CricketSouth Africa Roars At The Wanderers, De Kock And KG Rabada Steals The Show
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South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets in the second match of the three-match ODI series played at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.

Along with this, the hosts also levelled the series 1-1. South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada bowled lethally and bagged 5 wickets for which he was awarded the man of the match award.

Due to the ruffian bowling of the right-arm pacer, Bangladeshi was at 30 for 5. However, they managed to put everything on track but not for so long.  

In his final spell, Rababa dismantled the lost scoring pair, Bangladesh scored a total of 194 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 9 wickets. For Bangladesh, Afif Hossain (72) scored an important half-century, while Mehdi Hasan (38) also played a good innings.

In response, South Africa chased down the target in 37.2 overs, thanks to brilliant half-centuries from in-from wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock (62) and Kyle Verreyne (58*). De Kock completed his half-century in just 26 balls which was his second fastest half century in ODI career.

It is known that in the first match on Friday, Bangladesh defeated South Africa for the first time in any format, but in the second match, the hosts did not allow Bangladesh to reach even near that performance.

Apart from Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Tabrez Shamsi and War Dan Dusan took 1-1 wickets. Opener Quinton de Kock gave a quick start to South Africa. De Kock with Jaaneman Malan made a partnership of 86 runs in 75 balls for the first wicket.

Rabada was given the man of the match award for his superb bowling. He took 5 wickets for the second time in ODI cricket. Earlier in 2015, Rabada took 6 wickets against Bangladesh in his debut match. Now after 7 years, he has once again taken 5 wickets in the match against Bangladesh.

In the first, it looked as if South Africa were taken aback. The scenario was very much expected because the South African team always comes out like this because they have resilience in their nature. Especially, when KG Rabada spits fire, rarely the opposition finds their way to victory.