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

England v South Africa

England won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

44.4

Anderson to Morkel, no run, full again, on middle and off, Morkel gets behind it and plays to the off side

44.5

Anderson to Morkel, no run, keeps it full, just a hint of movement, played to the covers

44.6

Anderson to Morkel, 1 run, starts on middle and leg, shapes away from the left hander who pushes firmly down the ground to mid-off

South Africa 204/8   M Morkel 1* (3b)

45.1

Dernbach to Morkel, FOUR, nice shot, in fact a terrific shot, back of a length on leg stump and he whips it over midwicket with a strong bottom-hand flick. Classy.

45.2

Dernbach to Morkel, no run, gets back on a full length outside off, Morkel prods forward and gets an inside edge into his boot

45.3

Dernbach to Morkel, no run, on middle and off, pushed firmly to cover

45.4

Dernbach to Morkel, 1 run, bit of width outside off, Morkel guides down to third man

45.6

Dernbach to Morkel, 1 run, another good slower ball, almost defeated Morkel but he just waited long enough then guide the ball wide of the keeper

South Africa 211/8   M Morkel 7* (8b 1x4)

46.1

Anderson to Morkel, no run, tries to find third man again but only gets it as far as backward point

46.2

Anderson to Morkel, no run, full outside off, driven square to the man at backward point again

46.3

Anderson to Morkel, OUT, cleaned up! Another for Anderson. Came into Morkel from round the wicket and scooted between bat and pad to take middle and off stump

M Morkel b Anderson 7 (8m 11b 1x4 0x6) SR: 63.63

South Africa 211/9   M Morkel 7 (11b 1x4)
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 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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