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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry injury blow to Australia ahead of West Indies semi-final, England-South Africa square up again
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Women's Cricket World Cup 2022: Perry injury blow to Australia ahead of West Indies semi-final, England-South Africa square up again

Captain Meg Lanning confirmed the six-time champion Australians would be without Perry, who suffered back spasms during the group stage win over South Africa last week.

T20 World Cup 2021: Loss against South Africa brings England down to earth, says Mark Wood
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T20 World Cup 2021: Loss against South Africa brings England down to earth, says Mark Wood

England were on a four-match winning streak at the tournament before South Africa handed them a 10-run defeat in the final group game here on Saturday.

T20 World Cup 2021: Rabada, van der Dussen stun England as South Africa bow out despite thrilling win
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T20 World Cup 2021: Rabada, van der Dussen stun England as South Africa bow out despite thrilling win

Group 1 winners England and Australia, who beat West Indies in the first match of the day, made the final four from the six-team pool.

Highlights, England vs South Africa, T20 World Cup 2021: Rabada's hat-trick seals consolation win for Proteas
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Highlights, England vs South Africa, T20 World Cup 2021: Rabada's hat-trick seals consolation win for Proteas

England vs South Africa, Latest Updates, T20 World Cup 2021: A dramatic final over to end the match in South Africa's favour. The Proteas bow out on a high, thanks to Kagiso Rabada's brilliant hat-trick. That was exactly where England lost the plot, eventually falling short by 11 runs.

T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa can bowl themselves into semi-finals, says Morne Morkel
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T20 World Cup 2021: South Africa can bowl themselves into semi-finals, says Morne Morkel

"The bowling attack is certainly the Proteas' strength and I believe they can bowl us into the semi-finals," Morkel wrote in his column for the ICC.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: England embraced 'freedom' to complete a record chase against SA
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: England embraced 'freedom' to complete a record chase against SA

It was 2016 and England were going through a big transformation under the leadership of Eoin Morgan.

South Africa vs England: Visiting captain Eoin Morgan defends use of signals from team balcony
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South Africa vs England: Visiting captain Eoin Morgan defends use of signals from team balcony

Television coverage during the third Twenty20 international against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday captured images of numbers and letters being displayed by video analyst Nathan Leamon.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Could Jofra Archer help propel Team England to victory?
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Could Jofra Archer help propel Team England to victory?

Unlike most big-built Barbadian fast bowlers of the past, Jofra Archer is light on his feet and very, very fit. With a short, smooth run up and an action that isn’t complicated, he bowls regularly, and consistently, at over 145 kmph and his bouncers tend to skid off the track. He also has the ability to bowl deceptively quick toe-crushers and to get the odd ball to seam off the spongy, English tracks.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Menacing Jofra Archer's X-factor lies in his novelty
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Menacing Jofra Archer's X-factor lies in his novelty

Archer is economical, building from a jog into a dash, but never sprinting, mostly silent. His action seems less a menacing trebuchet, ready to tear down your walls, and more like a friendly rubber band stretched across your thumb.

The Final Word, World Cup 2019 Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss England's resounding win over South Africa
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The Final Word, World Cup 2019 Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss England's resounding win over South Africa

Listen to The Final Word podcast where Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins discuss England's 104-run win over South Africa in the opening match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer's blow to Hashim Amla swings tournament opener decisively in hosts' favour as Proteas succumb to tame loss
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Jofra Archer's blow to Hashim Amla swings tournament opener decisively in hosts' favour as Proteas succumb to tame loss

South Africa stumbled about concussed, slow to grasp the fact that England’s bowlers have learned from their’s, and unable to come to terms with Jofra’s pace and the creativity of Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali. And it all started with that blow coped by Hashim Amla.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' dream game to Jofra Archer's memorable arrival, key moments from tournament opener
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' dream game to Jofra Archer's memorable arrival, key moments from tournament opener

England's win over South Africa was their biggest in terms of runs against a Full-Member nation at the World Cup since 2003, and it set the ball rolling, quite perfectly, for a summer where they’re hoping 'cricket comes home'. Here’s a look at the most defining — and lasting — moments from the opening game of the ICC World Cup 2019.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: 'That wasn't my best catch,' says Ben Stokes after producing gem at the ropes
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: 'That wasn't my best catch,' says Ben Stokes after producing gem at the ropes

"Nah, that one was against the Aussies (Ashes 2015) , so that one ranks higher!" remarked Stokes on being asked if the catch he took to dismiss South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' all-round brilliance gives hosts ideal head start in opener
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' all-round brilliance gives hosts ideal head start in opener

Aside from his batting, Stokes is good enough to play as a fifth bowler, even if he is the sixth choice with the ball in this England line-up. There are few cricketers in the world who can bat, bowl and field with his amount of combined ability.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' all-round show helps hosts thrash Proteas in tournament opener
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Ben Stokes' all-round show helps hosts thrash Proteas in tournament opener

Ben Stokes starred in all departments as England began their quest to win the World Cup with a 104-run thrashing of South Africa in the tournament opener at the Oval on Thursday.

Highlights, England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match, Full cricket score: England win opener by 104 runs
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Highlights, England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match, Full cricket score: England win opener by 104 runs

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match 1 England vs South Africa Live Updates: Stokes concedes eight runs off the first three deliveries of his third over, including a boundary to Rabada off the first delivery, but the New Zealand-born all-rounder wraps it up by dismissing Rabada and Tahir off successive deliveries to finish with figures of 2/12. South Africa's innings doesn't last 40 overs in the end, as they crumble to a 104-run loss in the end. Superb start for the tournament hosts, who have been heavily favoured to end their World Cup hoodoo this time around.

England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Confident hosts face Dale Steyn-less Proteas in tournament opener
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England vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Preview: Confident hosts face Dale Steyn-less Proteas in tournament opener

England will put four years of planning to the test when they face South Africa in the opening match of the 2019 World Cup at the Oval on Thursday.

Faf du Plessis draws former South Africa players' ire for indulging AB de Villers on Test unavailability
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Faf du Plessis draws former South Africa players' ire for indulging AB de Villers on Test unavailability

After returning from a 1-3 Test series defeat to England, South Africa Test skipper Faf du Plessis declared that de Villiers had "earned the right to do whatever he wants to".

England vs South Africa report card: Moeen Ali tops the class, Heino Kuhn fluffs
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England vs South Africa report card: Moeen Ali tops the class, Heino Kuhn fluffs

Moeen Ali shone with both bat and ball in England's four-Test series against South Africa. Both teams used 14 players during the course of the series, a look at how they fared.