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England vs South Africa ()

Status-Match Ended Venue - Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Date - 01/01/1970, Toss won by -
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  • R/R

Squad details .

England

Alastair Cook, Eoin Morgan, Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Ravi Bopara, Chris Woakes, Graeme Swann, Jade Dernbach, James Anderson, Steven Finn, Samit Patel, Tim Bresnan, Craig Kieswetter, Jonathan Bairstow,

South Africa

Dean Elgar, Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne Morkel, Robin Peterson, Wayne Parnell, Albie Morkel, Faf du Plessis, Justin Ontong, Ryan McLaren, AB de Villiers

Pitch report

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

The wicket is a good one for batting but the overcast conditions will assist the fast bowlers.
Weather

Chances of rain with hardly any clear conditions


  • 24 August, 2012
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SWOT Analysis
EnglandSouth Africa
StrengthBowling attackOverall balance
WeaknessBrittle middle orderUnknown
OpportunitiesStart series with a winMove to the number 1 ODI ranking with a victory
ThreatsAB de Villiers and Dale SteynAlastair Cook and Graeme Swann
Head to head
  • Total match played: 45
  • Tied: 1
  • Drawn: 2
EnglandSouth Africa
Matches won1923
Home Wins1014
Away Wins65
Highest Innings Score323 on September 27, 2009354 on November 27, 2009
Lowest Innings Score103 on May 22, 199983 on August 26, 2008
Top Performers
EnglandSouth Africa
Highest Total Chased264 on June 28, 2003281 on October 25, 1998
Lowest Total Defended171 on March 06, 2011129 on January 19, 1996
Most Prolific BatsmanKevin Pietersen - 646 RunsJacques Kallis - 1054 Runs
Highest Individual Score116 by Kevin Pietersen On February 13, 2005141 by Graeme Smith On September 27, 2009
Most Successful BowlerDarren Gough - 51 WicketsShaun Pollock - 40 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis5/23 by Stuart Broad On August 26, 20085/18 by Andrew Hall On April 17, 2007