Proteas No 1 in ODI rankings
By Ilhaam Hoosain
14 March 2008
Dhaka - South Africa are at the top of the log in the ODI rankings after surpassing Australia, by beating Bangladesh 3-0 in the One Day International series on Friday.
In Captain Graeme Smith 94 balls he hit three fours and three sixes to get 68, surpassing 5 000 runs in one-dayers after reaching the same mark during the South Africans' 2-0 win in the preceding two-Test series this is according to a daily newspaper.
Smith, who reached his 36th half-century and ended off the match with a huge six.
Bangladesh who have suffered their 14th one-day international defeat in a row, with their last win being against South Africa in a World Cup super eight match last year.
Bangladesh final score was 143 all out, after 42.5 overs.
South Africa made 147, with only three wickets taken in 34.2 overs.
South Africa head to India next for a three-Test series starting on 26th March and Bangladesh will host Ireland for a one-day series.