Morris stars as South Africa snatch thrilling one-wicket win

South Africa v England, 4th ODI, Johannesburg
Johannesburg turned pink for the fourth ODI with South Africa looking to square the series© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesJohannesburg turned pink for the fourth ODI with South Africa looking to square the series
After a slow start, Jason Roy was unable to control a top-edged pull...© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAfter a slow start, Jason Roy was unable to control a top-edged pull...
...giving Kagiso Rabada a wicket in his third over© Getty Images
© Getty Images...giving Kagiso Rabada a wicket in his third over
Joe Root attempted to the lift the tempo of the England innings© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesJoe Root attempted to the lift the tempo of the England innings
Root and Alex Hales put on 69 for the second wicket...© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesRoot and Alex Hales put on 69 for the second wicket...
...but Imran Tahir had Hales caught on the boundary after reaching 50© Getty Images
© Getty Images...but Imran Tahir had Hales caught on the boundary after reaching 50
Things quickly began to unravel for England, as Tahir removed Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesThings quickly began to unravel for England, as Tahir removed Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes
Kyle Abbott got rid of the danger man Jos Buttler for 1...© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesKyle Abbott got rid of the danger man Jos Buttler for 1...
...then picked up Moeen Ali cheaply too, as England fell to 108 for 6© Getty Images
© Getty Images...then picked up Moeen Ali cheaply too, as England fell to 108 for 6
But Root rebuilt England's innings with skill and style© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesBut Root rebuilt England's innings with skill and style
His brilliant 109 was his eighth ODI hundred and allowed England to post a competitive 262© AFP
© AFPHis brilliant 109 was his eighth ODI hundred and allowed England to post a competitive 262
Stuart Broad then struck in the first over of his comeback to remove Hashim Amla© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesStuart Broad then struck in the first over of his comeback to remove Hashim Amla
Amla was bowled for 0 off an inside-edge© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAmla was bowled for 0 off an inside-edge
Quinton de Kock made 27 before falling to Ben Stokes© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesQuinton de Kock made 27 before falling to Ben Stokes
... while Faf du Plessis was bowled by Chris Woakes for 34© Getty Images
© Getty Images... while Faf du Plessis was bowled by Chris Woakes for 34
JP Duminy survived a let-off to help rebuild South Africa's innings© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesJP Duminy survived a let-off to help rebuild South Africa's innings
AB de Villiers also survived a drop at point on 9 before hitting his stride© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAB de Villiers also survived a drop at point on 9 before hitting his stride
But he was run out for 36 to tip the scales towards England© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesBut he was run out for 36 to tip the scales towards England
© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesAdil Rashid trapped JP Duminy lbw
Reece Topley's dismissals of Behardien and Kagiso Rabada looked to have sealed the match© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesReece Topley's dismissals of Behardien and Kagiso Rabada looked to have sealed the match
Chris Morris's brilliant 62 from 38 balls hauled South Africa back from the brink© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesChris Morris's brilliant 62 from 38 balls hauled South Africa back from the brink
He drew the scores level before falling to Adil Rashid's googly© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesHe drew the scores level before falling to Adil Rashid's googly
But Tahir sealed a thrilling victory with a first-ball four© Getty Images
© Getty ImagesBut Tahir sealed a thrilling victory with a first-ball four

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  • Alnot on February 12, 2016, 15:43 GMT

    Jonny Bairstow should be in the middle order. Yorkshire grit missing here: build your innings and then attack. Stokes & Buttler - just 'flash' players: may come off may not. Root, Bairstow and Ballance do this day in day out for Yorkshire. Pity as Hales and Root had laid down a good platform. Still like Morgan as captain - he has an in depth understanding of the shorter formats and does succeed more often than not. Nice knock from Rasid too, more Yorkshire grit!

  • GEORGE on February 12, 2016, 15:01 GMT

    Thank you for the pictures. Cricket not covered on tv here.

  • Romi on February 12, 2016, 14:57 GMT

    Joe Root, a very classy, upbuilding team player. and Imran Tahir's bowling and celebrations are as entertaining as ever. Going to be an awesome rest of the match. Can't wait to see how the second innings rolls along! :)

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