England beat South Africa by six runs

Chennai: England beat South Africa by six runs in their group B match of the cricket World Cup here on Sunday.

Brief scores:

England: 171 all out in 45.4 overs (Ravi Bopara 60, Jonathan Trott, Imran Tahir 4/38, Robin Peterson 3/22).

South Africa: 165 all out in 47.4 overs (Hashim Amla 42, AB de Villiers 25, Stuart Broad 4/15, James Anderson 2/16).