England did a clean sweep of the 3-match series by defeating South Africa by 9 wickets in the third T20. England vs South Africa 3rd T20. Although South Africa did manage to put up a good score of 191 in 20 overs, it was not enough to stop England from continuing their winning streak.
With regards to the toss, South Africa had won it and decided to bat first.
If we talk about South Africa’s batting, then although there was a lack of a good partnership in the initial stage, Faf du Plessis and Rassie Van Der Dussen did an impressive partnership for the fourth wicket with them scoring 52 and 74 runs respectively.
If we talk about England’s bowling, then only Ben Stokes performed well with him taking 2 wickets. Adil Rashid again put up an impressive show with him giving only 20 runs in the 4 overs that he bowled.
If we talk about England’s batting in the second innings, then Dawid Malan stunned us with his knock of 99 runs (in just 47 bowls!). Jos Butler also contributed 67 runs for the team. Their partnership for the second wicket was more than enough to make England the winning side.
If we talk about South African bowling, then only Anrich Nortje was successful in taking a wicket. George Linde bowled with a decent economy (6.5). Other bowlers failed to put up an impressive show and this resulted in England winning the game by 9 wickets.
While England has won the T20 series by a clean sweep (3-0). It will be interesting to watch what happens in the ODI series. We guess there is only one way to find out.
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