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SA vs BAN T20 World Cup: Bangladeshi Tigers thrashed, South African Lions beat Riley Rosso by 104 runs on the back of a century

Sydney: South Africa kept their hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive by registering a blistering 104-run victory against Bangladesh in a crucial match in the T20 World Cup 2022. Batting first, South Africa scored a massive 205 runs on the back of Riley Rosso’s second consecutive century in T20 and after that they piled up the Bangladeshi team for 101 runs. Riley Rosso, the hero of his victory, scored a century, after that Enrique Nortje took 4 wickets, while Tabrez Shamsi took 3 wickets.

Thrill of South Africa’s innings
Earlier, South Africa scored 205 for 5 against Bangladesh with Riley Rosso’s century and his big century partnership with Quinton de Kock. Rosso’s 109 runs in 56 balls with seven fours and eight sixes, apart from putting on a 163-run partnership for the second wicket with De Kock (63 runs in 38 balls, seven fours, three sixes). Rain also disturbed the course of the match but there was no cut in the number of overs. Rosso and de Kock also lashed out at fours and sixes during their partnership in the meantime. Together they hit 14 fours and 11 sixes.

Rosso rained heavily after a bad start
South Africa did not start well. Captain Temba Bavuma, struggling with poor form, after scoring just two runs, was caught by wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan in the very first over of Taskin Ahmed (1 for 46). Rosso and De Kock took an aggressive approach from the start. Both scored 21 runs in Taskin’s next over with three fours and a six. Rosso, targeting spinner Mehdi Hassan, scored 16 runs in his over. After this, the game was halted for about 20 minutes due to rain, due to which Bangladesh breathed a sigh of relief.

Mustafizur Rahman’s stupendous hut
When the match resumed, Bangladesh bowlers curbed the run-rate but South African batsmen played big shots once the match resumed. Apart from Mustafizur Rahman (no wickets for 25 runs in four overs), all Bangladesh bowlers were proving expensive after which captain Shakib Al Hasan (2 for 33 runs) came out to bowl in the 11th over but South Africa’s batsmen They were not spared either. Rosso hit a four on Shakib and then hit two consecutive sixes.

Half century in 30 then century happened like this
He completed his half-century in 30 balls, while after some time de Kock also crossed the 50-run mark with a six. In the 15th over, Dekock was caught by Soumya Sarkar on the delivery of Afif Hussain (1 wicket for 11 runs). New batsman Tristan Stubbs also became a victim of Shakib after scoring seven runs. When Rosso got closer to the century, the run rate slowed down a bit. He completed his second consecutive century with a run off Shakib and then also hit a six on this spinner. Rosso returned to the pavilion by giving a catch to Liton Das in the 19th over of Shakib.
T20 world cup: Riley Rosso scored the first century of the World Cup, created history with 52 balls.



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