• David Malan and Jason Roy played a tremendous inning for England
  • England team achieved the target of 191 runs by losing just 1 wicket

England also defeated South Africa in the third T20 match played at Cape Town. Batting first, the Proteas team scored a mammoth score of 191 runs at the loss of 3 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs, in response the visiting team achieved this target easily by losing 1 wicket in 17.4 overs.

South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first. Captain Quinton de Kock could not score many runs and returned to the pavilion for just 17 runs. At the same time, Temba Bavuma smashed 32 runs off 26 balls. South Africa’s score was 3 for 64 in the 10th over and the team looked in trouble.

This was followed by Faf du Plessy and Racy van der Dussen. Both batsmen put together a tremendous partnership of 127 runs for the fourth wicket. Faf du Plessy scored 52 not out off 37 balls with the help of 5 fours and 3 sixes. On the other hand, Rasi van der Dusen scored an unbeaten 74 off 32 balls with the help of 5 fours and 5 sixes.

-David Malan played a tremendous inning for England

England’s team, chasing the target, never had any problem. Although the wicket of Jason Roy (16 runs, 14 balls) was lost by the visiting team soon after that, David Malan and Jose Butler shared a marathon partnership of 167 runs to win the team in the 18th over itself. Jose Butler smashed 67 off 46 balls with the help of 3 fours and 5 sixes. At the same time, Jason Roy scored an unbeaten 99 off 47 balls with the help of 11 fours and 5 sixes. However, he missed his century by just one run.

David Malan was adjudged Man of the Match for his unbeaten innings of 99 runs and Player of the Series for scoring 173 runs in 3 matches.

Short score

South Africa – 191/3

England – 192/1