Alastair Cook plays a pull shot before the return of the rain, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012 © Getty Images

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    Ian Bell hit two sixes in his brief innings © Getty Images

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    The first ODI got as far as the toss before rain arrived © Getty Images

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    Groundstaff were left with plenty of work to do © PA Photos

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    Alastair Cook was presented with the ODI shield before play © Getty Images