South Africa vs Bangladesh

Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis

The left-handed stroke-play of David Miller has also been summoned as the South Africans play it safe with Hashim Amla, who was hit on the head in the opener against England. We want to take the learnings from the previous game. South Africa restricted England to manageable 311 for 8 on a tricky pitch at the Oval but, tormented by Jofra Archer's pace and bounce, their run chase never got going as they got dismissed for 207.

"It's a used wicket". Depends on how we bat. He will open the batting today.

There are also fitness concerns about Bangladesh fast bowlers Mashrafe (hamstring) and Mustafizur Rahman (calf), and allrounder Mahmudullah (shoulder). Mohammed Saifuddin is also not 100% fit but is likely to be included in the playing XI.

Bangladesh were 222/3 after 36 overs against South Africa in their ICC World Cup match at Kennington Oval here on Sunday.

South Africa's earlier defeat to England exposed its reliance on a few batsmen, especially Quinton de Kock, who made 68, and captain Faf du Plessis.

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The Proteas will be keen to get their tournament back on track following a poor showing in the first game of the World Cup where they were thrashed by hosts England.

But the Bangladeshis have form on their side after beating the West Indies three times in the last month to win the tri-nations title in Ireland.

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With Sarkar getting out to South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris for a well-played 42 (30) with the help of nine fours in the 12th over, Bangladesh now requires its senior duo of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim to bat together for a long period of time.

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