এসএ বনাম এএনজি: ইয়ন মরগান ইংল্যান্ডকে তাদের দ্বিতীয় সর্বোচ্চ ধাওয়াতে নিয়ে যায় … – দ্য ক্রিকেট টাইমস

এসএ বনাম এএনজি: ইয়ন মরগান ইংল্যান্ডকে তাদের দ্বিতীয় সর্বোচ্চ ধাওয়াতে নিয়ে যায় … – দ্য ক্রিকেট টাইমস

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England pulled off a record chase of 223 against South Africa in the third and final T20I at SuperSport Park and clinched the series 2-1.

Skipper Eoin Morgan smacked a quicked 57 off just 22 balls, leading England to their second-highest chase in T20Is – and the fourth-highest of all-time – with five balls remaining.

Morgan smashed seven sixes to take his side over the line after Jos Buttler (57) and Jonny Bairstow (64) also hit half-centuries.

Earlier, Henrich Klaasen guided the Proteas to a competitive total with a 33-ball 66 after the hosts got off to a flier, but England’s big-hitting always kept them in the chase.

5️⃣0️⃣* runs
2️⃣5️⃣ balls

Heinrich Klaasen has wasted no time in reaching his second T20I fifty!#SAvENG pic.twitter.com/iRIpgvrKJg

— ICC (@ICC) February 16, 2020

With 53 runs needed from the last four overs, Morgan, with the help of Ben Stokes (22 off 12), took control in sensational style.

Stokes was caught on the first ball of the penultimate over, but Morgan hit back-to-back sixes before Moeen Ali sealed the win with a boundary.

Coming Soon… to a stadium near you ⚡#EoinMorgan just smashed 5⃣7⃣* off 22 balls in 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿’s 223-run chase vs 🇿🇦 in the T20I series decider 🔥

He wins both Player of the match & Player of the series awards 🏆 💜🙌#SAvENG #KorboLorboJeetbo @Eoin16 pic.twitter.com/deDvCqRV1R

— KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) February 16, 2020

Brief score: England 226-5 in 19.1 overs (Jonny Bairstow 64, Eoin Morgan 57*, Jos Buttler 57) beat South Africa 222-6 in 20 overs (Henry Klaasen 66, Temba Bavuma 49; Tom Curran 2-33) by five wickets.

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