South Africa opening batsman Henry Davids's 68 off 51 balls and fine bowling display guide to beat New Zealand in the series decider T20 Match at Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first. Hosts lost Skipper Faf du Plessis wicket very early with 1 and followed by Quinton de Kock out for just 2 runs. and then David and Justin Ontong rebuild the innings.Justin made 48 from 30 balls. Then David Miller's 28 and Farhaan Behardien quickfire 22 guide hosts to post 179 for 6 in 20 overs.
In the chasing, Rob Nicole went early for 5. Martin Guptil (24) and captain McCullum (25) try to reach the target but cannot make it for long time. then kiwi wickets are falling in regular intervals. Ryan McLaren and Aaron Phangiso claimed identical 3 for 25 runs. New Zealand finally ended 149 for 9 in 20 overs. Henry Davids named for the Man of the award.