As it happened: SA v England

2013-06-19 08:54

LIVE interactive commentary from SA's ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against England at The Oval.

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    ENG 179/3 AFTER 37.3 OVERS. SA 175  

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   ***RESULT : England won by seven wickets. CLICK HERE for a full match report***


18:13 - MAN OF THE MATCH

England spinner James Tredwell received the best player award for his three for 19 in seven overs.


18:07 - QUOTES

"We just got ourselves to blame. Just not good enough on the day. We're bitterly disappointed. We had so much support from back home but we just didn't play well enough." - SA skipper AB de Villiers.

"It was a good toss to win. Jimmy (Anderson) was outstanding. It was fantastic bowling." - England captain Alastair Cook.


18:06 - TWEETS

Trott..well played.I dare all the english 'supporters' to have a go at him NOW! SA better luck next time #sscricket #notgoodenoughontheday - Pierre Joubert

Well done England, better on the day, deserved to win!!! #stillno1intestproteas - Andre Nel


18:03 - PICTURE


South African-born Jonathan Trott (82 off 84 balls) proved a real thorn in the Proteas' side... (AFP)


18:00 - Over 37.3: Jonathan Trott 82*, Eoin Morgan 15*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48.


17:58 - GAME OVER as Trott hits Peterson for four to steer England to a comfortable victory. He finishes on 82 not out from 84 balls...


17:55 - Over 37: Jonathan Trott 78*, Eoin Morgan 15*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48. 

The scores are tied after 37 overs. England need 1 run to win...


17:54 - TWEETS

Brilliant professional performance from England... 1 part of the England v India final sorted... - Michael Vaughan


17:52 - Over 36: Jonathan Trott 78*, Eoin Morgan 7*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48.  


17:50 - PICTURE - Alternative cricket

De Villiers was right here. The Proteas were just outplayed from the first over today...



17:48 - TWEET. Giving up on a lost cause...

I have no words to describe my disappointment with how the Proteas lost today - SA Cricket Blog


17:47 - Over 35: Jonathan Trott 75*, Eoin Morgan 1*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48.  


17:44 - Over 34: Jonathan Trott 67*, Eoin Morgan 1*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48. 


17:40 - TWEET

In their last game, England lost their last 7 wickets for 28 runs. #JustSaying #ENGvSA #CT13 - Alternative Cricket


17:39 - Over 33: Jonathan Trott 65*, Eoin Morgan 0*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48. 


17:38 - HAVE YOUR SAY

"Breakthrough" hahahahaha cute. RT "@OfficialCSA: JP gets the breakthrough. Root is bowled for 48..." - @VanillaWilla


17:36 - FAN PICTURE

Despite South Africa's below-par showing, these fans nevertheless enjoyed the outing...




17:36 - Eoin Morgan is the new batsman in.


17:34 - Over 32: Jonathan Trott 64*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20, Joe Root 48. 


17:33 - CONSOLATION WICKET

Duminy clean-bowls Root for 48. England 146/3 after 32 overs. They require 30 runs off 108 balls.


17:31 - Sport24 columnist Antoinette Muller seeing the lighter side of things on Twitter.

Q: 41 runs, 8 wickets, 20.0 overs remaining. Two set batsmen in. What on earth could possibly go wrong? A: Nothing, unless SA are batting - Antoinette M


17:29 - Over 31: Jonathan Trott 64*, Joe Root 38*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.  


17:24 - Over 30: Jonathan Trott 64*, Joe Root 37*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 

England 135/2 after 30 overs.


17:22 - TWEET

England are cruising this now, which is usually about the time they lose a flurry of wickets - The Cricketer


17:21 - Over 29: Jonathan Trott 58*, Joe Root 36*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.  


17:18 - Over 28: Jonathan Trott 58*, Joe Root 29*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.  


17:13 - Over 27: Jonathan Trott 57*, Joe Root 24*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


17:10 - TWEET

Fifty for Jonathan Trott. This situation was tailor made for him and he's played it well - Firdose Moonda


17:09 - Over 26: Jonathan Trott 56*, Joe Root 24*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.


17:08 - Trott brings up his 50.


17:05 - FAN PICTURE

Both look happy, but at the moment it looks as though the husband will head home with more of a smile tonight...



17:05 - Over 25: Jonathan Trott 47*, Joe Root 24*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:59 - Over 24: Jonathan Trott 44*, Joe Root 23*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:56 - Over 23: Jonathan Trott 43*, Joe Root 20*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.


16:55 - TWEETS

De Villiers puts down a tough chance after Joe Root inside-edges behind. There have been a lot of nicks today. England 96-2 - The Cricketer

DROP! AB de Villiers spills a sharp chance off the bowling of Morris. Root after egding behind lives to see another ball... - EWN Sport


16:52 - Over 22: Jonathan Trott 38*, Joe Root 16*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:47 - Over 21: Jonathan Trott 29*, Joe Root 16*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:44 - SA trying their best to squeeze Trott, but one bad ball per over releases pressure. 77/2 after 20 - Jonathan Agnew


16:42 - Over 20: Jonathan Trott 28*, Joe Root 16*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.

England 77/2 after 20 overs. At this stage South Africa were 76/6.


16:39 - TWEET

Run leaking from Lopsy! Root going well. Eng 72/2 - Just Proteas


16:38 - Over 19: Jonathan Trott 27*, Joe Root 12*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:35 - FAN PICTURE

'Friends' together at The Oval




16:34 - Over 18: Jonathan Trott 22*, Joe Root 12*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:33 - TWEET

England taking the patient route to knock these runs off. Trott has dropped anchor and is in total control of the chase 63-2 - Dean Wilson


16:27 - Over 17: Jonathan Trott 25*, Joe Root 7*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:25 - HAVE YOUR SAY

David Warner's sparring partner is looking good he could "knock" the Proteas out of the tournament!! - Evert Ferreira


16:22 - Over 16: Jonathan Trott 21*, Joe Root 7*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:18 - Over 15: Jonathan Trott 21*, Joe Root 5*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:15 - TWEET

Oh how South Africa would like Dale Steyn steaming in from the Vauxhall Road End right now... #EngvSA #CT13 - Evan Bartlett


16:14 - Over 14: Jonathan Trott 19*, Joe Root 2*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20. 


16:12 - PICTURE

Does Joe Root look like Springbok rugby player Pat Lambie?

Family of Pat Lambie... - Just Proteas



16:11 - Ryan McLaren now into the attack.


16:09 - Over 13: Jonathan Trott 17*, Joe Root 1*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.


16:06 - Over 12: Jonathan Trott 17*, Joe Root 0*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.


16:07 - TWEET

Good wicket Kleinveldt ... That's two of the big three gone for Eng - Rob Houwing


16:02 - Over 11: Jonathan Trott 13*, Joe Root 0*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Alastair Cook 6, Ian Bell 20.


16:03 - Joe Root is the new batsman in.


16:01 - Wicket!

Ian Bell (20) is out, caught by De Villiers off the bowling of Kleinveldt. England 41/2 after 11 overs.


15:58 - FAN PICTURE

Pure Proteas!



15:58 - Rory Kleinveldt now into the attack for South Africa.


15:56 - Over 10: Jonathan Trott 13*, Ian Bell 18*. Extras 2

Batsman out: Alastair Cook 6. 

England 39/1 after 10 overs.


15:55 - TWEET

Morris looks like a real talent to me. Very impressed with him in the Group Stage and he's continuing that here... #EngvSA #CT13 - Evan Bartlett


15:53 - Over 9: Jonathan Trott 13*, Ian Bell 18*. Extras 2

Batsman out: Alastair Cook 6. 


15:49 - Over 8: Jonathan Trott 5*, Ian Bell 17*. Extras 2

Batsman out: Alastair Cook 6. 


15:46 - Peterson back on for Tsotsobe...


15:45 - Over 7: Jonathan Trott 4*, Ian Bell 14*. Extras 2

Batsman out: Alastair Cook 6.


15:41 - Jonathan Trott is the new batsman in.


15:40 - WICKET!

Cook (6) is out, caught by 'keeper De Villiers off the bowling of Morris. England 22/1 after 6.2 overs.


15:40 - FAN PICTURE

Despite South Africa's struggles, these fans remain upbeat...



15:40 - TWEET

Lopsy goes for 8 in his first over. England 22/0 after 6 - Just Proteas


15:39 - Over 6: Alastair Cook 6*, Ian Bell 14*. Extras 2


15:36 - Another bowling change as Lonwabo Tsotsobe into action.


15:35 - Over 5: Alastair Cook 6*, Ian Bell 6*. Extras 2 


15:35 - Maiden over from Morris...


15:32 - Morris now back on.


15:31 - Over 4: Alastair Cook 6*, Ian Bell 6*. Extras 2


15:28 - TWITTER

@derekpringle chasing low target, who would you rather came at you, an opening bowler with a new ball or a part time spinner? - Mike Selvey


15:27 - Over 3: Alastair Cook 5*, Ian Bell 5*. Extras 2


15:24 - Early bowling change by South Africa. Off-spinner JP Duminy now on.


15:23 - Over 2: Alastair Cook 1*, Ian Bell 3*. Extras 2


15:22 - TWEET

Was wondering whether Peterson might be a decent option to open, and South Africa have gone with him...good risk to take I think! #ENGvSA - Alternative Cricket


15:21 - Slow left-armer Robin Peterson to bowl the second over...


15:19 - Over 1: Alastair Cook 0*, Ian Bell 0*. Extras 2


15:18 - TWEET

This should be a fairly easy chase for England, particularly with no Steyn. But stranger things have happened with England... #CT13 #EngvSA - Evan Bartlett


15:16 - Chris Morris bowls to Cook. He starts with a a wide.


15:15 - The players are on the field and ready to go. Alastair Cook and Ian Bell are at the crease for England.


15:11 - PICTURE



South Africa scored two or less from 15 completed overs in the semi-final v @ECB_cricket at The Oval. Suburban - OptaJim


15:11 - QUOTE

"Cricket's a funny game, today it's going to have to be hysterical" - In-studio SuperSport pundit HD Ackerman.


15:00 - DID YOU KNOW?

The lowest totals defended in ODIs by SA v England are 149 & 129 - both at home. The lowest total South Africa defended in Eng v Eng was 225/7 at the Oval in 1999.


14:45 - TWEETS

I'll take 175 runs after that start, Kleinveldt and Miller did a great job to give the bowlers at least something to bowl at - David Brooke

175 all out. We need wickets early or we'll be on the early flight back home. #ct13 - SA Cricket Blog


14:36 - PICTURE

England celebrate dismissing South Africa for 175... (Getty Images)


14:34 - England require 176 runs off 50 overs at an average of 3.52 to reach the ICC Champions Trophy final against either India or Sri Lanka


14:33 - An incredible SIX catches for Buttler and Broad will be on a hat-trick next time he bowls


14:35 - Over 38.4: David Miller 56*, Extras 12

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3, Rory Kleinveldt 43, Lonwabo Tsotsobe 0


14:32 - All over at The Oval for SA as - predictably - Tsotsobe lasts only one ball before he's caught by Buttler off the bowling of Broad


14:32 - WICKET!


14:31 - That was Buttler's fifth catch of the innings


14:30 - In walks Lonwabo Tsotsobe. This might not take long...


14:29 - Rory Kleinveldt's brave innings ends as he's caught behind by Jos Buttler off the bowling of Stuart Broad for 43 off 61 balls...


14:29 - WICKET!


14:26 - Over 38: David Miller 56*, Rory Kleinveldt 43*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3  


14:24 - HUNGRY?

What models, actresses, TV presenters, Absa Cape Epic riders and generally UBER hot chicks eat for lunch...

Champion home-made lunch-veggie burger patty on a bed of brown rice,baby marrows,spinach, alfalfa & lettuce! Yum! - Vanessa Haywood



14:22 - TWEET

I've seen teams defend less than this before..cricket works in mysterious ways.. It's never over till the winning runs are scored. #proteas - Herschelle Gibbs


14:21 - Over 37: David Miller 51*, Rory Kleinveldt 42*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:19 - 50 FOR MILLER

David Miller brings up his 50 off 45 balls at a strike rate of 111.1

Give that man a Bells!


14:18 - TWEET

@KP24 u need to get that checked out...u had that this time last year too... - Mark Boucher in reply to KP's earlier tweet I'm finding it hard to breathe at the moment.. I got some bad kinda cough going on......


14:17 - ROOT'S FIGURES

For those interested, Joe Root's current figures read 3-0-22-0


14:15 - Over 36: David Miller 43*, Rory Kleinveldt 41*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:14 - TWEET

South African tail hitting Root harder than Davey Warner did - Peter Lalor


14:12 - Over 35: David Miller 42*, Rory Kleinveldt 35*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:09 - HORSE RACING ANYONE?

In completely unrelated news, SuperSport 6 will be showing Day 2 from Royal Ascot at 15:00...


14:08 - Over 34: David Miller 36*, Rory Kleinveldt 30*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:08 - GAZZA'S WORRIED

Proteas coach Gary Kirsten - in possibly his final match in charge - looks a worried man in the Proteas' change room


14:06 - HIGHEST OF THE INNINGS

The current ninth wicket partnership of 59 - and counting - is comfortably the highest of the Proteas innings (next best: 41 for the third wicket)


14:05 - Over 33: David Miller 35*, Rory Kleinveldt 29*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:04 - TWEET

What do you think is the bare minimum South Africa can defend? - Marc Lewis


14:03 - Over 32: David Miller 34*, Rory Kleinveldt 28*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


14:00 - 50 PARTNERSHIP

David Miller and Rory Kleinveldt bring up their invaluable 50-run partnership off 51 balls... Don't stop now boys!


13:59 - Over 31: David Miller 34*, Rory Kleinveldt 24*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


13:57 - RUN RATE

The Proteas are 124/8 after 30 overs, currently batting at an average of 4.13 runs per over...


13:56 - Over 30: David Miller 34*, Rory Kleinveldt 15*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


13:50 - DRINKS

No Proteas wicket for the next few minutes at least...


13:50 - Over 29: David Miller 32*, Rory Kleinveldt 13*. Extras 11

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


13:47 - Over 28: David Miller 32*, Rory Kleinveldt 13*. Extras 9

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3 


13:46 - Miller taking the attack to the English bowlers as he cuts Broad for SIX over cover. Long last it last!


13:45 - PICTURE

Chris Morris heads back to the pavilion (Getty Images)


13:41 - Over 27: David Miller 24*, Rory Kleinveldt 9*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3


13:39 - TWEET

Test cricket is the pinnacle of the sport. It's the purist and only form not tainted by advertisers and new rules. And choke-free. - David Yach


13:38 - TWEET

Fittingly we limp to three figures courtesy of a wide. - Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing


13:34 - Over 26: David Miller 23*, Rory Kleinveldt 7*. Extras 8

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3


13:31 - TWEET

Somehow, I don't think Trevor Quirk's rule of doubling the score after 30 overs is going to come true. - Simply Sean


13:30 - TWEET

On the plus side we're still the best Test team in the World... - Cindy Poluta


13:29 - HALF WAY

At the half way point (in overs), the Proteas are 94/8...


13:29 - Over 25: David Miller 17*, Rory Kleinveldt 6*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3


13:26 - ALREADY PADDED UP?

Lonwabo Tsotsobe will be the 11th - and last - Proteas batsman. I'm willing to bet he's already padded up...


13:26 - CLUTCHING AT STRAWS?

England's middle order is pretty much nonexistent. If one wanted to clutch at straws, they lost five wickets for 36 runs against Sri Lanka and seven for 28 against New Zealand. Get some early wickets...and...well... - Antoinette Muller


13:24 - Over 24: David Miller 16*, Rory Kleinveldt 0*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3


13:22 - SIX!

Whoop! Miller smashes Finn back over his head for the first Proteas maximum of the innings (they've hit 8 fours to date...)


13:22 - TWEET

This is embarassing. Like a lot - Sasha Martinengo


13:20 - TOP FIGURES

Tredwell's bowling figures now read: 5-0-12-3


13:19 - Over 23: David Miller 9*, Rory Kleinveldt 0*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1, Chris Morris 3


13:18 - Chris Morris caught behind by Buttler off the bowling of that man Tredwell once again. Morris out for 3 off six balls


13:18 - WICKET!


13:16 - Over 22: David Miller 9*, Chris Morris 1*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1 


13:15 - TWEET

the #proteas performance so far is the equivalent of the #Boks trailing Scotland at halftime and that would never happen...what? oh. - Craig Ray


13:14 - TWEET

De Villiers said SA had dealt with "chokers" tag but those claims looking like misplaced optimism at the moment. SA 77-7 - Derek Pringle


13:12 - Over 21: David Miller 9*, Chris Morris 1*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26, Ryan McLaren 1  


13:10 - Chris Morris strides to the crease - boasting an ODI average of 1...


13:09 - You have to see this to believe it, but Ryan McLaren is run out by SA-born Jonathan Trott for 1 off five balls.


13:09 - WICKET!


13:08 - PICTURE

James Anderson celebrates, South Africa groan... (Getty Images)


13:07 - Over 20: David Miller 8*, Ryan McLaren 1*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26 


13:06 - TWEET GALLERY

Tweets and pictures from the Proteas at the ICC Champions Trophy


13:04 - FROM GROUND ZERO

Just been out in the ground and the South African fans are as speechless as they are sombre. Forget choking, this is just irresponsible. A fair few expats turned up for the match today, but they're all heading to the bar now instead of watching the game - Antoinette Muller


13:03 - Over 19: David Miller 3*, Ryan McLaren 0*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3, Faf du Plessis 26


13:01 - In walks Ryan McLaren. South Africa's last hope... ? The good news for the Proteas is that he is averaging 82 with the bat in this year's tournament...


13:01 - Faf du Plessis is caught behind by Buttler off the bowling of Tredwell for 26 off 39 balls


13:00 - WICKET!


12:59 - TWEET

This isn't choking. This is straight up suicide. - Rob van Vuuren


12:57 - Over 18: David Miller 0*, Faf du Plessis 25*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3 


12:53 - TWEET - CAN YOU SAY CHOKE?

Proteas critics sure to be slowly warming up an infamous word right now. It doesn't begin with 'b' or 'd'. - Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing


12:51 - Over 17: David Miller 0*, Faf du Plessis 22*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0, JP Duminy 3


12:50 - JP Duminy - who led a charmed life while at the crease - chops one onto his stumps off Tredwell and is bowled for three off 11 balls.


12:50 - WICKET!


12:48 - TWEET

I'm finding it hard to breathe at the moment.. I got some bad kinda cough going on...... - Kevin Pietersen


12:47 - Over 16: JP Duniny 2*, Faf du Plessis 21*. Extras 7

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0


12:44 - Over 15: JP Duniny 1*, Faf du Plessis 17*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0


12:43 - SPIN

And we see spin for the first time today, as James Tredwell replaces Anderson


12:36 - Over 14: JP Duniny 0*, Faf du Plessis 16*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30, AB de Villiers 0


12:39 - THAT WAS CLOSE!

South Africa survive an appeal after a review shows JP Duminy to be NOT OUT after initially being given out LBW first ball!


12:35 - Things go from bad to worse for the Proteas as skipper AB de Villiers is caught behind off the bowling of Stuart Broad for a duck


12:34 - WICKET!


12:32 - Over 13: AB de Villiers 0*, Faf du Plessis 15*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30 


12:31 - PICTURE

@7polly7 earning his money in @SuperSportTV studio - Graeme Smith


12:29 - TWEET

I would bowl @JimmyAnderson9 another couple of overs in these Muggy conditions.... - Michael Vaughan


12:28 - Over 12: AB de Villiers 0*, Faf du Plessis 14*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30


12:23 - Over 11: AB de Villiers 0*, Faf du Plessis 11*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1, Robin Petersen 30


12:22 - Anderson strikes again as he traps Peterson in front. In strides captain AB de Villiers...


12:22 - WICKET!


12:15 - Over 10: Robin Peterson 30*, Faf du Plessis 11*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


12:14 - Peterson and Du Plessis rebuilding the SA innings as the run rate hits 4 for the first time today...


12:12 - Over 9: Robin Peterson 29*, Faf du Plessis 5*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


12:06 - Over 8: Robin Peterson 28*, Faf du Plessis 5*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


12:04 - First change, Stuart Broad comes into the attack, replacing Finn who's figures read: 3-0-21-1


12:02 - Over 7: Robin Peterson 25*, Faf du Plessis 1*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


11:59 - BIG OVER

That's more like it! Three consecutive boundaries in that over from Robbie P.

TWEET : Go fetch your rubbish Finn - Marc Lewis


11:58 - Over 6: Robin Peterson 24*, Faf du Plessis 1*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


11:57 - TWEET

Off to London soon myself and they did warn it might be muggy. #Jimmyconditions - Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing reminds readers he'll be out the office next week...


11:53 - Over 5: Robin Peterson 11*, Faf du Plessis 1*. Extras 3

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1 


11:50 - PICTURE

Hashim Amla and Blaine at KFC mini cricket - Terence Kieck


11:49 - Over 4: Robin Peterson 8*, Faf du Plessis 0*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1


11:48 - First boundary of the match struck by Robin Peterson. Here's hoping it's not the last!


11:46 - TWEET

Turning my tv off now. Amla's gone..... - Cindy Poluta


11:45 - Over 3: Robin Peterson 2*, Faf du Plessis 0*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1


11:42 - TWEET

2 South Africans gone already... 4 for 2 .. Mugginess is having a field day... - Michael Vaughan


11:41 - Over 2: Robin Peterson 1*, Faf du Plessis 0*. Extras 2

Batsmen out: Colin Ingram 0, Hashim Amla 1


11:39 - OH DEAR :(

Hashim Amla out for 1 as he gets an edge to a Steven Finn delivery and is caught behind by wicketkeeper Jos Buttler


11:39 - WICKET!


11:38 - TWEET

Great start for England first to win the toss & then Jimmy strikes..!!#comeonengland - Ian Botham


11:37 - TWEET

Ingram's doing a fine job in his ODI career of keeping the jury out - Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing


11:35 - Over 1: Hashim Amla 0*, Robin Peterson 0*. Extras 2

Batsman out: Colin Ingram 0


11:33 - Anderson traps Ingram plumb in front as the Proteas lose their first wicket.


11:33 - WICKET!


11:29 - If South Africa lose, this will be coach Gary Kirsten's final match in charge...

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11:29 - Hashim Amla and Colin Ingram to open for the Proteas. James Anderson to open the bowling for England.

11:24 - PICTURE

The Proteas' biggest fan - Mary Ann Petersen


11:22 - PITCH REPORT

The pitch looks the colour of porridge oats and there is a fluffy white blanket of cloud above the ground.


11:01 - TOSS

England have won the toss and elected to BOWL in the semi-final against South Africa


10:40 - KP TWEETS - IN AFRIKAANS

En vir al die Afrikaners.. Julle gaan a klap kry, vandag!! - Kevin Pietersen


10:38 - BAD NEWS :(

Big blow for SA as Dale Steyn is ruled out of today's match. #ct13 #semifinal #ENGvSA - Cricket South Africa


10:22 - AWARDS

Hashim Amla heads the list of nominees for the 2013 Cricket South Africa (CSA) professional awards to be announced at a banquet in Johannesburg on Wednesday, July 3.

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10:21 - GALLERY

Send through your Proteas pictures and we'll feature you in THIS gallery!


10:18 - TWEET

All the best to the Proteas today. - Albie Morkel


10:16 - TWEET - FROM A SPRINGBOK

Good luck boys!! Show them #proteafire @justproteas @ABdeVilliers17 @faf1307 - Pierre Spies


10:13 - CRYPTIC TWEET

@KP24 left you a surprise in my locker when the #proteas win today - Graeme Smith


10:12 - TWEET

Will it SWING today ? Very muggy .... David 'Bumble' Lloyd


10:11 - PICTURE

Proteas have just arrived at the Oval, led by skipper AB de Villiers - looking pretty relaxed @TheSAnews #EngvSA - Evan Bartlett



9:38 - TWEET

Sunny but humid in London. Swinging morning! Dale Steyn faces last minute fitness test. Gulp. - Neil Manthorp


9:33 - TWEET

Humdinger at The Oval today.. Hate missing these kinds of games! Think it's England's time for glory! Go well, men! - Kevin Pietersen


9:14 - PICTURE

Colin Ingram relaxes during practice ahead of today's ICC Champions Trophy semi-final (AP)


9:12 - TWEET

Steyn ... late fitness test this morning. Decision to be made just before toss. - Mike Haysman


9:04 - TWEET

In Jhb on route studios.im excited for the today how are you feeling? - Graeme Smith


9:02 - GET INVOLVED

I'm sure the must be so fired up to win for today. If they dont, it's Kirstens last game in charge of the team. Go SA - Hendrik Cronje

versus the Protea reserves at the Oval today. Lets hope the 1st team wins. - Mike Greathead


9:09 - PICTURE

This is what happens if you hit your foot instead of the ball! - Chris Morris


9:01 - TWEET

On way to the ground for the big semi final in trophy,who do you guys think will win ? Rain has stopped, hopefully start on time ! - Shane Warne


8:53 - STATS

This will be South Africa's first trip to London in this tournament. They have lost their last four ODIs at The Oval, including against the West Indies during the 2004 Champions Trophy.


8:52 - QUOTES

"He's a fantastic player but all players are vulnerable early. If he gets in it's a danger for us."
Alastair Cook wants his bowlers to get rid of Hashim Amla pronto

"Unless we win this tournament, people will stay say you're chokers, so no matter what happens it's something we've dealt with."
AB de Villiers is so comfortable with the word he's now throwing it around


8:48 - TEAMS

South Africa:
Colin Ingram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers (captain, wk), JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Chris Morris, Rory Kleinveldt, Lonwabo Tsotsobe

England:
Alastair Cook (captain), Ian Bell, Jonathan Trott, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler (wk), Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, James Tredwell, James Anderson, Steven Finn


Welcome to Sport24's LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on today's SA v England ICC Champions Trophy semi-final at The Oval.

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