Swann rested for remaining ODIs against South Africa

Updated: Aug 30, 2012, 13:16 PM IST

London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has decided to rest spinner Graeme Swann for the remaining three one-day internationals against South Africa.

South Africa leads the five match one-day series 1-0 after an 80-run win in Southampton on Tuesday.

“(Swann) has admitted to carrying a long-term elbow problem in his right arm and will take the next three matches off before returning for the three-game Twenty20 series,”

The third ODI will be played at The Oval in London on Friday.