There were other negatives with the ball and in the field but ultimately 26 runs in nine balls from Jade Dernbach swept England's World T20 hopes away into the Bay of Bengal
Stuart Broad said England could leave the World T20 with their "heads high" despite going out of the competition after their second defeat in three games.
ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from Chittagong
Tweet report for the World T20 game between England and South Africa
South Africa are in the semifinals and they have already won three tight contests, the latest to eliminate England. Can they survive the pressure this time?
The most runs scored in the last 4 overs by the team batting second in this tournament, by WI v Aus
Runs scored by England in this Powerplay, the 4th best in this tournament. Highest - 91 by Netherlands v Ireland
Runs scored by de Villiers in his last 14 balls today; he scored only 21 in his first 14
No. of balls AB de Villiers took to get his 50, the fastest by a South African. Previous record - 24 by Morne van Wyk v India
Hashim Amla achieved his best score, and his first half-century in 25 T20Is
AB de Villiers' batting average in T20Is v England - 81 runs in 8 innings. High score of 24
That's SA's win-loss record in T20Is when batting first; when chasing, it drops to 17-14
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