ENG vs SA: 3rd T20: Batting might in focus as South Africa, England scrap for series

Last Updated: Sunday, 16 February 2020 (12:25 IST)
Centurion: After two high-scoring encounters that both ended in narrow margins, another potential thriller could be in store in the decider.

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In a neck-and-neck series, both teams have traded jabs with each other, setting up what could potentially be a cracking decider at Centurion’s Super Sport Park here on Sunday.
 
won the first T20I by one run, England returned the favour by winning the second by two runs.
 
With so little separating the two sides, making predictions is a pointless game. But if the series so far is any indication, the only thing that can be said with certainty is that this will once again be a test of batting might, an ICC report said.
 
That’s not to say that the bowlers are a complete non-entity. As many as 31 wickets have fallen in the two games, which amounts to an average of nearly eight wickets per innings. But with both teams possessing an imperious middle order, this comes down to a battle of who can outdo whom. (UNI)