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South Africa in England 2008

I should have left England earlier - Smith

Graeme Smith, the South Africa captain, has said he should have withdrawn from the England tour a month earlier after suffering a tennis elbow ahead of the one-day series against the hosts

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Fallout of ODI series debacle

'You can never throw away experience' - Jennings

Mickey Arthur's comments that senior players may be shunted out of South Africa's ODI team have not found favour with Ray Jennings

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England's ODI success

'This side has great potential' - Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff says he's enjoying playing in a new, winning England set-up under a confident Kevin Pietersen

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South Africa news

Arthur concerned over fatigue and Kolpaks

South Africa's one-day nightmare against England has at least crystallised two things in coach Mickey Arthur's mind: the need for inaction on one front and action on another

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South African cricket

Smith won't return until he's 100% ready

Graeme Smith, suffering from a tennis elbow, has said he will make a hastened return to the game

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England v South Africa, 5th ODI, Cardiff

Arthur prepares for clean slate

South Africa's coach, Mickey Arthur, has hinted that some of his senior members may have played their last one-day internationals

England v South Africa, 5th ODI, Cardiff

Pietersen demands self-improvement

Is there ever a bad time to be offered £500,000 for three hours' work? Publicly, Kevin Pietersen would never admit that the Stanford contest, which is now looming large in England's sights, is an unwanted distraction, but privately he might actually

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South Africa in England 2008

Pollock's role yet to be filled - Smith

Graeme Smith, the South African captain, blamed his inexperienced bowlers for the defeat in the ODI series, but was confident his team would regroup in time for the tour to Australia

England v South Africa, 5th ODI, Cardiff

4-0 to England after Cardiff washout

England's hopes of securing a 5-0 whitewash over South Africa were denied by the Welsh rain, as the fifth and final ODI at Cardiff was abandoned after only three overs of play

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England v South Africa, 5th ODI, Cardiff

Bell eyes 5-0 whitewash

Ahead of the fifth and final ODI in Cardiff, Ian Bell is determined England create history by whitewashing South Africa 5-0, a scoreline that will propel them to the heights of No.2 in the world rankings