Faf du Plessis gets a piggyback off the pitch after injury

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Faf du Plessis gets a piggyback off the pitch after injury

Faf du Plessis has been ruled out for the two-match T20I series against Bangladesh after the right-handed batsman suffered a back injury during the third ODI at East London on Sunday.

South Africa scored their highest ever score against Bangladesh on Sunday, as they reached 369 for six in their 50 overs of the third one-day worldwide in East London. Markram made his way to 66 off 60 deliveries with four fours and two sixes as South Africa amassed 369/6 from its 50 overs, its highest ODI total against Bangladesh as well as the highest score at Buffalo Park.

Preview: Aiden Markram looks set to make his one-day global debut in the third and final match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Buffalo Park on Sunday. There is no rush for du Plessis to return to action with South Africa's worldwide calendar blank until Boxing Day. However, Faf du Plessis and Aiden Markram put the responsibility on their shoulders and built the second big partnership that added in excess of 100 runs. AB de Villiers went past 9500 ODI runs in his 20, before a flurry for wickets stemmed the tide somewhat. Shakib Al Hasan (63) and Sabbir Rahman (39) delayed the inevitable by adding 67 for the sixth wicket before both were dismissed by the part-time off-spin of Markram. He'll now miss the T20 series and Duminy will take over as captain for those games. For Bangladesh, Mehidy Hasan had the best bowling figures of two for 59.

Seamer Dane Paterson picked up three wickets for South Africa.

Du Plessis has been ruled out of the KFC T20 global series next week with JP Duminy taking over the captaincy and Dwaine Pretorius coming in as a replacement player.

The visitors' response started poorly as Paterson removed Imrul Kaynes (1) and Lifton Das (6) inside the first four overs.

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