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ENG vs SA 1st T20: Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow blast hosts to win in first game, WATCH | Cricket News

ENG vs SA 1st T20: Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow blast hosts to win in first recreation, WATCH | Cricket Information

Moeen Ali scored England’s quickest half-century in Twenty20 Internationals and Jonny Bairstow’s golden summer season continued with a brutal 90 in a 41-run victory over South Africa on Wednesday (July 27) within the first match of their three-game collection. England posted a large 234 for six of their 20 overs, helped by the small boundaries on the County Floor, as Moeen took 16 balls to succeed in 52 earlier than he fell to South African seamer Lungi Ngidi who recorded career-best figures of 5/39.

South Africa saved up with the speed for many of their reply however couldn’t muster the explosive end to match England within the last 4 overs as they ended on 193/8. The spotlight was an exhilarating 72 from 28 deliveries by 21-year-old Tristan Stubbs, who introduced himself on the worldwide stage with the second quickest half-century in T20 matches for South Africa, off 19 balls.

Watch Moeen Ali full England’s quickest fifty off 16 balls right here…

16 balls

Scorecard/clips: https://t.co/PAcXkPJJwc

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Opener Reeza Hendricks scored a brisk 57 from 33 deliveries to get the innings underneath approach, however the vacationers left themselves with an excessive amount of to do on the finish. South Africa have been at instances their very own worst enemies within the area, handing Bairstow 4 lives with a succession of comparatively easy dropped catches.

He was out for 90 from 53 balls having placed on an exhilarating 106 runs from 35 deliveries with Moeen for the fourth wicket. South Africa bowled a shorter size to attempt to negate the small straight boundaries, however Bairstow and Moeen punished them sq. of the wicket as England struck 20 sixes, nicely previous their earlier T20 file of 15.

Temporary scores: England 234/6 (Jonny Bairstow 90, Moeen Ali 52, Dawid Malan 43; Lungi Ngidi 5/39) bt South Africa 193/8 (Tristan Stubbs 72, Reeza Hendricks 57; Richard Gleeson 3/51, Adil Rashid 2/17)

(with Reuters inputs)

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