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Match Status- Match Ended, Venue - Edgbaston, Birmingham,, Date - 12/09/2012, Toss won by - South Africa
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Commentary (South Africa innings)

That's it from us then. The Twenty20 World Cup is starting soon and it promises to be an exciting one. Do join us for that. Till then, good bye and take care.

Craig Kieswetter is the Man of the Series.

Jos Buttler is the Man of the Match.

The T20 champions will go to the ICC World T20 on a high after winning this game comfortably. It was a long tour for visiting side and we saw some extraordinary cricket from both the top teams.

England are now the number one side in the ICC T20I rankings! Wonderful cricket from England and the series is drawn 1-1. After a rain delay, England batsmen kept going bonkers and posted a tough total. South African batsmen tried hard but the total was beyond their reach. The Protea batsmen kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Swann and Bresnan picked up 2 wickets each, Amla was once again the highest scorer for South Africa.

10.6 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Landed outside off, Morkel cuts it past point for a couple. England win by 28 runs! 90/5

10.5 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Outside off, Kallis drives it through covers for a single. 88/5

10.4 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Dropped! Slower one on middle at 64.5 mph, Kallis tries to play it over the off side but mistimes. The ball goes high up in the air and towards covers. Lumb gets underneath it but drops a sitter. Two runs taken. 87/5

10.3 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Full on middle at 85.9 mph, Kallis drives it straight down the ground towards long on for another couple. 85/5

10.2 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Low full toss on off at 87.9 mph, Kallis plays it to mid on for a couple. 83/5

10.2 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Wide! Short of a length delivery at 84.8 mph, going down the leg side. Kallis tries to pull but misses it. Wide signaled by the umpire. 81/5

10.1 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Fullish outside off, Morkel drives it through covers and picks up a single. 80/5

10.1 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Wide! Way outside off, Morkel leaves it alone. Umpire signals it a wide. 79/5

Dernbach back on. 41 runs required off the last over.

9.6 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Full outside off, Morkel plays it towards point and picks up a single. 78/5

9.5 Tim Bresnan to J Kallis, Outside off, Kallis drives it through mid on for a single. 77/5

9.4 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Full toss on middle, Morkel pulls it to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. 76/5

9.3 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, SIX! FOUR! Shortish lenght, Morkel pulls it away over deep square leg for a brilliant six. 75/5

Kallis walks in.

9.2 Tim Bresnan to J Ontong, OUT! Full toss at 84.1 mph, Ontong tries to hit it to the leg side but gets a leading edge. The ball goes high up in the air and goes towards point where Morgan takes the catch. Ontong checks with both the umpires for a waist height full toss but the umpires says it's fine and Ontong has to depart. 69/5

9.1 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Landed outside leg at 82.6 mph, Morkel pushes it towards fine leg for a single. 69/4

Bresnan back on.

8.6 G Swann to J Ontong, Drives it through mid on this time for a couple. 68/4

8.5 G Swann to J Ontong, SIX! First six of the innings for South Africa! On middle at 55 mph, Ontong dances down the track and hammers it over mid-wicket cleanly for a maximum. 66/4

8.4 G Swann to A Morkel, Flatter delivery outside off, Morkel cuts it towards short third man and takes a single. 60/4

8.3 G Swann to J Ontong, On middle, Ontong gets down on one knee and sweeps, the ball lands short of Bairstow at deep mid-wicket. Single taken. 59/4

8.2 G Swann to A Morkel, Plays it to mid-wicket and picks up a single. 58/4

8.1 G Swann to A Morkel, On middle, Morkel lofts it over mid on, Bresnan collects the ball at long on and the batsmen complete two runs. 57/4

7.6 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Another slower yorker, Ontong tries to hammer it down the leg side but misses it and gets beaten. 55/4

7.5 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Yorker! Ontong does well to play that one. 55/4

7.4 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Flicks it away to the leg side this time and takes a single. 55/4

7.3 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Shortish length outside off, Morkel gets beaten once again by the pace. 54/4

7.2 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Full outside off, Morkel tries to play it to the off side but misses it and gets beaten. 54/4

7.1 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Landed outside off, Ontong gets an inside edge and the ball goes to the off side off the boots, single taken. 54/4

Jade Dernbach into the attack.

Justin Ontong comes out to bat.

6.6 G Swann to H Amla, OUT! Amla caught! Shortish on middle, Amla comes forward and flicks it to the leg side. The ball goes straight to Bairstow once again who takes a safe catch at deep mid-wicket. End of Amla, fine innings. 53/4

6.5 G Swann to H Amla, Amla gets across to play that one, the ball spins and goes to the leg side. The ball misses the stumps by a whisker. 53/3

6.4 G Swann to A Morkel, Fullish on middle and leg, Morkel tries to play but gets struck on the pads. The ball goes to the leg side, the batsmen pick up a leg bye. 53/3

6.3 G Swann to A Morkel, Flighted delivery outside off, Morkel tries to cut but gets beaten. 52/3

6.2 G Swann to H Amla, Flighted on off, Amla pushes it to covers for a single. 52/3

Albie Morkel comes out to bat.

6.1 G Swann to de Villiers, OUT! de Villiers gone! Fullish on middle, de Villiers sweeps it to the leg side. The ball goes high in the air and Bairstow takes the catch at deep mid-wicket. Big wicket this, South Africa 51/3. 51/3

5.6 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla comes forward to play that one but gets beaten completely. 51/2

5.5 S Broad to H Amla, FOUR! Shortish length at 77.1 mph, Amla comes forward and pulls it away through the mid-wicket region for a lovely boundary. 51/2

5.4 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla punches it through covers for a couple. 47/2

5.3 S Broad to H Amla, Play and a miss! Full outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 45/2

5.2 S Broad to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but gets a bottom edge. 45/2

5.2 S Broad to H Amla, Wide! Another short length delivery on middle, Amla comes forward and tries to play the upper cut but misses it once again. Umpire signals it a wide this time. 45/2

5.1 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla tries to guide but misses it and gets beaten. 44/2

Broad back on.

4.6 G Swann to H Amla, Edged! Comes forward to play to the off side but gets an outside edge. The ball goes towards the boundary rope through the vacant slip region. 44/2

4.5 G Swann to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play the reverse sweep but misses it. 41/2

4.4 G Swann to de Villiers, Fullish on middle, de Villiers works it down to the on side and takes one. 41/2

4.3 G Swann to H Amla, Sweeps it away to the leg side this time and takes a single. 40/2

4.2 G Swann to H Amla, FOUR! Lovely shot! On middle, Amla gets into the position and plays the reverse sweep. Finds the gap and the ball races away to the boundary rope towards the third man region. 39/2

4.1 G Swann to de Villiers, On middle and leg, de Villiers flicks it to the leg side and takes a single. 35/2

de Villiers walks in to bat.

3.6 D Briggs to du Plessis, OUT! Caught! Tossed up outside off at 58.9 mph, du Plessis comes down the track and tries to chip but gets a leading edge and the ball goes to Morgan at covers. Briggs gets his first T20I wicket. 25/1 in the Powerplay! 34/2

3.5 D Briggs to H Amla, Full on the pads again, Amla tries to play but the ball is struck on the pads and goes to the off side. Leg bye taken. 34/1

3.4 D Briggs to du Plessis, Fullish on leg, du Plessis tries to play that one but gets struck on the pads. The batsmen pick up a leg bye. 33/1

3.3 D Briggs to H Amla, Amla rocks back and punches it to covers off his back foot and takes a single. 32/1

3.2 D Briggs to H Amla, Landed outside off, Amla comes down the track and chips it over extra covers for a couple. 31/1

3.1 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Nice shot! Shortish outside off, Amla cuts it through point and the ball goes towards the boundary rope. 29/1

Briggs back on.

2.6 S Broad to du Plessis, Shortish outside off, du Plessis tries to pull but gets a bottom edge. The ball goes towards the keeper. 25/1

2.6 S Broad to du Plessis, Wide! Bouncer! du Plessis leaves it alone. Umpire signals it a wide. 25/1

2.5 S Broad to H Amla, Pulls it away to the leg side and picks up a single. 24/1

2.4 S Broad to du Plessis, Outside off, Faf tries to pull but gets a bottom edge and the ball goes to the off side, single taken. 23/1

2.3 S Broad to du Plessis, FOUR! Outside off, du Plessis comes down the track and hits it over mid off, the ball races away to the boundary rope. 22/1

2.2 S Broad to H Amla, On middle and leg, Amla tries to play it to the leg side but gets struck on the pads. The batsmen pick up a leg bye. 18/1

2.1 S Broad to H Amla, FOUR! Edged! Landed outside off, Amla comes forward and tries to slash. The ball races away towards the boundary rope towards the third man region. 17/1

Broad into the attack.

1.6 Tim Bresnan to H Amla, Fullish length, Amla plays it through point for a single. 13/1

1.5 Tim Bresnan to H Amla, On middle and off, Amla tries to play the off side but gets struck on the pads. Bowler appeals for LBW but the umpire isn't interested. 12/1

1.4 Tim Bresnan to du Plessis, Fullish on off, du Plessis comes forward and plays it towards point off the outside edge. Good effort from the fielder near the boundary rope, saves a run. 12/1

du Plessis walks in to bat.

1.3 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, OUT! Bowled! Fullish length at 82.9 mph, Levi tries to sweep by getting down on one knee but misses this one and the ball knocks off the stump. Bresnan strikes, South Africa 9/1. 9/1

1.2 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, Outside off, Levi plays it towards point. 9/0

1.1 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, On middle and leg, Levi tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Bowler appeals but the umpire says not out. It was going down the leg side. 9/0

Bresnan to bowl from the other end.

0.6 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Fullish outside off, Amla lofts it over covers, couple of bounces and gets a boundary. 9/0

0.5 D Briggs to H Amla, On off, Amla tries to play but gets struck on the pads, appeal from the bowler but the umpire signals it not out. 5/0

0.4 D Briggs to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but gets beaten once again. 5/0

0.3 D Briggs to H Amla, Not out! Fullish down the leg side, Amla goes after that one but misses it and gets beaten. The keeper removes the bails off and appeals for stumping. Third man signals it not out as there was some part of foot back in. 5/0

Appeal for stumping, referred upstairs.

0.2 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Shortish outside off, Amla lofts it over cover-point and the ball races away to the boundary rope. Fine way to get off the mark. 5/0

0.1 D Briggs to R Levi, Tossed up outside off, Levi plays it towards point and takes a single. 1/0

Commentary (England innings)

That's it from us then. The Twenty20 World Cup is starting soon and it promises to be an exciting one. Do join us for that. Till then, good bye and take care.

Craig Kieswetter is the Man of the Series.

Jos Buttler is the Man of the Match.

The T20 champions will go to the ICC World T20 on a high after winning this game comfortably. It was a long tour for visiting side and we saw some extraordinary cricket from both the top teams.

England are now the number one side in the ICC T20I rankings! Wonderful cricket from England and the series is drawn 1-1. After a rain delay, England batsmen kept going bonkers and posted a tough total. South African batsmen tried hard but the total was beyond their reach. The Protea batsmen kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Swann and Bresnan picked up 2 wickets each, Amla was once again the highest scorer for South Africa.

10.6 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Landed outside off, Morkel cuts it past point for a couple. England win by 28 runs! 90/5

10.5 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Outside off, Kallis drives it through covers for a single. 88/5

10.4 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Dropped! Slower one on middle at 64.5 mph, Kallis tries to play it over the off side but mistimes. The ball goes high up in the air and towards covers. Lumb gets underneath it but drops a sitter. Two runs taken. 87/5

10.3 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Full on middle at 85.9 mph, Kallis drives it straight down the ground towards long on for another couple. 85/5

10.2 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Low full toss on off at 87.9 mph, Kallis plays it to mid on for a couple. 83/5

10.2 J Dernbach to J Kallis, Wide! Short of a length delivery at 84.8 mph, going down the leg side. Kallis tries to pull but misses it. Wide signaled by the umpire. 81/5

10.1 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Fullish outside off, Morkel drives it through covers and picks up a single. 80/5

10.1 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Wide! Way outside off, Morkel leaves it alone. Umpire signals it a wide. 79/5

Fine display of power hitting by Jos Buttler and Craig Kieswetter has powered England to a big total here. Both showed their wide array of shots and entertained the crowd with their stunning batting. The South African bowling struggled throughout and apart from Botha (2/19) and Morne Morkel to an extent, none of the bowlers impressed. Join us in a short while for the chase...

10.6 M Morkel to Jos Buttler, Fullish down the leg side, Buttler attempts to plays the paddle sweep but takes an inside edge and goes to the keeper off his pads. Single taken. England finish with 118/5. 118/5

10.5 M Morkel to Tim Bresnan, On middle and leg, Bresnan flicks it to the leg side for a single. 117/5

Bresnan walks in.

10.4 M Morkel to J Bairstow, OUT! Bowled! Yorker! Bairstow tries to play it towards third man but misses the ball and the middle stump is removed! 116/5

10.3 M Morkel to J Bairstow, FOUR! Lovely way to get off the mark! Landed outside off, Bairstow guides it towards third man through the vacant slip region. 116/4

Jonathan Bairstow comes out to bat.

10.2 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, OUT! Bowled! Fullish length, Kieswetter gets across and tries to play the scoop shot, misses it and the ball knocks off the stumps. He's done his job though, great innings. 112/4

3rd T20I Fifty for Kieswetter!

10.1 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, SIX! Raining sixes! Short length delivery at 79.3 mph, Kieswetter pulls it over mid-wicket for a six. Brings up his half century in a fine fashion. 112/3

The players are out in the middle. Michael Lumb and Craig Kieswetter are the two openers. Morne Morkel to bowl the first over.

We've lost few overs sadly. It will be a 11-over per side game.

South Africa - Richard Levi, Jacques Kallis, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers(w/c), Faf du Plessis, Justin Ontong, Albie Morkel, Johan Botha, Robin Peterson, Wayne Parnell, Morne Morkel

England - Craig Kieswetter(w), Michael Lumb, Luke Wright, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Jonathan Bairstow, Tim Bresnan, Graeme Swann, Stuart Broad(c), Danny Briggs, Jade Dernbach.

Toss - South Africa won the toss and elected to field. Danny Briggs has been awarded his T20I cap, Tim Bresnan back in and Samit Patel left out. Michael Lumb replaces Alex Hales, Finn left out whereas South Africa bring back Faf du Plessis and Wayne Parnell for Dale Steyn and JP Duminy who are rested.

Hello everyone to the coverage of the final T20I between England and South Africa at Birmingham. The Proteas lead the series 1-0 and would like to finish the tour on a high note after winning the Test series comfortably and drawing the ODI series. England will try to square this series by winning the last game here. Both sides will look for a win here and head to Sri Lanka with some momentum for the World T20. The start was delayed due to rains and the umpires were concerned about the wet outfield but the groundsmen did a good job and the play will start shortly.

Dernbach back on. 41 runs required off the last over.

9.6 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Full outside off, Morkel plays it towards point and picks up a single. 78/5

9.5 Tim Bresnan to J Kallis, Outside off, Kallis drives it through mid on for a single. 77/5

9.4 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Full toss on middle, Morkel pulls it to deep mid-wicket and takes a single. 76/5

9.3 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, SIX! FOUR! Shortish lenght, Morkel pulls it away over deep square leg for a brilliant six. 75/5

Kallis walks in.

9.2 Tim Bresnan to J Ontong, OUT! Full toss at 84.1 mph, Ontong tries to hit it to the leg side but gets a leading edge. The ball goes high up in the air and goes towards point where Morgan takes the catch. Ontong checks with both the umpires for a waist height full toss but the umpires says it's fine and Ontong has to depart. 69/5

9.1 Tim Bresnan to A Morkel, Landed outside leg at 82.6 mph, Morkel pushes it towards fine leg for a single. 69/4

Morne Morkel back on.

9.6 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, Shortish again, Buttler pulls it to the leg side for a couple. 32 runs off the over! 106/3

9.5 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, SIX! Now a six! Shortish length, Buttler pulls it away powerfully towards mid-wicket. The ball goes all the way over the ropes for a maximum. 104/3

9.4 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, FOUR! Fullish outside off, Buttler plays the paddle sweep once again and gets the same result, another boundary. 98/3

9.4 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, FOUR! No ball! Full outisde off, Buttler plays the paddle shot, no fielder in the deep towards fine leg. The ball races away to the boundary rope. Parnell oversteps again and the free hit stays. 94/3

Free hit coming up!

9.4 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, No ball! Full outside off, Buttler leaves it alone. Umpire signals no ball for overstepping. 89/3

9.3 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, Full outside off, Buttler drives it through covers for a couple. 88/3

9.2 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, SIX! Back to back sixes! Same shot similar result! Fullish on off at 82.6 mph, Buttler hammers it straight down the ground for another maximum. 86/3

9.1 W Parnell to Jos Buttler, SIX! What a shot! Length delivery on middle and off, Buttler rocks back and hits it straight down the ground powerfully. The ball goes all the way into the stands. 80/3

Bresnan back on.

8.6 G Swann to J Ontong, Drives it through mid on this time for a couple. 68/4

8.5 G Swann to J Ontong, SIX! First six of the innings for South Africa! On middle at 55 mph, Ontong dances down the track and hammers it over mid-wicket cleanly for a maximum. 66/4

8.4 G Swann to A Morkel, Flatter delivery outside off, Morkel cuts it towards short third man and takes a single. 60/4

8.3 G Swann to J Ontong, On middle, Ontong gets down on one knee and sweeps, the ball lands short of Bairstow at deep mid-wicket. Single taken. 59/4

8.2 G Swann to A Morkel, Plays it to mid-wicket and picks up a single. 58/4

8.1 G Swann to A Morkel, On middle, Morkel lofts it over mid on, Bresnan collects the ball at long on and the batsmen complete two runs. 57/4

Parnell back on.

8.6 J Botha to C Kieswetter, SIX! Wonderful shot! Landed on off at 52.9 mph, Kieswetter charges down the track and hits it straight down the ground for a six. 74/3

8.5 J Botha to C Kieswetter, Fullish on middle and leg, Kieswetter sweeps it towards backward square leg for a couple. 68/3

8.4 J Botha to Jos Buttler, Guides it towards third man with his angled bat and takes a single to get off the mark. 66/3

8.3 J Botha to C Kieswetter, Fullish on middle, Kieswetter plays it towards mid-wicket and picks up a single. 65/3

Jos Buttler comes out to bat.

8.2 J Botha to E Morgan, OUT! Caught! On middle, Morgan comes down the track and tries to hit over long on. Mistimes and the ball goes towards long on where Justin Ontong takes a safe catch. Morgan departs! 64/3

8.1 J Botha to C Kieswetter, On middle and leg, Kieswetter sweeps it to the leg side for a single. 64/2

7.6 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Another slower yorker, Ontong tries to hammer it down the leg side but misses it and gets beaten. 55/4

7.5 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Yorker! Ontong does well to play that one. 55/4

7.4 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Flicks it away to the leg side this time and takes a single. 55/4

7.3 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Shortish length outside off, Morkel gets beaten once again by the pace. 54/4

7.2 J Dernbach to A Morkel, Full outside off, Morkel tries to play it to the off side but misses it and gets beaten. 54/4

7.1 J Dernbach to J Ontong, Landed outside off, Ontong gets an inside edge and the ball goes to the off side off the boots, single taken. 54/4

7.6 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, Fullish length, Kieswetter dabs it towards mid-wicket and takes one. 63/2

7.5 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, Shortish outside off, Kieswetter tries to heave but misses it completely. 62/2

7.4 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, Landed outside off, Kieswetter drives it through covers and takes a couple. 62/2

7.3 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, SIX! Length delivery, Kieswetter gives himself some room and hammers it over long on. It goes all the way over the ropes for a six. 60/2

7.2 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, Shortish length, Kieswetter drives it through mid off for a couple. 54/2

7.1 J Kallis to C Kieswetter, Stays back in his crease and punches it back to the bowler. 52/2

Jade Dernbach into the attack.

Justin Ontong comes out to bat.

6.6 G Swann to H Amla, OUT! Amla caught! Shortish on middle, Amla comes forward and flicks it to the leg side. The ball goes straight to Bairstow once again who takes a safe catch at deep mid-wicket. End of Amla, fine innings. 53/4

6.5 G Swann to H Amla, Amla gets across to play that one, the ball spins and goes to the leg side. The ball misses the stumps by a whisker. 53/3

6.4 G Swann to A Morkel, Fullish on middle and leg, Morkel tries to play but gets struck on the pads. The ball goes to the leg side, the batsmen pick up a leg bye. 53/3

6.3 G Swann to A Morkel, Flighted delivery outside off, Morkel tries to cut but gets beaten. 52/3

6.2 G Swann to H Amla, Flighted on off, Amla pushes it to covers for a single. 52/3

Albie Morkel comes out to bat.

6.1 G Swann to de Villiers, OUT! de Villiers gone! Fullish on middle, de Villiers sweeps it to the leg side. The ball goes high in the air and Bairstow takes the catch at deep mid-wicket. Big wicket this, South Africa 51/3. 51/3

Kallis into the attack.

6.6 J Botha to E Morgan, On middle and off, Morgan defends it back to the bowler. 52/2

6.5 J Botha to C Kieswetter, Flicks it away to the leg side and picks up a single. 52/2

6.4 J Botha to C Kieswetter, Not out! Bowls down the leg side, Kieswetter comes down the track but misses it. de Villiers knocks off the stumps and appeals for stumping. But Kieswetter comes back in time as the replays show that de Villiers fumbles for a while before uprooting the stumps. That fraction of a second saves Kieswetter. Third umpire confirms the same. 51/2

6.3 J Botha to E Morgan, On the pads, Morgan tries to sweep but gets an inside and the ball goes towards short leg, single taken. 51/2

6.2 J Botha to E Morgan, Yorker! Morgan does well to play that one. 50/2

6.1 J Botha to E Morgan, Landed just outside off, Morgan plays it towards the point region. 50/2

5.6 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla comes forward to play that one but gets beaten completely. 51/2

5.5 S Broad to H Amla, FOUR! Shortish length at 77.1 mph, Amla comes forward and pulls it away through the mid-wicket region for a lovely boundary. 51/2

5.4 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla punches it through covers for a couple. 47/2

5.3 S Broad to H Amla, Play and a miss! Full outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but misses the line of the delivery and gets beaten. 45/2

5.2 S Broad to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but gets a bottom edge. 45/2

5.2 S Broad to H Amla, Wide! Another short length delivery on middle, Amla comes forward and tries to play the upper cut but misses it once again. Umpire signals it a wide this time. 45/2

5.1 S Broad to H Amla, Shortish outside off, Amla tries to guide but misses it and gets beaten. 44/2

5.6 R Peterson to E Morgan, On middle and off, Morgan plays the reverse sweep. The ball lands towards covers and short of Parnell who doesn't attempt a dive. Single taken. 50/2

5.5 R Peterson to E Morgan, Sweeps it to the leg side and takes a couple. 49/2

5.4 R Peterson to E Morgan, On middle, Morgan tries to sweep but the ball stayed a touch low and Morgan gets struck on the pads. de Villiers appeals but the umpire says not out. 47/2

5.3 R Peterson to C Kieswetter, On middle and leg, Kieswetter works it down the leg side for a run. 47/2

5.2 R Peterson to E Morgan, Works it down the leg side and takes a single to get off the mark. 46/2

5.1 R Peterson to C Kieswetter, On middle and leg, Kieswetter sweeps it to short fine leg and picks up a single. 45/2

Broad back on.

4.6 G Swann to H Amla, Edged! Comes forward to play to the off side but gets an outside edge. The ball goes towards the boundary rope through the vacant slip region. 44/2

4.5 G Swann to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play the reverse sweep but misses it. 41/2

4.4 G Swann to de Villiers, Fullish on middle, de Villiers works it down to the on side and takes one. 41/2

4.3 G Swann to H Amla, Sweeps it away to the leg side this time and takes a single. 40/2

4.2 G Swann to H Amla, FOUR! Lovely shot! On middle, Amla gets into the position and plays the reverse sweep. Finds the gap and the ball races away to the boundary rope towards the third man region. 39/2

4.1 G Swann to de Villiers, On middle and leg, de Villiers flicks it to the leg side and takes a single. 35/2

4.6 J Botha to C Kieswetter, On middle, Kieswetter plays it towards mid-wicket for a run. 44/2

Morgan comes out to bat.

4.5 J Botha to L Wright, OUT! Wright throws it away! Botha serves a fuller length delivery outside off at 52.1 mph, Wright shimmies down the track for a big heave across the line with the spin but it holds its line after landing and catches the top edge. The ball balloons in the air and Amla pouches a tumbling catch at short third man.England 43/2! 43/2

4.4 J Botha to L Wright, Appeal for an LBW! Quicker and flatter, skidding into the batsman, Wright fails to sweep and they put in an unsuccessful appeal. 43/1

4.3 J Botha to C Kieswetter, Gets down on one knee and sweeps it to long leg for a single. 43/1

4.2 J Botha to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Landed on off, Wright comes down the track and hammers it straight down the ground. Times it well and the ball races away to the boundary rope. 42/1

4.1 J Botha to L Wright, Comes forward to play but gets struck on the pads, the ball goes to the leg side, umpire signals it a leg bye. 38/1

de Villiers walks in to bat.

3.6 D Briggs to du Plessis, OUT! Caught! Tossed up outside off at 58.9 mph, du Plessis comes down the track and tries to chip but gets a leading edge and the ball goes to Morgan at covers. Briggs gets his first T20I wicket. 25/1 in the Powerplay! 34/2

3.5 D Briggs to H Amla, Full on the pads again, Amla tries to play but the ball is struck on the pads and goes to the off side. Leg bye taken. 34/1

3.4 D Briggs to du Plessis, Fullish on leg, du Plessis tries to play that one but gets struck on the pads. The batsmen pick up a leg bye. 33/1

3.3 D Briggs to H Amla, Amla rocks back and punches it to covers off his back foot and takes a single. 32/1

3.2 D Briggs to H Amla, Landed outside off, Amla comes down the track and chips it over extra covers for a couple. 31/1

3.1 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Nice shot! Shortish outside off, Amla cuts it through point and the ball goes towards the boundary rope. 29/1

Botha into the attack.

3.6 R Peterson to L Wright, On middle, Kieswetter pulls it to mid-wicket for a single. 37/1

3.5 R Peterson to L Wright, Wright tries to sweep but gets a top edge. The ball flies over the keeper and a single taken. 36/1

3.4 R Peterson to L Wright, On middle and leg, Wright tries to play but gets struck on the pads. 35/1

3.4 R Peterson to L Wright, Four wides! Bowls down the leg side, de Villiers fails to collect as well as the batsman misses to sweep. The ball races away towards the boundary rope but the fielder does well to save a run. 35/1

3.3 R Peterson to C Kieswetter, Fullish on middle, Kieswetter sweeps it to short fine leg for a single. 31/1

3.2 R Peterson to L Wright, On middle, Wright shuffles across his crease and flicks it to the on side, takes a single. 30/1

3.2 R Peterson to L Wright, Wide! Fullish down the leg side, Wright goes after it but misses. The umpire signals it a wide. 29/1

3.1 R Peterson to C Kieswetter, On middle and leg, Kieswetter flicks it to the leg side and takes a single. 28/1

Briggs back on.

2.6 S Broad to du Plessis, Shortish outside off, du Plessis tries to pull but gets a bottom edge. The ball goes towards the keeper. 25/1

2.6 S Broad to du Plessis, Wide! Bouncer! du Plessis leaves it alone. Umpire signals it a wide. 25/1

2.5 S Broad to H Amla, Pulls it away to the leg side and picks up a single. 24/1

2.4 S Broad to du Plessis, Outside off, Faf tries to pull but gets a bottom edge and the ball goes to the off side, single taken. 23/1

2.3 S Broad to du Plessis, FOUR! Outside off, du Plessis comes down the track and hits it over mid off, the ball races away to the boundary rope. 22/1

2.2 S Broad to H Amla, On middle and leg, Amla tries to play it to the leg side but gets struck on the pads. The batsmen pick up a leg bye. 18/1

2.1 S Broad to H Amla, FOUR! Edged! Landed outside off, Amla comes forward and tries to slash. The ball races away towards the boundary rope towards the third man region. 17/1

Robin Peterson into the attack.

2.6 A Morkel to L Wright, Landed outside off, Wright cuts it away to cover-point, he looks for a single but he is sent back immediately. The fielder misses his shy at the striker's end. 27/1

2.5 A Morkel to C Kieswetter, On off, Kieswetter works it down the leg side for a single. 27/1

2.4 A Morkel to L Wright, On middle and leg, Wright pulls it away towards backward square leg and picks up a run. 26/1

2.3 A Morkel to C Kieswetter, On middle, Kieswetter plays it to mid-wicket and takes a single. 25/1

2.2 A Morkel to L Wright, On middle and leg, Wright tries to play to the leg side but gets struck on the pads. The ball goes towards the leg side and the batsmen pick up a leg bye. 24/1

2.1 A Morkel to L Wright, Length delivery on off at 80.8 mph, Wright pushes it towards mid-wicket for a couple. 23/1

Broad into the attack.

1.6 Tim Bresnan to H Amla, Fullish length, Amla plays it through point for a single. 13/1

1.5 Tim Bresnan to H Amla, On middle and off, Amla tries to play the off side but gets struck on the pads. Bowler appeals for LBW but the umpire isn't interested. 12/1

1.4 Tim Bresnan to du Plessis, Fullish on off, du Plessis comes forward and plays it towards point off the outside edge. Good effort from the fielder near the boundary rope, saves a run. 12/1

du Plessis walks in to bat.

1.3 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, OUT! Bowled! Fullish length at 82.9 mph, Levi tries to sweep by getting down on one knee but misses this one and the ball knocks off the stump. Bresnan strikes, South Africa 9/1. 9/1

1.2 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, Outside off, Levi plays it towards point. 9/0

1.1 Tim Bresnan to R Levi, On middle and leg, Levi tries to flick but gets struck on the pads. Bowler appeals but the umpire says not out. It was going down the leg side. 9/0

Albie Morkel into the attack.

1.6 W Parnell to C Kieswetter, Full outside off at 85.7 mph, Kieswetter drives it to mid off. 21/1

1.5 W Parnell to C Kieswetter, Fullish outside off at 88.3 mph, Kieswetter drives it to the cover fielder. 21/1

1.4 W Parnell to L Wright, On middle at 85.3 mph, Wright guides it towards third man and takes a single. 21/1

Luke Wright comes out to bat.

1.3 W Parnell to M Lumb, OUT! Bowled! Landed on off at 85.6 mph, the ball nips back in towards the batsman after landing. Lumb tries to play straight but misses the line of the delivery and the ball uproots the middle stump. 20/1

1.2 W Parnell to M Lumb, Landed outside off, Lumb drives it to mid on. 20/0

1.1 W Parnell to M Lumb, FOUR! Great shot! Fullish delivery on off at 83.5 mph, Lumb drives it through covers and finds the gap. The ball races away to the boundary rope. 20/0

Bresnan to bowl from the other end.

0.6 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Fullish outside off, Amla lofts it over covers, couple of bounces and gets a boundary. 9/0

0.5 D Briggs to H Amla, On off, Amla tries to play but gets struck on the pads, appeal from the bowler but the umpire signals it not out. 5/0

0.4 D Briggs to H Amla, Outside off, Amla tries to play to the off side but gets beaten once again. 5/0

0.3 D Briggs to H Amla, Not out! Fullish down the leg side, Amla goes after that one but misses it and gets beaten. The keeper removes the bails off and appeals for stumping. Third man signals it not out as there was some part of foot back in. 5/0

Appeal for stumping, referred upstairs.

0.2 D Briggs to H Amla, FOUR! Shortish outside off, Amla lofts it over cover-point and the ball races away to the boundary rope. Fine way to get off the mark. 5/0

0.1 D Briggs to R Levi, Tossed up outside off, Levi plays it towards point and takes a single. 1/0

Wayne Parnell to bowl from the other end.

0.6 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, Shortish outside off, Kieswetter tries to play but misses it and gets beaten. 16/0

0.5 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, Length delivery on off, Kieswetter defends it solidly. 16/0

0.4 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Back to back boundaries for Kieswetter! On middle, Kieswetter plays it through mid-wicket and gets another boundary. 16/0

0.3 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, FOUR! Superb shot! Fullish on the pads at 89.2 mph, Kieswetter flicks it through mid-wicket for a fine boundary. 12/0

0.3 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, Wide! Full down the leg side again, another wide. 8/0

0.3 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, Five wides! Oops! Wayward delivery! Wide down the leg side, probably lands near the short leg region and races away to the boundary rope. 7/0

0.2 M Morkel to M Lumb, Length delivery on middle, Lumb pushes it to mid-wicket for a single. 2/0

0.1 M Morkel to C Kieswetter, Starts off with a high full toss, Kieswetter plays it towards mid-wicket and takes a single. 1/0