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South Africa beat England in first T20I

Updated: 21 February 2016 17:15 IST - Published: 19 February 2016 21:06 IST
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For his career-best bowling figures, Imran Tahir is the Man of the Match.
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Eoin Morgan praises his bowlers, especially Ben Stokes and Chris Jordan while Faf du Plessis is full of praise for Chris Morris for ensuring the Proteas won a low-scoring thriller.
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Morris does it for the Proteas once again, as his 7-ball 17 made the difference in the end. It's time for the presentation...
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Proteas just clinch a thriller. 135 seemed like a comfortable chase but the bowlers and the pitch ensured it wasn't. In the end, it took a bit of brilliance from Chris Morris and some bad fielding from Reece Topley ensured South Africa took an unassailable 1-0 lead in the series.
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19.6 2 runs, Morris seals it for South Africa once again as Topley misses an easy run-out and the hosts clinch a final-ball thriller.
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2 runs to win for South Africa, one for a super over, what will it be?
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19.5 2 runs, Morris hits another full toss down the ground, this time for a couple if runs.
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19.4 dot ball, a precious dot ball from Topley as Morris hits it straight back to him.
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South Africa need four from three balls.
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19.3 SIX! Morris hits another low full toss for a boundary, this time for a six over long on.
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19.2 FOUR! Morris hits one over cover for four as he hits a wide full toss.
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19.1 1 run, brilliant bowling and batting as Abbott gets off strike with a single down to mid off.
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15 runs to win off the final over and Topley to bowl the final over.
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18.6 1 run, Abbott gets off the mark with a single and gets the strike for the final over.
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Abbott comes in to bat.
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Proteas now need 16 runs off their last seven balls.
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18.5 WICKET! Wiese drags on to his stumps and Jordan picks up his third wicket.
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18.4 two runs, Wiese picks up a couple after pulling Jordan down to fine leg.
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18.3 1 run, a brillaint yorker is dug out by Morris who takes a single.
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18.2 DROPPED! Topley drops a difficult chance and Morris picks up a couple of runs.
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Chris Morris, hero of the fourth ODI comes to the crease.
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18.1 WICKET! Miller picks out Root perfectly at long on and Jordan picks up his second wicket.
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South Africa need 21 off the last two overs.
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17.6 1 run, A single off the last ball down to fine leg helps Miller retains strike.
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17.5 FOUR! This time Miller smokes a cover drive past mid off for four.
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17.4 SIX! Roy drops a difficult chance on the ropes and it goes for six.
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17.3 dot ball.
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17.2 dot ball.
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David Wiese comes in to bat with 39 runs in his T20I career.
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17.1 WICKET! Rossouw mis-times a pull and the catch is comfortably completed by Rashid at short fine-leg.
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Moeen Ali in to bowl.
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South Africa need 31 off the last three overs.
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16.6 1 run, brilliant fielding from England restricts the final ball to just a single.
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16.5 1 run, Miller pulls one to deep mid-wicket for a single.
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16.4 no run, Miller survives a huge lbw shout as it pitches outside leg but no runs come off it.
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16.3 1 run, Rossouw tries to pull one for two but slips at the crucial moment and he only gets one.
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16.2 1 run, Miller gets a single after the ball hit his glove thanks to Rossouw's quick-thinking and that brings up the hundred for the Proteas.
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16.1 1 run, Rossouw hits it straight to deep point for a single.
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Jordan comes in to bowl as David Miller joins Rossouw in the middle.
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South Africa need 37 to win off the last four overs.
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15.6 WICKET! Ali picks up his first wicket and du Plessis is gone for 25 as he hits one straight down long on's throat.
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15.5 1 run, the southpaw hits it straight to backward point for a single.
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15.4 1 run, du Plessis gets a single off the next ball and brings Rossouw back into strike.
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15.3 2 runs, du Plessis tries a sweep but top-edges it for a couple.
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15.2 1 run, Another reverse sweep and this time it is an edge that gets him a single.
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15.1 2 runs, Rossouw tries another reverse sweep and gets a couple this time past David Willey at short third-man.
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14.6 1 run, He gets a single off the last ball of the over and South Africa now need 44 off the last 5 overs.
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14.5 no run, the southpaw tries the big slog-sweep but fails to connect.
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14.4 no run, Rossouw tries another but can't get it past Rashid.
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14.3 SIX! Rossouw makes up for the dot ball by smacking Rashid for a six off the next ball straight over his head.
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