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  • 1:15 AM IST

    19.1 Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR, Four! Played towards square leg.

  • 1:15 AM IST

    18.6 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, A single to end the over. Full on middle, Bairstow drives it to long on for a single. Can South Africa defend 7 in the final over?

  • 1:14 AM IST

    18.5 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, 1 run, Good length ball outside off, Curran hammers it to deep cover for a single.

  • 1:13 AM IST

    18.4 Kagiso Rabada to Sam Curran, SIX, SIX! That will ease the nerves! What a shot under pressure. Slower ball outside off, Curran waits for it and then heaves it over long on for a maximum. 9 needed in 8 now.

  • 1:12 AM IST

    18.3 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, Slower short ball on middle, Bairstow pulls but finds deep mid-wicket. Only a single.

  • 1:11 AM IST

    18.2 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, 2 runs, Short ball on middle, Bairstow pulls it in front of square on the leg side for a couple.

  • 1:10 AM IST

    18.1 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, no run, Excellent ball to start! Wow! Yorker on the pads, Bairstow clears his front leg to heave but the ball goes in between his legs.

  • 1:10 AM IST

    Kagiso Rabada to bowl the penultimate over. 3-0-21-0 are his figures so far.

  • 1:09 AM IST

    17.6 Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, Slower one on off, Bairstow works it to square leg and will keep the strike for the next over. A single taken. 18 needed in 2 overs. 

  • 1:09 AM IST

    17.5 Lungi Ngidi to Sam Curran, leg byes, 1 run, Very close! Short ball around off, Curran looks to pull but hits him on the helmet and goes back to the keeper. Bairstow calls Sam for the single. De Kock has a shy at the bowler’s end but misses. Would have been close. 

  • 1:07 AM IST

    Th physio is out now. He checks on Sam Curran after he wears a blow on his helmet. Mandatory concussion tests done. Curran is ready to resume.

  • 1:06 AM IST

    17.4 Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, Slower ball on off, Bairstow defends it to the side of the pitch on the off side for a single.

  • 1:05 AM IST

    Is there a twist in the tale? Who will come out now to bat? Sam Curran it will be.

  • 1:04 AM IST

    17.3 Lungi Ngidi to Eoin Morgan, out, OUT! CAUGHT! Is there still life in this game? Ngidi has been the best bowler on show for South Africa and he has given another lifeline to South Africa. Morgan is disappointed as he walks back. Short ball on middle, Morgan looks to pull but has got it nowhere off the middle of the bat. It goes towards Bavuma at deep mid-wicket who takes a good catch. 21 needed in 15 balls. 

  • 1:04 AM IST

    17.2 Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, Slower ball outside off, Bairstow guides it to short third man for a single.

  • 1:02 AM IST

    17.1 Lungi Ngidi to Eoin Morgan, 1 run, Good length ball outside off, Morgan plays it to the off side and collects a run.

  • 1:02 AM IST

    Who will bowl the 18th over? Rabada, Ngidi or Shamsi. It will be Lungi Ngidi with the ball. 2-0-17-1 are his figures so far.

  • 1:01 AM IST

    16.6 Beuran Hendricks to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR, FOUR! 28 from the over! Horror stuff from Hendricks! Quinton de Kock will not be happy. Good length ball on the pads, Bairstow flicks it to the fine leg region for another boundary. 23 needed in 18 balls.

  • 1:00 AM IST

    16.6 Beuran Hendricks to Jonny Bairstow, wide, 1 run, WIDE! Ohh dear! Another wide! This over has changed the tide completely in England’s favour. Low full down the leg side, Bairstow looks to flick but misses. Wided.

  • 1:00 AM IST

    Looks like the ball has lost shape after taking a beating in this over. Yes, the fourth umpire brings the box of balls as the umpires select one. We are ready to resume.

  • 12:57 AM IST

    16.5 Beuran Hendricks to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR, FOUR! Brilliant! Big over for England so far. Low full toss outside off, Bairstow bludgeons it towards the deep point region for a boundary. 

  • 12:57 AM IST

    16.5 Beuran Hendricks to Eoin Morgan, wide, 2 runs, TWO WIDES! Slower ball way outside off, Morgan looks to cut but misses. De Kock fumbles and it allows an extra run to be taken. 

  • 12:56 AM IST

    16.4 Beuran Hendricks to Eoin Morgan, SIX, SIX! BANG! 34 needed in 20. Full on the pads, Morgan hammers it over deep mid-wicket for a biggie. 

  • 12:55 AM IST

    16.4 Beuran Hendricks to Eoin Morgan, wide, 5 runs, FIVE WIDES! What happened there? This is a crime at this stage and it is going England’s way at the moment. Very full down the leg side, Morgan lets it go. No chance for de Kock to collect and it races to the fine leg fence. 

  • 12:55 AM IST

    16.3 Beuran Hendricks to Jonny Bairstow, 1 run, Just short! Full ball on middle, Bairstow heaves it towards deep mid-wicket where it falls just short of the fielder. A single taken. 

  • 12:54 AM IST

    16.2 Beuran Hendricks to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR, FOUR! Wow! That is some shot from Bairstow. Low full toss outside off, Jonny lifts it over extra cover for a boundary. 

  • 12:53 AM IST

    16.1 Beuran Hendricks to Eoin Morgan, 1 run, Low full toss on the pads, Eoin flicks it to deep square leg for a single.

  • 12:53 AM IST

    Beauran Hendricks to bowl out. 3-0-28-0 so far from him.

  • 12:51 AM IST

    15.6 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, FOUR, FOUR! Almost a six! Good end to the over for England. Good length ball on off, Bairstow powers it towards deep mid-wicket for a boundary. 51 needed in 24 balls.

  • 12:51 AM IST

    15.5 Kagiso Rabada to Jonny Bairstow, no run, PLAY AND A MISS! Slower bouncer outside off, Bairstow looks to play the upper cut but misses. One bouncer for the over signalled by the umpire.

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