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England beat South Africa to win T20 series

England's Eoin Morgan (C) poses for a photograph with the series trophy as England players celebrate winning the Twenty20 (T20) international cricket series between England and South Africa at Sophia Gardens cricket ground in Cardiff. Pic/AFP
England's Eoin Morgan (C) poses for a photograph with the series trophy as England players celebrate winning the Twenty20 (T20) international cricket series between England and South Africa at Sophia Gardens cricket ground in Cardiff. Pic/AFP

England beat South Africa by 19 runs to win the third T20 at Cardiff yesterday. Win saw England take the three-match series 2-1.

England, sent into bat, made 181-8 with debutant Dawid Malan top-scoring with 78. But from 166 for three, England lost their next five wickets for 14 runs.

Dane Paterson led South Africa's attack with four for 32. South Africa were rarely in the hunt to chase down England's total, with Chris Jordan taking three for 31.

Brief scores
England 181-8 in 20 overs (D Malan 78; D Paterson 4-32) beat SA 162-7 in 20 overs (M Mosehle 36; Jordan 3-31) by 19 runs

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