Match Day

551dWill Luke

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

551dCricinfo staff

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

551dAndrew Miller at 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

551dCricinfo staff

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


209dThe Preview by Andrew Miller

Whitewash looms as England target second spot

Are England really the second-best one-day team in the world? It's a preposterous notion, and yet, by the time Kevin Pietersen's men go to bed in the early hours of Thursday morning, it could well be an officially-recognised fact