Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulates the Proteas for clinching the T20 International series against England at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Sunday. The Proteas secured a dominant 90-run triumph over their hosts to seal the series 2-1.
England won the opening match of the T20 series by 41 runs, but the Proteas responded with a clinical 88-run victory in Cardiff to take the series to a nail-biting Sunday decider.
Congratulating the Proteas on the T20 series win, CSA Chief Executive Officer, Pholetsi Moseki said:
“The Proteas have again shown character, grit and composure. Their insatiable thirst and hunger to win was at display, which accounted for this pleasing outcome.
“Through this win, the Proteas have again demonstrated that they can hold their own, even when the odds are stacked against them.
“CSA is proud of the character that is prevailing within the team and congratulates them for this win, which is a prelude of more to come. We thank the Team and its management for this stellar victory.”
The Chairperson of the CSA Board, Lawson Naidoo said:
“The Proteas have written themselves into history by winning an away T20 series against England, a moment we have s been waiting for since 2009.
“This win demonstrates the progress that the Proteas have made and provides a solid foundation for further success the future.
“The Board of Cricket South Africa congratulates the Proteas for contributing to South African sporting success on a day that saw the Blitzboks and other athletes win medals at the Commonwealth Games.”