In the 39th match of the T20 World Cup, South Africa defeated England by 10 runs in a thrilling match but lost the semi-final. In the match being played at Sharjah Cricket Ground, the captain of the English team Ian Morgan decided to field after winning the toss against South Africa. Hence, in the allotted 20 overs, South Africa managed to score 189 runs.
South Africa Defeated England But Still Lost Position in Semi-Finals
The England openers gave an aggressive start, but Jason Roy retired injured due to injury. He scored 15 runs. For the English batsmen, Moin Ali scored 37, Jose Butler 26, David Milan 33 while Johnny Barstow scored one run. In the closing moments of the match, Lime Livingston scored 28 off 17 balls while captain Ian Morgan scored 17 runs but failed to reach the target.
For South Africa, Rabada scored the second hat-trick of the T20 World Cup while Tabriz Shamsi took 2 wickets and Nartji took 2 wickets.
Earlier, Van der Dawson and Aiden Markram played aggressively to lead the African team to 189 runs, both of whom played 94 and 52 innings respectively. Moin Ali and Adil Rashid took two wickets in the innings for England. England captain Ian Morgan, who decided to field before winning the toss, said that a change had been made in the squad and that Mark Wood had been added to the squad in place of Time Mills.
It should be noted that in order to reach the semi-finals of the South African team, England’s team was limited to 131 runs, but the African bowlers continued to do so, after which Australia reached the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup from Group 1 where They will face the challenge of Pakistan.
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