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Prospects of Play: England v South Africa, ODI

Prospects of Play: England v South Africa, ODI

England v South Africa, Second Royal London ODI

England take on South Africa at Emirates Old Trafford today in the second Royal London One-Day International. This page will be updated throughout the day with regard to the weather and the prospects of play. 

Click here to read the Matchday Information and FAQs for the fixture.

4.05pm - Good news from Emirates Old Trafford! We have a start time of 4.45pm! The toss will be at 4.25pm and the second ODI between England and South Africa will be a 29 overs-per-side match.

4pm - Conditions are continuing to improve here! The drying out operation is well underway and a second pitch inspection is about to begin. With a bit of luck, we will have news of a toss and playing conditions in the not to distant future!

3pm - We have good news from Emirates Old Trafford! The rain has subsided, the covers are coming off and there is a first inspection planned for 30 minutes time.

12.30pm - Sadly, there's been no change in conditions here at Emirates Old Trafford. The rain continues to fall. 

As soon as we hear from the match officials, we’ll let you know on here and on the @EmiratesOT social media channels.

11am - It's still raining at Emirates Old Trafford. We've had no confirmation from the match officials, but it’s looking unlikely that the second ODI will be starting at 1pm.

If you’re coming to Emirates Old Trafford from further afield today, gates will still open at 11am with facilities open, but those that are local, keep checking our updates.

10am - Good morning from Emirates Old Trafford. Here is the current scene ahead of today's second Royal London One-Day International between England and South Africa, which is due to begin at 1pm.

There has been persistent rain throughout the morning so far and the outfield remains covered. The umpires are players are yet to arrive but soon as we hear anything official on prospects of play, we will update you.

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