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As it happened: Morris smashes Proteas to victory

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12 Feb 2016

Thanks so much for joining us for our Live Updates today ...

We'll be doing the same again for the decider in Cape Town on Sunday. 

The 'Proteas in Pink' ...

Might be time to consider a permanent kit change! 

Goodnight ...

12 Feb 2016

Try leaving Chris Morris out of this side again. If that wasn't Klusener-esque, then I'm not sure what is ...

12 Feb 2016

What a game! What an innings from Morris! 

SA were dead and buried ... but Morris took control and quite literally smashed South Africa back into the series! 

It's tied at 2-2 going into Cape Town ...

12 Feb 2016

FOUR! Tahir has won it for SA! Somehow he's gotten that one away and SA win by 1 wicket! 

12 Feb 2016

1 to win ... 1 icket in hand ... Tahir on strike!

12 Feb 2016

BOWLED! Oh my word! Morris is out! He didn't pick the wrong-un! Bowled! It's a great innings. He's out for 62! 

But now Immy Tahir is in and must try and find a run from somewhere! 

The scores are level! 

12 Feb 2016

Rashid will bowl ...

12 Feb 2016

It's been a special innings from Morris. Have we found the all-rounder we've been looking for for so long? 

12 Feb 2016

Abbott survives! 

262/8 (47)

SA need 1 to win with 18 balls remaining and 2 wickets in hand ...

12 Feb 2016

Single! The scores are tied! 

Abbott has one ball remaining in the over to deal with ...

12 Feb 2016

Morris is 61 off 36 ...

12 Feb 2016

Dot ball ...

2 off 20 now ...

12 Feb 2016

SIX! Shortish from Stokes and Morris picks it up off his hips and smashes it over fine-leg! That's surely that now! 

SA need 2 to win! 

12 Feb 2016

Morris plays and misses at a slower ball. Dot. 

8 off 22 ...

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A huge in-swinging yorker from Stokes and Morris keeps it out! Dot ball ...

12 Feb 2016

Stokes to bowl ...

12 Feb 2016

And then a tentative forward defensive from Abbott but he's done his job! 

Morris will be back on strike and SA need 8 off 24 ...

12 Feb 2016

Kyle Abbott plays a massive leave! And Wanderers loved that! One ball left in the over ...

12 Feb 2016

And now a single down the ground ...

SA need 8 off 26 with two wickets. Abbott back on strike. 

12 Feb 2016

FOUR MORE! A half volley from Broad and Morris drives to the fence. Perfect placement! That's 14 off Broad's first 3 balls. 

9 needed now ...

12 Feb 2016

FOUR! Morris through the covers this time! And that brings up his 50 off just 30 balls! 

Proteas need just 13 to win now ...

12 Feb 2016

SIX! Morris starts the over with a maximum! Broad went with length and the IPL's 'Million Dollar Man' has heaved that over mid-wicket.

12 Feb 2016

Morris, meanwhile, has raced to 40* ...

12 Feb 2016

Stuart Broad has the ball ...

12 Feb 2016

Abbott sees out the over. 

SA 240/8 (45).

23 off 30 needed. Just 2 wickets in hand. 

12 Feb 2016

He picks up another single. 

23 off 31. Abbott back on strike. 

12 Feb 2016

Morris was dropped when he was on 14 ...

12 Feb 2016

WIDE! Woakes misses his line by a mile ... Are England starting to feel the pressure now?

12 Feb 2016

25 off 33 now ...

12 Feb 2016

Two more for Morris to the sweeper boundary! 

12 Feb 2016

SIX! Here we go! Morris again! He's just smacked Woakes over mid-wicket with a whip off the front foot. 

The crowd is loving this!

27 off 34 ...

12 Feb 2016

FOUR! Morris drives hard, and edges. The ball flies towards third man where Rashid knocks it onto the boundary rope.

12 Feb 2016

Woakes coming back into the attack now. Every ball so important at this stage ...

12 Feb 2016

England still favourites, one would think. But that Morris six has given renewed hope ...

12 Feb 2016

37 needed off 36 now ...

12 Feb 2016

SIX! Morris got hold of that one! Topley drops it short and Morris cracks it over the ropes! 

12 Feb 2016

Correction ...

45 off 42 needed ...

12 Feb 2016

Morris moves on to 20*, and SA are 218/8 (43).

43 off 45 needed ...

12 Feb 2016

CHANCE! Abbott takes a quick single and he wasn't even in the frame as Morgan missed the stumps from extra-cover. 

SA clearly in panic mode here ...

49 off 45

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50 off 48 needed now ...

12 Feb 2016

DROPPED! Morris decides he's having a go at Topley and Rashid drops one after tracking back to get underneath it! 

12 Feb 2016

Morris has to do something special here ...

12 Feb 2016

Abbott off the mark first ball ...

12 Feb 2016

SA on the brink of losing this series ...

12 Feb 2016

WICKET! Rabada is out first ball! Topley has another as Rabada edges to second slip. 

Surely too much left for SA to do now. 

They're 210/8 and need 53 off 51. 

Kyle Abbott is in ...

12 Feb 2016

Wiese, btw, made 20 ...

12 Feb 2016

WICKET! Stokes! Wiese has chased a wide one and hit it straight to Morgan at short extra-cover. If he had left that, it would have been a wide. 

Problems for SA again. 

207/7 and they need 56 off 54.

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Stokes has just given Morris the deadliest stare after that outside edge to 3rd man for one ...

12 Feb 2016

And now the Proteas need more than a run a ball ...

59 off 58

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