Will AB de Villiers Call Time On Cricketing Career?

Jonny Bairstow admits he isn't sure he has done enough to nail down a regular England place

England beat South Africa by 19 runs to win the final T20I in Cardiff and claim a 2-1 series win.

The hosts then restricted the Proteas to 162/7 to win by 19 runs and clinch the series 2-1.

Prior to the match, an England spokesman said Morgan wanted to give another opportunity to middle-order batsman Liam Livingstone who made 16 on debut in England's three-run defeat at Taunton on Friday, a result that saw South Africa level the series at 1-1.

But he was out for a golden duck attempting to ramp the excellent Dane Paterson, the pick of South Africa bowlers with four for 32.

In what was a high-scoring game, England managed to post a heavy total of 181 for the loss of 8 wickets, courtesy debutant Dawid Malan's 78, while in reply South Africa got limited to 162 for the loss of 7 wickets, courtesy Chris Jordan's 3 for 31.

With Joe Root and Ben Stokes rested completely, England have made little secret of their intention to widen the selection net.

Dawid Malan insisted he must build on his impressive debut after his half-century helped England secure a NatWest International Twenty20 Series victory over South Africa. "If you look around at all the best teams in cricket over the years, they've always had fantastic players not playing".

Following on from sell-out England internationals in 2015, 2016 and this year, The SSE SWALEC will once again introduce worldwide cricket to a new generation of fans today, with an allocation of 500 tickets given to local community cricket clubs enrolled in the All Stars Cricket programme.

The 33-year-old is also highly sought after by lucrative T20 franchises around the world and talks are planned on his future before Bangladesh visit in September.

England's bowlers enjoyed a dream start, Curran trapping Reeza Hendricks with his fifth ball as the opener lofted up a simple catch to Plunkett at mid-off.

But De Villiers says he still hopes to be representing South Africa at the 2019 World Cup in England.

But when he was out for 35, caught in the deep off leg-spinner Mason Crane, the Springboks never got going again. [Easy to settle in?] The first few balls I wasn't, when the nerves have gone it's a lot easier but to play for your country is a fantastic achievement.

'I don't even think it's in my hands, what is going to happen. "It's down to the quality of players that we have". It was a pretty good score, tough to score when they bowled their variations. "Well done to him for sticking to his guns". "The 50-over format is probably my strongest so who knows what this innings has done for me?" he said.

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