South Africa vs England T20 Series 2020

The 3 match T20 International series was played between South Africa and England on November and December of 2020 in South Africa. England team completely dominated the series and won the series by 3-0. South African team was captained by Quinton de Kock, and Eoin Morgan was the captain of England team.

The 1st match of the series was held on November 27, 2020, at Newlands, Cape Town. England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl first. Quinton de Kock and T Bavuma opened the inning for South Africa. T Bavuma failed to give start to the team and got out early on 5 runs to Sam Curran. Captain de Kock and Du Plessis made a good partnership of 77 runs for 2nd wicket.  Faf du Plessis scored most 58 runs for South Africa. Sam Curran took most 3 wickets for England. It was a target of 180 runs for England to win the match.

Jason Roy and Jos Buttler opened the inning for England. Roy got out on golden duck to debutant George Linde. Buttler also got out early on 7 runs. England was struggling at 34/3 after 5.3 overs. Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes made a brilliant partnership of 85 runs for 4th wicket. Jonny Bairstow finished the game for England and made not out 86 runs in 48 balls. England won the match by 5 wickets. Jonny Bairstow was selected as player of the match for his brilliant batting performance. England took an early lead in the series.

The 2nd match of the series was held on November 29, Sunday at Paarl. English captain Eoin Morgan won the toss again and elected to field first. The wicket was slow, and it was a difficult wicket to bat on. Quinton de Kock scored most 30 runs for South Africa. George Linde and Van der Dussen also made not out 29 and 25 runs respectively for team. South Africa made 146 runs in their 20 overs. Adil Rashid took 2 wickets for England. Dawid Malan played a brilliant inning for England in the chase and made 55 runs in 40 balls. He showed why he is number 1 batsman of T20 Internationals. England won the match by 4 wickets and sealed the series. T Shamsi took 3 wickets for South Africa. Dawid Malan was selected as player of the match. 

The 3rd or last match of the series was played on December 1, 2020, at Newlands Cricket Ground. South African captain de Kock won the toss and elected to bat first. Van der Dussen scored most 74 runs not out in just 32 balls for South Africa. Faf du Plessis also made not out 52 runs. It was a target of 192 runs for England to win the match. Jason Roy got out early on 16 runs, but Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler made an unbelievable partnership for England. They made an unbeaten partnership of 167 runs and finished the game for England. Dawid Malan made not out 99 runs, and Jos Buttler made not out 67 runs. England won the match by 9 wickets and won the series by 3-0.

Dawid Malan was selected as player of the match, and he was also selected as player of the series.

 

Series Result

England Won the 3 Match T20 Series By 3-0

Start Date

27/11/2020

End Date

01/12/2020

Host Country

South Africa

Match schedule

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South Africa vs England 1st T20 Match 2020
Match 1
Date- 27/11/2020
Time - 18:00(Local)

Scorecard
South Africa
Man Of The Match - Jonathan Marc Bairstow
England Venue
Newlands
South Africa vs England 2nd T20 Match 2020
Match 2
Date- 29/11/2020
Time - 14:30(Local)

Scorecard
South Africa
Man Of The Match - Dawid Johannes Malan
England Venue
Boland Park
South Africa vs England 3rd T20 Match 2020
Match 3
Date- 01/12/2020
Time - 18:00(Local)

Scorecard
South Africa
Man Of The Match - Dawid Johannes Malan
England Venue
Newlands
Playing Teams
South Africa England
South Africa Team Squad
Faf du Plessis Quinton de Kock David Miller Dwaine Pretorius
Rassie van der Dussen Temba Bavuma JJ Smuts Keshav Maharaj
Petrus van Biljon Reeza Hendricks Beuran Hendricks Andile Phehlukwayo
Junior Dala Tabraiz Shamsi Kagiso Rabada George Linde
Heinrich Klaasen Bjorn Fortuin Lungi Ngidi Anrich Nortje
Janneman Malan Lutho Sipamla Kyle Verreynne Glenton Stuurman

England Team Squad
Eoin Morgan Jos Buttler Jonny Bairstow Adil Rashid
Ben Stokes Chris Jordan Moeen Ali Dawid Malan
Jason Roy Mark Wood Reece Topley Sam Billings
Sam Curran Jofra Archer Tom Curran