England were in tour of South Africa and they played their ODI series which includes 5 ODI's. The series started on Nov 20th and ended on Dec 4th.
The visitors England won the series against the home side South Africa as 2-1.
The 1st match was in Johannesburg on Nov 2oth which was abandoned due to bad weather and series level 0-0.
2nd ODI was in SuperSport Park,Centurion on Nov 22nd in which England won the match by 7 wickets. England won the toss and decided to field first, South Africa scored 250 runs in 50 overs with Petersen scoring 64 & Amla 57. With the target of 251 England started to bat and scored 252 in 46 overs with Collingwood scoring 105 * & Trott 87. Man of the match award was given to Paul Collingwood for his brilliant century and 2 wickets.
3rd ODI was in Newlands, cape Town on Nov 27th. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first. After losing their 2nd ODI they fought back very well and scored 354 runs in 50 overs by losing 6 wickets. AB de Villers scored 121, Amla 86. Broad took 4 wickets. Then England failed to chase their target 355 and scored only 242 in 41.3 overs by losing all their wickets. P Collingwood scored 86, Pietersen 45. Parnell took 5 wickets. South Africa won the match by 112 runs and series levels 1-1. Man of the match award was given to AB de Villers for his 121 runs.
4th ODI was in St George's Park, Port Elizabeth on Nov 29th. South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first and scored only 119 runs in 36.5 overs, Petersen scored 51 & AB de Villers 22. James Anderson took 5 wickets. With the target of 120 England started their chasing and in 31.2 overs they scored 121 and won the match by 7 wickets. Trott scored 52* & Strauss 32. Botha took 2 wickets. Man of the match award was given to J Anderson for his 5 wicket haul. England lead the series 2-1.
5th ODI was scheduled to start in Kingsmead, Durban on Dec 4th which was abandoned due to bad weather.
By which England won the 5 match ODI series as 2-1.
Player of the Series award was given to Paul Collingwood.