SA177/8(20.0ov)ENG176/9(20.0ov)

South Africa beat England by 1 run
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OVER 20
2 W 0 2 W 1,W (5 RUNS)
ENG
176-9
Adil Rashid1(1)
Chris Jordan0(0)
Lungi Ngidi4-0-30-3

19.6Ngidi to Rashid

1W
OUT! Run out! SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 1 RUN! Ngidi sticks to the slower ones. He delivers it full and outside off, Rashid tries to drive but it takes the inner half and rolls towards mid-wicket. They cross for a run. Attempt for the non-existent second but Steyn has calmly under-armed his throw to the keeper and de Kock takes the bails off with a poker face. Big celebrations in the middle. Chokers, who?

19.5Ngidi to Ali

W
OUT! Whoa! Ngidi, you beauty! A clever dipping full toss around off, Moeen steps down for a big shot but is early into it again. It goes through and lights the stumps behind. The crowd roars.

19.4Ngidi to Ali

2
SAFE! Inside edge! Ngidi angles in a slower delivery around off, it's on a length and Ali shuffles across to flick. It seems to have struck him on the pads and deflects in front of square leg. They take a couple. South Africa review but as mentioned earlier, there was some bat involved.

19.3Ngidi to Ali

0
Swing and a miss! On a length outside off, slower in pace, Moeen is early into the swing of his bat and misses.

19.2Ngidi to Curran

W
OUT! Another one bites the dust! This match is going right down to the wire, folks! Ngidi deceives the batsman with a slower delivery this time. On a length around middle, Curran mistimes his shot aerially towards deep mid-wicket and Miller takes the skier safely. Morgan is having a tensed look near the boundary line.

19.1Ngidi to Curran

2
Slower full ball on middle and leg, Curran brings his bottom hand into play and whips it through square leg for a brace. 5 needed off 5!
OVER 19
1 1 4 4 6 W (16 RUNS)
ENG
171-6
Eoin Morgan52(34)
Moeen Ali3(2)
Beuran Hendricks3-0-33-2

18.6Hendricks to Morgan

W
OUT! It's a legal delivery. Anti-climatic! Morgan tries to finish it in a flourish but holes out. Is there a twist in the tale? Hendricks angles in a full ball on middle, Morgan tries to smoke his slog over wide long on but fails to get enough meat behind the shot. Bavuma makes no mistake in the deep. The umpire goes upstairs to check for the front foot no ball. Beuran is JUST fine. The 16-run over has tilted the match in England's favour. But all the same, two new batsmen are in the middle.

18.5Hendricks to Morgan

6
SIX! This is absolutely incredible from Eoin Morgan! 14 off the last three balls and the equation is now 7 off 7! Hendricks delivers it full and outside off, Morgan makes room and pumps it all the way over covers for a maximum.

18.4Hendricks to Morgan

4
FOUR! Shot! Oh, wow! That's a beauty! Right what the doctor ordered for England. Hendricks over-corrects his length and bowls it full around off, Morgan rifles his drive through extra cover.

18.3Hendricks to Morgan

4
FOUR! Vital boundary! Hendricks goes for a slower short ball again, it's around middle and leg, Morgan stands tall and pulls it thunderously behind square leg.

18.2Hendricks to Ali

1
Another single down to long on. The pressure is on with the RRR climbing up a bit more.

18.1Hendricks to Morgan

1
Too full in length on middle and leg, Morgan jumps back and forces it down to long on for a single. 22 needed off 11 balls!
OVER 18
0 1 1 W 1 2 (5 RUNS)
ENG
155-5
Moeen Ali2(1)
Eoin Morgan37(29)
Lungi Ngidi4-0-30-3

17.6Ngidi to Ali

2
Good shot! Full in length and outside off, Moeen hangs back and strokes it through the line. The sweeper cover fielder moves across to his right to collect the ball and the batsmen take a couple. 5 from the over, a very good one by Ngidi.

17.5Ngidi to Morgan

1
Picks out the point fielder. Slower short ball outside off, Morgan delays and cuts but fails to beat the fielder. A single is taken.

17.4Ngidi to Stokes

W
OUT! Stokes holes out! The crowd is in action, they are loving it. They can sense something here. Ngidi bowls a clever off cutter outside off, on a length at 115 kph, Stokes tries to slog sweep but finds David Miller at deep mid-wicket. Ben flops with the bat! 26 needed off 14 balls and this match is heading for a close finish.

17.3Ngidi to Morgan

1
Slower delivery, on a length outside off, Morgan moves across and drags it off the inner half. It rolls to the right of short fine leg for a single.

17.2Ngidi to Stokes

1
A touch short in length close to off, Stokes plays a reverse-batted shot towards short third man for a single.

17.1Ngidi to Stokes

0
Beaten completely! Ngidi angles a length ball away from the batsman, Stokes winds up for a big shot down the ground but misses. Lungi turns to appeal for a caught behind but he is the only one doing so.
OVER 17
1 4 0 1 1 4 (11 RUNS)
ENG
150-4
Eoin Morgan35(27)
Ben Stokes3(4)
Beuran Hendricks3-0-33-2

16.6Hendricks to Morgan

4
FOUR! Morgan doesn't miss out! Hendricks lets out a direction-less short ball, angling down the leg side, Morgan pulls it wide of short fine leg and fetches a boundary. 28 needed off 18 balls.

16.5Hendricks to Stokes

1
Lucky for the bowler! Shortish and around leg, Stokes pulls it straight towards short fine leg where the fielder makes a tumbling stop. Either side of him and it would have been a boundary.

16.4Hendricks to Morgan

1
A length ball outside off, it's lofted over mid off for one.

16.3Hendricks to Morgan

0
A well-directed shorter one by Beuran. Morgan tries his best to put bat on ball but fails.

16.2Hendricks to Morgan

4
FOUR! Bang! That's flat-batted over the bowler's head. Hendricks serves a back of the hand slower one, short and wide outside off, Morgan waits and waits and waits before launching it down the ground for a boundary.

16.1Hendricks to Stokes

1
A length ball angling into the batsman, Stokes works it through mid-wicket for a run.
OVER 16
1 2 W 1 0 1 (5 RUNS)
ENG
139-4
Ben Stokes1(2)
Eoin Morgan26(23)
Andile Phehlukwayo4-0-32-2

15.6Phehlukwayo to Stokes

1
Uses the angle of the bowler and works it through mid-wicket for a run. 11/2 in the last two overs and South Africa are in with a shout.

15.5Phehlukwayo to Stokes

0
Good length ball close to off, angling in, Stokes ends up defending it back to the bowler.

15.4Phehlukwayo to Morgan

1
Played to the point region by the batsman. They pick up a single.

15.3Phehlukwayo to Denly

W
OUT! Phehlukwayo's happy knack of picking wickets continues... He delivers a length ball around off, Denly attempts to heave it across the line but fails to pump it over the rope. It travels in the deep and falls straight into the lap of Rassie van der Dussen at deep mid-wicket. Andile is pumped up.

15.2Phehlukwayo to Denly

2
Fractionally short in length around off, Denly gives the charge and packs a punch through extra cover. It races away and the long off fielder moves across to his left to make the stop. He parries the ball in front of him before collecting it and that allows the batsmen to take the second run.

15.1Phehlukwayo to Morgan

1
Fuller length ball around off, Morgan gets across and eases it to long on for a run.
OVER 15
4 W 1 0 1 0 (6 RUNS)
ENG
134-3
Joe Denly1(2)
Eoin Morgan24(21)
Beuran Hendricks3-0-33-2

14.6Hendricks to Denly

0
Slower short delivery around off, Denly tries to pull but misses. It probably strikes him on the shoulders. Fantastic over by Beuran, 6 runs and a big wicket of Roy from it.

14.5Hendricks to Morgan

1
Shortish and around middle, angling in, Morgan moves back and defends it towards mid-wicket. The ball rolls in the gap and they cross.

14.4Hendricks to Morgan

0
The batsman picked that bouncer early and let it through to the keeper.

14.3Hendricks to Denly

1
Width on offer outside off, Denly throws his bat at it and it flies off the outside edge to third man. One run taken.

14.2Hendricks to Roy

W
OUT! Roy is fooled by Hendricks. Change in angle by the bowler. He steams in from 'round the wicket and digs in a slower bouncer around off. It takes an eternity to reach the batsman and Jason doesn't have the patience to wait for it. He tries to wheel a pull shot but is way too early into the shot. The top edge is induced and it's an easy catch for Ngidi at short fine leg. Superb knock by Roy but getting out this way will hurt him. 46 needed off 34 balls!

14.1Hendricks to Roy

4
FOUR! Blazed away! That raced away to the fence in the blink of an eye. Back of a length ball around off, Roy hangs on the back foot and pulls it emphatically to the deep mid-wicket fence.
OVER 14
0 1 1L 1 1 4 (8 RUNS)
ENG
128-2
Eoin Morgan23(19)
Jason Roy66(36)
Tabraiz Shamsi4-0-25-0

13.6Shamsi to Morgan

4
FOUR! Powered away! Short in length and outside off, Morgan goes deep inside the crease and plunders his pull shot to the wide long on fence. 4-0-25-0, Shamsi is done with the ball for the evening. Tidy one but his team needed wickets from him.

13.5Shamsi to Roy

1
Played to the mid-wicket region by the batsman. One run added to the total.