The England team, captained by Eoin Morgan, defeated South Africa 3–0 in a three-match T20 series in the same host. England won 9 wickets thanks to a record partnership between David Malan (99 *) and Jos Buttler (67 *) in the third match of the T20 series played at Cape Town. With this win, he also won the series 3–0.
David Malan was also Man of the Match and Series. South Africa scored 191 for 3 wickets thanks to superb innings of van der Dussen (74 *) and Faf du Plessis (52 *). After this, Malan and Butler shared an unbeaten 167 runs to help England lose one wicket and reach the target in 17.4 overs.
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Malan hit 11 fours and 5 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 47 balls for the English team, chasing a difficult target of 192 runs. He returned unbeaten after scoring 99 runs. At the same time, Butler hit 3 fours and 5 sixes in 46 balls. Both shared an unbeaten 167 for the second wicket, which is a record partnership for the second wicket at T20 International.
Earlier, du Plessis and van der duly strengthened South Africa, but England also achieved this target with 14 balls to spare. Du Plessis scored 52 not out off 37 balls, hitting 5 fours and 3 sixes. At the same time, van der hit 5 fours, 5 sixes in his stormy innings of 32 balls. Ben Stokes took 2 wickets for 26 runs.