Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

167dArun Venugopal in Mumbai

How did South Africa lose?

It will take some time to reflect on what unfolded in the Wankhede, but too many wides, a misfiring strike bowler and Faf du Plessis' difficult day all played a part

167dAndrew Miller in Mumbai

Cold-blooded Root simmers in Mumbai heat

In England's hour of need, and with World T20 elimination looming in the event of a slip off the tightrope, Joe Root's sure-footed guidance resulted in his best-ever performance in the shortest form of the game

167dArun Venugopal in Mumbai

SA buoyed by de Villiers' Wankhede affair

South Africa's T20I captain Faf du Plessis believes his team is in a good space heading into the World T20, thanks mainly to the form of AB de Villiers, and the familiarity of the conditions at the Wankhede Stadium

Most runs between dismissals

216

The previous record for most runs between dismissals in T20Is, by Guptill; Amla has gone past that mark (had scores of 69* and 97* before this)

Stunning opening

13.39

Run rate during the 1st-wkt stand between Amla and de Kock, the 6th-best for a 50+ 1st-wicket stand in T20Is

Fifty in no time

2

Matches in a row, in which an SA batsman has got to 50 off 21 balls v Eng. de Villiers in the previous match, de Kock here

SA's Powerplay

83

Runs in the first six overs for SA; the last time these two teams met, SA scored 88 without loss in the Powerplays

Frenetic 50

23

Balls taken by SA to get to 50, the fastest for SA in T20Is

High-scoring ground

182

Average total for teams batting first at the Wankhede in the last two IPL seasons; also Eng's score v WI a couple of days ago

De Kock's due

0

Number of 50+ scores for Quinton de Kock in 25 T20I innings before this game. His highest is 48*

South Africa on top

7-3

SA's win-loss record in T20Is versus England. They've won more matches only against NZ