After India, Bangladesh stun South Africa to level ODI series

Mirpur: Bangladesh beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second one-day international to square the three-match series 1-1 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

Mustafizur RahmanMustafizur Rahman celebrates a South Africa wicket. Pic/AFP

Asked to bowl first, Bangladesh dismissed South Africa cheaply for 162 runs in 46 overs. Nasir Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman claimed three wickets each.

Nasir finished with a career best 3-26 while Mustafizur grabbed 3-38 as South Africa were bowled out to their lowest score against Bangladesh on a slow pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.

Brief Scores:

South Africa  162 in 46 overs (F Plessis 41; M Rahman 3-38, N Hossain 3-26) lost to Bangladesh 167-3 in 27.4 overs (S Sarkar 88*, Mahmudullah 50) by 7 wickets

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