England tour of South Africa, 3rd ODI: South Africa v England at Cape Town, Nov 27, 2009
South Africa won by 112 runs
27 November 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)

Amla will face the first ball from James Anderson.

2.28pm It's a perfect day for cricket, sun pouring down and Table Mountain in the background makes for a sublime scene.

2pm Morning everyone, thanks for joining us for this 3rd ODI at Newlands. I'm Sahil and I'll be joined by Andrew Miller to bring you all the action.

It's a packed day of international cricket, with India completing their 100th Test win, beating Sri Lanka at Kanpur. Australia have taken control of the opening Test against West Indies at the Gabba and a tense Test between New Zealand and Pakistan is brewing into an exciting finish at Dunedin. You can follow them all on our rather smashing site.

As for Cape Town, England confounded all expectations, including their own, to win six of their last seven 50-over outings against South Africa and went one up in this series at Centurion last Sunday. South Africa have a proud record here at Newlands and will surely bounce back strongly today. Day/night games here can favour the side batting first so both captains will be keen to win the toss, which will be in a couple of minutes.

The sun is out in Cape Town, Graeme Smith wins the toss and South Africa will bat first. Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad both return from England, in place of Adil Rashid and Sajid Mahmood who have both struggled so far on this tour. For South Africa, Wayne Parnell plays in place of Charl Langeveldt and Morne Morkel replaces his brother Albie.

Here are the full teams:

South Africa 1 Graeme Smith (capt), 2 Hashim Amla, 3 AB de Villiers, 4 JP Duminy, 5 Alvrio Petersen, 6 Mark Boucher (wk), 7 Ryan McLaren, 8 Wayne Parnell, 9 Roelof van der Merwe, 10 Morne Morkel, 11 Dale Steyn

England 1 Jonathan Trott, 2 Andrew Strauss (capt), 3 Kevin Pietersen, 4 Paul Collingwood, 5 Eoin Morgan, 6 Matt Prior (wk), 7 Luke Wright, 8 Stuart Broad, 9 Tim Bresnan, 10 Graeme Swann, 11 James Anderson

The pitch is very dry, which could assist Swann on his comeback today and van der Merwe later on this evening.

It will be interesting to see who takes the new ball for England. Broad has said he wants to renew his new-ball partnership with Anderson but Tim Bresnan enjoyed success against Graeme Smith at Centurion.

It's a wonderfully contrasting opening partnership for South Africa. Smith bullish and muscular, Amla elegant and wristy. Both can be destructive but the captain's wicket is crucial.

0.1

Anderson to Amla, 1 run, Amla off straight away as he flicks a shortish ball off his hip for a single to deep square-leg

0.2

Anderson to Smith, 2 runs, A quiet delivery turns into a hectic two. Smith pushes to Broad at mid on for a single but Broad throws down the stumps and the ball goes for an over-throw

0.3

Anderson to Smith, no run, good line just outside off and Smith defends to cover

0.4

Anderson to Smith, no run, outside off again and Smith turns it into the leg side

0.5

Anderson to Smith, no run, fuller and slightly wider of off stump and Smith drives to mid off

0.6

Anderson to Smith, no run, good start from Anderson, outside off again and Smith watches it carefully on to his bat as he pushes it out to point

End of over 1 (3 runs) South Africa 3/0 (RR: 3.00)

    • GC Smith 2 (5b)
    • HM Amla 1 (1b)
    • JM Anderson 1-0-3-0

It is Broad who will share the new ball. England are taking plenty of time to set the field here.

1.1

Broad to Amla, FOUR, lovely shot from Amla, stands tall and punches the ball between cover and point. The outfield is lightening-quick

1.2

Broad to Amla, no run, Amla tries to repeat the shot but mistimes it slightly and it goes to cover

1.3

Broad to Amla, no run, tighter line from Broad into Amla's body and he misses an attempted turn into the leg side

1.4

Broad to Amla, no run, fuller and around off stump, Amla defends to cover

1.5

Broad to Amla, no run, similar delivery, good length and Amla pushes back to the bowler

1.6

Broad to Amla, no run, strange, Amla shapes to leave but the ball strikes him on the arm. Gentle appeal from Broad

End of over 2 (4 runs) South Africa 7/0 (RR: 3.50)

    • HM Amla 5 (7b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 2 (5b)
    • SCJ Broad 1-0-4-0
    • JM Anderson 1-0-3-0
2.1

Anderson to Smith, FOUR, Short ball which Smith easily pulls it away through mid wicket for four

2.2

Anderson to Smith, 1 wide, shoved just down the leg side

2.2

Anderson to Smith, no run, straighter and Smith can only defend to mid on

2.3

Anderson to Smith, 2 runs, on the legs again, Smith nurdles it down to fine leg and good running allows them to come back for a second

2.4

Anderson to Smith, no run, Smith advanced down at Anderson who sees him coming and pitches slightly shorter as Smith pushes to mid on

2.5

Anderson to Smith, no run, smith stays in his crease and a ball around off stump is defended down to mid off

2.6

Anderson to Smith, no run, decent end to the over from Anderson and Smith can't get a good length ball away

End of over 3 (7 runs) South Africa 14/0 (RR: 4.66)

    • GC Smith 8 (11b 1x4)
    • HM Amla 5 (7b 1x4)
    • JM Anderson 2-0-10-0
    • SCJ Broad 1-0-4-0
3.1

Broad to Amla, FOUR, another lovely shot from Amla, Broad drifts on to leg stump and is clipped through square leg for four

3.2

Broad to Amla, FOUR, short and cracked over point for four, not a great ball but dispatched with authority

3.3

Broad to Amla, no run, slightly wider of off stump and Amla watches it pass him

3.4

Broad to Amla, no run, better line and Amla can only defend towards cover

3.5

Broad to Amla, no run, slightly fuller, Amla hanging back in his crease drives wristily into the off side

3.6

Broad to Amla, 1 run, full ball turned into the leg side for a sharp single

End of over 4 (9 runs) South Africa 23/0 (RR: 5.75)

    • HM Amla 14 (13b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 8 (11b 1x4)
    • SCJ Broad 2-0-13-0
    • JM Anderson 2-0-10-0

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4.1

Anderson to Amla, no run, better length from Anderson, much fuller and Amla plays to early on a drive and the ball goes to mid on

4.2

Anderson to Amla, 1 run, Amla wonders across his crease and flicks a fuller ball into the leg side.

4.3

Anderson to Smith, 3 runs, England look a little chaotic here. Smith works a full ball through the leg side and a misfield allows a third

4.4

Anderson to Amla, 2 runs, short and wide, crashed to third man where Luke Wright's dive saves the boundary

4.5

Anderson to Amla, no run, pushed to cover

4.6

Anderson to Amla, 1 run, short and wide again, Amla with a flashing blade hit to third man for a single

End of over 5 (7 runs) South Africa 30/0 (RR: 6.00)

    • HM Amla 18 (18b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 11 (12b 1x4)
    • JM Anderson 3-0-17-0
    • SCJ Broad 2-0-13-0
5.1

Broad to Amla, 1 run, Broad looks down on pace, on his comeback from injury. Amla opens the face and guides it away for a single to third man

5.2

Broad to Smith, no run, huge appeal from Broad. Smith misses an attempted turn into the leg side and was struck in front. The ball pitched just outside leg stump so a good decision

5.3

Broad to Smith, 1 leg bye, Smith misses again and the ball falls into the leg side

5.4

Broad to Amla, no run, Amla defends a better ball to the off side

5.5

Broad to Amla, no run, good line and length from Broad and Amla punches towards cover

5.6

Broad to Amla, no run, slightly shorter on off stump and Amla drives off the back foot into the cover region

End of over 6 (2 runs) South Africa 32/0 (RR: 5.33)

    • HM Amla 19 (22b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 11 (14b 1x4)
    • SCJ Broad 3-0-14-0
    • JM Anderson 3-0-17-0

Not much happening with the ball and the South Africans will fancy a big score

6.1

Anderson to Smith, no run, better line, slightly wider of off stump and Smith drives to cover

6.2

Anderson to Smith, FOUR, too full and wide, Smith gets low down and drives through cover for four.

6.3

Anderson to Smith, no run, Smith advances at Anderson but can only hit the ball to the fielder

6.4

Anderson to Smith, no run, slightly shorter and Smith works it off his hip to mid wicket

6.5

Anderson to Smith, 2 runs, down the track again and Smith drives airily, didn't quite time it and Pietersen saves the boundary chasing to deep cover

6.6

Anderson to Smith, no run, better end to the over from Anderson and Smith can't get it away

End of over 7 (6 runs) South Africa 38/0 (RR: 5.42)

    • GC Smith 17 (20b 2x4)
    • HM Amla 19 (22b 3x4)
    • JM Anderson 4-0-23-0
    • SCJ Broad 3-0-14-0
7.1

Broad to Amla, no run, on a good length and pushed into the off side

7.2

Broad to Amla, no run, slightly fuller and Amla mistimes a drive to point

7.3

Broad to Amla, 1 run, shorter ball cut to deep backward point

7.4

Broad to Smith, 1 run, Smith takes a ball from middle and leg to square leg for a single

7.5

Broad to Amla, no run, fuller and the ball swings slightly away as Amla misses an airy drive

7.6

Broad to Amla, no run, straighter delivery which Amla works into the leg side but can't beat the fielder

End of over 8 (2 runs) South Africa 40/0 (RR: 5.00)

    • HM Amla 20 (27b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 18 (21b 2x4)
    • SCJ Broad 4-0-16-0
    • JM Anderson 4-0-23-0

Bresnan into the attack

8.1

Bresnan to Smith, 1 run, slightly wide of off stump and Smith runs it down to third man

8.2

Bresnan to Amla, 1 leg bye

8.3

Bresnan to Smith, no run, full and wide and Smith butchers it down the ground for four.

8.4

Bresnan to Smith, FOUR

8.5

Bresnan to Smith, no run, defended off the back foot

8.6

Bresnan to Smith, FOUR, slower ball, full again and Smith eases it down the ground for four. Great timing.

End of over 9 (10 runs) South Africa 50/0 (RR: 5.55)

    • GC Smith 27 (26b 4x4)
    • HM Amla 20 (28b 3x4)
    • TT Bresnan 1-0-9-0
    • SCJ Broad 4-0-16-0
9.1

Broad to Amla, FOUR, beautiful shot from Amla, fullish ball is timed through extra cover for a boundary

9.2

Broad to Amla, 1 run, fumble at cover makes a sharp single into an easy one

9.3

Broad to Smith, no run, Smith turns it into the leg side

9.4

Broad to Smith, no run

9.5

Broad to Smith, FOUR, shorter from Broad and Smith mistimes a pull shot

9.6

Broad to Smith, 1 run, short and Smith powers it straight towards Morgan at deep square

End of over 10 (10 runs) South Africa 60/0 (RR: 6.00)

    • GC Smith 32 (30b 5x4)
    • HM Amla 25 (30b 4x4)
    • SCJ Broad 5-0-26-0
    • TT Bresnan 1-0-9-0

Hello everyone, Miller here for a ten-over stint. And I bring with me very exciting news. Adil Rashid and Liam Plunkett have left the one-day leg of the tour and will join with the performance squad for the four-day match against the Lions which starts on Monday. James Tredwell will remain with the one-day part as cover for Graeme Swann.

Talking of Swann, here he is for his first bowl. No powerplay, controversially

10.1

Swann to Smith, 1 run, Round the wicket, good length to the left-hander. Defended into space

10.2

Swann to Amla, no run, propped forward and defended into the covers

10.3

Swann to Amla, 1 run, good length again, tidy start

10.4

Swann to Smith, 1 run, driven down the ground and they rotate the strike again

10.5

Swann to Amla, no run, a bit of width and Amla has a slash. Loose stroke and Prior gathers with an "ooh"

10.6

Swann to Amla, 1 run, flicked out to midwicket with a roll of the wrists, and that's the end of the over

End of over 11 (4 runs) South Africa 64/0 (RR: 5.81)

    • HM Amla 27 (34b 4x4)
    • GC Smith 34 (32b 5x4)
    • GP Swann 1-0-4-0
    • SCJ Broad 5-0-26-0

The centurion of Centurion is handed the ball for the first time. Here's Paul Collingwood

11.1

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, good start, full length, shaping into middle and leg, pushed to mid-on

11.2

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, full again, and pushed into the gap

11.3

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, straying down the leg-side this time, tickled to square leg with no great power

11.4

Collingwood to Smith, no run, a rip of the fingers down the seam, and Smith treats a well-directed offcutter with respect

11.5

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, driven firmly into the gap at cover. Mid-off runs round to field with a tumble

11.6

Collingwood to Amla, no run, defended to mid-on, watchful and respectful

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End of over 12 (4 runs) South Africa 68/0 (RR: 5.66)

    • HM Amla 29 (37b 4x4)
    • GC Smith 36 (35b 5x4)
    • PD Collingwood 1-0-4-0
    • GP Swann 1-0-4-0
12.1

Swann to Smith, 1 run, round the wicket, nudged to mid-on, another single

12.2

Swann to Amla, 1 run, floated up outside off stump, Amla whips to midwicket but there's no power in the stroke

12.3

Swann to Smith, 1 run, clipped out to deep midwicket, bread-and-butter single for Smith

12.4

Swann to Amla, 1 run, tossed up again, and Amla is eyeing up the midwicket boundary. Slightly airborne clip this time, but it flies safe

12.5

Swann to Smith, no run, fuller length, angling into the blockhole, and duly blocked

12.6

Swann to Smith, 1 run, straighter, Smith steps across his stumps to work a single to square leg. Tidy but unthreatening over

End of over 13 (5 runs) South Africa 73/0 (RR: 5.61)

    • GC Smith 39 (39b 5x4)
    • HM Amla 31 (39b 4x4)
    • GP Swann 2-0-9-0
    • PD Collingwood 1-0-4-0
13.1

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, on the pads, worked gently to square leg

13.2

Collingwood to Amla, 2 runs, offcutter once again, Amla hops into line to work the leg-side

13.3

Collingwood to Amla, no run, forward and pushed to cover

13.4

Collingwood to Amla, 2 runs, back of a length, pushed with placement over power to deep cover

Collingwood, incidentally, has 99 ODI wickets ...

13.5

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, a bit of a long-hop, and some width as well, but Amla's not in the mood for chasing big runs right now. Another steer to cover

13.6

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, on the pads, worked square once again. South Africa are very happy to bide their time

End of over 14 (7 runs) South Africa 80/0 (RR: 5.71)

    • GC Smith 41 (41b 5x4)
    • HM Amla 36 (43b 4x4)
    • PD Collingwood 2-0-11-0
    • GP Swann 2-0-9-0
14.1

Swann to Smith, 1 run, full again, patted to midwicket and a quick call for one

14.2

Swann to Amla, no run, driven firmly back to the bowler, who fields with a fumble in his followthrough

14.3

Swann to Amla, no run, whipped with intent, but straight to midwicket

14.4

Swann to Amla, 1 run, slow and spinning, outside off. Amla drives uppishly, and slices safely out to backward point

14.5

Swann to Smith, 1 run, flicked urgently behind square

14.6

Swann to Amla, no run, short and wide, and Amla has an ambitious flap, but can't make contact

End of over 15 (3 runs) South Africa 83/0 (RR: 5.53)

    • HM Amla 37 (47b 4x4)
    • GC Smith 43 (43b 5x4)
    • GP Swann 3-0-12-0
    • PD Collingwood 2-0-11-0
15.1

Collingwood to Smith, no run

15.2

Collingwood to Smith, FOUR, driven, and driven supremely. Excellent timing, the fielder can't intercept, and that's South Africa's first boundary for five overs

15.3

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, pace off the ball once again, and flicked to square leg

15.4

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, clipped behind square on the leg side. Unfussy stuff

"We don't look remotely like taking a wicket," says Stewart Manning. "I'd bowl KP for no other reason than it will make Smith's blood boil." Fair point

15.5

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, forward and finds the gap. Tidy but unthreatening from England

15.6

Collingwood to Amla, 5 wides, that's just revolting cricket. A short, leg-sided long-hop. Amla doesn't even feign interest, and nor does Prior, who lets the ball zip straight past him

15.6

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, pushed out to cover, better all round. And that's the end of the over

End of over 16 (13 runs) South Africa 96/0 (RR: 6.00)

    • HM Amla 39 (49b 4x4)
    • GC Smith 49 (47b 6x4)
    • PD Collingwood 3-0-24-0
    • GP Swann 3-0-12-0
16.1

Swann to Amla, 1 run, flicked to midwicket

16.2

Swann to Smith, no run, flight, loop and a very full length. Smith defends back to the bowler

16.3

Swann to Smith, no run, on the pads, worked to square leg again

16.4

Swann to Smith, 1 run, outside off, Smith whips to square leg, runs another single, and appropriately enough, that brings up a 50-ball fifty.

16.5

Swann to Amla, 1 run, Amla returns the strike

16.6

Swann to Smith, 1 run, stretching forward, squirted behind square on the leg-side, and that brings us to a well-deserved drinks break

Well, sensational amounts of not-a-lot to report so far. South Africa are in full-on grind mode at the moment, but seeing as they haven't lost at Newlands since 2003, it's fair to suggest they know what's needed

End of over 17 (4 runs) South Africa 100/0 (RR: 5.88)

    • GC Smith 51 (51b 6x4)
    • HM Amla 41 (51b 4x4)
    • GP Swann 4-0-16-0
    • PD Collingwood 3-0-24-0

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17.1

Collingwood to Smith, no run, Sorry for the delayed updates, but I can tell you that Smith has gone, bowled by Wright for 54. SA are currently 109 for 1 after 19 overs

17.2

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, flicked into space

17.3

Collingwood to Amla, 2 runs, slightly slanting down the leg-side, and helped round the corner

17.4

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, tight from Collingwood, his offcutters are proving reasonably effective

17.5

Collingwood to Smith, 1 run, driven into the covers

17.6

Collingwood to Amla, no run, looped up, plopping onto a yorker length, and dug out to point

End of over 18 (5 runs) South Africa 105/0 (RR: 5.83)

    • HM Amla 44 (54b 4x4)
    • GC Smith 53 (54b 6x4)
    • PD Collingwood 4-0-29-0
    • GP Swann 4-0-16-0

Time for a change, and rightly, Strauss has decided to keep the pace off the ball. Here's Luke Wright

18.1

Wright to Smith, 1 run, on the pads, tucked to square leg

18.2

Wright to Amla, 1 run, back of a length, but arrow-straight. Amla hops inside the line and flicks to backward square

18.3

Wright to Smith, OUT, there's the breakthrough, and Smith will be furious with himself. A premeditated step to leg gave him room for a swipe through the covers, but Wright kept his nerve, zeroed in on the top of off, and a faint under-edge takes out the stump!

GC Smith b Wright 54 (80m 56b 6x4 0x6) SR: 96.42

18.4

Wright to de Villiers, no run

18.5

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, forward and worked off the hips

18.6

Wright to Amla, 1 run

End of over 19 (4 runs) South Africa 109/1 (RR: 5.73)

    • HM Amla 46 (56b 4x4)
    • AB de Villiers 1 (2b)
    • LJ Wright 1-0-4-1
    • PD Collingwood 4-0-29-0
19.1

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, worked off the pads, down to deep square leg

England have taken their second Powerplay, incidentally

19.2

Collingwood to de Villiers, no run, wicket-to-wicket delivery, blocked on the line of off stump

19.3

Collingwood to de Villiers, FOUR, in the slot, and de Villiers gets underneath a measured flick over midwicket. Two bounces and into the fence

19.4

Collingwood to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed calmly to mid-on

19.5

Collingwood to Amla, 2 runs, good running turns an easy one into a well-judged two. Worked firmly to deep long-on

19.6

Collingwood to Amla, 1 run, worked down to long-on, and that is Amla's half-century, his second in as many innings.

End of over 20 (9 runs) South Africa 118/1 (RR: 5.90)

    • HM Amla 50 (59b 4x4)
    • AB de Villiers 6 (5b 1x4)
    • PD Collingwood 5-0-38-0
    • LJ Wright 1-0-4-1
20.1

Wright to Amla, 1 run, width outside off, and slashed down to third man

20.2

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, dabbed fine, down to third man, who scampers round to intercept

20.3

Wright to Amla, 1 run

20.4

Wright to de Villiers, FOUR, crashing cut, just a fraction too short, and that's a merciless stroke. Top timing

20.5

Wright to de Villiers, 2 runs, short again but straighter. De Villiers swishes into a pull, but doesn't quite time it

20.6

Wright to de Villiers, no run, down the track with aggressive intent, but Wright pulls his length back and de Villiers adapts to dab the ball to point

End of over 21 (9 runs) South Africa 127/1 (RR: 6.04)

    • AB de Villiers 13 (9b 2x4)
    • HM Amla 52 (61b 4x4)
    • LJ Wright 2-0-13-1
    • PD Collingwood 5-0-38-0

So, South Africa are regrouping well after that wicket. Here comes James Anderson to inject some urgency to the bowling effort

21.1

Anderson to Amla, no run, full and straight to start his second spell

21.2

Anderson to Amla, 1 run, width, and wafted down to third man

21.3

Anderson to de Villiers, 1 run, outside off, steered to third man for another single

21.4

Anderson to Amla, 1 run, full and straight, punched into the covers, and they rush through for a single

21.5

Anderson to de Villiers, 2 runs, down the track and de Villiers is very fortunate - an under-edged cut just eludes the leg stump

21.6

Anderson to de Villiers, FOUR, short and wide, and violently blatted through extra cover for an unstoppable boundary

A bit of a leaky over in the end. Pace isn't ace on this track

End of over 22 (9 runs) South Africa 136/1 (RR: 6.18)

    • AB de Villiers 20 (12b 3x4)
    • HM Amla 54 (64b 4x4)
    • JM Anderson 5-0-32-0
    • LJ Wright 2-0-13-1

Wright to continue

22.1

Wright to Amla, no run, wicket to wicket, defended with a perpendicular bat

22.2

Wright to Amla, no run, driven on the bounce, and Wright sticks out a mitt to prevent a single

22.3

Wright to Amla, 1 run, something resembling drama as Amla plops a defensive push in the air and just out of Wright's reach. The stumps are broken at the non-striker's end, but he's safely home

22.4

Wright to de Villiers, no run, forward and defended

22.5

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, driven along the ground, all the way to deep cover

The Newlands outfield, incidentally, is looking a picture. A pretty picture, that is, compared to the freak show it has been been in recent seasons

22.6

Wright to Amla, 1 run, a tidy over to slow South Africa's momentum shift

Right, we're all up to speed again - apologies for that. So, it's time to hand over to Sahil, who is gagging for some comms action

End of over 23 (3 runs) South Africa 139/1 (RR: 6.04)

    • HM Amla 56 (68b 4x4)
    • AB de Villiers 21 (14b 3x4)
    • LJ Wright 3-0-16-1
    • JM Anderson 5-0-32-0
23.1

Swann to Amla, 1 run, Swann's return is greeted with a gentle drive down the ground for a single

23.2

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, slightly shorter and it's punched to long on

23.3

Swann to Amla, no run, almost close there, as the drive back to the bowler is slightly airy

23.4

Swann to Amla, 1 run, Amla just turns his wrists over the ball and guides it trough the leg side

23.5

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, prodded into the off side and the batsmen scamper through for one

23.6

Swann to Amla, 2 runs, slightly wider of off stump and Amla slashes through point where a diving interception saves two

End of over 24 (6 runs) South Africa 145/1 (RR: 6.04)

    • HM Amla 60 (72b 4x4)
    • AB de Villiers 23 (16b 3x4)
    • GP Swann 5-0-22-0
    • LJ Wright 3-0-16-1
24.1

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, punched to deep cover

24.2

Wright to Amla, FOUR, short again, which at his pace makes no sense, and Amla swivels and pulls fine for four

24.3

Wright to Amla, FOUR, full half volley on leg stump glided fine for four

24.4

Wright to Amla, 1 run, better ball on off stump is pushed out into the off side for a single

24.5

Wright to de Villiers, no run, slower ball defended out into the off side

24.6

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed easily down to long off

End of over 25 (11 runs) South Africa 156/1 (RR: 6.24)

    • AB de Villiers 25 (19b 3x4)
    • HM Amla 69 (75b 6x4)
    • LJ Wright 4-0-27-1
    • GP Swann 5-0-22-0
25.1

Swann to de Villiers, FOUR, filth from Swann. Dragged down and de Villiers had plenty of time to hammer a pull shot through mid wicket

25.2

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, gentle appeal as a better ball is pushed out into the off side

25.3

Swann to Amla, 1 run, batsmen exchange singles as Amla turns it into the leg side for one

25.4

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed down to long off, very easy here for South Africa

25.5

Swann to Amla, 1 run, milked for one into the leg side

25.6

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, just waited and punched down to long on. England struggling to contain here, nine from the over

End of over 26 (9 runs) South Africa 165/1 (RR: 6.34)

    • AB de Villiers 32 (23b 4x4)
    • HM Amla 71 (77b 6x4)
    • GP Swann 6-0-31-0
    • LJ Wright 4-0-27-1

Trott, who bowled so successfully at Centurion, is on to bowl at his former home ground

26.1

Trott to de Villiers, 2 runs, very gentle as a slow short ball is guided into the covers off the back foot

26.2

Trott to de Villiers, 2 runs, too short again, easily hit out to deep point

26.3

Trott to de Villiers, 1 run, better length but it's driven easily past Trott for one

26.4

Trott to Amla, 1 run, slow again and easy again for the batsman, steered into the off side

26.5

Trott to de Villiers, 1 run, driven calmly into the covers for one

26.6

Trott to Amla, 1 run, finished with a slower ball, which makes no difference it's pushed into space in the leg side

End of over 27 (8 runs) South Africa 173/1 (RR: 6.40)

    • HM Amla 73 (79b 6x4)
    • AB de Villiers 38 (27b 4x4)
    • IJL Trott 1-0-8-0
    • GP Swann 6-0-31-0

Swann to continue and England need to find a way to build some pressure

27.1

Swann to Amla, 1 run, and that won't help, short and wide and pushed away square into the off side

27.2

Swann to de Villiers, 2 runs, lovely shot from De Villiers, skipped down the track and driven straight past the bowler where a diving Anderson saves four

27.3

Swann to de Villiers, no run, better ball can only be defended

27.4

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, flicked into the leg side without alarm

27.5

Swann to Amla, no run, blocked into the leg side

27.6

Swann to Amla, 1 run, takes the ball from outside off stump through mid wicket with a flick of the wrists

End of over 28 (5 runs) South Africa 178/1 (RR: 6.35)

    • HM Amla 75 (82b 6x4)
    • AB de Villiers 41 (30b 4x4)
    • GP Swann 7-0-36-0
    • IJL Trott 1-0-8-0

Bresnan returns for another go, replacing Trott's after an innocuous single over spell

28.1

Bresnan to Amla, no run, good start from Bresnan blocked into the leg side

28.2

Bresnan to Amla, 2 runs, pushed down the ground

28.3

Bresnan to Amla, FOUR, a wide slower ball is driven airily and mistimed, but with enough power to reach the boundary

28.4

Bresnan to Amla, 2 runs, good from Amla, walks across his stumps and works it towards deep square

28.5

Bresnan to Amla, no run, mistimes a drive into the off side from a decent ball on off stump

28.6

Bresnan to Amla, no run, better finish to an expensive return over, as Amla can only push a good length ball towards the covers

End of over 29 (8 runs) South Africa 186/1 (RR: 6.41)

    • HM Amla 83 (88b 7x4)
    • AB de Villiers 41 (30b 4x4)
    • TT Bresnan 2-0-17-0
    • GP Swann 7-0-36-0
29.1

Swann to de Villiers, no run, slower, and given a little more air and de Villiers misses an extravagant drive

29.2

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, worked away into the leg side again

29.3

Swann to Amla, 1 run, delicate dab from Amla

29.4

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, driven down to long on and gives de Villiers his highest score against England. I suspect he'll get a few more from here

29.5

Swann to Amla, 1 run, turned away into space

29.6

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, skips down the wicket and drills it hard to long on

End of over 30 (5 runs) South Africa 191/1 (RR: 6.36)

    • AB de Villiers 44 (34b 4x4)
    • HM Amla 85 (90b 7x4)
    • GP Swann 8-0-41-0
    • TT Bresnan 2-0-17-0
30.1

Bresnan to de Villiers, 2 runs, shortish delivery is worked away off his hip into the leg side and quick running again allows two

30.2

Bresnan to de Villiers, 2 runs, a grunt from Bresnan as he delivered that, but still nothing in the delivery or the pitch and its worked away again into the leg side

30.3

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers meets it on the full and drives down the ground

30.4

Bresnan to Amla, 1 run, easily worked into space, very simple stuff here for South Africa

30.5

Bresnan to de Villiers, no run, guided straight to the fielder at point off the back foot

30.6

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, de Villiers reaches fifty with a flick to mid wicket, he's barely broken sweat here but only took 39 balls to get to fifty

End of over 31 (7 runs) South Africa 198/1 (RR: 6.38)

    • AB de Villiers 50 (39b 4x4)
    • HM Amla 86 (91b 7x4)
    • TT Bresnan 3-0-24-0
    • GP Swann 8-0-41-0

Stuart Broad returns to find Strauss a wicket after his rather ginger opening spell.

31.1

Broad to de Villiers, 2 runs, starts with a short ball which is guided into the leg side

31.2

Broad to de Villiers, 1 run, with no fielders anywhere near the batsmen de Villiers drops it into the leg side for one

31.3

Broad to Amla, OUT, Well, out of nowhere England have a wicket. Short again and Amla gets a faint inside edge on a pull shot which is collected eagerly by Prior. Surprise for everyone that. Amla played well again today but will be disappointed not to go on.

HM Amla c †Prior b Broad 86 (131m 92b 7x4 0x6) SR: 93.47

The exciting Duminy comes in

31.4

Broad to Duminy, no run, and receives a short ball first up, which takes an age to reach him as he blocks with a full face out into the off side

31.5

Broad to Duminy, 1 run, calmly pushed into space on the off side

31.6

Broad to de Villiers, 1 run, fuller ball that de Villiers watches on to the bat and guides down to third man. He looks in total control.

End of over 32 (5 runs) South Africa 203/2 (RR: 6.34)

    • AB de Villiers 54 (42b 4x4)
    • JP Duminy 1 (2b)
    • SCJ Broad 6-0-31-1
    • TT Bresnan 3-0-24-0
32.1

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, good ball on the stumps and de Villiers turns his hands over the delivery to collect an easy single

32.2

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, a bouncer which passes serenely over a ducking Duminy

32.3

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, good ball again pushed out into the off side

32.4

Bresnan to Duminy, 1 run, short again and Duminy hangs back and guides it behind square on the off side

32.5

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, good from de Villiers, waits and waits before dabbing into the off side for a single

32.6

Bresnan to Duminy, 1 run, Bresnan really trying to bang it in here. The pitch is unresponsive and Duminy again steers it to third man

End of over 33 (4 runs) South Africa 207/2 (RR: 6.27)

    • JP Duminy 3 (6b)
    • AB de Villiers 56 (44b 4x4)
    • TT Bresnan 4-0-28-0
    • SCJ Broad 6-0-31-1
33.1

Broad to Duminy, 1 run, Duminy just getting his eye in as he, once again, guides the ball away to third man

33.2

Broad to de Villiers, no run, good ball is defended straight back to the bowler

33.3

Broad to de Villiers, 2 runs, turns it away to leg and good running allows two

33.4

Broad to de Villiers, no run, intent shown as he advances and punches the ball out to cover

33.5

Broad to de Villiers, 1 run, waits on a shortish ball and again works it into the leg side. The South Africans have worked the ball around very well today

33.6

Broad to Duminy, 1 wide, attempted bouncer, very gentle and he'll have to bowl that again

33.6

Broad to Duminy, no run, tight line to finish and Duminy stands tall and drops the ball into the off side

End of over 34 (5 runs) South Africa 212/2 (RR: 6.23)

    • JP Duminy 4 (8b)
    • AB de Villiers 59 (48b 4x4)
    • SCJ Broad 7-0-36-1
    • TT Bresnan 4-0-28-0

With South Africa in complete command everyone is off for a drink. And here comes Miller for another stint

34.1

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, pushed out to deep cover, easy run there

34.2

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, pushed back onto the stumps, and defended with a hop

34.3

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, short and aggressive, and Duminy turns turtle as the ball whistles over his lid

34.4

Bresnan to Duminy, 2 runs, whisked off the pads, and down to fine leg

34.5

Bresnan to Duminy, 1 wide, bouncer again, and Duminy has a swish. It's called wide, but the intent is there

34.5

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, wide outside off, and keeps low as Duminy fishes with flat feet

34.6

Bresnan to Duminy, no run, defended with circumspection. A lively over

End of over 35 (4 runs) South Africa 216/2 (RR: 6.17)

    • JP Duminy 6 (13b)
    • AB de Villiers 60 (49b 4x4)
    • TT Bresnan 5-0-32-0
    • SCJ Broad 7-0-36-1
35.1

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, full length, slow and on middle stump. Nudged down the ground to long-on

35.2

Wright to Duminy, no run, wider outside off stump, but Duminy lets it go by

35.3

Wright to Duminy, OUT, you have to say that was coming. Duminy had been trying to force the pace for several overs without success, and this time he hoisted a short ball straight down the throat of deep square leg.

JP Duminy c Morgan b Wright 6 (21m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Disciplined stuff from England, and they've given themselves a chance of limiting their chase to something in the realms of manageable. Alviro Petersen, South Africa's top-scorer at Centurion, is the next man in

35.4

Wright to Petersen, no run, forward and defended watchfully

35.5

Wright to Petersen, FOUR, sumptuous drive. A fraction overpitched, and that whistles all along the ground through the covers

35.6

Wright to Petersen, 1 run, on the pads, tickled round the corner

So, a successful over for Wright and England. Fourteen more to come

End of over 36 (6 runs) South Africa 222/3 (RR: 6.16)

    • AN Petersen 5 (3b 1x4)
    • AB de Villiers 61 (50b 4x4)
    • LJ Wright 5-0-33-2
    • TT Bresnan 5-0-32-0
36.1

Bresnan to Petersen, no run, Bresnan continues to plug away on and around off stump, angling the ball in from wide of the crease

36.2

Bresnan to Petersen, no run, tidy again, and defended

36.3

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, an urgent single to midwicket, and thoughts of a second as the shy bobbles off the fielder backing up. But they decide to play it cool

36.4

Bresnan to de Villiers, no run, good again from Bresnan, offering nothing to hit

36.5

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, turned off the pads to square leg

36.6

Bresnan to Petersen, no run, forward, and driven to mid-on

End of over 37 (2 runs) South Africa 224/3 (RR: 6.05)

    • AN Petersen 6 (7b 1x4)
    • AB de Villiers 62 (52b 4x4)
    • TT Bresnan 6-0-34-0
    • LJ Wright 5-0-33-2
37.1

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, straining to the crease, tucked off the pads to square leg

37.2

Wright to Petersen, 1 run, another single as South Africa continue to bide their time before the big tee-off

37.3

Wright to de Villiers, no run, full once again, and a sprawling Wright intercepts a checked drive in his followthrough

37.4

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, patted down to long-on, and they stroll through for a very languid single

37.5

Wright to Petersen, 1 leg bye, on the pads, and turned to square leg

37.6

Wright to de Villiers, 2 runs, a touch shorter, and baseball-batted out to cow corner, where deep midwicket tidies up

End of over 38 (6 runs) South Africa 230/3 (RR: 6.05)

    • AB de Villiers 66 (56b 4x4)
    • AN Petersen 7 (9b 1x4)
    • LJ Wright 6-0-38-2
    • TT Bresnan 6-0-34-0
38.1

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, big stride and driven to cover

38.2

Bresnan to de Villiers, no run, pushed back onto the stumps, and driven to cover

38.3

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, slashed down to third man, where KP is waiting to tidy up

38.4

Bresnan to Petersen, no run, now that is a very excitable appeal indeed - Bresnan goes up three times in all - and you have to say, he had a case. Hawkeye suggests that was hitting middle, having rapped the knee-roll

38.5

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, after the excitement, Petersen escapes the strike

38.6

Bresnan to de Villiers, FOUR, short to complete the over, and de Villiers completes it in style with a thrashing pull

Up until that delivery, it was a very fine over indeed. Here's Swann for another burst

End of over 39 (7 runs) South Africa 237/3 (RR: 6.07)

    • AB de Villiers 71 (59b 5x4)
    • AN Petersen 9 (12b 1x4)
    • TT Bresnan 7-0-41-0
    • LJ Wright 6-0-38-2
39.1

Swann to Petersen, 1 run, dabbed to backward point

39.2

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, patted down to long-on

39.3

Swann to Petersen, 2 runs, reverse-sweep, and delicately played.

39.4

Swann to Petersen, 1 run, tapped to midwicket

39.5

Swann to de Villiers, 1 run, swished out to deep cover

39.6

Swann to Petersen, 2 runs, looped up, and clipped along the ground to midwicket

End of over 40 (8 runs) South Africa 245/3 (RR: 6.12)

    • AN Petersen 15 (16b 1x4)
    • AB de Villiers 73 (61b 5x4)
    • GP Swann 9-0-49-0
    • TT Bresnan 7-0-41-0

A remarkable innings. Scarcely a chance, scarcely a shot in anger. But a massive total in prospect. Here's Anderson

40.1

Anderson to de Villiers, FOUR, and there's the shot in anger. Fantastic crash through the covers, a quick shimmy out of the crease to get to the pitch, and the bat did the rest

40.2

Anderson to de Villiers, no run, if he'd hit he was gone, surely! A pat to point, a suicidal attempt at a single, rightly turned down, and Collingwood's underarm shy fizzes just past the stumps

40.3

Anderson to de Villiers, 1 run, out to the covers, more calmly this time

40.4

Anderson to Petersen, 1 run, whipped off the toes to midwicket

40.5

Anderson to de Villiers, 2 runs, drilled uppishly into the covers, the sweeper jogs round to intercept

40.6

Anderson to de Villiers, no run, good delivery, saw the batsman advancing, and dropped his length accordingly

End of over 41 (8 runs) South Africa 253/3 (RR: 6.17)

    • AB de Villiers 80 (66b 6x4)
    • AN Petersen 16 (17b 1x4)
    • JM Anderson 6-0-40-0
    • GP Swann 9-0-49-0
41.1

Wright to Petersen, 2 runs, on the pads, turned to fine leg where Bresnan's shy forces Petersen to hurry

41.2

Wright to Petersen, 1 run, punched out to the covers.

Prior dons the lid and comes up to the stumps for de Villiers

41.3

Wright to de Villiers, 1 run, cracked into the covers, but very well intercepted by Strauss

41.4

Wright to Petersen, FOUR, misdirected, and Wright pays the price, just helped off the hip through fine leg

41.5

Wright to Petersen, 1 run, down the wicket, a booming drive to mid-off

41.6

Wright to de Villiers, 2 runs, flicked off the pads, tidied up at deep square leg

End of over 42 (11 runs) South Africa 264/3 (RR: 6.28)

    • AB de Villiers 83 (68b 6x4)
    • AN Petersen 24 (21b 2x4)
    • LJ Wright 7-0-49-2
    • JM Anderson 6-0-40-0

Right, it's fireworks time. The Powerplay has been taken, and here comes Stuart Broad to see what he can conjure up

42.1

Broad to Petersen, 1 run, outside off from round the wicket, that's Broad's standard tactic at this stage of an innings. And for that delivery at least, it worked

42.2

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, cheeky stroke, a ramped dab up and over the keeper! It looked at first like a top-edge, but no, that actually came off the face of the bat!

42.3

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, that is a sizzling stroke. Down on one knee, and absolutely lambasted through midwicket with a resounding click of willow. Fetch that!

42.4

Broad to de Villiers, 2 runs, no connection this time, but Prior can't gather an awkward bounce, and has to chase all the way to the fine leg rope

42.5

Broad to de Villiers, no run, outside off, and no stroke even attempted. De Villiers presumably thought that would be wide, but it passed well within the tramlines

42.6

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, de Villiers steps across his stumps, and slaps a Broad full-toss through midwicket. A big over, and 350 could be on the cards here!

End of over 43 (15 runs) South Africa 279/3 (RR: 6.48)

    • AB de Villiers 97 (73b 9x4)
    • AN Petersen 25 (22b 2x4)
    • SCJ Broad 8-0-51-1
    • LJ Wright 7-0-49-2
43.1

Anderson to Petersen, 1 run, leg-stump full-toss, turned calmly to deep square leg

43.2

Anderson to de Villiers, 1 run, full length, clipped to midwicket

43.3

Anderson to Petersen, 1 run, another quick single, Anderson rushes down the track in his followthrough, and his shy at the non-striker's end clips Petersen on the heel

43.4

Anderson to de Villiers, FOUR, thrashed through midwicket, and that is quite some hundred. Only 75 deliveries, and 10 fours. His fourth in ODIs, and emphatically not the last

43.5

Anderson to de Villiers, FOUR, three figures in the bag, and now he's really cutting loose. A majestic thrash through the covers, and he is middling absolutely everything

43.6

Anderson to de Villiers, FOUR, short this time, and hoisted through midwicket with an epic followthrough. England are reeling now!

Now 350 really is on the cards. And there hasn't even been a six yet! Remarkable

End of over 44 (15 runs) South Africa 294/3 (RR: 6.68)

    • AB de Villiers 110 (77b 12x4)
    • AN Petersen 27 (24b 2x4)
    • JM Anderson 7-0-55-0
    • SCJ Broad 8-0-51-1
44.1

Bresnan to Petersen, 2 runs, low full toss, but angling towards the stumps. Played with respect into the covers

44.2

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, down the track to create a full toss, but short cover intercepts the drive

44.3

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 run, clipped to midwicket, and they hustle through for a single

44.4

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, driven hard once again, but straight to cover. Bresnan is applying the handbrake for the moment

44.5

Bresnan to de Villiers, 2 byes, right up to the blockhole and slips past leg stump as de Villiers swings across the line. Fine leg sweeps up

And the 300 is up

44.6

Bresnan to de Villiers, 1 leg bye, deflected out to point

End of over 45 (8 runs) South Africa 302/3 (RR: 6.71)

    • AB de Villiers 111 (80b 12x4)
    • AN Petersen 31 (27b 2x4)
    • TT Bresnan 8-0-46-0
    • JM Anderson 7-0-55-0
45.1

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, a shimmy at the crease, ducking and diving like a boxer, and then striking with a stunning uppercut, a rifling cover drive. This is becoming quite some innings!

45.2

Broad to de Villiers, FOUR, that's exquisite, down on one knee, twisting the blade, and helping the ball over his shoulder and through backward square

Broad is taking a battering. There's a ring of five men in the covers, but each shot is beating the field

45.3

Broad to de Villiers, no run, a rare dot ball, as de Villiers can't make contact outside off

45.4

Broad to de Villiers, 2 runs, dabbed to midwicket

45.5

Broad to de Villiers, OUT, and that, at last, is that. Another drive, but this time he got underneath the lofted stroke, and Jonathan Trott at extra cover settles the issue.

AB de Villiers c Trott b Broad 121 (117m 85b 14x4 0x6) SR: 142.35

What an innings though. The combination of timing and eye reminds me of his one-legged hundred in Grenada during the World Cup. When he gets going, there is no stopping him

45.6

Broad to Petersen, no run, another dot, outside off. A chance to catch the breath

End of over 46 (10 runs) South Africa 312/4 (RR: 6.78)

    • AN Petersen 31 (28b 2x4)
    • MV Boucher 0 (0b)
    • SCJ Broad 9-0-61-2
    • TT Bresnan 8-0-46-0
46.1

Bresnan to Boucher, 1 run, great delivery, genuine yorker, and dug out at the last second

46.2

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, not so great - a low full-toss, but no damage done as cover tidies up

46.3

Bresnan to Boucher, 1 run, drilled to cover once again, and Bresnan is doing a fine job for England right now

46.4

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, up in the blockhole again, and worked into the covers

46.5

Bresnan to Boucher, 1 run, driven out to extra cover, full and fuller is the preferred length, and rightly so

46.6

Bresnan to Petersen, FOUR, this one pierces the field, and Bresnan's figures. Good stroke though, gauged the length early, and worked the gap

End of over 47 (9 runs) South Africa 321/4 (RR: 6.82)

    • AN Petersen 37 (31b 3x4)
    • MV Boucher 3 (3b)
    • TT Bresnan 9-0-55-0
    • SCJ Broad 9-0-61-2

Wright returns to stem the feast of runs. In theory

47.1

Wright to Boucher, FOUR, beautiful strike, on the pads, a low full toss, and there's no stopping that

47.2

Wright to Boucher, 2 runs, bashed down the ground, and Collingwood tumbles dramatically in front of the sightscreen to limit the damage

47.3

Wright to Boucher, SIX, up, up and away, and that's the first six of the innings! Straight back over Wright's head

Ironically, Wright seemed to have him beaten for a moment, until brute force took over

47.4

Wright to Boucher, 1 run, drilled down the ground this time, the runs keep on coming

47.5

Wright to Petersen, no run, good delivery, and pounced on by Wright in his followthrough

47.6

Wright to Petersen, FOUR, down on one knee, and paddled with deceptive power, straight through the gap at fine leg

Two overs to go. And 360 must be attainable now

End of over 48 (17 runs) South Africa 338/4 (RR: 7.04)

    • AN Petersen 41 (33b 4x4)
    • MV Boucher 16 (7b 1x4 1x6)
    • LJ Wright 8-0-66-2
    • TT Bresnan 9-0-55-0
48.1

Bresnan to Boucher, 1 run, swished down the ground

48.2

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, driven into the covers from a good length

48.3

Bresnan to Boucher, 1 run, boshed out to deep cover, fielded on the bounce

48.4

Bresnan to Petersen, 2 runs, bouncer, and Petersen top-edges this one into no-man's land at fine leg

48.5

Bresnan to Petersen, no run, another good yorker, dug out well, but this is a fine over in the circumstances

48.6

Bresnan to Petersen, 1 run, yorker length once more, and that is the end of an excellent spell in the circumstances. By some distance the pick of England's bowlers, in my opinion

End of over 49 (6 runs) South Africa 344/4 (RR: 7.02)

    • AN Petersen 45 (37b 4x4)
    • MV Boucher 18 (9b 1x4 1x6)
    • TT Bresnan 10-0-61-0
    • LJ Wright 8-0-66-2

So, six balls to go. And how far will they go?

49.1

Broad to Petersen, 1 run, A loose swish through the line, steepling top-edge, but plops safe at mid-off. Lucky

49.2

Broad to Boucher, FOUR, fetch that! A loose long-hop, and Boucher smeared it with aplomb through midwicket

49.3

Broad to Boucher, OUT, well, that's a jammy dismissal! A horrible full-toss, Boucher takes on the midwicket boundary, but Wright - staring into the sun - clings onto a bullet-like chance, and England have a bonus breakthrough

MV Boucher c Wright b Broad 22 (17m 11b 2x4 1x6) SR: 200.00

49.4

Broad to Petersen, FOUR, short, and swatted through midwicket, and that is Petersen's fifty, from just 39 balls. His second in consecutive matches, and the 350 is up as well

49.5

Broad to Petersen, 1 run, dabbed to mid-off. One ball to come

South Africa have now equalled the 354 they made against Kenya in 2001 - their previous highest score at Newlands

49.6

Broad to McLaren, OUT, and they won't beat that total! Broad serves up a yorker to rattle the stumps and wrap up the innings. A first-baller for Ryan McLaren, and a mountain to climb for England

R McLaren b Broad 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Well, that was epic. A stunning century from AB de Villiers, key contributions from Petersen, Amla and the skipper Smith. And surely very little hope of England extending their record of 50-over success against South Africa. Read Andrew McGlashan's bulletin, which will be updated shortly, and join Sahil in 40-odd minutes for the resumption.

End of over 50 (10 runs) South Africa 354/6

    • AN Petersen 51 (40b 5x4)
    • SCJ Broad 10-0-71-4
    • TT Bresnan 10-0-61-0
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