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Sport24.co.za | Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes blast England to victory in T20I decider

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Cape Town - Captain, Eoin Morgan and all-rounder Ben Stokes have batted England to a 5-wicket victory in the deciding T20 International against South Africa at Centurion.

The pair came together with England at 145/4 in the 14th over with the visitors still far from the victory target of 223.

And when Stokes fell in the penultimate over for 22 off just 12 balls, England only needed 17 off 11 balls to win the match.

Morgan saw his side home ending on 57 off just 22 balls. He clobbered seven sixes during his brief stay at the crease.

Earlier, the Proteas' innings was built on the back of a fine 66 off just 33 balls by Heinrich Klaasen as well as 49 from Temba Bavuma and 35 from captain, Quinton de Kock. 

The pick of the England bowlers was Tom Curran who picked up 4/33 in his four overs. 

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