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England thrash South Africa to reach final

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Hosts England cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win on Wednesday after South Africa once again underlined their reputation as cricket's 'chokers'. 

England's Ian Bell plays a shot during the One Day International (ODI) ICC Champions Trophy semi-final cricket match between England and South Africa at the Oval in London on June 19, 2013. England reached the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the semi-final.

Alastair's Cook men outplayed the Proteas after electing to bowl on an overcast day at the Oval where England had lost to the West Indies in the final of the same event in 2004.

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