At the end of the second day’s play, however, many had guessed. South Africa finished the second day at 34 for three. Today, within two and a half hours, South Africa lost all the others and were all out for 111 runs in the second innings. After being bowled out for 95 in the first innings, the Proteas were able to score only 16 runs in the second innings.
New Zealand also won the match by an innings and 28 runs against the Proteas in 18 consecutive matches. This is New Zealand’s first Test victory against South Africa since the Auckland Test in 2004.
New Zealand averaged 482 in their first innings. After South Africa batted hard in the first innings and then New Zealand scored 500 runs, it was almost certain that the hosts would not want to bat again in the Christchurch Test.
He finished the second day with a good start to the goal, today New Zealand got the wicket with the second ball in the morning session on the third day. Rossi von der Dussen (9) was bowled by Matt Henry. South Africa could score only 12 runs in the first 10 overs of the morning session. Temba Babuma’s team could not come out after the pressure was rooted.
Proteas captain Bavuma tried to counter the current with a 41-run partnership with Kyle Vereni. Neil Wagner came and changed the situation. Kiwi pacer traps Bavuma in lbw. Babumar’s innings of 41 runs was the highest for the Proteas in this match.
The last batsmen could not stand that way. New Zealand are also getting the fragrance of winning the series by lifting South Africa 15 minutes behind lunch and picking them up in the first Test.
New Zealand have never won a Test series against South Africa. Will the situation change now? The beginning is the record average! This time the loss in the first Test is the second highest gap in their history as a run for South Africa. The highest interval was lost by an innings and 360 runs to Australia in the 2002 Johannesburg Test.
“It’s a special win,” said pacer Tim Southee, who took five wickets for 35 runs in South Africa’s second innings. One person has performed in different moments of the match. We want to play like this. ‘ No South African has scored a half-century in two innings in this match.
The second and final Test will start on Friday in Christchurch.