Joe Root oozes class amid T20-hitting mania as England complete record chase against South Africa

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Joe Root hit 83 off 44 balls without abandoning class even for a ball. His brilliant innings powered England to an unlikely win. Getty

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Quinton de Kock of South Africa hits out for six runs during the ICC World Twenty20 match between South Africa and England at Wankhede Stadium. The young South African wicket-keeper's blistering innings powered South Africa to 229. Getty Images

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Hashim Amla of South Africa hits a six. Amla and de Kock's onslaught propelled Proteas to 83 runs in the powerplay. Getty Images

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Moeen Ali of England celebrates with captain Eoin Morgan after dismissing Hashim Amla. Getty Images

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Reece Topley of England reacts after bowling. It wasn't a good day out for any bowler. Getty Images

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Alex Hales of England bats during the England chase. Getty Images

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Kagiso Rabada of South Africa celebrates with teammates after dismissing Ben Stokes. Getty Images

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Moeen Ali of England celebrates hitting the winning runs with Adil Rashid. Getty Images

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis and team react after losing. Getty Images


Updated Date: Mar 19, 2016 16:00 PM

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