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South Africa v England
Barbados, 17 April 2007

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Ian Bell in action with the bat

Ian Bell is restricted by some accurate South African bowling after England win the toss and elect to bat

Michael Vaughan eventually gets off the mark

Bell's fellow opener and captain Michael Vaughan eventually gets off the mark after facing 20 hostile deliveries

South Africa's Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock and Charl Langeveldt restrict the scoring in Barbados as England reach just 9-0 from seven overs

Bell is dismissed by Langeveldt

Langeveldt removes Bell for seven after the England opener's horrid shot is caught at square-leg with England 9-1

Andre Nel traps Vaughan lbw

Vaughan makes 17 from 37 balls before being trapped lbw by Andre Nel with England in trouble on 37-2 from 13 overs

Kevin Pietersen leaves the field after being dismissed

South Africa's players are ecstatic as Nel removes Kevin Pietersen - caught by Graeme Smith for just three

South Africa's players celebrate the dismissal of Pietersen

South Africa's celebrations prove what a vital wicket that was as England slip further into the mire on 53-3 after 17 overs

Andrew Strauss hits out for England

Andrew Strauss hits two fours and a six on his way to 38 from 46 balls as England progress to 89-3 from 25 overs

Strauss touches gloves with Paul Collingwood

Strauss and Paul Collingwood gradually rebuild the innings as their 50-run stand guides England to 106-3 from 31 overs

Strauss removes his helmet after his dismissal

South Africa strike again as Strauss edges Jacques Kallis to Smith at slip for 46 leaving England 111-4

South Africa's keeper Mark Boucher congratulates Andrew Hall

Andrew Hall soon removes Collingwood lbw for 30 and then Andrew Flintoff for just five with England 119-6

Paul Nixon is dismissed by Hall

Hall's incredible spell sees him also remove Paul Nixon and Sajid Mahmood as England lose five wickets for ten runs

Ravi Bopara flicks the ball away

Ravi Bopara finishes unbeaten on 27 as he sees Monty Panesar removed by Nel and James Anderson dismissed by Hall

England's coach Duncan Fletcher watches from the dressing room alongside Pietersen and Strauss

England's coach Duncan Fletcher can only watch as his side capitulate to a desperate 154 all out from 48 overs

AB de Villiers hits out for South Africa

AB de Villiers is in devastating with the bat as South Africa race to 64-0 from just seven overs

Flintoff is congratulated by Collingwood

England gain scant consolation as Flintoff removes De Villiers for 42 - caught behind by Nixon with South Africa 85-1

Smith hits out for South Africa

Smith reaches 50 from just 34 balls as his side cruise towards victory - progressing to 115-1 from just 14 overs

Smith celebrates victory

Smith makes 89 from 58 balls as South Africa humiliate England to win by nine wickets in just 19.2 overs

A shattered Michael Vaughan chats to the media

Michael Vaughan looks for answers to some probing questions as he chats to the media following England's World Cup exit


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