England lost the ODI series against South Africa, with their last four series resulting in no wins.
Why it matters
The series loss raises concerns about England's form and ability to perform well in the upcoming World Cup.
What the papers say
The Independent highlights standout performances by Jason Roy, Dawid Malan, and Jos Buttler, while The Guardian focuses on South Africa's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup. Both sources mention England's recent struggles and the need for improvement.
How we got here
England's recent ODI defeats and struggles in the series against South Africa have raised questions about their form and ability to defend their World Cup title.
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