Bangladesh dished out a scientific all-spherical efficiency to beat hosts South Africa by 104 runs and enter the semifinals of the ICC U-19 World Cup right here on Thursday.
Sent in to bat, Bangladesh rode on half-centuries from opener Tanzid Hasan (80 off 84 balls), Shahadat Hossain (74 off 76) and Towhid Hridoy (51 off 73) to put up a aggressive 261 for five.
The South Africans had been beneath-par with the ball as two out of 5 Bangladesh wickets got here off run-outs.
Off-spinner Pheko Moletsane (2/41) and Tiaan van Vuuren (1/46) had been the one wicket-takers for the house group.
South Africa had been no higher with the bat additionally as left-arm orthodox bowler Rakibul Hasan returned with spectacular figures of 5/19 whereas Tanzim Hasan Sakib (2/41) scalped two wickets to bowl the hosts out for 157 in 42.three overs.
Middle-order batsman Luke Beaufort high-scored for South Africa with a 91-ball 60, whereas opener Jonathan Bird made 35 however their contributions weren’t sufficient to see the hosts by.
Bangladesh will play New Zealand within the second semifinal right here on February 6. New Zealand had crushed West Indies by two wickets on Wednesday.