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England fail final Champions Trophy audition as they fall to seven-wicket defeat after frenetic top-order collapse -

Within three weeks, England will know whether their top order is their Achilles heel or whether their batting collapse against South Africa - the worst of its kind in their ODI history as they crumbled to 20 for six in the first five overs - was just a ...and more »

Mark Wood's superb final over snatches two-run victory for England over South Africa -

It was the Battle of Wounded Knee. England won it, by two runs, thanks to a superlative final over by Mark Wood, so the third one-day international at Lord's on Monday will be a dead-rubber game. But the second will be remembered for Stokes not only ...and more »

England's Eoin Morgan critical of Lord's pitch after collapse against South Africa - The Guardian

England celebrate their 2-1 series win over South Africa after the seven-wicket defeat in the dead-rubber one-day international. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images. England v South Africa 2017. England's Eoin Morgan critical of Lord's pitch ...and more »

Ben Stokes scores century as England clinch ODI series against South Africa with thrilling final over win -

Ben Stokes achieved the unique feat of a one-day international century after being dropped off the first TWO deliveries he faced. And England can toast Big Ben's heroics – and his Durham team-mate Mark Wood's superlative last over, where South Africa ...and more »

South Africa, England the teams to beat -

26/13 England's win-loss record in ODIs since the 2015 World Cup; their ratio of 2.00 is the best among all teams during this period. South Africa are next at 25-13, followed by Bangladesh's 16-10. Against teams that are playing in the 2017 Champions ...and more »

England's Ben Stokes faces new knee-injury scan as Champions Trophy hosts hatch plan to nurse him through ... -

Ben Stokes will have to run the gauntlet of English cricket's most feared four-letter word before he is unleashed at the Champions Trophy. Recurring discomfort in his left knee has restricted Stokes, the world's leading all-rounder, to just five overs ...and more »

England vs South Africa live scoreboard and wicket updates from the second ODI as England set South Africa 331 -

The all-rounder put worries of an injury behind him to slap a 79-ball 101 - to put the hosts on top at the Ageas Bowl. The Durham ace was accompanied by contributions from Joe Root, captain Eoin Morgan, Jos Butler and Moeen Ali in a brilliant ...and more »

Eoin Morgan describes England's win over South Africa as 'unbelievable' - The Guardian

Ben Stokes celebrates his century during England's victory over South Africa, though there are concerns about his fitness. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images. England v South Africa 2017 · The Observer. Eoin Morgan describes England's win over ...and more »

England suffer record top-order collapse as South Africa win at Lord's - The Guardian

The Lord's scoreboard tells the sorry story of England's disastrous start against South Africa. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA. England v South Africa 2017. England suffer record top-order collapse as South Africa win at Lord's. • England 153; South ...and more »

England blown away by South Africa in timely wake-up call ahead of Champions Trophy - Metro

England were blown away by South Africa at Lord's in a timely wake-up call to Eoin Morgan's side ahead of the Champions Trophy. Having already wrapped up the series with victories in the first two ODIs, England made four changes with Ben Stokes, Chris ...and more »