Match Notes

Downhill after the peak

16.91

SA's ave opening stand since the last time their openers put on a century stand - a record 247-run partnership between Amla and Rossouw.

The Best

6/16

Rabada's bowling figures in this match - the best in ODIs by a South Africa bowler and the best by a debutant ever.

Another debutant, long ago

1991

The last time a SA bowler took a five-for on ODI debut: Allan Donald against India. Rabada is only the second SA bowler to achieve this.

Favourite venue

2034

Runs scored by Shakib Al Hasan in Mirpur; he is the first Bangladesh batsman to score 2000-plus runs at any venue.

Triple failure

1

No. of times before this match Bangladesh have had 3 ducks form their top-four batsmen. That was against SL in the 2003 World Cup.

What a start!

1

No. of bowlers who have taken a hat-trick on debut in ODIs before this match - Taijul Islam. Kagiso Rabada becomes only the 2nd bowler to do so.

Blooding him young

4

Number of ODI debutants younger than Kagiso Rabada for South Africa. He is 20 years and 46 days old today.