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South Africa are playing Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 International (T20I) at Dhaka on Sunday. AB de Villiers opened the batting for South Africa. However, he departed in the first over. South Africa kept losing quick wickets. Read South Africa’s innings report here.

Faf du Plessis revived the innings for South Africa, along with JP Duminy and later on with Rilee Rossouw. It was somewhere in the 19th over that Faf tried to sweep Mustafizur Rahman for a big shot. However, the bat slipped from his hand and flew to short fine leg along with the ball. LIVE CRICKET UPDATE: Bangladesh vs South Africa 2015, 1st T20I

 

No cricketer got hurt in the event. In the next over, while taking a single, Faf’s bat once again slipped out of his hand. But again, nobody got hurt.

South Africa set a target of 149 for Bangladesh to win. Faf du Plessis was the highest scorer for South Africa with 79 from 61 balls.