England vs South Africa Third T20I Southampton Match Report 2022

Tabraiz Shamsi claimed 5/24 as South Africa thumped England by 90 runs in the third T20I against South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Sunday.

After being asked to bat first by England skipper Jos Buttler, David Willey drew first blood by sending back Quinton De Kock for a duck in the very first over.

The pair of Reeza Hendricks and Rilee Rossouw stitched together a 55 run stand for the second wicket before the latter perished to Moeen Ali for a 18 ball-31.

Hendricks featured in yet another crucial 87 run stand for the third wicket alongside Aiden Markram before the former top edged a delivery from Chris Jordan to Buttler for a well compiled 70. His knock came off 50 balls with 9 fours.

Skipper David Miller provided the finishing touches by scoring a quickfire nine-ball 22-run to propel South Africa to a massive score of 191/4 in their 20 overs. Markram remained undefeated on 51 off 36 balls.

For England, David Willey was the pick of the bowlers with figures of 3/25 in 4 overs.

Chasing 193, Jason Roy and Jos Buttler got England off to a steady start. The duo put on 28 runs before the latter sliced at a Keshav Maharaj delivery to Lungi Ngidi at short third man for 14.

Roy’s horror run of form with the bat continued, as he fell to Anrich Nortje top edging to Quinton De Kock for 17.

Dawid Malan and Moeen Ali fell soon after, with the latter falling to a sensational one-handed catch from Tristan Stubbs off Markram.

Tabraiz Shamsi then wrecked the middle and lower order with his maiden five wicket haul, as the hosts crumbled to 101 in 16.4 overs.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *