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

England v South Africa

England won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)

32.6

Dernbach to Peterson, no run, length ball, angled across a touch wide and tapped on the back foot towards gully

South Africa 155/6   RJ Peterson 0* (1b)

33.5

Tredwell to Peterson, no run, floated up around the line of off stump, pushed back to the bowler on the front foot

33.6

Tredwell to Peterson, no run, slightly wider, drifting in and then spinning, played on the back foot to point

South Africa 160/6   RJ Peterson 0* (3b)

34.2

Dernbach to Peterson, no run, full-pace yorker from Dernbach, drifts slightly wide of off stump as Peterson brings his bat down late and misses

34.3

Dernbach to Peterson, 2 runs, slower ball again, outside the line of off and tempting the drive, Peterson mistimes and inside-edges past his stumps

34.4

Dernbach to Peterson, 1 run, gets this slightly wrong, full toss wide of the stumps, slapped through the covers to the sweeper

34.6

Dernbach to Peterson, no run, length ball angled across outside off, stays back and steers the ball to slip on the bounce

South Africa 165/6   RJ Peterson 3* (7b)

35.3

Finn to Peterson, 1 run, gets forward and pushes a length delivery through the covers for one

South Africa 167/6   RJ Peterson 4* (8b)

36.3

Dernbach to Peterson, 1 run, more line and length from Dernbach - this is very unsettling - Peterson taps the ball through gully on the back foot

36.5

Dernbach to Peterson, 1 run, goes back to a fullish delivery, on the stumps, manages to get bat on it and turn through square leg

South Africa 176/6   RJ Peterson 6* (10b)

37.3

Anderson to Peterson, no run, beats the outside edge, Peterson hesitant in the crease poking his bat at a length ball darting across his bows

37.4

Anderson to Peterson, 1 run, a thick outside edge playing back flies through backward point

South Africa 179/6   RJ Peterson 7* (12b)

38.1

Finn to Peterson, 1 run, short and wide, cuts this through point in the air

38.3

Finn to Peterson, no run, back of a length and wide of the stumps, Peterson has a swish and misses

38.4

Finn to Peterson, 1 run, pushed across on a length, stays a bit low and toe-ended through gully

38.6

Finn to Peterson, no run, touch short of a length, plenty of width and Peterson plays and misses again

South Africa 183/6   RJ Peterson 9* (16b)

39.2

Anderson to Peterson, no run, tight line, length delivery, stays back and chops into the ground, fielded by point

39.3

Anderson to Peterson, 1 run, steers another length ball through backward point to the man on the fence

39.5

Anderson to Peterson, 1 run, stays on the back foot and works the ball into a gap at midwicket but they can't turn one into two

South Africa 187/6   RJ Peterson 11* (19b)

40.1

Bopara to Peterson, no run, touch shorter but quite tight to off stump which means Peterson can only cut to point

40.2

Bopara to Peterson, 1 run, straighter this time, worked off middle through midwicket

South Africa 188/6   RJ Peterson 12* (21b)

41.1

Tredwell to Peterson, 3 runs, edged! Came down the pitch went to drive through the off side, skews off a thick edge and flies through where slip would have been

41.3

Tredwell to Peterson, 1 run, drifts onto leg stump, tickled away through short fine-leg

South Africa 196/7   RJ Peterson 16* (23b)

42.1

Bopara to Peterson, no run, hint of width outside off, but's chopped into the ground and bobbles back to Kieswetter

42.2

Bopara to Peterson, no run, cuts again and this time finds backward point

42.3

Bopara to Peterson, no run, full on off stump, comes forward and drives but sends it straight to mid-off

42.4

Bopara to Peterson, no run, finds the fielder yet again, Bopara gets away with this one which is a bit short and wide as Peterson picks out backward point

42.5

Bopara to Peterson, no run, full on leg stump, tries to work it away but misses out

42.6

Bopara to Peterson, no run, yes, he can. Full outside off, Peterson tries to drive but just gets a thick edge into the ground. Excellent over and a top spell from Bopara

South Africa 196/7   RJ Peterson 16* (29b)

43.3

Tredwell to Peterson, no run, round the wicket, defended solidly

43.4

Tredwell to Peterson, no run, on middle, Peterson tries to work to leg but is taken on the pad

43.5

Tredwell to Peterson, 1 run, now he brings how his attempt at a switch hit, the ball is full outside leg and he heaves it through the covers

South Africa 198/7   RJ Peterson 17* (32b)

44.1

Anderson to Peterson, FOUR, dropped in short on off stump and that sits up nicely, Peterson pulls it powerfully through midwicket...bit of freebie from Anderson

44.2

Anderson to Peterson, 1 run, full outside off, pushed firmly towards mid-off and he sets off straight away

South Africa 203/7   RJ Peterson 22* (34b 1x4)

45.5

Dernbach to Peterson, 1 run, there's the slower ball, well directed on a full length, Peterson opens the face to third man

South Africa 210/8   RJ Peterson 23* (35b 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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