South Africa 174 for 8 (de Villiers 46, Curran 3-33) beat England 171 for 6 (Roy 67, Morris 2-18) by three runs
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The dismissal of Jason Roy, given out for obstructing the field, changed the course of a game that England appeared to have won and saw South Africa level the T20 series at 1-1 with one to play.
Roy, with his first 50 in 11 international innings, appeared to have put England on course for a series-clinching victory as he added 110 in 70 balls with Jonny Bairstow for England’s second wicket. But when Bairstow lofted to mid-on and Roy was given out a few deliveries later, South Africa’s seamers – enjoying a track offering pace and bounce – turned the screw in expert fashion amid failing light and mounting excitement.
The result was uncertain until the final delivery after Liam Dawson hit the penultimate ball for four. Had it travelled another…