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05-Sep-2012 13:00:00 GMT
England v South Africa, 5th NatWest ODI, Trent Bridge

England to Bat; Ontong, Morkel in

Nottingham: England skipper Alastair Cook won the toss and decided to bat against South Africa in the fifth and final one-day international at Trent Bridge on Wednesday.

The hosts, who lead the series 2-1, made two changes to the side which beat South Africa by six wickets at Lord's on Sunday.

Jonny Bairstow replaced Jonathan Trott, who suffered a hand injury after being hit by a Dale Steyn delivery, while Chris Woakes came in for Steven Finn, who has a back problem.

South Africa also made two changes, with Ryan Mclaren and Lonwabo Tsotsobe making way for Justin Ontong and Morne Morkel.


Alastair Cook (captain), Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Jonny Bairstow, Eoin Morgan, Craig Kieswetter (wk), Samit Patel, Chris Woakes, James Tredwell, James Anderson, Jade Dernbach.

South Africa: AB de Villiers (captain & wk), Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, Dean Elgar, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Robin Peterson, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.

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