South Africa Beat England By 62 Runs In First ODI
South Africa beat England by 62 runs in the opening One-day International at Chester-le-Street, in a match which was all-rounder Ben Stokes' last outing in the 50-over game.
South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen spoilt England's party with a composed century, shorn of extravagant sixes, as the visitors scored a mammoth 333/5 in 50 overs.
In return, the Keshav Maharaj-led side dismissed England for 271 in 46.5 overs to complete a 62-run win.
South Africa 333/5 in 50 overs (Janneman Malan 57, Rassie van der Dussen 134, Aiden Markram 77) beat England 271 in 46.5 overs (Jason Roy 43, Jonny Bairstow 63, Joe Root 86; Anrich Nortje 4/53, Tabraiz Shamsi 2/53, Aiden Markram 2/25) by 62 runs.