Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi is quietly confident heading into the deciding ODI against Bangladesh after a tense win for his team tied the series.
The hosts posted a total of 265 all out, with Tamim Iqbal top-scoring with a well played 80. His efforts were well supported by Imrul Kayes (37), Mohammad Mahmudullah (62) and Shakib-al-Hasan (48).
Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza is pleased to have paceman Taskin Ahmed back in contention for the ODIs against Afghanistan and England, filling the gap left by Mustafizur Rahman.
Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny have been cleared by the ICC to bowl internationally again, after having their actions tested in Brisbane.
Fourth-ranked South Africa have a chance to climb up to second position in the ICC ODI Team Rankings when they host top-ranked world champions Australia in a five-match series from 30 September to 12 October.