NatWest Series [South Africa in England] - 3rd ODI

England v South Africa

England won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

26.3

Bopara to Duminy, 3 runs, neat start from Duminy as he flicks a full delivery on middle wide of mid-on with a nice piece of timing and placement

26.5

Bopara to Duminy, no run, defends this to backward point

26.6

Bopara to Duminy, 1 run, comes forward outside off, gets a big stride and drives elegantly out to deep cover

South Africa 127/4   JP Duminy 4* (3b)

27.1

Tredwell to Duminy, 1 run, round the wicket, Duminy uses his feet and works it easily down to long-on

27.4

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, big appeal for lbw...this turned and beat the edge, taking the back leg, and it probably did too much. Lovely delivery, though

27.5

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, comes forward and jabs into the off side

27.6

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, nicely bowled, tossed up on off stump and pushed to mid-off

South Africa 129/4   JP Duminy 5* (7b)

28.6

Bopara to Duminy, no run, full outside off to Duminy, driven straight to cover as Bopara gets through another nippy over

South Africa 132/4   JP Duminy 5* (8b)

29.2

Tredwell to Duminy, 1 run, swept away from outside off through short fine-leg

29.5

Tredwell to Duminy, 1 run, dragged from a full length outside off to deep square

South Africa 138/4   JP Duminy 7* (10b)

30.1

Dernbach to Duminy, no run, length ball outside off, dabbed towards point on the back foot

30.2

Dernbach to Duminy, no run, pitched up, full and straight, closes the face and works the ball to mid-on

30.3

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 run, very wide of the stumps this time, fired across and Duminy has to stretch his arms and toe-end the ball through backward point

South Africa 141/4   JP Duminy 8* (13b)

31.1

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, round the wicket, tossed up on off stump, straightening and defended on the front foot

31.2

Tredwell to Duminy, 1 run, flighted, sliding towards leg stump, skips out and clips through midwicket

31.5

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, full and on the stumps, worked to midwicket with a turn of the wrists

31.6

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, tossed up outside the line of off, gets forward to drive but can't beat the man at cover

South Africa 143/5   JP Duminy 9* (17b)

33.1

Tredwell to Duminy, 2 runs, tossed up and smartly reverse swept past short third man for a couple

33.2

Tredwell to Duminy, no run, comes forward and plays a length ball into the off side

33.3

Tredwell to Duminy, 2 runs, tossed up on the stumps, busy in the crease and swept in orthodox fashion this time to long leg

33.4

Tredwell to Duminy, 1 run, flighted, towards leg stump, comes forward and ticks one to long-on

South Africa 160/6   JP Duminy 14* (21b)

34.1

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 run, length ball, pushed across, stays back and dabs one through backward point

34.5

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 leg bye, length ball, leg-stump line, Duminy doesn't connect cleanly and the ball dribbles away on the leg side

South Africa 165/6   JP Duminy 15* (23b)

35.1

Finn to Duminy, no run, length ball outside the line of off, blocked into the off side

35.2

Finn to Duminy, 1 run, drags this down, short of a length, Duminy steps away and hacks a cut through cover-point

35.4

Finn to Duminy, FOUR, too straight from Finn, on to the pads and Duminy casually tickles it fine for four

35.5

Finn to Duminy, no run, length ball, on middle, pushed back to the bowler

35.6

Finn to Duminy, 1 run, full length, speared across and driven on the front foot to the cover sweeper

South Africa 172/6   JP Duminy 21* (28b 1x4)

36.1

Dernbach to Duminy, no run, good length, on leg stump, goes back and turns the ball straight to square leg

36.2

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 run, pushed across Duminy on a length, hangs back and glides a single down to third man with an open bat face

36.4

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 run, pitched up around the line of off, presses forward and drives to mid-off, they take on the arm and get one comfortably

36.6

Dernbach to Duminy, 1 run, slower ball to end the over and Duminy is watchful, plays late and squirts the ball to third man

South Africa 177/6   JP Duminy 24* (32b 1x4)

37.1

Anderson to Duminy, no run, full, on the stumps, possibly a slower delivery from Anderson and Duminy is this far from chipping it back into Anderson's hands

37.2

Anderson to Duminy, 1 run, length, outside the line of off, pushed through point but they only get one, despite a misfield

37.5

Anderson to Duminy, no run, length ball, offcutter this time, pitching on middle and rolling across, Duminy mistimes a dab and the ball bounces through to Kieswetter

37.6

Anderson to Duminy, no run, full, on the stumps, pushed to mid-on coming forward

South Africa 179/6   JP Duminy 25* (36b 1x4)

38.2

Finn to Duminy, 1 run, fuller length, Duminy plays a slightly awkward drive-cum-cut and spoons a leading edge between cover and extra-cover

38.5

Finn to Duminy, 1 run, line and length, Duminy leaves his crease and steers one to third man

South Africa 183/6   JP Duminy 27* (38b 1x4)

39.1

Anderson to Duminy, 1 run, good length, touch straight and worked off the legs through midwicket

39.4

Anderson to Duminy, 1 run, length ball, pushed across into the channel, Duminy gets forward and guides another single to third man

39.6

Anderson to Duminy, no run, fullish length ball, pushed across outside off and driven to cover

South Africa 187/6   JP Duminy 29* (41b 1x4)

40.3

Bopara to Duminy, no run, uses his feet to try and disrupt the length but can only bunt it back to Bopara

40.4

Bopara to Duminy, no run, on the pads, misses the bat and deflects to the leg side

40.5

Bopara to Duminy, no run, big shout for lbw, squeezed past the bat onto the back leg but looked to have pitched outside leg quite comfortably

40.6

Bopara to Duminy, FOUR, lovely shot, superb placement from Duminy as he cuts this late through backward point and beats third man

South Africa 192/6   JP Duminy 33* (45b 2x4)

41.2

Tredwell to Duminy, OUT, strikes this time, though. Big wicket. Duminy comes down the pitch and tries to clear the straight boundary but gets it higher rather than longer and Ian Bell settles under his second catch, this time at long-off, although it didn't go in cleanly

JP Duminy c Bell b Tredwell 33 (61m 46b 2x4 0x6) SR: 71.73

South Africa 195/7   JP Duminy 33 (46b 2x4)
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
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Aug 31, 2012

Eoin Morgan played the best innings of the day, England v South Africa, 3rd NatWest ODI, The Oval, August 31, 2012

Eoin Morgan played the best innings of the day

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Aug 31, 2012

Eoin Morgan was named Man of the Match for his rapid half-century, England v South Africa, 3rd NatWest ODI, The Oval, August 31, 2012

Eoin Morgan was named Man of the Match for his rapid half-century

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