England have defeated South Africa by five wickets in the first T20 match played at Cape Town.
Batting first, South Africa scored a score of 179/6 thanks to a half-century from Faf du Plessy.
Chasing the score, England had lost three quick wickets, but Johnny Bairstow (86 *) won them.
Let’s take a look at the records made in the match.
Faf du Plessy
Faf created many records
Du Plessy scored his ninth T20 International career and his first half-century against England.
He has scored 1,465 runs in 45 matches and has become the third highest T20 International run-scorer for South Africa.
In the case of T20 International runs, Du Plessy overtook Shane Watson (1,462) and KL Rahul (1,461).
He has equaled Shikhar Dhawan (47) with two sixes.
England fast bowlers achieved these achievements
Chris Jordan, who took one wicket for 40 runs, has 64 T20 International wickets.
He has overtaken Imran Tahir (63) and equaled Dale Steyn (64).
Jordan has taken 13 wickets so far against South Africa at an average of 30.21.
Left-arm fast bowler Sam Curran (3/28) has given his best bowling performance in T20 International.
Other Match Records
England opener Jason Roy has been dismissed for the fifth time in a T20 International career.
Bearesto (86 *) has scored his sixth T20 International and a third half-century against South Africa.
He (929) has also completed his 900 runs in T20 International and this is his highest T20 International score.
Debutant South African player George Linde, besides taking two wickets, also took a catch.
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This is how England achieved victory
Du Plessi (58) and Van der Dussen (37) played good innings for South Africa, losing the wickets in the first over, batting first.
Sam Curran (3/28) took the most wickets for England.
Chasing a target of 180 runs, England had lost three wickets for a score of 34 in the powerplay.
Beerstow (86 *) and Ben Stokes (37) returned and won.