South Africa chose to bowl against Bangladesh but they were dented by an aggressive start from Soumya Sarkar. The right-hander was given good support by Tamim Iqbalbut Andile Phehlukwayo and Chris Morris sent the openers back quickly. Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim showed their class and both registered fifties. Shakib notched up his 43rd fifty while Rahim hit his 34th fifty as the partnership went past 100. Bangladesh were boosted in the end by Mahmudullah's magical knock and an aggressive cameo from Mossadek Hossain aas they notched up their highest score in the World Cup at 330/6. In response, Faf du Plessis slammed a fifty and was given good support from Aiden Markram and JP Duminy but Bangladesh bowled with discipline and they have secured their second win against the Proteas in the ICC Cricket World Cup. Get highlights of South Africa vs Bangladesh here. (SCORECARD)
23:06 hrs IST: Bangladesh have beaten South Africa by 21 runs. This is the second time since the 2007 World Cup that the Bangladesh Tigers have defeated the Proteas. Faf du Plessis' side are now in danger of not securing momentum ahead of their clash against India.
22:58 hrs IST: South Africa need 33 off 6 balls. Their campaign is now in serious danger now.
22:54 hrs IST: It is all over bar the shouting. South Africa need 40 off 12 balls. Ngidi will not bat.
22:48 hrs IST: FOURS, WICKET! Duminy blasts two boundaries off Saifuddin and in the next over, Mustafizur gets rid of the dangerous Duminy as the batsman drags a short ball back onto the stumps and Bangladesh on the cusp of a famous win. South Africa need 44 off 17.
22:42 hrs IST: WICKET! Brilliant from Mustafizur. After getting slammed for a boundary, Chris Morris holes out to deep midwicket and South Africa need 56 off 25 balls.
22:37 hrs IST: Bangladesh are holding their nerve and South Africa are feeling the heat. The Proteas need 63 runs off 30 balls.
22:26 hrs IST: WICKET! High full toss from Saifuddin, just below the waist, Phehlukwayo thumps the ball staright to cover where Shakib takes the catch. All hopes on JP Duminy now.
22:20 hrs IST: Duminy thumps a short ball from Shakib to the fine leg fence and South Africa need 87 off 48 balls. Advantage Bangladesh but do not count out South Africa.
22:17 hrs IST: Phehlukwayo blasts a boundary off Mortaza and South Africa stay in the hunt. After 41 overs, South Africa need 93 off 54 balls.
22:12 hrs IST: WICKET MAIDEN! Saifuddin bowls a brilliant over and the required rate is 10 . South Africa are 228/5 after 40 overs.
22:08 hrs IST: WICKET! After five runs in the previous over, Rassie van der Dussen looks to smash Saiffudin across the line but gets cleaned up. South Africa are 228/5 in 39.1 overs, needing 103 runs more to win.
22:02 hrs IST: Superb batting from Rassie van der Dussen. Mustafizur bowls it full and he is dispatched over long on while the next ball is cut away to the deep backward point boundary. After 38 overs, South Africa are 223/4, needing 108 off 72 balls.
21:57 hrs IST: Mustafizur Rahman traps JP Duminy LBW and with just four seconds to go, he takes the review. Replays show that the ball is missing the stumps and Duminy survives. Turning point of the game one feels.
21:55 hrs IST: Mustafizur and Mehidy Hasan and bowling brilliantly and South Africa are 208/4 after 37 overs.
21:45 hrs IST: WICKET! The Fizz strikes. Full ball and it cuts away off the deck, Miller gets a leading edge and the catch is taken at point. South Africa are 202/4 after 35.1 overs.
21:42 hrs IST: Saifuddin gets hit for a boundary by Miller but he bounces back. After 35 overs, South Africa are 201/3.
21:36 hrs IST: Mustafizur Rahman is back on and Miller upper-cuts a short ball that does not carry to third man. South Africa are 196/3 after 34 overs.
21:30 hrs IST: David Miller is keeping South Africa in the game and Bangladesh are feeling the pressure. South Africa are 192/3 after 33 overs.
21:26 hrs IST: Mosaddek concedes six runs and the asking rate is beyond eight. South Africa are 175/3 after 31 overs.
21:18 hrs IST: Mehidy Hasan and Mortaza continue to bowl well and the asking rate is touching eight. South Africa need Miller to fire.The left-hander is put down by Soumya Sarkar off Shakib Al Hasan and South Africa are 169/3 in 30 overs
21:08 hrs IST: WICKET! Mehidy Hasan has struck. Flighted ball and spinning in, du Plessis charges down the track and looks to hoick it over mid wicket but is cleaned up for 62. After 27 overs, South Africa are 147/3.
21:02 hrs IST: Faf du Plessis shows his mastercalls as ne heatly scoops Mortaza to the fine leg fence for a boundary. After 26 overs, South Africa are 143/2.
20:57 hrs IST: Shakib and Mosaddek are ensuring Miller and Du Plessis work hard to get the boundary as the asking rate mounts. However, du Plessis notches up his 33rd fifty by hammering Mosaddek Hossain for a six over extra cover. After 25 overs, South Africa are 135/2.
20:51 hrs IST: Shakib and Mosaddek are putting a lid on the scoring rate. The asking rate is mouting for South Africa. After 22 overs, South Africa are 115/2.
20:41 hrs IST: WICKET! Brilliant from Shakib. The quicker arm-ball and it skids through, Markram hangs back and is cleaned up for 45. South Africa are 102/2 after 19.4 overs.
20:39 hrs IST: Good start for Mosaddek Hossain as Bangladesh continue to build the pressure. After 19 overs, South Africa are 100/1.
20:32 hrs IST: Faf du Plessis is scoring at a strike-rate of over 100 and after 18 overs, South Africa are 97/1.
20:25 hrs IST: Shakib and Mortaza are building the pressure but in the 16th over, Faf du Plessis releases the pressure by hammering two consecutive boundaries through cover and South Africa are 86/1 after 16 overs.
20:18 hrs IST: Du Plessis latches onto the short ball but does not time it well yet he finds the boundary and South Africa are 70/1 after 14 overs.
20:15 hrs IST: Shakib concedes just four runs in his second over and South Africa are 62/1 after 13 overs.
20:11 hrs IST: Mashrafe Mortaza is into the attack and he concedes just five runs. Some quiet overs in for Bangladesh and they will be happy with the current state. South Africa are 57/1 in 12 overs.
20:08 hrs IST: Only one run in Shakib Al Hasan's first over and South Africa are 52/1 in 11 overs.
20:02 hrs IST: Horrendous running from Aiden Markram. De Kock looks to cut and the edge is dropped by Rahim as the ball goes back, Markram calls De Kock and hesitates, Rahim scores a direct hit at the striker's end and South Africa are 51/1 after 10 overs.
19:59 hrs IST: Markram punchesa shortish ball past the gap at cover point and Quinton de Kock is lucky to get a leading edge over backward point for a boundary. South Africa are 48/0 after nine overs.
19:56 hrs IST: Mehidy Hasan continues to bowl economically and South Africa are 39/0 after eight overs. Mohammad Saifuddin is at the other end.
19:50 hrs IST: Aiden Markram would have been a goner had Mahmudullah scored a direct hit at the bowler's end. In the final ball, he gets flummoxed by Mustafizur's cutter but he gets a a boundary to third man. South Africa are 35/0 after seven overs.
19:46 hrs IST: Only one run from Mehidy Hasan's sixth over. Bangladesh need more such tight overs. South Africa are 28/0 after six overs.
19:41 hrs IST: Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markaram have started aggresively. Bangladesh have opened up with Mehidy Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman but South Africa are 27/0 after five overs.
18:55 hrs IST: Bangladesh have been boosted by Mahmudullah as he blasts a six off Rabada. This is now their highest score in World Cups and they finish on 330/6. Tough task ahead for South Africa
18:47 hrs IST: WICKET! Mahmudullah blasts two fours off Chris Morris but Mosaddek Hossain bunts a low full toss to mid off. Bangladesh are 316/6 after 49 overs.
18:43 hrs IST: Bangladesh have crossed 300 against South Africa and that has resulted in massive cheers from the Bangladesh camp. After 48 overs, Bangladesh are 302/5.
18:36 hrs IST: Superb batting from Mosaddek Hossain. He top-edges a pull shot and Kagiso Rabada drops it at long leg, the next two boundaries are nailed over deep midwicket and deep extra cover. Bangladesh are 291/5 in 47 overs.
18:31 hrs IST: Only five runs are conceded by Kagiso Rabada. South Africa are bowling brilliantly in the death overs. Bangladesh are 276/5 after 46 overs.
18:27 hrs IST: Phehlukwayo bowls four good balls but Mosaddek Hossain gets two boundaries, one over fine leg and one through wide long on. Bangladesh need more such boundaries as they are 271/5 in 45 overs.
18:23 hrs IST: Only three runs and Tahir ends his spell. 10-0-57-2. Bangladesh are 260/5 after 44 overs.
18:21 hrs IST: Phehlukwayo concedes four leg byes but South Africa in command. Bangladesh are 257/5 after 43 overs.
18:17 hrs IST: WICKET! Rahim falls and South Africa are in command now. Short ball and it is the slow bouncer, Rahim dances down the track and cuts it straight to deep point to fall for 78. Bangladesh are 250/5 after 42.1 overs.
18:14 hrs IST: Tahir appeals for an LBW as Mahmdullah misses the googly but is given not out. South Africa are putting in some tight overs and Bangladesh are 250/4 after 42 overs.
18:12 hrs IST: Chris Morris concedes just one run and Bangladesh are 245/4 in 41 overs. South Africa are mounting a fightback.
18:04 hrs IST: WICKET! South Africa are fighting back and it is Imran Tahir who gets the breakthrough. Flatter ball and Mithun goes for the cut but ends up dragging the ball back onto the stumps. Bangladesh are 242/4 in 39.4 overs.
18:01 hrs IST: Morris pulls things back with a tight over as Bangladesh are 240/3 in 39 overs.
17:59 hrs IST: Mithun pulls Markram over mid wicket for a six and follows it up with a boundary as Bangladesh are 236/3 after 38 overs.
17:53 hrs IST: Rabada bowls a brilliant over and only one run comes off it. That too, of a wide. After 37 overs, Bangladesh are 223/3.
17:49 hrs IST: The partnership between Shakib and Rahim is 142 runs and it is the highest for Bangladesh in the ICC Cricket World Cup. After 36 overs, Bangladesh are 222/3.
17:45 hrs IST: WICKET! Finally, Tahir breaks the partnership and Shakib goes for a magnificent 75. Flighted delivery on middle and leg stump, Shakib moves to the off side and attempts the sweep but is cleaned up. Bangladesh are 217/3 in 35.1 overs.
17:37 hrs IST: South African struggle to bet the breakthrough and Bangladesh are 215/2 after 34 overs. Both Shakib and Rahim eye 100s
17:31 hrs IST: Rahim gets a boundary to third man off Rabada and Bangladesh are 207/2 after 33 overs. The news that is emerging is that Lungi Ngidi might not play any further part in this match due to hamstring injury.
17:25 hrs IST: 200 up! Shakib drills Tahir to the boundary and Bangladesh are 200/2 after 32 overs. Can they reach 350?
17:22 hrs IST: Phehlukwayo bowls a tight over but Bangladesh are 194/2 after 31 overs. Can South Africa stall the momentum?
17:20 hrs IST: Rahim emplys the sweep and South Africa continue to suffer. After 30 overs, Bangladesh are 190/2.
17:14 hrs IST: Shakib gets to his 43rd fifty and Rahim thumps his 34th fifty. After 29 overs, Bangladesh are 181/2.
17:11 hrs IST: The 100-run stand is up between Shakib and Rahim and both batsmen are on a roll. Can Bangladesh notch up 300?
17:04 hrs IST: FIFTY! 43rd ODI fifty for Shakib and Rahim is also nearing his fifty. Bangladesh have set themselves a solid platform and after 27 overs, they are 160/2.
16:57 hrs IST: Rahim greets JP Duminy with two boundaries as both Shakib and Rahim near fifties. After 25 overs, Bangladesh are 160/2.
16:53 hrs IST: Morris is back into the attack but Bangladesh are making good progress. After 24 overs, Bangladesh are 150/2.
16:48 hrs IST: Rahim slices a flighted delivery from Markram to the wide long off fence and after 23 overs, Bangladesh are 145/2.
16:42 hrs IST: Bangladesh continue to make good progress and after 21 overs, they are 128/2.
16:38 hrs IST: Shakib and Rahim are making good progress against the spinners. Shakib gets a boundary off Markram while Rahim manages to glance a boundary to the fine leg fence. After 20 overs, Bangladesh are 124/2.
16:33 hrs IST: Imran Tahir is into the attack and he concedes just three runs. After 18 overs, Bangladesh are 110/2.
16:31 hrs IST: Aiden Markram is into the attack and Shakib greets him with a late-cut four to the third man fence. After 17 overs, Bangladesh are 107/2.
16:28 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan breaks the shackles by top-edging a pull from Morris over fine leg for a six and Bangladesh are 100/2 after 16 overs.
16:19 hrs IST: Bangladesh have not scored a boundary for some time now and after 15 overs, they are 88/2.
16:15 hrs IST: Chris Morris bowls a tight over and both Rahim, Shakib consolidate. After 14 overs, Bangladesh are 85/2.
16:10 hrs IST: Mushfiqur Rahim cracks a boundary off Morris to get off the mark and in the next over, both Rahim and Shakib manage to negotiat Phehlukwayo easily. After 13 overs, Bangladesh are 83/2.
16:04 hrs IST: WICKET! Morris strikes and the short ball removes the dangerous Soumya Sarkar. Short ball from round the wicket, Sarkar is cramped for the pull and gets a glove, De Kock rushes forward and takes the catch. After 11.4 overs, Bangladesh are 75/2.
15:59 hrs IST: Soumya Sarkar survives a review and is rapped on the pads by an in-cutter from Phehlukwayo. South Africa take the review but since the original decision was not out, it remins nout despite the ball clipping leg stump. Sarkar goes for the aerial drive over cover for a boundary and Bangladesh are 73/1 after 11 overs.
15:54 hrs IST: Shakib Al Hasan, promoted to No.3, gets going with a boundary to third man. Rabada is bowling with fire and he manages to bounce back in style. After 10 overs, Bangladesh are 65/1.
15:47 hrs IST: WICKET! Much needed wicket for South Africa and Andile Phehlukwayo is thrilled to bits. Short of a length ball and it straightens outside off, Tamim plays away from the body and edges it to Quinton de Kock to depart for 16. After 8.2 overs, Bangladesh are 60/1.
15:44 hrs IST: Two more fours for Soumya Sarkar and Rabada is taken to the cleaners. One boundary is a steer to the third man fence while the next boundary is a classy cover drive to the deep extra cover fence. After eight overs, Bangladesh are 58/0.
15:40 hrs IST: Sarkar bangs two more boundaries and then Tamim gets going with another pull shot to the deep midwicket fence. The frustrations are boiling over with Ngidi firing a throw at the striker's end. After seven overs, Bangladesh are 50/0.
15:34 hrs IST: Rabada bangs a short ball and it goes over Quinton de Kock. On the fourth ball, he caresses a short ball to the deep point fence and Bangladesh are 37/0 after six overs.
With Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan being beaten comprehensively, subcontinent teams have had a terrible start to the Cricket World Cup.— Sarthak Batra (@TheDataHandler) June 2, 2019
After being put to bat against a fiery South African bowling attack, can the Tigers from Bangladesh turn the tide? #CWC19 #SAvsBAN
15:29 hrs IST: Soumya Sarkar gets going finally for Bangladesh. He pulls Lungi Ngidi for two boundaries, both to deep midwicket and on the final ball, he edges over the slips for a boundary to third man. After five overs, Bangladesh are 28/0.
15:25 hrs IST: Tamim tries to go for the booming drive and gets an outside edge that goes to the third man fence. After four overs, Bangladesh are 14/0.
15:21 hrs IST: Lungi Ngidi is bowling in the right areas and Bangladesh are not able to get going. After three overs, Bangladesh are 9/0.
15:17 hrs IST: Kagiso Rabada is getting some swing and Tamim Iqbal survives a close LBW shout but the ball was pitching outside the line of leg stump. Bangladesh are 7/0 after the second over.
15:11 hrs IST: A decent start for Lungi Ngidi. He gets some swing but Soumya Sarkar gets going with a boundary to deep square leg despite missing the flick shot. Bangladesh are 5/0 after the first over.
14:47 hrs IST: Here are the playing XIs of both the sides.
Bangladesh (Playing XI): Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mehidy Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman
South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir
14:41 hrs IST: South Africa opt to bowl. Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn are out while for Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal is fit and he will play. Chris Morris and David Miller are in the side so Aiden Markram will open with Quinton de Kock.
14:37 hrs IST: The pitch looks flat and the weather is absolutely fine. The sun is shining and one might be tempted to say the bowlers could suffer today. Toss shortly.
14:28 hrs IST: Bangladesh have had a mixed build-up to the World Cup. They lost to India in the warm-up while their game against Pakistan in Cardiff was washed out due to rain.
14:22 hrs IST: There has been no update on Tamim Iqbal's injury. Will he be fit today or will Bangladesh have to wait before they announce the playing XI today?
14:14 hrs IST: Bangladesh will be hoping that they can overcome their inconsistency in either the bowling or in the batting. If they click as a unit, then South Africa could find themselves in trouble.
best off luck bangladesh cricket team..ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ðŸ˜ pic.twitter.com/NRVMjVTRjs— khandaker Refadul Hasan (@HasanRefadul) May 31, 2019
14:03 hrs IST: With No Dale Steyn and Hashim Amla in the side today, South Africa will be hoping to fill the void. The Proteas could get Chris Morris in the side as he offers value with both bat and ball.
13:54 hrs IST: There is massive support for the Bangladesh team at The Oval. This 2019 World Cup gives Bangladesh the best chance to put in their best performance after a successful 2015 World Cup where they defied the odds and reached the knockouts for the first time.
13:46 hrs IST: A warm welcome to game 5 of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between South Africa and Bangladesh from the Kennington Oval. Bangladesh are starting their campaign on the back of a brilliant win in the tri-series involving West Indies while South Africa will be hoping to recover after a loss to England in their opening game.