Proteas pip England at Buffalo Park in thrilling T20 encounter_1

South Africa beat England by one run in the first Twenty20 international at Buffalo Park on Wednesday.

Final scores first Twenty20 international between South Africa and England

South Africa


T. Bavuma c Ali b Rashid 43


Q. de Kock c Denly b Ali 31


H. van der Dussen c Bairstow b Stokes 31


D. Miller c Jordan b T. Curran 16


J. Smuts c Stokes b Wood 20


A. Phehlukwayo run out (Jordan) 18


D. Pretorius b Jordan 1


B. Hendricks b Jordan 0


D. Steyn not out 5


Extras (b2, lb5, nb2, w3) 12


Total (8 wkts, 20 overs) 177


Did not bat: T. Shamsi, L. Ngidi


Fall of wickets: 1-48 (De Kock), 2-111 (Van der Dussen), 3-113 (Bavuma), 4-135 (Miller), 5-170 (Smuts), 6-172 (Pretorius), 7-172 (Hendricks), 8-177 (Phehlukwayo)


Bowling: Ali 4-0-22-1, T. Curran 3-0-41-1 (1w), Wood 3-0-32-1 (1nb), Jordan 3-0-28-2, Rashid 4-0-23-1, Stokes 3-0-24-1 (1nb, 2w)

England


J. Roy c Ngidi b Hendricks 70


J. Buttler c Miller b Steyn 15


J. Bairstow lbw b Phehlukwayo 23


E. Morgan c Bavuma b Hendricks 52


J. Denly c Van der Dussen b Phehlukwayo 3


B. Stokes c Miller b Ngidi 4


M. Ali b Ngidi 5


T. Curran c Miller b Ngidi 2


C. Jordan not out 0


A. Rashid run out (Steyn) 1


Extras (lb1) 1


Total (9 wkts, 20 overs) 176


Did not bat: M. Wood


Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Buttler), 2-91 (Bairstow), 3-132 (Roy), 4-137 (Denly), 5-152 (Stokes), 6-171 (Morgan), 7-173 (T. Curran), 8-175 (Ali), 9-176 (Rashid)


Bowling: Steyn 4-0-33-1, Ngidi 4-0-30-3, Smuts 1-0-22-0, Phehlukwayo 4-0-32-2, Shamsi 4-0-25-0, Hendricks 3-0-33-2

Result: South Africa won by 1 runSeries: South Africa lead the three-match series 1-0Toss: England


Umpires: Adrian Holdstock, Bongani Jele (both RSA)


TV umpire: Allahudien Palekar (RSA)


Match referee: David Boon (AUS)


Remaining matches:

February 14, DurbanFebruary 16, Centurion


By Agence France-Presse (AFP)