The two Protea openers went back to Tanjim Shakib’s brilliant bowling

Quinton de Kock played the first ball. He hit a six off the second ball. Boundary on the next ball. Then single. Another opener Riza Hendricks went on strike. Known as marmukhi batter. But he has problem playing Tanjim Shakib. At the end of the over, he was defeated. Proteas opener Reeza Hendricks was left lbw.

Young pacer Tanjim Hasan Shakib gave Bangladesh a break through in the first over. Even though he managed 11 runs, he managed to cause the fall of 1 wicket.

Tanjim Shakib was even more devastating when he came to bowl in his second and team’s third overs. This time he directly bowled Quinton de Kock in the third ball of the over. De Kock got out after scoring 18 runs off 11 balls.

However, Taskin Ahmed was also hit by Quinton de Kock for a six in the middle over. At the time of writing this report, South Africa’s runs are 19 for the loss of 2 wickets in 3 overs. De Kock scored 18 runs. Aiden Markram failed to score in 3 balls. Tristan Stubbs also did not score any runs in 3 balls.

Earlier, Protea captain Aiden Markram won the toss and decided to bat at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

Bangladesh XI

Tanjid Hasan Tamim, Liton Das (wicketkeeper), Nazmul Hossain Shanto (captain), Tawhid Hriday, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad, Zaker Ali Anik, Rishad Hossain, Tanjim Hasan Shakib, Taskin Ahmed and Mostafizur Rahman.

South Africa XI

Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Riza Hendricks, Aiden Markram (captain), Henrik Klaassen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Henrik Norkia, Otniel Baartman.