The third ICC World Twenty20 was held in the West Indies and England clinched it after winning against their arch rivals Australia at Barbados on May 16, 2010.
South Africa did not panic even after the initial setback as Jacques Kallis and Jean-Paul-Duminy achieved the nominal target set by England in the 1st T20.
South Africa clinched the No.1 ODI ranking from England by humiliating them in the 2nd game due to a career best majestic knock of 150 from Hashim Amla.
A disastrous home series defeat to South Africa completed a poor year for England as the No.1 Test team in the world.
The middle and late order batting of South Africa resisted well after their top order surrendered against the quality bowling of England in the decisive Test.
South Africa is a formidable unit under the captaincy of Graeme Smith, Andrew Strauss is leading the strong England side and both teams will fight for the superiority.
England maintained their supremacy in Test cricket beating Sri Lanka, levelled the two Test series 1-1 and grasped their first win of the winter.
England eliminated the chances of the Islanders to celebrate their first series victory in two years as the visitors anticipate their first Test win of the winter.
Kevin Pietersen demonstrated a masterly knock of 151 runs and England was at the driving seat with a first innings lead of 185 runs vs. Sri Lanka.
England was cruising well in their first innings due to a solid opening stand of 122 runs against Sri Lanka and was chasing well at 154 with 9 wickets in hand.