South Africa registered a massive 90-run win against England in the third and final T20 International, aided by scintillating half-centuries from Reeza Hendrix and Aiden Markram and five wickets from spinner Tabraiz Shamsi. With this win, the South African team won the three-match series 2-1. In this match, South Africa, batting first, set a target of 192 runs in front of England at the loss of 2 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. In reply, the hosts were bowled out for only 101 runs in 16.4 overs.
In this format of T20 cricket, the England team has faced the biggest defeat so far. For South Africa, Tabrez Shamsi took five wickets for 24 runs while his fellow spinner Keshav Maharaj took two wickets for 21 runs. Jonny Bairstow scored 27 runs for England. Apart from Bairstow, Janus Roy scored 17 runs while Jos Buttler and Chris Jordan scored 14 runs each. Apart from this, no other batsman could even cross the double figure.
At the same time, Reeza Hendrix scored 70 runs for the South African team batting first. Hendrix faced 50 balls during his innings in which he hit 9 fours. At the same time, Aidan Markram scored an unbeaten 51 off 36 balls. Markram also hit five fours in his innings.
Apart from these two, Riley Russo contributed 31 runs in 18 balls. At the same time, captain David Miller played a stormy innings of 22 runs in 9 balls. Miller hit 3 fours and a six in his innings. Surprisingly, South Africa scored 191 runs but during this time only one six was hit towards the entire team. At the same time, only one six was hit in England’s innings, which was hit by Sam Curran.
David Willey took the most three wickets in the bowling for England. Apart from Willie, Chris Jordan and Moeen Ali also got one wicket each.