Alastair Cook plays a pull shot before the return of the rain, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012
Alastair Cook plays a pull shot before the return of the rainGetty Images
The first ODI got as far as the toss before rain arrived, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012
The first ODI got as far as the toss before rain arrivedGetty Images
Alastair Cook was presented with the ODI shield before play, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012
Alastair Cook was presented with the ODI shield before playGetty Images
Ian Bell hit two sixes in his brief innings, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012
Ian Bell hit two sixes in his brief inningsGetty Images
Groundstaff were left with plenty of work to do, England v South Africa, 1st NatWest ODI, Cardiff, August 24, 2012
Groundstaff were left with plenty of work to doPA Photos