Cricket News sort by South Africa tour of England - 2012

England managed to draw the 3-match T20I Series with a comprehensive 28-run victory in the Third and Final match at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

England should consider themselves lucky that this question is being asked. After all, had another five balls been bowled at Old Trafford, South Africa may have won the series by now.

The second T20I at Manchester was abandoned after heavy rain had the last laugh. There could have been a result but rain had lashed out with just five more balls to go for the completion of the 5th over of the English innings.

In what was a disappointing low-scoring game at Chester-le-Street, South Africa eased to a 7-wicket win over England in the 1st T20I on Saturday.

This has been such a long tour for South Africa – the hard fought win in the Tests followed by the intensely contested ODIs, which the teams shared. They now head into the final leg of the tour, and a highly significant one considering what is to follow.

James Anderson has been included in the England Squad for the three T20Is against South Africa which begins tomorrow. Anderson wasn’t part of the original squad but gets in as a cover for Steven Finn, who is having a stiff back.

A classy unbroken partnership of 172 runs between Hashim Amla and Skipper AB de Villiers saw the Proteas defeat England by 7 wickets in the fifth and final ODI at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

South Africa find themselves under pressure going into the fifth and final ODI at Trent Bridge in Nottingham today. They simply have to win this match to draw the 5-match ODI Series 2-2.

England have received a blow ahead of the fifth and final ODI at Nottingham today with Jonathan Trott, their batting main stay getting ruled out of the match.