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Mushfiq’s 5th ODI century comes against S Africa

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Dhaka – Bangladesh cricket team Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim hit his 5th ODI century while playing against South Africa in the 1st match of a three-match series at De Beers Diamond Oval, Kimberley on Sunday.Mushfiq completed his mission as the first Bangladesh batsmen to hit a hundred against South Africa in ODI, taking two runs off Kagiso Rabada in 45.3 overs when his side collection was at 239/5.Rabada delivered to Mushfiq who desperately took the quick two-run after a little push the ball to short cover area.Just a ball before the achievement, Mushfiq lost his partner Sabbir Rahman (19 off 21b; 1×4; 1×6) who was caught by debut Dane Paterson off Rabada to depart from 5th pair at 237/5 in 45.2 overs.Mushfiq was on unbeaten with 110 off 116 balls, including 11 boundaries and 2 sixes, as Bangladesh collected 278/7 in 50 overs in the match.UNB news agency

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