Modified 05 Feb 2020, 00:34 IST
Quinton de Kock led by instance with an impressive century initially of his reign as South Africa ODI captain, organising an emphatic seven-wicket win over world champions England at Newlands.
De Kock changed Faf du Plessis as skipper within the 50-over format final month and couldn’t have scripted a greater starting to a brand new period, inspiring the Proteas to a 1-Zero lead within the three-match sequence.
Tabraiz Shamsi took 3-38 as England have been restricted to 258-Eight after being put in by De Kock, Joe Denly making an ODI-best 87 and Chris Woakes 40 in a seventh-wicket stand of 91.
That was not sufficient for the vacationers of their first ODI since successful the World Cup for the primary time, with De Kock scoring an imperious 107 to turn out to be the joint-fifth quickest to five,00Zero ODI runs.
Temba Bavuma fell for a complicated 98 after placing on 173 for the second wicket along with his new skipper earlier than South Africa – crushed 3-1 by England within the Take a look at sequence – accomplished the very best profitable ODI run chase in Cape City with 14 balls to spare.
Smuts sweeps Parkinson for 4 to finish the competition with 14 balls to spare.
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England – with out the rested Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler – regarded destined to publish an enormous whole with Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow going alongside properly, however they misplaced their approach after each openers fell in consecutive overs.
Roy (32) holed out to debutant JJ Smuts to finish a stand of 51 earlier than Bairstow (19) fell to Andile Phehlukwayo and Rassie van der Dussen ran out Joe Root with an impressive piece of fielding.
Spinner Shamsi removed captain Eoin Morgan and ended Tom Banton’s first ODI knock, then bowled Sam Curran round his legs to depart England reeling on 108-5.
Denly and Woakes halted the procession of wickets, rotating the strike properly and driving handsomely as they took the vacationers over 200.
A 3rd ODI half-century – 11 years after his second – for Denly was registered off 72 balls and he struck the fit-again Lungi Ngidi for 2 sixes earlier than falling to Beuran Hendricks within the remaining over, with Woakes having turn out to be Lutho Sipamla’s first worldwide sufferer.
Reeza Hendricks efficiently reviewed after being given lbw to Woakes within the first over of the run chase, however the England all-rounder received his man caught behind for simply six.
De Kock and Bavuma then made the England assault look bizarre in an impressive partnership, driving majestically and sweeping with conviction to place the Proteas properly on their solution to victory.
A reverse sweep took De Kock to a half-century and he crunched Tom Curran for six with disdain earlier than Bavuma dispatched a poor ball from debutant Matt Parkinson over the ropes.
De Kock handed 5,00Zero ODI runs and fittingly introduced up a 15th ODI hundred with a trendy drive off spinner Parkinson, earlier than he was cleaned up making an attempt to hit Root out of the bottom.
Bavuma missed out on 100 when he was struck bang in entrance by Chris Jordan, however Van der Dussen made an unbeaten 35 as South Africa sealed victory at a canter.
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