Bangladesh launched its campaign in style on the back of its biggest World Cup partnership of 142 by Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan, the world's top-ranked allrounder.

  • Mahmudullah scored a quickfire 46 to steer Bangladesh to their highest total at the World Cups.
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    Mahmudullah scored a quickfire 46 to steer Bangladesh to their highest total at the World Cups.

  • Quinton de Kock was involved in a rather embarrassing run-out for South Africa's first wicket. 
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    Quinton de Kock was involved in a rather embarrassing run-out for South Africa's first wicket. 

  • Faf Du Plessis scored 62 off 53 but couldn't steer South Africa to their first win, as the side fell short by 21 runs.
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    Faf Du Plessis scored 62 off 53 but couldn't steer South Africa to their first win, as the side fell short by 21 runs.

  • South Africa's injury woes have deepened after paceman Lungi Ngidi limped away with a left hamstring problem after delivering only four overs.  
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    South Africa's injury woes have deepened after paceman Lungi Ngidi limped away with a left hamstring problem after delivering only four overs.

     

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