Result
1st ODI, Kimberley, Oct 15 2017, Bangladesh tour of South Africa
278/7
(42.5/50 ov, target 279)
282/0
South Africa won by 10 wickets (with 43 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
1y
• The Report by Firdose Moonda

De Kock, Amla tons power SA to record-breaking win

Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitzed a century each, became South Africa's most prolific ODI pair of all-time and scripted their biggest win by 10 wickets in ODI history

Match centre 
Commentator: Karthik Krishnaswamy
Scorecard summary
Bangladesh278/7(50 overs)
South Africa282/0(42.5 overs)

5.41pm That's it, then, from Kimberley, where South Africa have gone 1-0 up with an utterly commanding performance. The next stop on this tour is Paarl, on Wednesday. Do join us for that, and keep sending in your comments. Until then, goodbye!

Quinton de Kock is the Player of the Match. "I was quite excited to get back out there. They didn't need me in the Test matches - I was just happy to get back to doing some batting. I think it did differ [between innings]. When we bowled it was quite slow. As the sun started beating, it got a bit flatter, started skidding on a little more. I'm just happy to contribute to the team. Excited to just get out there and bat, let alone score runs or anything else. I think I'm a calming influence on him [when asked if Amla is a calming influence]. It's always good to bat with him, it's a privilege."

Faf du Plessis: "We're playing really well. Another dominating performance - that's what we asked for and they delivered today. We're feeling a little sorry for the Bangladesh bowlers, they've had a hard tour, but that's what being ruthless is about. I thought the pitch was a little slow in the first innings, maybe the heavy roller made it better to bat on in the second innings. It was mostly to do with the wind today - you try and eliminate one side of the field [bowling slower bouncers]. I went to the coach and said, let's do something out of the box, send Andile in at 3, give him a chance to learn to finish the game. [Amla and QdK] were brilliant - they were greedy, and that's what you need to be."

Mashrafe Mortaza: "I think Mushy batted very well, and it was a good effort from the batters. The wicket was good, but we should have tried to bowl more defensively. We always knew it was a good wicket, we knew we had to take wickets, but we couldn't get an early breakthrough. One-day cricket, if you stop runs from both ends, we can put pressure and wickets will come, but we couldn't do that. All credit to Hashim and Quinton. We thought one of our seniors has to bat up the order with Tamim out. Mushy batted really well. We have to keep fighting. It happens in cricket, it happens in all games. I think Tamim should be fit for the next game."

Utkarsh: "This match just confirms what I've wondered about Bangladesh .. outside the subcontinent, who is/are their wicket taking bowlers? Batting is matching the rest of the world standards, bowling is far behind." -- Can't argue with that.

5.24pm Only once before has a side won an ODI by ten wickets while chasing 250 or more. Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla have bettered the feat achieved by Jason Roy and Alex Hales last year against Sri Lanka, by 26 runs. Bangladesh's attack looked toothless today, and at no point did they look like creating a genuine chance, until they dropped two catches late in the day.

42.5
4
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, FOUR runs
length ball on off stump, and he clears his front leg and swipes it away to the left of midwicket. Four more, and South Africa have truly crushed Bangladesh here
42.4
4
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, FOUR runs
full on off stump, and de Kock finishes with a six, or has he? Opens up at the hips and just hoicks it away over midwicket. This match is over if it's landed on the rope, but replays suggest it may have bounced just inside. It looks like it's yorked the rope
42.3
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, no run
length ball close to off stump, driven to mid-off
42.2
1
Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run
slower bouncer, swivels to help it down to long leg
42.1
1
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, 1 run
short outside off, and Nasir has dropped a catch at long-on. De Kock smashes it down the ground, a tennis-style forehand drive, and Nasir, jumping at long-on, gets both hands to it over his head, but can't hold on
end of over 427 runs
SA: 272/0CRR: 6.47 • RRR: 0.87 • Need 7 from 48b
Hashim Amla109 (111)
Quinton de Kock159 (141)
Taskin Ahmed8-0-61-0
Mashrafe Mortaza8-0-40-0
41.6
Taskin Ahmed to Amla, no run
another yorker, dug out towards extra-cover
41.5
Taskin Ahmed to Amla, no run
yorker close to off stump, jabbed to backward point
41.4
1
Taskin Ahmed to de Kock, 1 run
full, on the pads, clipped through square leg. Taskin appeals for lbw despite the fact that he middled it, the ball didn't hit his pad at all, and the impact of bat on pad happened outside leg stump
41.4
1w
Taskin Ahmed to de Kock, 1 wide
back of a length, down leg, can't connect with the flick
41.3
4
Taskin Ahmed to de Kock, FOUR runs
bam. Slower ball outside off, back of a length, and de Kock opens up at the hips and flat-bats it over mid-on

Vijay: "Amla involved 7 times in top 10 highest partnerships for any wicket for south Africa shows how important he is for south African team"

41.2
1
Taskin Ahmed to Amla, 1 run
back of a length outside off, punched to sweeper cover
41.1
Taskin Ahmed to Amla, no run
back of a length angling down leg. Appeal for a catch down the leg side, not given. Are they reviewing? Nope. Looked for the leg glance, Amla - not sure if it touched anything. Was pretty far from his thigh pad, and it hasn't hit his bat or glove either, Snicko confirms
end of over 415 runs
SA: 265/0CRR: 6.46 • RRR: 1.55 • Need 14 from 54b
Quinton de Kock154 (139)
Hashim Amla108 (107)
Mashrafe Mortaza8-0-40-0
Taskin Ahmed7-0-54-0
40.6
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, no run
back of a length close to off stump, punched to mid-off

Travis: "Amazing.. not 1 run down to third man for QDK. " -- Oh yeah. Just saw the empty slice on his run-scoring pie!

40.5
1
Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run
short outside off, pulled to deep square leg
40.4
1
Mashrafe Mortaza to de Kock, 1 run
length ball close to off stump, punched down to long-on

Joel H: "Me again with the same thing as earlier. Amla and de Kock now past the 256 Roy and Hales made last year. If they hang on until 279, it becomes the highest 1st wicket partnership (and team total) in a 10 wicket win in ODIs."

40.3
1
Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 1 run
full slower ball on off stump, Amla eases a checked drive to sweeper cover
40.2
Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, no run
slower ball outside off, dabbed to backward point
40.1
2
Mashrafe Mortaza to Amla, 2 runs
slower ball on the pads, clipped into the gap between deep square leg and long leg
Best performances - batsmen
Q de Kock
168 runs (145)
21 fours
2 sixes
Control94%
Productive shot
on drive
47 runs
6 fours
1 sixes
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Mushfiqur Rahim
110 runs (116)
11 fours
2 sixes
Control82%
Productive shot
pull
20 runs
2 fours
0 sixes
16926141321515
Best performances - bowlers
K Rabada
O
10
M
1
R
43
W
4
Eco
4.30
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
D Pretorius
O
10
M
0
R
48
W
2
Eco
4.80
  • FT
  • Y
  • F
  • G
  • SG
  • S
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Diamond Oval, Kimberley
TossBangladesh , elected to bat first
SeriesBangladesh tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Quinton de Kock
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 3923
Season2017/18
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.30, Interval 13.30-14.15, Second Session 14.15-17.45
Match days15 October 2017 (50-over match)
ODI debut
Dane Paterson
Mohammad Saifuddin
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Bongani Jele
TV Umpire
Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Reserve Umpire
Adrian Holdstock
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle