Johannesburg: On the basis of Joe Denly’s 66-run innings, England beat South Africa by 2 wickets in the third and also last ODI on Sunday to tie the series 1-1. South Africa won the initial match of the series, while the second match was stormy.
Openers Jani Bairstow as well as Jason Rai shared an aggressive start to England by sharing 61 runs in 6.2 overs for the initial wicket. Buryan Hendrix (3 wickets for 59 runs) broke the partnership by dismissing the unsafe looking Bairsta. Bairstow scored 43 runs in just 23 balls with the help of 6 fours and 3 6s. After 2 overs, Lutho Cipamla (1 wicket for 42 runs) finished Rai’s 21-ball 21-run innings.
Captain Eoin Morgan (9 runs) can refrain from doing anything unique and ended up being Hendrix’s second target. Hereafter, Joe Root (49) and also Denly shared a 76-run collaboration to lay the foundation for success. Origin missed a half-century from 1 run and returned to the structure off Tabrez Shamsi.
Denly after that overcame Tom Banton (32 ), and both took ball game to 232 runs. Hereafter, Lungi Ngidi promptly returned South Africa by taking 3 arches yet Moeen Ali (17) held one end and gave the team the victory. Hendrix as well as Engidi took 3-3 wickets for South Africa.
Previously, for South Africa, batting after shedding the throw, Miller struck 4 fours and 4 6s in a 53-ball fire. Captain Quinton Dickock racked up 69 go to open up the innings. Debutant Shakib Mohammed (1 arch for 17 runs) bowled Reza Hendricks (11) in the 8th over of the innings to take his very first ODI occupation.
Dickock and Tenba Bavuma (29) then shared a 66-run partnership to set up a huge score. Rashid broke this collaboration by disregarding Bavuma. Rashid likewise strolled Dickock, that hit 5 fours and 2 sixes in 81 spheres.
After Dickock’s dismissal, the innings was faltering, which was dealt with by Miller. He scored fast runs in the last over which allowed the team to score challenging scores. Rashid Khan was England’s most successful bowler, taking 3 wickets for 51 runs.