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Promotion, relegation proposed for England's T20 tournament

England's 18-team county system will survive in a revamped 20-over competition if recommendations from an ECB working party are accepted next month - but only if promotion and relegation is the price the counties pay

Alex Hales anchored England's reply with a 68-ball half-century

South Africa v England, 2nd ODI, Port Elizabeth

Hales 99, Buttler blows put England 2-0 up

Alex Hales made 99 and Jos Buttler an unbeaten 48 from 28 balls as England took a 2-0 lead in their five-match ODI series against South Africa

Chris Jordan was among the wickets - and catches - after scoring 33 from 14 balls

South Africa v England, 2nd ODI, Port Elizabeth

South Africa keen to redress seam deficits

Despite England being 1-0 up in the series against South Africa, the second ODI in Port Elizabeth could turn out to be much different from Bloemfontein, where neither side's seam attack impressed

Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar share a lighter moment

Is the game going to the dogs?

Cricket's future lies with the young, but that future is an uncertain one, as the latest furore over mankading shows

Jos Buttler celebrates a century from 73 balls

South Africa v England, 1st ODI, Bloemfontein

Buttler-powered 399 puts England 1-0 up

Jos Buttler's hundred powered England to 399 for 9 and that was enough to put them 1-0 up in the series when the rain curtailed the South Africa run chase

Kagiso Rabada is all smiles after dismissing Jonny Bairstow cheaply

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 5th day

Red-hot Rabada routs feeble England

Kagiso Rabada completed a dream sequence with 13 wickets in the match as South Africa thumped England by 280 runs in the final Test at Centurion

Hashim Amla watches a bouncer go by during his 96

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 4th day

New-ball strikes set up SA victory push

South Africa will be confident that a first Test win in 10 attempts will fall their way on the final day of the fourth Test after grabbing three England wickets in the last 21 overs at Centurion

Kagiso Rabada blew England's middle order away

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 3rd day

Rabada's seven-wicket best keeps SA on victory track

Kagiso Rabada continued to bear a heavy burden after tearing through England's batting line-up with three quick wickets on the stroke of lunch to leave South Africa scenting victory in the final Test at Centurion