South Africa gained an unassailable 2-0 lead over Bangladesh after winning the second match of the three One-Day International (ODI) series. Put into bat first, South Africa was helped by AB de Villiers brute and Hashim Amla s stroke-play. ABD scored his 25th ODI ton, before departing on 176 off 104 balls. With ABD and Amla going hammer and tong, South Africa ended their innings on 353 for 6.

In reply Bangladesh managed to stay afloat courtesy Imrul Kayes and Mushfiqur Rahim. The duo added 93 runs for the third wicket. It was Imran Tahir that spun visitor s middle-order with a 3-fer. Andile Phelukwayo ran past in the Bangladesh tail to snap 4 wickets in his 10 overs.

Let us go through the 2nd ODI in pictures:

Hashim Amla lead charge at the top scoring 85    Getty Images
Hashim Amla lead charge at the top scoring 85 Getty Images

 

Shakib Al Hasan pulls things back for Bangladesh

Shakib Al Hasan picked key wickets of Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis     Getty Images
Shakib Al Hasan picked key wickets of Quinton de Kock and Faf du Plessis Getty Images

AB de Villiers’ Show

AB de Villiers registered his career best score in ODI smashing a 104 ball 176    Getty Images
AB de Villiers registered his career best score in ODI smashing a 104 ball 176 Getty Images

Imrul Kayes’s defiance

Imrul Kayes top scored with 78     Getty Images
Imrul Kayes top scored with 78 Getty Images

 

Mushfiqur Rahim’s resilient knock

Mushfiqur Rahim scored his 27th ODI fifty    Getty Images
Mushfiqur Rahim scored his 27th ODI fifty Getty Images

Andile Phelukwayo’s knock out punch

Andile Phelukwayo picked 4 for 40 to down Bangladesh    Getty Images
Andile Phelukwayo picked 4 for 40 to down Bangladesh Getty Images