Van der Dussen (74 not out) and Du Plessis (52 not out) powered South Africa to 191 for 3 of their 20 overs
Cape Town Rassie van der Dussen and Faf du Plessis shared a report fourth-wicket partnership for South Africa within the third and closing Twenty20 international against England at Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday.
Van der Dussen (74 not out) and Du Plessis (52 not out) powered South Africa to 191 for 3 of their 20 overs, the highest total of the series.
They added an unbeaten 127 off 66 balls for the fourth wicket.
Van der Dussen, criticized for being unable to hit a boundary in scoring 25 off 29 balls throughout South Africa’s series-deciding loss within the second match in Paarl, struck 5 sixes and 5 fours in a spectacular 32-ball inning.
Du Plessis made his runs off 37 balls with three sixes and 5 fours.
Ben Stokes took two for 36 for England however needed to depart the field with a cut on the base of his left little finger after colliding with a promoting board in attempting to cease a boundary.
Stokes, together with Jofra Archer and Sam Curran, will return home on Wednesday as they’re being rested from the three-match one-day international series which begins at a similar venue on Friday.
Chris Jordan turned England’s leading T20 international wicket-taker, taking his tally to 66 in 55 matches when he dismissed South African captain Quinton de Kock for the third time within the series.
He overtook Stuart Broad, who took 65 wickets in 56 matches.
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