South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

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  • Dane Paterson made his ODI debut in the first ODI.
  • Ultimately Mushfiqur remained the last batsman standing at 110 as Bangladesh posted their highest ODI total against South Africa at 278 for 7.
  • The best partnership for Bangladesh came in the fourth wicket partnership worth 69 runs between Mushfiqur and Mahmudullah.
  • Mushfiqur's century that came in 108 balls was the first century scored by a Bangladesh batsman against South Africa across any format.
  • Mushfiqur Rahim put on solid partnerships with Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman.
  • Mahmudullah also made a valuable contribution with 26 off 27 balls including three boundaries and a single six.
  • Liton Das scored 21 off 29 balls which included four boundaries.
  • Liton Das and Imrul Kayes put on an opening partnership of 43 runs.
  • Kagiso Rabada was South Africa's best bowler with 4 for 43 in ten overs.
  • Imrul Kayes struck a six and four boundaries on his way to 31 off 43 balls.
  • Imran Tahir took the wicket of Shakib for 29 off 43 balls.
  • Dwaine Pretorius finished with figures of 2 for 48 in ten overs.
  • Quinton de Kock was the more prolific scorer between the openers with his century coming in as many balls and remaining unbeaten on a massive 168 off 145 balls with 21 boundaries and two sixes.
  • It was a thumping ten-wicket victory by South Africa as the hosts took a 1-0 lead in the ODI series.
  • Hashim Amla's century came off 99 balls and remained unbeaten on 110 off 112 balls.