The visitors England have secured the three-match T20I series against the hosts South Africa after winning the second match of this series by 4 wickets at Boland Park (Paarl).
After England chose to field first, South Africa managed to score 146/6 (20 overs) in the first innings. In reply, England chased down that target in 19.5 overs after losing 6 wickets.
Brief Scores: South Africa – 146/6 in 20 overs (Quinton de Kock 30, George Linde 29; Adil Rashid 2/23)
England – 147/6 in 19.5 overs (Dawid Malan 55, Eoin Morgan 26*; Tabraiz Shamsi 3/19)
The Result – England won by 4 wickets
Here are some of the stats reviews of the match:
i) South Africa were restricted to 146/6 (20 overs) in the first innings. It was the second-lowest completed T20I first innings total for South Africa against England. Their lowest completed T20I first innings total against England is 142/3 (20 overs) at Southampton on 21st June 2017.
i) The right-arm pacer Chris Jordan has taken 65 T20I wickets. He has equalled the record of Stuart Broad, who also picked up 65 T20I wickets for England, and became the joint-most T20I wicket-taker for England.
i) The leg-spinner Adil Rashid completed his 50 T20I wickets as he has taken 51 T20I wickets. He has now become the joint-most T20I wicket-taker as an England spinner by equalling the record of former off-spinner Graeme Swann (51 T20I wickets).
ii) Adil Rashid completed his 200 T20 wickets as he has taken 201 T20 wickets. He became the fourth England cricketer to pick up 200 T20 wickets. The other three names in this list are Samit Patel (238 T20 wickets), Ravi Bopara (234 T20 wickets) and Chris Jordan (224 T20 wickets).
i) Eoin Morgan has scored 2278 T20I runs. He is now the leading run-scorer as a left-handed batsman. To achieve this record, he surpassed Australian left-handed batsman David Warner during this match, who has scored 2265 T20I runs.
i) Tabraiz Shamsi had the bowling figures of 4-0-19-3. It was the second-best bowling figures for a South African spinner against England. The record is 4-0-21-4 by Imran Tahir at Cape Town on 19th February 2016.