Watch NZ v SA highlights today – first test day two from University Oval, Dunedin (New Zealand) Thursday 9th March 2017. With a little bit of luck SA won the toss and chose to bat first after that they scored 229 runs yesterday with the loss off four wickets. N Wagner dismissed two big SA batsmen HM Amla and JP Duminy. TA Boult bowled 22 overs and took one wicket with 44 runs, JDS Neesham also took one wicket. The opener of the South African team SC Cook faced 29 balls and scored only three runs when his wicket dismissed then it was 8.5.
HM Amla went with scoring only 1 of 28 balls. JP Duminy’s wicket down in the same over at 18.6. This means New Zealand got early break-throw but after that SA batsmen controlled well enough. The captain of the team F du Plessis tried his best with the contribution of 52 runs and then his wicket dismissed at 58.6. T Bavuma scored 38 runs off 101 balls not out and D Elgar also still not out at 128.
South Africa 308
New Zealand 177/3 55 overs
New Zealand trail by 131 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the 1st innings
Match Timings: 11:00 local time (22:00 GMT)
Toss: South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
South Africa team
SC Cook, D Elgar, HM Amla, F du Plessis*, JP Duminy, T Bavuma, Q de Kock†, VD Philander, KA Maharaj, M Morkel, K Rabada.
New Zealand team
TWM Latham, JA Raval, KS Williamson*, LRPL Taylor, HM Nicholls, JDS Neesham, BJ Watling†, MJ Santner, N Wagner, JS Patel, TA Boult.
South Africa tour of New Zealand, 1st Test Highlights
Test no. 2253 | 2016/17 season
Played at University Oval, Dunedin
08,09,10,11,12 March 2017 (5-day match)
Umpires – HDPK Dharmasena and BNJ Oxenford
TV umpire – RJ Tucker
Match referee – DC Boon