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England vs South Africa 1st T20I 2017 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs South Africa 1st T20I 2017


Watch the highlights of England vs South Africa 1st T20I 2017 - South Africa tour of England 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between South Africa and England at The Rose Bowl, Southampton in 21st June 2017.

An record unbeaten 98-run stand between Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow © Graham Hunt/ProSports/Rex/Shutterstock

Jonny Bairstow's unbeaten blazing half-century and Alex Hales' superb 47* leads to England's record nine-wicket victory over South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first T20I.

* England's 9-wicket win was their joint second largest victory by terms of wickets remaining in T20 international, it is their second time win by nine wickets and 1st time England had defeated South Africa by nine wickets in T20Is.

* 110* : AB de Villiers and Farhaan Behardien set up the record fourth-wicket partnership for South Africa in T20 international, previously held by the unbeaten 105-run stand between JP Duminy and Farhaan Behardien against India at Dharamsala in 2015 and the sixth highest fourth-wicket stand in T20Is.

* 98* : Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow set up the record second-wicket partnership for England against South Africa in T20 international, previously held by the 94-run stand between Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen at Bridgetown in the 2010 World Cup and England's joint third highest second-wicket partnership in T20Is, jointly 98-run stand held by between Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen at Dubai in 2010.

South Africa scored 142-3 in 20 overs with top scorer by AB de Villiers cracked a unbeaten 65 off 58-balls including 4-fours & 2-sixes.

Farhaan Behardien scored a unbeaten 64 off 52-balls including 4-fours and 2-sixes.

England best bowler by Mark Wood took 2-wickets and one for David Willey.

England chased 143-1 in 14.3 overs with top scorer by Jonny Bairstow 60 not out, Alex Hales cracked a unbeaten 47 off 38-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes and Jason Roy blasted a 28 off 14-balls included 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 200.

South Africa best bowler by Andile Phehlukwayo took one-wicket for 11-runs in 1.3 overs.

Jonny Bairstow named player of the match for his match-winning unbeaten blazing 60-runs knocked off facing 35-balls including 6-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 171.42.