Record-breaking Miller rounds off South Africa whitewash

South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20: Live Score, Time, TV Coverage

South Africa vs Bangladesh, 2nd T20: Live Score, Time, TV Coverage

Bangladesh's suffering in the hands of South Africa went from bad to worse on Sunday as David Miller took the Bangladesh bowling to the cleaners and scored the fastest century in the history of T20I cricket.

The previous fastest T20 worldwide century was made off 45 balls by fellow South African Richard Levi against New Zealand in Hamilton in 2012.

Bangladesh lost the last T20I game in Potchefstroom by 83 runs as the hosts earned their maiden clean-sweep across formats that comprised two Tests as well as three ODIs and two T20Is. In reply, a shell-shocked Bangladesh never attained any momentum as they were bundled out for 141 in 18.3 overs.

Of that over, Miller said: "After four balls in that 19th over, I really thought I could do it [six sixes]".

On his part, Miller was happy in contributing in South Africa's win over Bangladesh. The cricketer remained not out at the score of 101 runs off 36 balls.

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Chasing a target of 225, too many of Bangladesh's top order underperformed, with Imrul Kayes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Sabbir Rahman all hitting six or fewer. He smashed seven fours and nine sixes in his knock.

While talking to SuperSport television the South African batter said, "I was pretty scratchy to begin with", "But towards the back end it came out quite sweet".

The 28-year-old just had a solitary fifty in 56 T20Is before this match but brought up his third T20 century in stunning fashion as he carted the penultimate over of the innings for 31 runs, including five successive sixes off the first five balls of the over.

Soumya Sarkar made 44 but South Africa was always in control, with stand-in captain JP Duminy and fellow spinner Aaron Phangiso taking two wickets each.

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