South Africa rout England by 7 wickets in final ODI

Last Updated: Sep 06, 2012, 09:32 AM IST

Nottingham: Hashim Amla shone once again for South Africa as they beat England by seven wickets in their fifth and final one-day international at Trent Bridge, to tie the series 2-2.

In reply to England’s 182, South Africa coast home on 186-3 with 15.3 overs remaining.

Hashim Amla hit an unbeaten 97, while Proteas captain AB de Villiers made 75 not out. James Anderson had England`s best bowling figures with 2-41.

Earlier, South Africa`s Robin Peterson claimed 3-37 as the hosts were all out with 4.4 overs to spare.

England captain Alastair Cook made 51, but Chris Woakes and Craig Kieswetter were the next highest scorers, with 33 not out and 33 respectively.