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Taskin Ahmed exults after taking a wicket

Chittagong Vikings v Sylhet Sixers, BPL 2018-19, Mirpur

Taskin's four-for helps Sylhet defend 168

After Warner, Afif Hossain and Pooran lifted Sixers from a poor start, Vikings stumbled after starting strongly in the chase to lose by five runs

Albie Morkel plays a big shot on one knee

Tshwane Spartans v Durban Heat, Mzansi Super League 2018-19, Centurion

Morkel's 57* turns tables on Spartans in breathtaking chase

The left-hander's boundary-laden assault gave Heat an improbable victory from 21 for 4, after AB de Villiers' unbeaten 93 had lifted the Spartans to 188

Faf du Plessis led from the front

Jozi Stars v Paarl Rocks, Mzansi Super League 2018-19, Johannesburg

Thomson, du Plessis keep Rocks alive with close win

Thomson struck a courageous 71 not out, and in the company of du Plessis, whose purple patch extended into a third fifty in four games, steered a tricky chase with three balls to spare

JJ Smuts celebrates a half-century

Durban Heat v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Mzansi Super League 2018-19, Durban

Durban rains consign Heat to early elimination

Only 13.3 overs were bowled, after the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants had elected to bat, before a second rain interruption forced the players off for good

Reeza Hendricks pulls in front of square

Jozi Stars v Durban Heat, Mzansi Super League 2018-19, Johannesburg

Reeza Hendricks' 49-ball ton wipes out Heat

The opener led a boundary-laden assault by Stars' batsmen as they racked up 230 before Heat crumbled under the magnitude of the chase

Dale Steyn produced another impressive display

Cape Town Blitz v Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Mzansi Super League, Cape Town

Janneman Malan, bowlers maintain Blitz's unbeaten run

Malan's rapid fire 57 set the tone for a competitive 175, before the bowlers, led by Steyn, rallied to defend a revised target of 145 after floodlight failure reduced the chase to 16 overs