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Tigers trapped in the Villiers storm

AB de Villiers fired only 104 balls 176, while South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 104 runs to win the second ODI and seal the three-match series at Paarl on Wednesday.

The Tigers something extraordinary need their drummers to eclipse sublime entries Villiers, but the South African players played their part in linking the Tigers to 249.

Chasing 354, opened Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal (23) and Imrul Kayes, began well before Dwaine Pretorius eliminated at first with 44. Liton Das (14) also made it earlier, but Imrul and Mushfiqur Rahim added 93 in the third Ground Ensure that no break-up occurs.

Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir and Pretorius however, combined to torment the Bangladesh drummers on the occasion, make the game end as a one-way deal.

Imrul was top scorer Tigers 68 while Mushfiq, who reached a century in the first ODI reached 60. Mahmudullah added 35 to reduce the deficit.

Phehlukwayo pocketed four wickets while Tahir claimed three and Pretorius two for the hosts.

Beating first, South Africa recorded 353 for 6 thanks to the storm of Villiers and 85 of Amla. De Villiers hit the Bangladesh players all over the park and at one point seemed to be ready for a double century. However, Rubel Hossain ended the countless innings and also suffered the suffering of his companions.

It was the 25th ODI of De Villiers, his best score in ODI with 15 ovens and 7.

In winning the draw, the captain of the visitors Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, invited the guests to bat first and was normal for opener South Africa: Amla and Kock.

The duo, who hit a century in the first ODI of the series, another company approached a hundred races, but the leg before Chakib trapped Kock to give Bangladesh the first break with the result wicketkeeper-drummer 90. had done 46

Three shots later, Shakib defeated host Captain Faf du Plessis before he could open his entrances. Amla and De Villiers then added 136 to the third wicket, Rubel depriving Amla of a century in a row.

The party man, De Villiers, went to the riot, 90 of the 117 associations between him and JP Duminy came from the bat of the ex. Dumni made a run-a-ball 30.

It was a good day for Rubel, who bagged four gates while Chakib had this double blow on their behalf.

The third and final ODI will be played on Sunday before teams play two T20 games on 26 and 29 October.