De Kock misses out on ton in ODI washout

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England and South Africa have drawn their one-day international series 1-1 after the third and final match had to be abandoned because of rain at Headingley.

Only 27.4 overs were possible in Leeds, during which South Africa reached 2-159, before a no result was called midway through the afternoon on Sunday.

There had been a first rain delay in the 21st over - when the Proteas were 2-119 - and a resumption, by which time the match was reduced to 45 overs a side.

But only 6.5 overs more were possible before the players were forced off by more rain and never returned.

Quinton de Kock was 92 not out off 76 balls and looked to be on course for an 18th ODI century when the rains came again.

Janneman Malan (11) and Rassie van der Dussen (26) were the batters to lose their wickets.

The abandonment scuppered England's hopes of securing a first white-ball series victory since Jos Buttler took over the captaincy from the retired Eoin Morgan.

England went into Sunday's match looking to avoid the prospect of a third straight white-ball series defeat, having lost five of their previous eight ODI or Twenty20 matches this month.

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