South Africa beat England by a margin of 58 runs in the 2nd T20I played at Cardiff, thanks to the extraordinary batting from Rilee Rossouw. Now, Proteas has levelled the series 1-1 now and now the series decider will be an interesting one.
Making into the team almost after 6 years, South Africa dazzling batsman Rilee Rossouw came with all the guns and smashed an unbeaten 96 in just 55 balls. Along with Rossouw, opener Reeza Hendricks also played a sensational knock of 53 runs in just 32 balls with the help of 3 fours and 2 sixes. On the other side, Rossouw went for 10 fours and 5 massive.
With the help of these batsmen, South Africa hung 207 runs on board at the loss of 3 wickets.
For England, Moeen Ali, Richard Gleeson and Sam Curran bagged 1-1 wickets each.
Chasing this mammoth target of 208 runs, England did not have a good start and they lost their 5 wickets at 92 only. Almost every England Batsmen got off to a good start but they were unable to convert it into a big score. For England, Jonny Bairstow scored the most 30 runs, captain Jos Buttler got 29 runs with the bat, while the all-rounder Moeen Ali managed to get 28 runs.
The England team was bowled out in 16.4 overs. For South Africa Andile Phehlukwayo and Tabraiz Shamsi got 3-3 wickets each. Lungi Ngidi bagged 2 wickets in his kitty.
Rilee Rossouw who played the fiery
knock of 96 runs was adjudged Man Of The Match.