South Africa win a thrilling three-wicket victory in the first Twenty20

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Chris Morris  smashing 14 off  England’s bowlers after the final over to power South Africa to a thrilling three-wicket victory in the first Twenty20 at Newlands on Friday.

The all-rounder also hit a swashbuckling half-century in the fourth game of the one-day series last Friday to help his side scramble to a one-wicket triumph.

Before in 1st Inning Leg-spinner Imran Tahir was the destroyer for South Africa he equalled his career-best figures of 4/21. Jos Buttler top-scored with an unbeaten 32 from 30 balls.

In 2nd Inning Captain Faf du Plessis (25) led South Africa’s reply from the front but excellent bowling spells from Chris Jordan (3-23) and Moeen Ali (2-22) England’s way until Morris produced his late cameo.

Second game of the series, which is serving as a warm-up for the World T20 in India. Which is in Johannesburg on Sunday.

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