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

England v South Africa

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

1.1

Peterson to Bell, 1 run, tossed up outside off, Bell leans out to his first ball and drives one to long-off

England 6/0   IR Bell 1* (1b)

2.1

Steyn to Bell, FOUR, overpitched on leg stump and Bell pings this through backward square leg with a flick of the wrists, drawing a snort of the nostrils from Steyn

2.2

Steyn to Bell, no run, length ball around the line of off stump, Bell gets behind it in defence

2.3

Steyn to Bell, no run, pitched up on the stumps and Bell drives back down the pitch, Steyn gets his fingertips on it and prevent the ball going a long way, with mid-on coming across to field

2.4

Steyn to Bell, 1 run, back of a length and wide of the stump, stays back and cuts one to the sweeper through point

England 15/0   IR Bell 6* (5b 1x4)

3.1

Peterson to Bell, no run, flighted, angled towards leg stump, played back to the bowler

3.2

Peterson to Bell, no run, full and on the stumps, driven back down the wicket and Peterson fields again

3.3

Peterson to Bell, no run, drags his length down as Bell advances, pushed into the covers

3.4

Peterson to Bell, FOUR, too short from Peterson, Bell goes deep in the crease and cuts late, it's briefly in the air but wide of slip and scoots away off the outfield

3.5

Peterson to Bell, no run, tossed up on the stumps and defended

3.6

Peterson to Bell, OUT, sliding in with the arm and Bell is hit in front ... Dharmasena gives it but England review, which replays show was a poor decision, Bell played for turn that wasn't there and the ball went on past the bat, impact was inside the line and leg stump would have been rattled

IR Bell lbw b Peterson 10 (19m 11b 2x4 0x6) SR: 90.90

England 23/1   IR Bell 10 (11b 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
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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