England all-rounder Stokes passed fit for second Proteas ODI

England captain Eoin Morgan's fine century laid the platform for a 72-run win over South Africa in the day-night first One-Day International at Headingley on Wednesday.

England were hoping their number one match-winner would be able to play a full part in training in Southampton.

England's Mark Wood played a key role in his side's tight win over South Africa. Two singles were followed by a dot ball, a single and another dot ball. However, a defeat will give South Africa a chance to win the series in the third ODI at the Lord's, London on 29 May.

Miller finished unbeaten on 71 (51 balls, 5 fours and 2 sixes) and Morris on 36 (22 balls, 3 fours and 2 sixes) as the pair shared a partnership of 62 for the sixth wicket in 6.3 overs.

That brought Stokes to the crease who was only passed fit for the match on Friday after going off during the first ODI with a knee injury.

Ben Stokes was dropped off the first two deliveries he faced before he smashed 101 off 79 balls.

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He deceived Stokes with a well-flighted delivery that took the left-hander's outside edge only for the ball to go straight through Hashim Amla's hands at slip for four.

Next ball produced another edge, with wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock failing to hold a more hard chance.

He unfurled a range of destructive shots, sending Andile Phehlukwayo and Chris Morris for three massive sixes.

Alex Hales had just been dropped at long-on off Maharaj when he edged an attempted cut behind to Quinton de Kock, standing up to Dwaine Pretorius' medium-pace.

South Africa had an early success when Jason Roy (eight), was bowled trying to whip a Kagiso Rabada yorker legside.

De Kock faced 103 balls including 11 fours but the real drama on a now gloriously sunny day was still to come.

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