England innings (23 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
AN Cook* not out 10 24 15 1 0 66.66
IR Bell not out 26 24 18 2 2 144.44
Extras (w 1) 1
Total (0 wickets; 5.3 overs; 24 mins) 37 (6.72 runs per over)
Did not bat IJL Trott, RS Bopara, EJG Morgan, C Kieswetter, TT Bresnan, CR Woakes, GP Swann, JM Anderson, ST Finn
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
M Morkel 3 0 19 0 6.33 12 0 2 (1w)
LL Tsotsobe 2.3 0 18 0 7.20 8 3 0
South Africa team    
GC Smith, HM Amla, D Elgar, AB de Villiers*†, JP Duminy, F du Plessis, R McLaren, WD Parnell, RJ Peterson, M Morkel, LL Tsotsobe
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to field
Series 5-match series level 0-0
ODI debut D Elgar (South Africa)
Umpires HDPK Dharmasena (Sri Lanka) and RA Kettleborough
TV umpire SJA Taufel (Australia)
Match referee AJ Pycroft (Zimbabwe)
Reserve umpire MA Gough
Match notes
  • England innings
  • Rain: England - 0/0
  • 24 overs per side
  • Rain: England - 1/0 in 0.0 overs (AN Cook 0, IR Bell 0), 1 over lost
  • Powerplay 1: Overs 0.1 - 5.0 (Mandatory - 32 runs, 0 wicket)
  • Rain: England - 37/0 in 5.3 overs (AN Cook 10, IR Bell 26)
 
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Series Results
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Sep 5, 2012
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 93 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at Lord's - Sep 2, 2012
England won by 6 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 31, 2012
England won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at Southampton - Aug 28, 2012
South Africa won by 80 runs
England v South Africa at Cardiff - Aug 24, 2012
No result
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Aug 24, 2012

Alastair Cook plays a pull shot before the return of the rain, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012

Alastair Cook plays a pull shot before the return of the rain

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Aug 24, 2012

Ian Bell hit two sixes in his brief innings, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012

Ian Bell hit two sixes in his brief innings

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