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Match Day

588dThe Report by Firdose Moonda

Bangladesh seal series with nine-wicket win

Rain put the brakes on but could not drown out Bangladesh's chances of beating South Africa for the first time in a bilateral ODI series and recording a fourth successive series win at home

588dMohammad Isam

Bangladesh go from inadequacy to audacity

For several years, Bangladesh batsmen struggled against the short ball. Then, one day, Soumya Sarkar ramped a bouncer over the keeper's head and forever changed the definition of Bangladesh's periscope

588dMohammad Isam in Chittagong

Bangladesh's old heads come through

The final ODI came down to a battle of experience; while Mashrafe Mortaza calmly marshaled his troops, South Africa were left in the shade whenever they needed a lift

588dMohammad Isam

This is a big opportunity for us - Shakib

With the three-match series against South Africa tied 1-1, Bangladesh have a chance to complete their third bilateral ODI series win in 2015 and Shakib Al Hasan has little doubt about the importance of the occasion

588dMohammad Isam in Chittagong

History asks Bangladesh batsmen to step up

If they can come good in one more ODI, they will win a series against South Africa and claim another entry into great performances in Bangladesh cricket history. If they don't, it wouldn't be the end of the world

Amla in a Pickle

7

Number of consecutive ODI innings for Hashim Amla without a 50+ score, his longest such streak

A dip in form

17.5

Quinton de Kock's batting average in 2015. He averaged more than 40 in ODIs played in 2013 as well as 2014

A little used venue

3

Number of ODIs played at Chittagong since 2012. Mirpur has hosted 35 ODIs in this period