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England vs South Africa 2nd T20I | 23rd June 2017 | South Africa tour of England T20I series 2017

The Cooper Associates County Ground (Taunton), Taunton, England

South Africa won by 3 runs
Target: 175

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South Africa: 174/8 (20.0)
England: 171/6 (20.0)

  Commentary

  • That's it from us for today, thanks for tuning in. Do join us on Sunday, for the decider. Until then, goodbye!

  • Player of the match - Chris Morris

  • South Africa won by 3 runs

  • ENG - 171/6 (20.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    L Dawson : 7(5)

    L Plunkett : 0(0)

    A Phehlukwayo : 4-0-34-1

    D Paterson : 4-0-32-1

  • 19.6 0

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, no run, yorker, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect. South Africa win!!!

  • 4 runs to win now, 3 runs for a super over.

  • 19.5 4

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, FOUR, half volley, outside off, lofted over mid off

  • Liam Plunkett is the new batsman. 8 from 2 required.

  • 19.4 1 runW

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, 1 run, OUT, full toss, outside off, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg L Livingstone run out (A Phehlukwayo / M Mosehle) 16(18) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 9 runs off 3 balls now.

  • 19.3 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, 1 run, full toss, outside off, sliced away to deep point

  • 19.2 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, 1 run, half volley, driven off the front foot to cover

  • 19.1 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 12 runs of the final over, can the Africans hold their nerve here??

  • ENG - 163/5 (19.0 overs)
    9 Runs

    L Livingstone : 14(16)

    L Dawson : 1(1)

    D Paterson : 4-0-32-1

    A Phehlukwayo : 3-0-26-1

  • 18.6 1

    D Paterson to L Dawson, 1 run, full toss, outside off, driven off the front foot to long on

  • Liam Dawson comes to the crease.

  • 18.5 W

    D Paterson to E Morgan, OUT, length, middle stump, caught at mid on E Morgan c A de Villiers b D Paterson 6(4) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 13 runs needed.

  • 18.4 4

    D Paterson to E Morgan, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven straight down the ground past the bowler

  • 18.3 1

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, 1 run, yorker, comes forward and blocks it to mid wicket

  • 18.3 WD

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, WIDE, length, outside off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 18.3 WD

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, WIDE, short, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 18.2 0

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, no run, length, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect

  • 20 off 11.

  • 18.1 1

    D Paterson to E Morgan, 1 run, back of length, middle stump, pushed to cover

South Africa won by 3 runs
Target: 175

Batting

Batsmen How Out Runs Balls 4s 6s S.Rate
Jon Smuts c L Plunkett b L Dawson 45 35 4 3 128.57
Reeza Hendricks b T Curran 7 8 0 0 87.50
Mangaliso Mosehle (wk) c J Buttler b L Plunkett 15 12 1 1 125.00
AB de Villiers (c) c E Morgan b D Willey 46 20 4 3 230.00
David Miller c J Buttler b L Plunkett 8 10 0 0 80.00
Farhaan Behardien lbw b C Jordan 32 21 2 2 152.38
Chris Morris c J Roy b T Curran 12 11 1 0 109.09
Andile Phehlukwayo b T Curran 0 1 0 0 0.00
Morne Morkel Not Out 0 1 0 0 0.00
Dane Paterson Not Out 4 1 1 0 400.00

Total 174 For 8 Wkts/20.0 Overs(8.7 RPO)

Extras 5 (0 lb, 5 wd, 0 byes, 0 nb, 0 p)

DID NOT BAT : Tabraiz Shamsi

Bowling

Bowler Ov MDN RUNS WKTS ECON DOT NB WIDES
David Willey 4 0 29 1 7.25 9 0 0
Chris Jordan 4 0 38 1 9.50 10 0 4
Thomas Curran 4 0 33 3 8.25 9 0 0
Liam Plunkett 4 0 36 2 9.00 8 0 1
Liam Dawson 4 0 38 1 9.50 6 0 0

Batting

Batsmen How Out Runs Balls 4s 6s S.Rate
Jason Roy Obstructing Field 67 45 9 1 148.89
Samuel Billings c D Miller b C Morris 3 4 0 0 75.00
Jonny Bairstow c F Behardien b C Morris 47 37 8 1 127.03
Liam Livingstone Run Out (A Phehlukwayo/M Mosehle) 16 18 1 0 88.89
Jos Buttler (wk) b A Phehlukwayo 10 8 1 0 125.00
Eoin Morgan (c) c AB de Villiers b D Paterson 6 4 1 0 150.00
Liam Dawson Not Out 7 5 1 0 140.00
*Liam Plunkett Not Out 0 0 0 0 0.00

Total 171 For 6 Wkts/20.0 Overs(8.55 RPO)

Extras 15 (5 lb, 5 wd, 4 byes, 1 nb, 0 p)

Bowling

Bowler Ov MDN RUNS WKTS ECON DOT NB WIDES
Morne Morkel 4 0 43 0 10.75 9 1 0
Chris Morris 4 0 18 2 4.50 16 0 1
Dane Paterson 4 0 32 1 8.00 10 0 4
Andile Phehlukwayo 4 0 34 1 8.50 7 0 0
Jon Smuts 1 0 11 0 11.00 1 0 0
Tabraiz Shamsi 3 0 24 0 8.00 4 0 0

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South Africa: 174/8 (20.0)
England: 171/6 (20.0)

Batting Partnership

WKTS PARTNERS RUNS BALLS FOW OV
1 J Roy & S Billings
Samuel Billings
1512151.6
2 J Roy & J Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow
1107012513.4
3 J Roy & L Livingstone
Jason Roy
8813315
4 L Livingstone & J Buttler
Jos Buttler
201615317.4
5 L Livingstone & E Morgan
Eoin Morgan
9716218.5
6 L Livingstone & L Dawson
Liam Livingstone
5516719.4
7 L Dawson & L Plunkett
42

171 For 6 Wkts/20.0 Overs

End of the Innings

South Africa won by 3 runs
Target: 175

  Full commentary

  • Innings Break

  • SA - 174/8 (20.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    D Paterson : 4(1)

    M Morkel : 0(1)

    C Jordan : 4-0-38-1

    T Curran : 4-0-33-3

  • 19.6 4

    C Jordan to D Paterson, FOUR, length, outside off, lofted over cover

  • Dane Paterson walks in.

  • 19.5 W

    C Jordan to F Behardien, OUT, length, middle stump, plays across the line and is struck right in front F Behardien lbw b C Jordan 32(21) [4s-2] [6s-2]

  • 19.4 0

    C Jordan to F Behardien, no run, full toss, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect

  • 19.3 0

    C Jordan to F Behardien, no run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to cover

  • 19.2 6

    C Jordan to F Behardien, SIX, full toss, middle stump, heaved over deep backward square leg

  • 19.1 0

    C Jordan to F Behardien, no run, length, middle stump, inside edges it to deep square leg

  • Final over of the innings.

  • SA - 164/7 (19.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    M Morkel : 0(1)

    F Behardien : 26(16)

    T Curran : 4-0-33-3

    C Jordan : 3-0-28-0

  • 18.6 0

    T Curran to M Morkel, no run, half volley, middle stump, flicks it to mid wicket

  • Morne Morkel is the new man in.

  • 18.5 W

    T Curran to A Phehlukwayo, OUT, yorker, off stump, goes through the gate and crashes into the stumps A Phehlukwayo b T Curran 0(1) [4s-0] [6s-0]

  • 18.4 1

    T Curran to F Behardien, 1 run, yorker, middle stump, pushed to mid off

  • 18.3 6

    T Curran to F Behardien, SIX, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep square leg

  • Andile Phehlukwayo comes to the crease.

  • 18.2 W

    T Curran to C Morris, OUT, short, outside off, caught at long on C Morris c J Roy b T Curran 12(11) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 18.1 1

    T Curran to F Behardien, 1 run, full toss, middle stump, pushed to long on

  • Thomas Curran takes over the ball.

  • SA - 156/5 (18.0 overs)
    12 Runs

    C Morris : 12(10)

    F Behardien : 18(13)

    C Jordan : 3-0-28-0

    D Willey : 4-0-29-1

  • 17.6 1

    C Jordan to F Behardien, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to mid off

  • 17.5 1

    C Jordan to C Morris, 1 run, Catch Dropped by Liam Livingstone, full toss, middle stump, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 17.5 WD

    C Jordan to C Morris, WIDE, half volley, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 17.4 0

    C Jordan to C Morris, no run, length, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • SA 153/5 (17.3 ovs)

  • 17.3 4

    C Jordan to C Morris, FOUR, length, outside off, outside edge to third man

  • 17.2 1

    C Jordan to F Behardien, 1 run, half volley, pushed to long on

  • 17.1 4

    C Jordan to F Behardien, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven straight down the ground past the bowler

  • Chris Jordan takes over the ball.

  • SA - 144/5 (17.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    C Morris : 7(7)

    F Behardien : 12(10)

    D Willey : 4-0-29-1

    T Curran : 3-0-25-1

  • 16.6 1

    D Willey to F Behardien, 1 run, Catch Dropped by Chris Jordan, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to mid off

  • 16.5 4

    D Willey to F Behardien, FOUR, half volley, outside off, lofted over cover

  • 16.4 1

    D Willey to C Morris, 1 run, length, outside off, inside edges it to short fine leg

  • 16.3 1

    D Willey to F Behardien, 1 run, back of length, middle stump, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 16.2 1

    D Willey to C Morris, 1 run, yorker, pushed to point

  • 16.1 0

    D Willey to C Morris, no run, full toss, outside off, driven off the front foot to mid off

  • SA - 136/5 (16.0 overs)
    6 Runs

    F Behardien : 6(7)

    C Morris : 5(4)

    T Curran : 3-0-25-1

    D Willey : 3-0-21-1

  • 15.6 0

    T Curran to F Behardien, no run, length, outside off, pushed to point

  • 15.5 1

    T Curran to C Morris, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 15.4 2

    T Curran to C Morris, 2 runs, yorker, outside off, inside edges it to mid wicket

  • 15.3 1

    T Curran to F Behardien, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep square leg

  • 15.2 1

    T Curran to C Morris, 1 run, length, middle stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket

  • 15.1 1

    T Curran to F Behardien, 1 run, back of length, outside off, pushed to deep square leg

  • Thomas Curran comes to bowl the next over.

  • SA - 130/5 (15.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    C Morris : 1(1)

    F Behardien : 4(4)

    D Willey : 3-0-21-1

    L Plunkett : 4-0-36-2

  • 14.6 1

    D Willey to F Behardien, 1 run, length, outside leg, pushed to

  • 14.5 1

    D Willey to C Morris, 1 run, short, middle stump, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 14.4 1

    D Willey to F Behardien, 1 run, length, outside off, inside edges it to point

  • Chris Morris arrives at the crease.

  • 14.3 W

    D Willey to A de Villiers, OUT, half volley, outside off, caught at long off A de Villiers c E Morgan b D Willey 46(20) [4s-4] [6s-3]

  • 14.2 6

    D Willey to A de Villiers, SIX, length, outside off, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg

  • 14.1 1

    D Willey to F Behardien, 1 run, back of length, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • David Willey comes into the attack.

  • SA - 120/4 (14.0 overs)
    7 Runs

    A de Villiers : 40(18)

    F Behardien : 1(1)

    L Plunkett : 4-0-36-2

    L Dawson : 4-0-38-1

  • 13.6 0

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • 13.5 4

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to deep extra cover

  • 13.4 2

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, 2 runs, back of length, outside off, steered down to third man

  • 13.3 1

    L Plunkett to F Behardien, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to sweeper cover

  • Farhaan Behardien comes to the crease.

  • 13.2 W

    L Plunkett to D Miller, OUT, length, outside off, get's an outside edge to the keeper D Miller c J Buttler b L Plunkett 8(10) [4s-0] [6s-0]

  • 13.1 0

    L Plunkett to D Miller, no run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to mid wicket

  • Liam Plunkett comes into the attack.

  • SA - 113/3 (13.0 overs)
    13 Runs

    A de Villiers : 34(15)

    D Miller : 8(8)

    L Dawson : 4-0-38-1

    C Jordan : 2-0-16-0

  • 12.6 1

    L Dawson to D Miller, 1 run, length, outside off, stands tall and punches it to sweeper cover

  • 12.5 2

    L Dawson to D Miller, 2 runs, length, leg stump, works it to deep mid wicket

  • 12.4 2

    L Dawson to D Miller, 2 runs, length, outside off, pushed to sweeper cover

  • 12.3 1

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, 1 run, length, outside off, cut off the back foot to sweeper cover

  • 12.2 6

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, SIX, length, outside off, gets down and sweeps it to deep backward square leg

  • 12.1 1

    L Dawson to D Miller, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to long on

  • Liam Dawson into the attack.

  • SA - 100/3 (12.0 overs)
    4 Runs

    A de Villiers : 27(13)

    D Miller : 2(4)

    C Jordan : 2-0-16-0

    L Plunkett : 3-0-29-1

  • SA 100/3 (11.6 ovs)

  • 11.6 1

    C Jordan to D Miller, 1 run, back of length, middle stump, pushed to deep square leg

  • 11.5 0

    C Jordan to D Miller, no run, back of length, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 11.4 0

    C Jordan to D Miller, no run, back of length, outside off, goes for the cut and misses

  • 11.3 1

    C Jordan to A de Villiers, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 11.2 1

    C Jordan to D Miller, 1 run, length, outside off, comes forward and blocks it to point

  • 11.1 1

    C Jordan to A de Villiers, 1 run, back of length, outside off, pushed to deep mid wicket

  • Chris Jordan comes into the attack.

  • David Miller comes to the crease.

  • SA - 96/3 (11.0 overs)
    12 Runs

    A de Villiers : 25(11)

    L Dawson : 3-0-25-1

    L Plunkett : 3-0-29-1

  • 10.6 W

    L Dawson to J Smuts, OUT, full toss, middle stump, caught at short fine leg J Smuts c L Plunkett b L Dawson 45(35) [4s-4] [6s-3]

  • 10.5 1

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, 1 run, length, leg stump, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 10.4 1

    L Dawson to J Smuts, 1 run, half volley, leg stump, works it to deep mid wicket

  • 10.3 6

    L Dawson to J Smuts, SIX, length, outside off, comes down the track and lofted over deep mid wicket

  • 10.2 4

    L Dawson to J Smuts, FOUR, length, outside off, cut off the back foot to sweeper cover

  • 10.1 0

    L Dawson to J Smuts, no run, length, pushed to bowler

  • SA - 84/2 (10.0 overs)
    21 Runs

    A de Villiers : 24(10)

    J Smuts : 34(30)

    L Plunkett : 3-0-29-1

    L Dawson : 2-0-13-0

  • 9.6 6

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, SIX, half volley, outside off, lofted over sweeper cover

  • 9.5 4

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, FOUR, full toss, middle stump, played to deep mid wicket

  • 9.4 1

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to fine leg

  • 9.4 WD

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, WIDE, short, middle stump, straying down the leg side

  • 9.3 1

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to deep square leg

  • 9.2 4

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, FOUR, length, outside off, outside edge to third man

  • 9.1 4

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, FOUR, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • SA - 63/2 (9.0 overs)
    3 Runs

    J Smuts : 33(29)

    A de Villiers : 5(5)

    L Dawson : 2-0-13-0

    L Plunkett : 2-0-8-1

  • 8.6 0

    L Dawson to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, goes for the cut and misses

  • 8.5 1

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 8.4 0

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, no run, half volley, middle stump, pushed to cover

  • 8.3 1

    L Dawson to J Smuts, 1 run, half volley, leg stump, flicks it to deep backward square leg

  • 8.2 0

    L Dawson to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, pushed to bowler

  • 8.1 1

    L Dawson to A de Villiers, 1 run, half volley, off stump, reverse sweeps it to short third man

  • SA - 60/2 (8.0 overs)
    5 Runs

    J Smuts : 32(26)

    A de Villiers : 3(2)

    L Plunkett : 2-0-8-1

    L Dawson : 1-0-10-0

  • 7.6 1

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to sweeper cover

  • 7.5 2

    L Plunkett to A de Villiers, 2 runs, length, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • AB de Villiers is the new man in.

  • 7.4 W

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, OUT, short, middle stump, caught down the leg side M Mosehle c J Buttler b L Plunkett 15(12) [4s-1] [6s-1]

  • 7.3 1

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 7.2 1

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to fine leg

  • 7.1 0

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, no run, short, outside off, banged in short, hits his helmet and rolls away to point

  • Liam Plunkett comes into the attack.

  • SA - 55/1 (7.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    J Smuts : 31(25)

    M Mosehle : 14(9)

    L Dawson : 1-0-10-0

    T Curran : 2-0-19-1

  • 6.6 1

    L Dawson to M Mosehle, 1 run, length, middle stump, works it to deep mid wicket

  • 6.5 1

    L Dawson to J Smuts, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to mid wicket

  • 6.4 0

    L Dawson to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, comes forward and blocks it to bowler

  • SA 53/1 (6.3 ovs)

  • 6.3 6

    L Dawson to J Smuts, SIX, length, outside off, heaved over deep mid wicket

  • 6.2 1

    L Dawson to M Mosehle, 1 run, length, middle stump, pushed to square leg

  • 6.1 1

    L Dawson to J Smuts, 1 run, half volley, middle stump, works it to deep mid wicket

  • Liam Dawson has been introduced into the attack.

  • SA - 45/1 (6.0 overs)
    15 Runs

    M Mosehle : 12(7)

    J Smuts : 23(21)

    T Curran : 2-0-19-1

    L Plunkett : 1-0-3-0

  • 5.6 4

    T Curran to M Mosehle, no run, half volley, outside off, defended

  • 5.5 0

    T Curran to M Mosehle, FOUR, half volley, outside off, lofted over bowler

  • 5.4 6

    T Curran to M Mosehle, SIX, length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 5.3 1

    T Curran to J Smuts, 1 run, back of length, outside off, works it to short fine leg

  • 5.2 0

    T Curran to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • 5.1 4

    T Curran to J Smuts, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven straight down the ground past the bowler

  • SA - 30/1 (5.0 overs)
    3 Runs

    M Mosehle : 2(4)

    J Smuts : 18(18)

    L Plunkett : 1-0-3-0

    T Curran : 1-0-4-1

  • 4.6 1

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, 1 run, half volley, outside off, pushed to mid on

  • 4.5 1

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep backward square leg

  • 4.4 0

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, no run, back of length, outside off, goes for the flick and misses

  • 4.3 0

    L Plunkett to M Mosehle, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • 4.2 1

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, 1 run, length, leg stump, pushed to deep square leg

  • 4.1 0

    L Plunkett to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • Liam Plunkett comes into the attack.

  • SA - 27/1 (4.0 overs)
    4 Runs

    M Mosehle : 1(1)

    J Smuts : 16(15)

    T Curran : 1-0-4-1

    D Willey : 2-0-11-0

  • 3.6 1

    T Curran to J Smuts, 1 run, back of length, outside off, steered down to third man

  • 3.5 0

    T Curran to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, goes for the flick and misses

  • 3.4 0

    T Curran to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, inside edges it to short fine leg

  • 3.3 1

    T Curran to M Mosehle, 1 run, length, outside off, works it to deep square leg

  • Mangaliso Mosehle comes to the crease.

  • 3.2 W

    T Curran to R Hendricks, OUT, back of length, inside edges it onto the stumps R Hendricks b T Curran 7(8) [4s-0] [6s-0]

  • 3.1 2

    T Curran to R Hendricks, 2 runs, short, goes for the pull and gets a top edge fine leg

  • Thomas Curran into the attack.

  • SA - 23/0 (3.0 overs)
    3 Runs

    J Smuts : 15(12)

    R Hendricks : 5(6)

    D Willey : 2-0-11-0

    C Jordan : 1-0-12-0

  • 2.6 1

    D Willey to R Hendricks, 1 run, half volley, leg stump, deep mid wicket

  • 2.5 1

    D Willey to J Smuts, 1 run, back of length, outside leg, works it to deep square leg

  • 2.4 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, goes for the cut and misses

  • 2.3 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to mid on

  • 2.2 1

    D Willey to R Hendricks, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • 2.1 0

    D Willey to R Hendricks, no run, back of length, middle stump, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • SA - 20/0 (2.0 overs)
    12 Runs

    J Smuts : 14(9)

    R Hendricks : 3(3)

    C Jordan : 1-0-12-0

    D Willey : 1-0-8-0

  • 1.6 6

    C Jordan to J Smuts, SIX, half volley, outside off, heaved over long off

  • 1.6 WD

    C Jordan to J Smuts, WIDE, full toss, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 1.5 0

    C Jordan to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, stands tall and punches it to mid off

  • 1.5 WD

    C Jordan to J Smuts, WIDE, length, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 1.4 0

    C Jordan to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, pushed to mid off

  • 1.3 1

    C Jordan to R Hendricks, 1 run, back of length, outside off, works it to deep square leg

  • 1.2 2

    C Jordan to R Hendricks, 2 runs, back of length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to fine leg

  • 1.2 WD

    C Jordan to R Hendricks, WIDE, length, leg stump, straying down the leg side

  • 1.1 0

    C Jordan to R Hendricks, no run, back of length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • Chris Jordan comes to bowl the next over.

  • SA - 8/0 (1.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    J Smuts : 8(6)

    R Hendricks : 0(0)

    D Willey : 1-0-8-0

  • 0.6 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, comes forward and defends it

  • 0.5 4

    D Willey to J Smuts, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to long off

  • 0.4 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, cut off the back foot to point

  • 0.3 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, back of length, outside off, leaves it alone

  • 0.2 4

    D Willey to J Smuts, FOUR, length, outside off, driven off the front foot to

  • 0.1 0

    D Willey to J Smuts, no run, length, outside off, leaves it alone

  • Jon Smuts and Reeza Hendricks walk out to the middle to open the innings, David Willey to start the bowling attack.

  • England Won the Toss & Elected to Field

  • Toss and teams coming up, stay tuned...

  • Domingo rushes home to miss remaining T20Is

    South Africa coach flies back to Port Elizabeth after car accident leaves his mother in serious condition

    Struggling South Africa target quick regroup

    De Villierss men need to up their scoring rate and handle the spinners cleverly if they want to keep T20I series v England alive

  • Hello & welcome to our ball-by-ball coverage of the 2nd T20I between the home side England and the visiting South Africans to be played at Taunton, England.

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  • Player of the match - Chris Morris

  • South Africa won by 3 runs

  • ENG - 171/6 (20.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    L Dawson : 7(5)

    L Plunkett : 0(0)

    A Phehlukwayo : 4-0-34-1

    D Paterson : 4-0-32-1

  • 19.6 0

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, no run, yorker, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect. South Africa win!!!

  • 4 runs to win now, 3 runs for a super over.

  • 19.5 4

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, FOUR, half volley, outside off, lofted over mid off

  • Liam Plunkett is the new batsman. 8 from 2 required.

  • 19.4 1 runW

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, 1 run, OUT, full toss, outside off, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg L Livingstone run out (A Phehlukwayo / M Mosehle) 16(18) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 9 runs off 3 balls now.

  • 19.3 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, 1 run, full toss, outside off, sliced away to deep point

  • 19.2 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, 1 run, half volley, driven off the front foot to cover

  • 19.1 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Dawson, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 12 runs of the final over, can the Africans hold their nerve here??

  • ENG - 163/5 (19.0 overs)
    9 Runs

    L Livingstone : 14(16)

    L Dawson : 1(1)

    D Paterson : 4-0-32-1

    A Phehlukwayo : 3-0-26-1

  • 18.6 1

    D Paterson to L Dawson, 1 run, full toss, outside off, driven off the front foot to long on

  • Liam Dawson comes to the crease.

  • 18.5 W

    D Paterson to E Morgan, OUT, length, middle stump, caught at mid on E Morgan c A de Villiers b D Paterson 6(4) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 13 runs needed.

  • 18.4 4

    D Paterson to E Morgan, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven straight down the ground past the bowler

  • 18.3 1

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, 1 run, yorker, comes forward and blocks it to mid wicket

  • 18.3 WD

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, WIDE, length, outside off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 18.3 WD

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, WIDE, short, wide of off, bowled way outside the off stump

  • 18.2 0

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, no run, length, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect

  • 20 off 11.

  • 18.1 1

    D Paterson to E Morgan, 1 run, back of length, middle stump, pushed to cover

  • ENG - 154/4 (18.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    L Livingstone : 13(14)

    E Morgan : 1(1)

    A Phehlukwayo : 3-0-26-1

    D Paterson : 3-0-23-0

  • 17.6 0

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, no run, full toss, middle stump, pokes at it and misses

  • 17.5 1

    A Phehlukwayo to E Morgan, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to mid on

  • Eoin Morgan is the new batsman.

  • 17.4 W

    A Phehlukwayo to J Buttler, OUT, full toss, off stump, goes through the gate and crashes into the stumps J Buttler b A Phehlukwayo 10(8) [4s-1] [6s-0]

  • 17.3 2

    A Phehlukwayo to J Buttler, 2 runs, length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to long off

  • 17.2 1

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 25 needed.

  • ENG 150/3 (17.1 ovs)

  • 17.1 4

    A Phehlukwayo to L Livingstone, FOUR, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep backward square leg

  • Andile Phehlukwayo into the attack.

  • ENG - 146/3 (17.0 overs)
    11 Runs

    J Buttler : 8(6)

    L Livingstone : 8(11)

    D Paterson : 3-0-23-0

    C Morris : 4-0-18-2

  • 16.6 1

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 16.5 0

    D Paterson to L Livingstone, no run, half volley, outside off, goes for the drive and doesn't connect

  • 16.4 1LB

    D Paterson to J Buttler, 1 leg bye, length, outside off, goes for the flick and misses

  • 16.3 2

    D Paterson to J Buttler, 2 runs, half volley, outside off, flicks it to deep square leg

  • 33 from 22 now.

  • 16.2 4

    D Paterson to J Buttler, FOUR, length, outside off, works it to fine leg

  • 16.1 2

    D Paterson to J Buttler, 2 runs, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 16.1 WD

    D Paterson to J Buttler, WIDE, length, leg stump, straying down the leg side

  • Dane Paterson into the attack.

  • ENG - 135/3 (16.0 overs)
    2 Runs

    L Livingstone : 7(9)

    J Buttler : 0(2)

    C Morris : 4-0-18-2

    T Shamsi : 3-0-24-0

  • 15.6 0

    C Morris to L Livingstone, no run, back of length, outside off, looks to pull and misses

  • 15.5 0

    C Morris to L Livingstone, no run, short, outside off, ducks under a bouncer

  • 15.4 1LB

    C Morris to J Buttler, 1 leg bye, length, leg stump, goes for the flick and misses

  • 15.3 0

    C Morris to J Buttler, no run, back of length, outside off, stands tall and punches it to cover

  • 15.2 1

    C Morris to L Livingstone, 1 run, back of length, outside off, steered down to third man

  • Jos Buttler is the new man in.

  • 15.1 0

    C Morris to L Livingstone, no run, length, outside off, pushed to point

  • ENG - 133/2 (15.0 overs)
    6 Runs

    J Roy : 67(45)

    L Livingstone : 6(5)

    T Shamsi : 3-0-24-0

    C Morris : 3-0-17-2

  • 14.6 0

    T Shamsi to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, reverse sweeps it to point

  • 14.5 1

    T Shamsi to L Livingstone, 1 run, length, leg stump, pushed to deep mid wicket

  • 14.4 1

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to long off

  • 14.3 1

    T Shamsi to L Livingstone, 1 run, length, outside off, cut off the back foot to sweeper cover

  • 14.2 2

    T Shamsi to L Livingstone, 2 runs, half volley, outside off, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg

  • 14.1 1

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to long off

  • Tabraiz Shamsi takes over the ball.

  • ENG - 127/2 (14.0 overs)
    3 Runs

    L Livingstone : 2(2)

    J Roy : 65(42)

    C Morris : 3-0-17-2

    M Morkel : 4-0-43-0

  • 13.6 2

    C Morris to L Livingstone, 2 runs, half volley, leg stump, flicks it to deep mid wicket

  • 13.5 0

    C Morris to L Livingstone, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • Liam Livingstone is the new batsman.

  • 13.4 W

    C Morris to J Bairstow, OUT, half volley, middle stump, caught at mid on J Bairstow c F Behardien b C Morris 47(37) [4s-8] [6s-1]

  • 13.3 1

    C Morris to J Roy, 1 run, back of length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep square leg

  • 13.2 0

    C Morris to J Roy, no run, short, outside off, looks to pull and misses

  • 13.1 0

    C Morris to J Roy, no run, half volley, middle stump, driven off the front foot to mid on

  • Chris Morris has been introduced into the attack.

  • ENG - 124/1 (13.0 overs)
    8 Runs

    J Bairstow : 47(36)

    J Roy : 64(39)

    T Shamsi : 2-0-18-0

    M Morkel : 4-0-43-0

  • 12.6 4

    T Shamsi to J Bairstow, FOUR, length, leg stump, gets down and sweeps it to fine leg

  • 12.5 1

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to long on

  • 12.4 1

    T Shamsi to J Bairstow, 1 run, half volley, middle stump, driven off the front foot to long on

  • 12.3 0

    T Shamsi to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • 12.2 1

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 1 run, length, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 12.1 1

    T Shamsi to J Bairstow, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to sweeper cover

  • ENG - 116/1 (12.0 overs)
    14 Runs

    J Roy : 62(37)

    J Bairstow : 41(32)

    M Morkel : 4-0-43-0

    T Shamsi : 1-0-10-0

  • 2nd Wicket: 101 runs in 60 balls (Jonny Bairstow 47*, Jason Roy 52*)

  • 11.6 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 11.5 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, back of length, outside off, outside edge to third man

  • 11.4 0

    M Morkel to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, comprehensively beaten outside off stump

  • 11.3 1

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 11.2 4

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to deep extra cover

  • 11.2 NB

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, no ball, short, outside off, ducks under a bouncer

  • 11.1 0

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, no run, yorker, outside off, comes forward and blocks it to cover

  • ENG - 102/1 (11.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    J Roy : 54(34)

    J Bairstow : 36(28)

    T Shamsi : 1-0-10-0

    M Morkel : 3-0-29-0

  • 10.6 2

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 2 runs, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to cow corner

  • ENG 100/1 (10.5 ovs)

  • J Roy: 52* (33) [4s-7] [6s-1]

  • 10.5 6

    T Shamsi to J Roy, SIX, length, outside off, heaved over long on

  • 10.4 1

    T Shamsi to J Bairstow, 1 run, length, outside off, stands tall and punches it to cover

  • 10.3 1

    T Shamsi to J Roy, 1 run, half volley, outside off, pushed to long off

  • 10.2 0

    T Shamsi to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, cut off the back foot to cover

  • 10.1 0

    T Shamsi to J Roy, no run, length, middle stump, inside edges it to forward short leg

  • Tabraiz Shamsi takes over the ball.

  • ENG - 92/1 (10.0 overs)
    12 Runs

    J Bairstow : 35(27)

    J Roy : 45(29)

    M Morkel : 3-0-29-0

    J Smuts : 1-0-11-0

  • 9.6 1

    M Morkel to J Roy, 1 run, full toss, middle stump, pushed to

  • 9.5 0

    M Morkel to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, comprehensively beaten outside off stump

  • 9.4 1

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, 1 run, yorker, middle stump, inside edges it to short fine leg

  • 9.3 6

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, SIX, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 9.2 4B

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, 4 byes, short, outside off, ducks under a bouncer

  • 9.1 0

    M Morkel to J Bairstow, no run, back of length, outside off, looks to pull and misses

  • Morne Morkel into the attack.

  • ENG - 80/1 (9.0 overs)
    12 Runs

    J Roy : 44(27)

    J Bairstow : 28(23)

    J Smuts : 1-0-11-0

    A Phehlukwayo : 2-0-18-0

  • 8.6 1LB

    J Smuts to J Bairstow, 1 leg bye, length, leg stump, goes for the flick and misses

  • 8.5 4

    J Smuts to J Bairstow, FOUR, length, outside off, works it to deep mid wicket

  • 8.4 4

    J Smuts to J Bairstow, FOUR, half volley, middle stump, lofted over long on

  • 8.3 1

    J Smuts to J Roy, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to long on

  • 8.2 1

    J Smuts to J Bairstow, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to long off

  • 8.1 1

    J Smuts to J Roy, 1 run, length, middle stump, reverse sweeps it to short fine leg

  • Jon Smuts comes into the attack.

  • ENG - 68/1 (8.0 overs)
    13 Runs

    J Bairstow : 19(19)

    J Roy : 42(25)

    A Phehlukwayo : 2-0-18-0

    D Paterson : 2-0-13-0

  • 7.6 0

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, pushed to mid off

  • 7.5 0

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, no run, length, leg stump, goes for the flick and misses

  • 7.4 4

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, FOUR, length, outside off, lofted over bowler

  • 7.3 4

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven straight down the ground past the bowler

  • 7.2 1

    A Phehlukwayo to J Roy, 1 run, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to sweeper cover

  • 7.1 4

    A Phehlukwayo to J Roy, FOUR, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • ENG - 55/1 (7.0 overs)
    4 Runs

    J Bairstow : 11(15)

    J Roy : 37(23)

    D Paterson : 2-0-13-0

    A Phehlukwayo : 1-0-5-0

  • 6.6 1

    D Paterson to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • 6.5 1

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, 1 run, back of length, outside off, steered down to third man

  • 6.4 0

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, no run, short, outside off, goes for the cut and misses

  • 6.3 1

    D Paterson to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to long on

  • 6.2 0

    D Paterson to J Roy, no run, short, outside off, looks to pull and misses

  • 6.1 1

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • ENG - 51/1 (6.0 overs)
    6 Runs

    J Roy : 35(20)

    J Bairstow : 9(12)

    A Phehlukwayo : 1-0-5-0

    D Paterson : 1-0-9-0

  • 5.6 1

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to short fine leg

  • ENG 50/1 (5.5 ovs)

  • 5.5 1

    A Phehlukwayo to J Roy, 1 run, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to

  • 5.4 2

    A Phehlukwayo to J Roy, 2 runs, back of length, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 5.3 1LB

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, 1 leg bye, back of length, outside off, goes for the flick and misses

  • 5.2 0

    A Phehlukwayo to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, driven off the front foot to cover

  • 5.1 1

    A Phehlukwayo to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, stands tall and punches it to deep mid wicket

  • Andile Phehlukwayo arrives at the crease.

  • ENG - 45/1 (5.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    J Bairstow : 8(9)

    J Roy : 31(17)

    D Paterson : 1-0-9-0

    C Morris : 2-0-14-1

  • 4.6 0

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, no run, back of length, outside off, rocks back and defends it on the back foot

  • 4.5 0

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, no run, yorker, outside off, comes forward and defends it

  • 4.4 4

    D Paterson to J Bairstow, FOUR, length, outside off, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg

  • 4.3 1LB

    D Paterson to J Roy, 1 leg bye, back of length, outside off, goes for the flick and misses

  • 4.2 0

    D Paterson to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, pushed to point

  • 4.1 4

    D Paterson to J Roy, FOUR, length, shuffles across and scoops it to fine leg

  • 4.1 WD

    D Paterson to J Roy, WIDE, length, leg stump, straying down the leg side

  • Dane Paterson arrives at the crease.

  • ENG - 35/1 (4.0 overs)
    4 Runs

    J Bairstow : 4(6)

    J Roy : 27(14)

    C Morris : 2-0-14-1

    M Morkel : 2-0-21-0

  • 3.6 4

    C Morris to J Bairstow, FOUR, half volley, outside off, driven off the front foot to deep extra cover

  • 3.5 0

    C Morris to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, comes forward and defends it

  • 3.4 0

    C Morris to J Bairstow, no run, length, leading edge to point

  • 3.3 0

    C Morris to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, pushed to bowler

  • 3.2 0

    C Morris to J Bairstow, no run, length, outside off, pokes at it and misses

  • 3.1 0

    C Morris to J Bairstow, no run, yorker, outside off, pushed to cover

  • ENG - 31/1 (3.0 overs)
    16 Runs

    J Roy : 27(14)

    J Bairstow : 0(0)

    M Morkel : 2-0-21-0

    C Morris : 1-0-10-1

  • 2.6 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, short, wide of off, cut off the back foot to deep point

  • 2.5 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, length, outside off, pushed to deep mid wicket

  • 2.4 0

    M Morkel to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, leaves it alone

  • 2.3 0

    M Morkel to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, comes forward and blocks it to

  • 2.2 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, length, outside off, inside edges it to fine leg

  • 2.1 4

    M Morkel to J Roy, FOUR, length, outside off, inside edges it to fine leg

  • ENG - 15/1 (2.0 overs)
    10 Runs

    J Bairstow : 0(0)

    J Roy : 11(8)

    C Morris : 1-0-10-1

    M Morkel : 1-0-5-0

  • 1.6 W

    C Morris to S Billings, OUT, length, outside off, caught at mid off S Billings c D Miller b C Morris 3(4) [4s-0] [6s-0]

  • 1.5 2

    C Morris to S Billings, 2 runs, half volley, outside off, works it to deep square leg

  • 1.4 1

    C Morris to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to deep square leg

  • 1.3 4

    C Morris to J Roy, FOUR, length, outside off, deep backward square leg

  • 1.3 WD

    C Morris to J Roy, WIDE, full toss, outside leg, straying down the leg side

  • 1.2 2

    C Morris to J Roy, 2 runs, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to deep mid wicket

  • 1.1 0

    C Morris to J Roy, no run, length, outside off, goes for the cut and misses

  • Chris Morris into the attack.

  • ENG - 5/0 (1.0 overs)
    5 Runs

    S Billings : 1(2)

    J Roy : 4(4)

    M Morkel : 1-0-5-0

  • 0.6 1

    M Morkel to J Roy, 1 run, length, outside off, pushed to cover

  • 0.5 2

    M Morkel to J Roy, 2 runs, short, outside off, pulled off the back foot to long on

  • 0.4 0

    M Morkel to J Roy, no run, short, middle stump, goes for the cut and misses

  • 0.3 1

    M Morkel to S Billings, 1 run, back of length, outside off, pushed to square leg

  • 0.2 0

    M Morkel to S Billings, no run, length, outside off, comes forward and defends it

  • 0.1 1

    M Morkel to J Roy, 1 run, back of length, outside off, flicked off the pads to fine leg

  • Jason Roy and Samuel Billings come to open the innings, Morne Morkel to start the bowling attack.

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South Africa won by 3 runs
Target: 175
Match Summary
  • »  England Won the Toss & Elected to Field
  • »  T20I debut: Thomas Curran and Liam Livingstone
  • »  South Africa 1st innings
  • »  SA 53/1 (6.3 ovs)
  • »  SA 100/3 (11.6 ovs)
  • »  Over 16.6: F Behardien (12*), Catch Dropped by Chris Jordan
  • »  SA 153/5 (17.3 ovs)
  • »  Over 17.5: C Morris (12*), Catch Dropped by Liam Livingstone
  • »  Innings Break: SA 174/8 (20.0)
Match Summary
  • »  England 2nd innings
  • »  ENG 50/1 (5.5 ovs)
  • »  J Roy: 52* (33) [4s-7] [6s-1]
  • »  ENG 100/1 (10.5 ovs)
  • »  2nd Wicket: 101 runs in 60 balls (Jonny Bairstow 47*, Jason Roy 52*)
  • »  ENG 150/3 (17.1 ovs)

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