South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, East London

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  • Aiden Markram performed as well on his ODI debut as heh did on his Test debut, scoring 66 off 60 balls.
  • Quinton de Kock was once again successful at the top of the order with 73 off 68 balls.
  • Temba Bavuma was pushed up the order as a replacement for Hashim Amla and scored 48 off 47 balls.
  • Faf du Plessis was on course for a ninth ODI century when the South African captain was forced to retire hurt due to a lower back strain.
  • Kagiso Rabada struck three boundaries and one six in a quick-fire knock of 23 off 11 balls.
  • Rubel Hossain was slightly expensive but took the prized wicket of AB de Villiers.
  • Mehidy Hasan took 2 for 59 in ten overs.
  • Farhaan Behardien also struck 33 off 24 balls as South Africa mounted a massive total of 369 for 6.
  • The Bangladesh top order failed completely with South Africa reducing them to 20 for 3 and then 51 for 4.
  • Sabbir Rahman and Shakib al Hasan put on a partnership of 67 runs for the sixth wicket.
  • Shakib also scored a measured 63 off 82 balls.
  • Dane Paterson was the best bowler for South Africa, picking up three wickets.
  • But South Africa once again triumphed in the end by restricting Bangladesh to 169 and winning by 200 runs, sealing a 3-0 series sweep.