England v South Africa
South Africa in England 2012 (3rd Twenty20)
VenueEdgbaston, Birmingham on 12th September 2012 (20-over match) (day/night)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to field
ResultEngland won by 28 runs
UmpiresRJ Bailey, RK Illingworth
TV umpirePJ Hartley
RefereeAJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve UmpireNGB Cook
Man of the MatchJC Buttler
ArticlesEngland Draw Level with 28-run Win in Third Twenty20

England inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
+C Kieswetterb M Morkel50325133156.25
MJ Lumbb Parnell5481-125.00
LJ Wrightc Amla b Botha61015--60.00
EJG Morganc Ontong b Botha5914--55.56
JC Buttlernot out32101623320.00
JM Bairstowb M Morkel4221-200.00
TT Bresnannot out112--100.00
GP Swanndid not bat      
*SCJ Broaddid not bat      
DR Briggsdid not bat      
JW Dernbachdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 2 nb, 11 w)15
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 11 overs)118
Fall of wickets:
1-20 (Lumb, 1.3 ov), 2-43 (Wright, 4.5 ov), 3-64 (Morgan, 8.2 ov), 4-112 (Kieswetter, 10.2 ov), 5-116 (Bairstow, 10.4 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
M Morkel2   02822-6.0014.00
Parnell2   0371-212.0018.50
JA Morkel1   050---5.00
Peterson2   01602--8.00
Botha3   0192--9.006.33
Kallis1   0110---11.00

South Africa inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
RE Levib Bresnan145--25.00
HM Amlac Bairstow b Swann3627336-133.33
F du Plessisc Morgan b Briggs86151-133.33
*+AB de Villiersc Bairstow b Swann233--66.67
JA Morkelnot out171424-1121.43
JL Ontongc Morgan b Bresnan1079-1142.86
JH Kallisnot out858--160.00
J Bothadid not bat      
RJ Petersondid not bat      
WD Parnelldid not bat      
M Morkeldid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 4 w)8
Total(5 wickets, innings closed, 11 overs)90
Fall of wickets:
1-9 (Levi, 1.3 ov), 2-34 (du Plessis, 3.6 ov), 3-51 (de Villiers, 6.1 ov), 4-53 (Amla, 6.6 ov), 5-69 (Ontong, 9.2 ov)
England bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Briggs2   0161--12.008.00
Bresnan2   0142--6.007.00
Broad2   01802--9.00
Swann3   0242--9.008.00
Dernbach2   01402--7.00

--> The match was reduced before play started to 11 overs per side
--> England powerplay 1: overs 1 to 3 (27/1)
--> South Africa powerplay 1: overs 1 to 3 (25/1)
--> England innings: 50 in 5.6 overs
--> England innings: 100 in 9.5 overs
--> South Africa innings: 50 in 5.5 overs
--> DR Briggs made his debut in International Twenty20 matches
--> C Kieswetter 50 in 31 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes
--> JC Buttler passed his previous highest score of 13 in International Twenty20 matches
--> JA Morkel passed 500 runs in International Twenty20 matches when he reached 15
--> DR Briggs made his debut for England in Twenty20 matches