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271/10 (46.5)
SA won by 62 runs.
Player of the match: Rassie van der Dussen
 
Right then. England have been bundled out in an ODI inning for the fourth time in a row. Slightly alarming as the pressure will start to build on Jos Buttler and his side, which is going through a bit of a transition at this stage. Not the send-off Ben Stokes would have wanted but that's how things are sometimes. South Africa take a 1-0 lead in this series. England find themselves behind in a series once more. Can they respond in style in the second game at Old Trafford on Friday? Well, we'll have to wait and find out. Do join us for that contest. For now, this is Pratyush Rohra, signing off on behalf of Shashwat, Soorya and Rajarshi. Thank you for joining our coverage. Goodnight!
Rassie van der Dussen is the Player of the Match. Here is what he has to say: A pretty hot day today. We're used to the heat but it was pretty dry. Good toss to win in the heat and our bowlers did the job in the end. We came to this tour knowing we'll have to play smart cricket. It's a big outfield and hitting boundaries wasn't easy. We knew it was tough but we backed ourselves to hit the gaps hard. That was the game plan. We didn't hit a single six throughout the innings but overall, it was a pretty good display. All the guys showed good intent and body language. Janneman set it up and Aiden took it from there. We'll be ready to go. We've had 10 good days of preparation. [Laying down the marker?] We know it's going to be a tough tour. We'll enjoy tonight and look forward to the next game tomorrow. 
Keshav Maharaj (South African captain): The boys were really clinical. Rassie set the tone with the bat and the bowlers followed up. Full credit to the side. We didn't expect the heatwave to be in England at this time. It was pretty hot but it's good to see no casualties. [Phehlukwayo] He's got a bit of a concussion but he should be okay. He underestimated my size (laughs). Quinny and Malan set the tempo and everyone picked up from there. The partnerships were key. We know Markram is a handy all-rounder and it's good to see him get a role today. His [Nortje] bowling is underrated. It was only a matter of time before he got the rewards he did.
Jos Buttler (England captain): Tough day. The efforts were outstanding in the first innings with the heat around. It was a good toss to win. We couldn't find a way to break the partnerships, especially the fantastic one between Markram and Rassie. You need to take wickets to try and stem the flow in this format. The wicket got slower and lower as the game went on. We never quite imposed ourselves today but it wasn't a lack of effort. The two guys at the top of the order are explosive. South Africa read the conditions well and executed their plans. [Pressure on senior players] We've been improving through the games we've played. We are missing some experienced guys but that creates an opportunity for others. It feels like the times are changing for us and we might have to go through a bit of a transition. [On Stokes] We all really want to say thank you for everything that he's done in the game. Obviously three years ago was the highlight. He's been a fantastic ambassador in ODI cricket and we'll miss him.
South Africa win by 62 runs. 

Rassie van der Dussen - 133 (117) | Anrich Nortje - 4/53
Joe Root - 86 (77) | Liam Livingstone - 2/29

Right then. It's not the way Ben Stokes would have wanted to bow out from this format but he's not got the fairytale ending a world champion might deserve. Nevertheless, he'll be remembered as one of the England greats in this format and this game takes nothing away from the career he has had.

Coming to the game, England were simply second-best throughout the course of the 100 overs today. On a slowish and unusual Durham surface, their bowlers didn't find the ideal line and lengths, giving away a few more runs than they'd like. Set-up by van der Dussen's century and Markram's half-century, South Africa posted an excellent total on the board to put themselves in the ascendancy. 

In reply, Bairstow and Roy got England off to a decent start. Despite uncharacteristically scoring at a moderate run rate, the openers notched up a century stand to lay the platform for their side. The hosts were going rather strongly at that point despite Roy being dismissed.

The big moment in the game came when Phehlukwayo was injured while fielding, forcing Maharaj to turn to Markram for a couple of overs. That proved to be a decisive moment, as the part-timer sneaked off Bairstow and Stokes in quick succession to peg things back. 

With the required run rate on the climb, the middle order couldn't keep up with the scoring rate on a pitch where they couldn't go all guns blazing. Buttler and Livingstone struggled to find their groove again while Moeen and Curran couldn't deliver the heroics either, leaving Joe Root to do too much by himself in the end.

It was a proper team effort from the South Africans in the field. Anrich Nortje led the bowling attack with his four-wicket haul, while Shamsi and Markram bagged a couple each. Ngidi and Maharaj were tidy as ever getting a scalp each, while Pretorius did well to fill in for Phehlukwayo, helping South Africa take a one-nil lead in the series.

All eyes on Ben Stokes as he signs off from One Day Internationals. He's understandably disappointed with that result but it's nice to see handshakes all around, celebrating the end of an excellent career. Stick around for the presentations! 
46.5 Anrich Nortje to Brydon Carse, OUT! THAT WILL BE THAT! Back of a length delivery on leg stump that gets too big on the batter. Carse backs away and has a mighty swipe at it. However, he is awfully late on the stroke and only manages to splice it down to long on, who makes absolutely no mistake!
Brydon Carse c sub Dwaine Pretorius b Anrich Nortje 14 (8b 2x4 0x6)
46.5 Anrich Nortje to Brydon Carse, back of a length delivery that slides down the leg side. Carse does not get any bat on it as the umpire indulges in a bit of exercise
46.4 Anrich Nortje to Brydon Carse, rapid bumper just outside off stump. Carse literally swings himself off his feet but is very late on the stroke as the ball whistles past the bat
46.3 Anrich Nortje to Brydon Carse, FOUR! SHOT! In the slot and Carse makes full use of it! He opens up his stance and pumps it over the bowler's head for a boundary!
46.2 Anrich Nortje to Brydon Carse, back of a length delivery on leg stump. Carse gets up on his toes and flicks it uppishly past mid wicket for a couple of runs
46.1 Anrich Nortje to Matthew Potts, slower delivery dug into the track on leg stump. Potts backs away and dabs the ball into the off side towards backward point for a single
Two Durham lads at the crease now and they're not going to die wondering as long as they're out there in the middle. South Africa are one wicket away from taking an early lead in this serious. 
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45.6 Lungi Ngidi to Brydon Carse, FOUR! WELL WELL! Back of a length delivery outside off stump. Carse advances and swings like a rusty gate. He was looking to go over mid wicket but ends up slashes it over point for four
45.5 Lungi Ngidi to Brydon Carse, SAFE! Slower delivery on a length on leg stump. Carse is way too early into the stroke and plonks it towards deep mid wicket for a couple of runs
45.4 Lungi Ngidi to Matthew Potts, off-pace delivery on a length on off stump. Potts comes half forward and turns the ball into the on side towards deep mid wicket for a single
45.3 Lungi Ngidi to Matthew Potts, OH! Slower delivery on a length just outside off stump. Potts swings for the hills and misses the ball by an absolute mile
45.2 Lungi Ngidi to Brydon Carse, slower delivery on a length outside off stump. Carse has no clue about it and drags the ball down the ground towards long on for a single
45.1 Lungi Ngidi to Matthew Potts, back of a length delivery on off stump. Potts gets up on his toes and drops the ball into the off side before scrambling across to the other end
Lungi Ngidi [8.0-0-40-1] is back into the attack