African batting line up looked fragile and kept losing wickets at regular interval. The two main pillars of the south african batting line up Quinton De Kock and Faf Du Plessis failed to repeat the batting display on a trot. The host managed a meager 146 runs.
In the second T20I, England were faced with somewhat tricky situations in a relatively modest chase, but where it was Jonny Bairstow's explosive ability that won them the first game,Dawid Malan called upon his more measured approach to help ride the tide in the next.
South Africa will take heart from the fact that they have challenged England in both gamesso far, but will be aware that to take down the visitors in the final game they will need to serveup a more complete team performance.(UNI)