NatWest Series [South Africa in England] - 5th ODI

England v South Africa

South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 93 balls remaining)

0.1

Steyn to Cook, no run, full of a length and swinging back in towards middle stump straight away, Cook prods into the leg side

0.2

Steyn to Cook, no run, pitched up outside the line of off, curving back as Cook steps out and leaves

0.3

Steyn to Cook, FOUR, full and shaping back on off stump, it's gentle swing though and Cook is able to punch down the ground fine past mid-off for four

0.4

Steyn to Cook, 1 wide, angled across, on a length and leaving Cook - that's wide

0.4

Steyn to Cook, no run, fuller length, again sprayed towards the slips ... but this time umpire Illingworth is happy enough

0.5

Steyn to Cook, no run, full and wide of off, Cook leans out and lets it through

0.6

Steyn to Cook, no run, length ball, tighter line but still safe enough for Cook to leave

England 5/0   AN Cook 4* (6b 1x4)

1.2

Peterson to Cook, no run, nice drift across the left-hander, Cook feels for it outside off and the ball slides past the edge into de Villiers' gloves

1.3

Peterson to Cook, no run, length, down the leg side, nudged off the pads short and square

1.4

Peterson to Cook, no run, tossed up on leg stump, worked to midwicket coming forward

1.5

Peterson to Cook, FOUR, full, around the line of leg stump, Cook goes down on one knee and gets his sweep shot away through backward square leg for another four

1.6

Peterson to Cook, no run, pushed through a bit quicker, on off stump, defended on the front foot

England 10/0   AN Cook 8* (11b 2x4)

2.5

Steyn to Cook, no run, a length ball fizzes past the outside edge as Cook fences from the crease

2.6

Steyn to Cook, FOUR, strays on the the pads again and Cook middles a back-foot glance through midwicket all the way to the rope

England 19/0   AN Cook 12* (13b 3x4)

4.1

Steyn to Cook, 1 run, back of a length wide of the stumps and steered down to third man

England 24/1   AN Cook 13* (14b 3x4)

5.1

Morkel to Cook, 1 run, back of a length, dropped short into the off side and they scamper one

England 25/2   AN Cook 14* (15b 3x4)

6.1

Steyn to Cook, no run, fullish length and wide of the wicket, Cook happy to let that through

6.2

Steyn to Cook, no run, short of a length and at the stumps, defended on the back foot

6.3

Steyn to Cook, no run, touch short again, angled across and Cook has to make a late adjustment to squeeze the ball to point

6.4

Steyn to Cook, no run, short ball stays low and Cook blocks into the leg side from in front of the stumps

6.5

Steyn to Cook, no run, full and on leg stump, whipped off the pads but straight to square leg

6.6

Steyn to Cook, no run, another ferocious lifter snarls its way past the outside edge as Cook hops back

England 30/2   AN Cook 14* (21b 3x4)

7.5

Morkel to Cook, no run, round the wicket, back-of-a-length delivery, left alone outside off stump

7.6

Morkel to Cook, FOUR, short and at the batsman, Cook is quickly on to it and pulls over midwicket for his fourth boundary

England 39/2   AN Cook 18* (23b 4x4)

8.2

Steyn to Cook, no run, short of a length, on the stumps, played into the off side

8.3

Steyn to Cook, 1 run, length ball, turned off the pads in front of square leg

England 41/2   AN Cook 19* (25b 4x4)

9.1

Morkel to Cook, no run, short and outside the line of off, Cook lets it sail through

9.2

Morkel to Cook, 1 run, length and coming in, turns the ball behind square on the leg side

England 42/2   AN Cook 20* (27b 4x4)

10.1

Parnell to Cook, no run, starts over the wicket to Cook, tight line and this climbs through to the keeper outside off

10.2

Parnell to Cook, no run, edged, short of the keeper though, Cook trying to cut off the back foot and the ball dies quickly

10.3

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, goes back and cuts a wide delivery through the infield behind point

10.5

Parnell to Cook, no run, touch short, on the stumps, pushed towards mid-on off the back foot

10.6

Parnell to Cook, FOUR, width again from Parnell and Cook slashes like Freddy Krueger through backward point for another boundary

England 48/2   AN Cook 25* (32b 5x4)

12.4

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, length ball, drifting down the leg side, flicked round the corner for one

England 51/2   AN Cook 26* (33b 5x4)

13.1

Elgar to Cook, 1 run, tossed up outside the line of off, worked through the leg side

13.3

Elgar to Cook, 1 run, pushes this across outside off stump, quite wide and Cook stretches to slap through point for one

England 56/2   AN Cook 28* (35b 5x4)

14.2

Parnell to Cook, no run, short and a touch wide but Cook can't beat the infield with his back-foot hack

14.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, continues to dig it in short, stays back and plays towards mid-on

14.4

Parnell to Cook, no run, slightly fuller length, outside the line of off, driven to cover

14.5

Parnell to Cook, 2 runs, pitched up, in the corridor outside off, Cook pokes at it and thick-edges low past slip for a couple as Amla fields at third man

14.6

Parnell to Cook, no run, on the stump, full length and punched to mid-on

England 63/2   AN Cook 30* (40b 5x4)

15.4

Peterson to Cook, no run, just outside off, full, ran back to the bowler

15.5

Peterson to Cook, 1 run, straighter and flicked through midwicket to the deep fielder

England 65/2   AN Cook 31* (42b 5x4)

16.1

Morkel to Cook, no run, length ball just outside off, Cook forward and blocking into the covers

16.2

Morkel to Cook, 1 run, leg stump, tucked through square leg

16.4

Morkel to Cook, no run, middle and off, Cook half-forward to defend to midwicket

16.5

Morkel to Cook, 1 run, similar line and similarly played but it comes off a big inside edge past the pads into the on side

England 73/2   AN Cook 33* (46b 5x4)

17.1

Peterson to Cook, no run, forward, played up to cover from just outside off

17.2

Peterson to Cook, no run, tried to go leg side I think but shovelled it down to mid on in the end

17.3

Peterson to Cook, no run, again ends up shovelling a full ball straight and it nearly produces a catch back to the bowler, he shelled it on the dive but it might have been a bump ball

17.4

Peterson to Cook, 1 run, swept from middle and leg to the deep fielder

England 74/2   AN Cook 34* (50b 5x4)

19.1

Duminy to Cook, no run, wide of off stump, went to cut a fairly fullish ball and missed

19.2

Duminy to Cook, 2 runs, similar delivery but this time gets it past point

19.3

Duminy to Cook, 1 run, fuller and punched down to long on

England 82/3   AN Cook 37* (53b 5x4)

20.1

Parnell to Cook, no run, full and blocked back to the bowler

20.2

Parnell to Cook, FOUR, just outside off, it was cut off a genuine edge and runs where fourth slip would have been down to the fine third man rope

20.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, straighter and tucked to midwicket staying in the crease

20.4

Parnell to Cook, no run, fuller just outside off, played to midwicket again

20.5

Parnell to Cook, no run, length again, back foot punch to cover

20.6

Parnell to Cook, no run, forward and blocked into the covers from just outside off

England 86/4   AN Cook 41* (59b 6x4)

21.6

Peterson to Cook, 1 run, down to sweep, meets it on the full, gets it out to square leg in the deep

England 88/4   AN Cook 42* (60b 6x4)

22.1

Parnell to Cook, no run, full onto the off stump, punched back towards the bowler, runs off Kieswetter's boot into the leg side

22.2

Parnell to Cook, no run, short, goes to pull but only gets it to midwicket

22.3

Parnell to Cook, no run, length ball onto off stump, blocked in the crease

22.4

Parnell to Cook, 2 runs, leg stump, fuller, whipped out between deep square leg and long leg

22.5

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, short outside off, clipped down to third man

England 91/4   AN Cook 45* (65b 6x4)

23.1

Peterson to Cook, 2 runs, back of a length, pushed past extra cover and there's a misfield in fact so they take two

23.2

Peterson to Cook, 1 run, outside off, swept to deep square leg

23.5

Peterson to Cook, 1 run, outside off, it slides on and is cut to deep point

England 96/4   AN Cook 49* (68b 6x4)

24.1

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, back of a length outside off, chopped down to third man

24.4

Parnell to Cook, 1 run, back of a length ball dropped wide of midwicket

England 99/4   AN Cook 51* (70b 6x4)

25.1

du Plessis to Cook, no run, middle and leg, forward to block

25.2

du Plessis to Cook, OUT, chipped back to the bowler and caught! Another very soft dismissal and now England in serious trouble, it was a low full toss that Cook went to punch back down the ground but spooned a low catch to the bowler who claimed it low, a sharp take and a bad way to go for another England batsman

AN Cook c & b du Plessis 51 (112m 72b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.83

England 99/5   AN Cook 51 (72b 6x4)
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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Sep 5, 2012

South Africa bat as the sun sets over Trent Bridge, England v South Africa, 5th NatWest ODI, Trent Bridge, September, 5, 2012

South Africa bat as the sun sets over Trent Bridge

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Sep 5, 2012

Alastair Cook looks on as the game slips away, England v South Africa, 5th NatWest ODI, Trent Bridge, September, 5, 2012

Alastair Cook looks on as the game slips away

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