England vs South Africa LIVE: Ball-by-ball cricket updates from Ben Stokes’ final ODI

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England vs South Africa LIVE: Ball-by-ball cricket updates from Ben Stokes’ final ODI
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Follow live coverage of England vs South Africa from the one-day international in Durham today where Ben Stokes makes his farewell appearance for the 50-over side.

England’s 2019 World Cup final hero plays his 105th and final ODI match at his home ground after he announced his retirement from the format on Monday. The Test skipper cited an “unsustainable” schedule as a major factor in his decision. He will remain a part of his country’s T20 team.

South African skipper Keshav Maharaj won the toss at Chester-le-Street and opted to bat first. For England, Matthew Potts, the breakout star of the Test summer, was handed a first one-day cap while Adil Rashid returned to the side after missing the series defeat to India. Sam Curran is also in. Reece Topley, Craig Overton and David Willey are the three to drop out.

Follow all the latest live coverage of today's match in the live blog below:

England vs South Africa

  • England play South Africa in first ODI in Durham

  • Ben Stokes plays final ODI for England ahead of retirement

  • Matthew Potts handed first one-day cap

England vs South Africa

19:20 , admin

24.1

Keshav Maharaj to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to cover for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

19:18 , admin

23.6

OUT! L.B.W. Aiden Markram to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot sweeping, hit pad.

England vs South Africa

19:18 , admin

England vs South Africa

19:17 , admin

23.5

Aiden Markram to Jonny Bairstow. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, leading edge to mid off for no runs, fielded by van der Dussen.

England vs South Africa

19:16 , admin

23.4

Aiden Markram to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

19:16 , admin

23.3

Aiden Markram to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

19:15 , admin

23.2

Aiden Markram to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

19:15 , admin

23.1

FOUR! Aiden Markram to Joe Root. Off break length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

19:09 , admin

22.6

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot slog sweeping, hit pad to short third man for no runs, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

19:09 , admin

22.5

FOUR! Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the back foot Slog, well timed in the air under control past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

19:08 , admin

22.4

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

19:08 , admin

22.3

Keshav Maharaj to Joe Root. Stock length ball, off stump on the back foot driving, to long off for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

19:07 , admin

22.2

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, to deep point for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

19:07 , admin

22.1

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

19:05 , admin

21.6

Anrich Nortje to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

19:05 , admin

21.5

Anrich Nortje to Joe Root. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Leave, Left for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

19:04 , admin

21.4

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

19:04 , admin

21.3

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Yorker, off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs.

England vs South Africa

19:03 , admin

21.2

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Yorker, middle stump on the back foot defending, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

19:02 , admin

21.1

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

19:01 , admin

20.6

Keshav Maharaj to Joe Root. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Markram.

England vs South Africa

19:00 , admin

20.4

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, to leg on the front foot working, to backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Shamsi.

England vs South Africa

19:00 , admin

20.3

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

19:00 , admin

20.2

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:59 , admin

20.1

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock ball half volley, middle stump on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for 2 runs, fielded by Shamsi.

England vs South Africa

18:58 , admin

19.6

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:58 , admin

19.5

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:57 , admin

19.4

Anrich Nortje to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

18:57 , admin

19.3

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, top edge in the air uncontrolled to fine leg for 1 run, dropped catch by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

18:56 , admin

19.2

Anrich Nortje to Joe Root. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, mis-timed to square leg for 1 run, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

18:56 , admin

19.1

Anrich Nortje to Joe Root. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

18:54 , admin

England vs South Africa

18:54 , admin

England vs South Africa

18:53 , admin

18.6

OUT! Caught. Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy. Stock length ball, off stump down the track driving, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep extra cover, caught by Miller.

England vs South Africa

18:52 , admin

18.5

FOUR! Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy. Stock length ball, off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, well timed past deep backward point for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:52 , admin

18.4

Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy. Stock length ball, off stump backing away driving, to short extra cover for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:52 , admin

18.3

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:51 , admin

18.2

Keshav Maharaj to Jonny Bairstow. Stock length ball, middle stump on the front foot pushing, mis-timed back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:51 , admin

18.1

Keshav Maharaj to Jason Roy. Stock length ball, outside off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

18:50 , admin

17.6

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:44 , admin

17.5

FOUR! Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past long off for 4 runs, mis-fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:43 , admin

17.3

FOUR! Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, well timed past deep extra cover for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:42 , admin

17.2

Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot glancing, hit pad to fine leg for 2 runs, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

18:42 , admin

17.1

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to short extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:40 , admin

16.6

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to long on for 1 run.

England vs South Africa

18:39 , admin

16.5

FOUR! Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Full toss, outside off stump on the back foot Steer, well timed past third man for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:39 , admin

16.4

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, thick edge to short third man for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:38 , admin

16.2

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:37 , admin

16.1

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Nortje.

England vs South Africa

18:36 , admin

15.6

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, to leg on the back foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:36 , admin

15.5

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, to leg on the back foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

18:35 , admin

15.4

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin back of a length, down leg side down the track pulling, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:34 , admin

15.2

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin half volley, down leg side on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:34 , admin

15.1

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, down leg side backing away driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Nortje.

England vs South Africa

18:33 , admin

15.1

Wide Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, down leg side on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) for 1 run, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

18:32 , admin

14.6

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:32 , admin

14.5

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Back of a length, outside off stump moves in front Scoop, Play and Miss (Leg Side) to fine leg for 2 runs, mis-fielded by de Kock, fielded by Shamsi.

England vs South Africa

18:31 , admin

14.4

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Nortje.

England vs South Africa

18:31 , admin

14.3

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to deep square leg for 1 run.

England vs South Africa

18:30 , admin

14.2

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:29 , admin

14.1

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep extra cover for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:29 , admin

13.6

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Nortje.

England vs South Africa

18:28 , admin

13.5

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, down leg side on the front foot glancing, to fine leg for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:27 , admin

13.4

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:27 , admin

13.3

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, to leg on the back foot pulling, in the air under control to deep mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:26 , admin

13.2

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, middle stump on the back foot driving, back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:26 , admin

13.1

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid on for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:22 , admin

12.6

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot pushing, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Nortje.

England vs South Africa

18:21 , admin

12.4

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep extra cover for 2 runs, fielded by Markram.

England vs South Africa

18:20 , admin

12.3

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to deep cover for 1 run, fielded by Markram.

England vs South Africa

18:19 , admin

12.2

Andile Phehlukwayo to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, to deep backward point for 1 run, fielded by Markram.

England vs South Africa

18:17 , admin

11.6

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, to leg on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 2 runs, mis-fielded by Markram, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:17 , admin

11.5

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, middle stump on the front foot defending, thick edge to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

18:16 , admin

11.4

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, down leg side on the back foot glancing, mis-timed to short leg for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

18:16 , admin

11.3

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jonny Bairstow. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, middle stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:15 , admin

11.2

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, to leg on the back foot pulling, to deep backward square leg for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:15 , admin

11.1

Tabraiz Shamsi to Jason Roy. Left-Arm Leg Spin length ball, off stump on the front foot reverse sweeping, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Ngidi.

England vs South Africa

18:13 , admin

10.6

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:12 , admin

10.4

Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:11 , admin

10.4

Wide Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, middle stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) for 1 run, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

18:11 , admin

10.3

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep backward square leg for 1 run.

England vs South Africa

18:10 , admin

10.2

FOUR! Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:09 , admin

10.1

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, to deep square leg for 2 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:09 , admin

England vs South Africa

18:08 , admin

9.6

Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, mis-timed to mid off for 1 run, dropped catch by Miller.

England vs South Africa

18:08 , admin

9.5

Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, hit pad to point for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

18:07 , admin

9.4

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, to deep square leg for 1 run, fielded by Phehlukwayo.

England vs South Africa

18:06 , admin

9.3

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot driving, mis-timed to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

18:05 , admin

9.2

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot working, inside edge back to bowler for no runs.

England vs South Africa

18:03 , admin

8.6

Anrich Nortje to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot flick, to mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

18:03 , admin

8.5

Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump down the track working, mis-timed to mid on for 1 run, fielded by Maharaj.

England vs South Africa

18:02 , admin

8.4

FOUR! Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump down the track Slog, well timed past deep mid wicket for 4 runs.

England vs South Africa

18:01 , admin

8.3

Wide Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, middle stump on the back foot glancing, Play and Miss (Leg Side) for 1 run, fielded by de Kock.

England vs South Africa

18:01 , admin

8.3

Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Malan.

England vs South Africa

18:00 , admin

8.2

Anrich Nortje to Jason Roy. Length ball, off stump on the front foot flick, to short mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

17:58 , admin

7.6

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to mid wicket for 1 run, mis-fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

17:58 , admin

7.5

Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot Slog, mis-timed in the air uncontrolled to long on for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

17:57 , admin

7.4

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long on for 1 run, fielded by Miller.

England vs South Africa

17:56 , admin

7.3

Lungi Ngidi to Jonny Bairstow. Length ball, outside off stump on the back foot working, to short mid wicket for 1 run, fielded by Klaasen.

England vs South Africa

17:55 , admin

7.2

Lungi Ngidi to Jason Roy. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pulling, bottom edge to point for 1 run, fielded by Markram.

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