Eoin Morgan seals England triumph, Boult returns for India clash, and Mahmudullah is dropped.
In the decider of a nail-biting series, batting might will be the differentiating factor between the two sides on Sunday.
South Africa showed much-needed signs of grit, and England are up against it to save the series.
After losing the Tests 1-3, South Africa level the ODIs against England 1-1. The teams will now clash for 3 T20Is, the first of which will be played at East London.
Pakistan secured a 109-run lead over Bangladesh; India Women kept their hopes alive in the T20 Tri-Nation Tournament; New Zealand went 2-0 up against India; Sydney Sixers won their second BBL title; and South Africa announced their squad for the England T20Is.
Already 1-0 up in the series, South Africa cannot lose the series now. The teams will now meet for the decider at Johannesburg, on the 9th.
South Africa’s performance in the first ODI was much-needed, but England won’t sit back and take it.
South Africa started the ODI series against England with a win; India trounced Pakistan to reach the final of the Under-19 World Cup; and Australia and West Indies have announced their squads for the series against South Africa and Sri Lanka respectively.
It’s the first ODI of a new era for South Africa, against the world champions.
England will be primed to seal the series 3-1 after setting the hosts a target of 466.