Result: South Africa edge out England to force series decider

South African batsmen AB de Villiers and David Wiese congratulate each other on scoring the final run to win the final ODI against England on February 14, 2016
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South Africa complete a dramatic comeback in their second Twenty20 international against England to take the series to a decider.

South Africa have earned a dramatic three-run win over England in their second Twenty20 international at Taunton to take the series to a decider.

A late rally from AB de Villiers's side helped them to level the three-game series two days after their nine-wicket collapse in Southampton's opening contest.

A stand of 110 between Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow put England in the driving seat, and debutant Tom Curran's 3-33 threatened to condemn the tourists to an under-par 174-8.

However, the match swung in the Proteas' favour when Bairstow was caught and Roy was given out for obstructing the field following a contentious call by the official.

South Africa needed 12 from the last over and they completed an unlikely turnaround when Liam Dawson missed the final ball.

The two sides will meet for the deciding game in Cardiff on Sunday.

Tom Curran of Surrey celebrates taking the wicket of Luke Wright of Sussex during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Surrey and Sussex Sharks at The Kia Oval on June 13, 2014
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