Top on self assurance after two consecutive victories, a rejuvenated South Africa will now glance to beef up their semi-final hopes once they meet a suffering Bangladesh in a Team 1 Tremendous 12 fit of the T20 Global Cup right here on Tuesday.
South Africa have emerged as robust contenders to qualify for the semifinals after the wins over West Indies and Sri Lanka. They sit down 2d within the crew, forward of Australia on internet run price (each groups have 4 issues).
Bangladesh, then again, have did not win a unmarried Tremendous 12 sport of their 3 outings thus far. Their hopes of advancing to the semi-finals are all however over after the slender 3-run loss to West Indies final week.
Going forward they’re going to be scuffling with it out for a comfort win and frightening the equations for different facets. South Africa ticked maximum in their bins within the four-wicket victory in opposition to Sri Lanka. The potent bowling unit, that covers all bases together with just right spin choices and global magnificence pacers, accomplished their plans smartly, hanging force at the opposition.
The highest-ranked T20I bowler Tabraiz Shamsi confirmed why he’s so extremely rated, whilst the likes of Anrich Nortje and Dwaine Pretorius have additionally delivered. The Proteas have been then in a position to sew a forged partnership between skipper Temba Bavuma and the in-form Aiden Markram.
And in spite of everything, the big-hitting David Miller discovered his mojo again on the proper time as he smashed a 13-ball 23 runs, together with two huge sixes within the final over to influence his aspect to victory.
On the other hand, South Africa have lot of openers stacked on best (Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen and Reeza Hendricks) with a mild center order which continues to be an enormous worry. With the talk surrounding wicketkeeper batter Quinton de Kock refusing to take the knee in give a boost to of the Black Lives Motion tucked firmly in the back of them, the Proteas will probably be desperate to take at the suffering Bangladesh.
In the meantime, the down and out Bangla Tigers is not going to handiest need to regroup quickly however may also need to play the rest of the event with out their superstar all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who has been dominated out because of a hamstring damage.
The style of the loss to West Indies will harm the Mahmudullah-led aspect. Inconsistencies proceed to mar their event. Their batters have failed to fireside in unison, their bowlers have additionally lacked self-discipline and the fielding were sloppy.
They are going to need to toughen on all 3 fronts to have a shot at successful.
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock (wk), Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, W Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen.
Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (capt), Liton Das, Mohammed Naim, Mahedi Hasan, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan, Afif Hossain, Nasum Ahmed, Taskin Ahmed, Shamim Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammed Saifuddin and Shoriful Islam.
Fit begins at 3.30 PM IST