England torpedoed in the series decider in 16.4 overs, being bowled out for just 101 for 192 to win at Southampton; South African spinner Tabrez Shamsi scored 5-24 with 27 as Jonny Bairstow’s top scorer for England; Three-Test series begins at Lord’s from August 17
Last Updated: 31/07/22 at 6:37 PM
England went down by 90 runs in the series-deciding third T20 International against South Africa after being rolled out for just 101 on a challenging afternoon in Southampton.
Jonny Bairstow (27 off 30) was England’s top scorer as he chased down 192 for victory as the hosts smashed the hosts in 16.4 overs for the second game, as wrist spinner Tabrez Shamsi scored 5-24 And Tristan Stubbs took a brilliant wicket. – Took a catch to dismiss Moeen Ali (3).
Jos Buttler’s side – which were looking to overhaul their opponents’ 191-5 – will end the summer without a home white-ball series win, 2-1 down to India in both T20Is and One Day Internationals. Gone and the ODI match ended in a draw. Series against South Africa after the third game at Leeds was washed out.
England began the T20I series by breaking 234–6 including 20 sixes during a 41-run victory in Bristol, but then ended with a disappointing performance at The Ages Bowl with torpedoes for 149 in Cardiff, taking 50 at a time. had exceeded. Delivery without scoring a boundary during an unlisted chase.
Jason Roy’s form will be a real concern for England ahead of the World Cup later this year – the opener’s 17-run knock off 18 balls on Sunday means he has featured in six T20Is this summer. Scored just 76 runs with a best score of 27.
England have 10 more T20 Internationals ahead of their World Cup opening match against Afghanistan on 22 October, with seven matches to be played in Pakistan from mid-September and then 3 in Australia from mid-October.
Meanwhile, the Test team has been back in action against South Africa since mid-August, with three matches at Lord’s (17-21 August) before further matches at Emirates Old Trafford (25–29 August) and The Emirates Old Trafford. The series of matches is going on. Kia Oval (September 8-12).
What will happen next?
Brave vs Welsh Fire
August 3, 2022, 6:30 pm
The 2022 season of The Hundred gets underway at The Ages Bowl on Wednesday, as defending men’s champion Southern Brave welcome Welsh Fire live on Sky Sports at The Ages Bowl in Southampton.
The women’s competition begins Thursday, August 11, with 2021 winners Oval Invincibles entertaining Northern Superchargers at the Kia Oval.
The women’s tournament starts a week later, due to the inclusion of women’s cricket in the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
England – who started their campaign with a win over Sri Lanka on Saturday – are next in action against South Africa on Tuesday (11 am).