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England beat South Africa by 4 wickets in the 2nd T20I at Boland Park, Paarl

South Africa's Faf du Plessis losses his wicket
South Africa's Faf du Plessis loses his wicket

England galloped to a 4 wicket win over South Africa in the 2nd T20I to take the KFC series as well, at Boland Park, Paarl today, with one ball to spare.


Match Summary

South Africa 146/6 (20)

England 150/4 (19.5)

Result – England won by 5 wickets



Batting first South Africa made 146/6 in their 20 overs – on a unpredictable pitch the batsmen never felt really settled and the England bowlers were again on top form.

Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Temba Bavuma - 3.4 ov), 2-48 (Quinton de Kock - 5.2 ov), 3-65 (Reeza Hendricks - 8.6 ov), 4-75 (Faf du Plessis - 10.1 ov), 5-95 (Heinrich Klaasen - 13.4 ov), 6-139 (George Linde - 18.6 ov)


In reply, England just made it over the line, with one ball to spare, thanks to great batting perfomances by Dawid Malan and Eoin Morgan.

Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Jason Roy - 3.6 ov), 2-51 (Jos Buttler - 7.4 ov), 3-55 (Jonny Bairstow - 9.1 ov), 4-83 (Ben Stokes - 13.2 ov), 5-134 (Dawid Malan - 17.5 ov), 6-144 (Sam Curran - 19.2 ov)

England take an unassailable 2-0 win in the three match series.





South Africa - Quinton de Kock(c)(wk), Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, Reeza Hendricks, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

England - Jason Roy, Jos Buttler(wk), Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Curran, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid


Match Details


Start Time: 12:30

Toss: England won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Boland Park, Paarl

Officials: Adrian Holdstock, Shaun George, Allahudien Paleker, Bongani Jele, Andrew Pycroft




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