Zeenews Sports Bureau
Brisbane: South Africa began their U-19 cricket world cup campaign on a bright note by outclassing Bangladesh by 133 runs here on Sunday.
Called in to bat after losing the toss, South Africa posted 294/8 in their allotted quota of 50 overs. For the Proteas, opener Quinton de Kock struck 95 (93b, 4X9, 6X2) and Theunis de Bruyn while contributed with 63 runs.
Chasing the target, Bangladesh lost their openers within the first four overs. They kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Captain Anamul Haque top scored with 39 runs as.
In the end they were bundled out for 161 n 34.3 overs.
South Africa: 294/8 (Kock 94, Hossain 3/44) beat Bangladesh: 161 (Haque 39, Moore 3/44)
First Published: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 18:13