3rd T20I (N), Birmingham, September 12, 2012, South Africa tour of England
(11/11 ov) 118/5
(11/11 ov, T:119) 90/5

England won by 28 runs

Player Of The Match
32* (10)
Player Of The Series
76 runs
England INNINGS (11 overs maximum)
Craig Kieswetter  b M Morkel50325133156.25
Michael Lumb  b Parnell54810125.00
Luke Wright c Amla b Botha610150060.00
Eoin Morgan c Ontong b Botha59140055.55
Jos Buttler not out 32101623320.00
Jonny Bairstow  b M Morkel42210200.00
Tim Bresnan not out 11200100.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 2, w 11)15
TOTAL11 Ov (RR: 10.72)118/5
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Michael Lumb, 1.3 ov), 2-43 (Luke Wright, 4.5 ov), 3-64 (Eoin Morgan, 8.2 ov), 4-112 (Craig Kieswetter, 10.2 ov), 5-116 (Jonny Bairstow, 10.4 ov)
Morne Morkel2028214.0043120
10.2 to C Kieswetter, now tries the Buttler scoop and gets bowled falling outside off stump, beaten for pace really and a full ball strikes middle and off stumps. 112/4
10.4 to JM Bairstow, another middle stump goes flying gets this absolutely bang on does Morkel and Bairstow tried to angle to third man again but missed the fast yorker perfectly on target, there's the Morkel we know and love. 116/5
Wayne Parnell2037118.5043302
1.3 to MJ Lumb, out goes middle stump! Length ball nips back and beats Lumb's attempted off drive, he was playing with the bat a long way away from the pads, didn't get his foot out to the ball and the quick, off stump ball seamed in and smashed down middle pole. 20/1
Albie Morkel10505.0020000
Robin Peterson201608.0020020
Johan Botha301926.3381100
4.5 to LJ Wright, short run, just the one step, slugged high, high in the air and Amla takes it well at point. Good catch that coming across from short third man as Wright tried to go big over the top and skied it off an outside edge. 43/2
8.2 to EJG Morgan, down the wicket, smashed straight up in the air and caught by long off coming in 20 yards off the rope, just didn't get it Morgan and pumped it high into the sky and the catch was well held. 64/3
Jacques Kallis1011011.0020100
South Africa INNINGS (Target: 119 runs from 11 overs)
Richard Levi  b Bresnan1450025.00
Hashim Amla c Bairstow b Swann36273360133.33
Faf du Plessis c Morgan b Briggs861510133.33
AB de Villiers (c)†c Bairstow b Swann2330066.66
Albie Morkel not out 17142401121.42
Justin Ontong c Morgan b Bresnan107901142.85
Jacques Kallis not out 85800160.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, w 4)8
TOTAL11 Ov (RR: 8.18)90/5
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Richard Levi, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (Faf du Plessis, 3.6 ov), 3-51 (AB de Villiers, 6.1 ov), 4-53 (Hashim Amla, 6.6 ov), 5-69 (Justin Ontong, 9.2 ov)
Danny Briggs201618.0063000
3.6 to F du Plessis, tossed up, works across the line ... and gone, looped to mid-off! The ball ballooned off a leading edge, completely the opposite direction to where du Plessis intended and Briggs has his first T20I wicket. 34/2
Tim Bresnan201427.0050100
1.3 to RE Levi, full and straight and bowled him! Levi tried an ungainly heave across the line as Bresnan sent down an offcutter, not quite yorker length but it dips under the stroke and through to rattle the stumps. 9/1
9.2 to JL Ontong, full toss, skewed to point and Ontong has to go! The batsman wasn't happy about the height but it was probably just below the waist, it seemed to surprise Ontong, who went for the old heave ho only to top edge to the man on the edge of the circle. 69/5
Stuart Broad201809.0063020
Graeme Swann302428.0061100
6.1 to AB de Villiers, full and outside off stump, slogged into the deep and gone! De Villiers got under the slog-sweep but it wasn't off the middle, trying to drag it to deep midwicket and Bairstow took a good running catch. 51/3
6.6 to HM Amla, hoicked into the deep and England have the key wicket of Amla! Swann slid this towards leg stump as Amla stepped away, tried to give it some tap but could only pick out the man at deep midwicket with a flat pull shot. 53/4
Jade Dernbach201407.0040020
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Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Jos Buttler
Player Of The Series
Craig Kieswetter
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberT20I no. 262
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.50, Interval 19.50-20.10, Second Session 20.10-21.30
Match days12 September 2012 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Danny Briggs
Danny Briggs
Richard Illingworth
Rob Bailey
TV Umpire
Peter Hartley
Reserve Umpire
Nick Cook
Match Referee
Andy Pycroft
  • England innings
  • Rain: England - 0/0
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 27 runs, 1 wicket)
  • England: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 13
  • England: 100 runs in 9.5 overs (61 balls), Extras 15
  • C Kieswetter: 50 off 31 balls (3 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • Innings Break: England - 118/5 in 11.0 overs (JC Buttler 32, TT Bresnan 1)
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 3.0 (Mandatory - 25 runs, 1 wicket)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 5.5 overs (35 balls), Extras 5