Hashim Amla (97 not out in 62 balls) posted the highest score in T20's at Newlands but could not prevent Australia running down their 178-4.
Australia secured a six-wicket victory to clinch the three-match series 2-1. In the chase, captain Steve Smith top-scored with 44 off just 26 balls after Usman Khawaja (33) and Watson (42) gave the visitors the perfect start with an opening stand of 76 in just 8.2 overs.
Australia 181 for 4 (Smith 44, Tahir 2-38) beat South Africa 178 for 4 (Amla 97*, Coulter-Nile 2-36) by six wickets.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2016 RSA v AUS 3rd T20
Series Tagged in ClipDex2016 RSA v AUS T20 series
Players Tagged in ClipDexHastings, John W Khawaja, Usman Tariq Du Plessis, Faf Miller, David Andrew Smith, Steve PD de Kock, Quinton Zampa, Adam Coulter-Nile, Nathan M Imran Tahir Warner, David Amla, Hashim M Watson, Shane R Duminy, Jean-Paul
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexNewlands
Categories Tagged in ClipDexLimited Overs (ODI & T20)