New Zealand vs South Africa (test)

New Zealand vs South Africa Match Result (TEST)

3rd Test, Seddon Park, Hamilton 25 March, 2017

Toss won by South Africa (decided to bat)

New Zealand drew with South Africa

Man of the Match: Kane Williamson

South Africa Squad

David Miller, Faf du Plessis, Farhaan Behardien, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Chris Morris, Dwaine Pretorius, AB de Villiers, Quinton de Kock, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell

New Zealand Squad

Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Neil Broom, Ross Taylor, Colin de Grandhomme, Corey Anderson, Jimmy Neesham, Luke Ronchi, Tom Latham, Adam Milne, Jeetan Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

Pitch Report

There is a covering of grass which should help the seamers in the first hour or so but generally should be a dry surface although the showers could liven up the pitch.

SWOT Analysis

New ZealandSouth Africa
StrengthMiddle order battingFast bowling
WeaknessTop order battingUnknown
OpportunitiesTo level the series 1-1 with a winTo win the series 2-0
ThreatsHashim Amla and Kagiso RabadaTom Latham and Matt Henry

Head to Head

New ZealandSouth Africa
Matches won425
Home Wins117
Away Wins38
Highest Innings Score595 on Thursday, March 18, 2004621 on Saturday, February 27, 1999
Lowest Innings Score45 on Wednesday, January 02, 2013148 on Thursday, December 24, 1953

Top Performers

New ZealandSouth Africa
Highest Total Chased50 on Thursday, March 18, 2004233 on Friday, March 26, 2004
Lowest Total Defended275 on Friday, February 16, 1962226 on Friday, February 05, 1954
Most Prolific BatsmanStephen Fleming - 1072 RunsJacques Kallis - 1543 Runs
Highest Individual Score262 by Stephen Fleming On Thursday, April 27, 2006275 by Daryll Cullinan On Saturday, February 27, 1999
Most Successful BowlerChris Martin - 55 WicketsDale Steyn - 68 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis6/60 by John Reid Sr. On Friday, February 28, 19648/53 by Goofy Lawrence On Tuesday, December 26, 1961

Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 India 3925 123
2 South Africa 3050 117
3 Australia 3087 100
4 England 3362 99
5 New Zealand 3114 97
FULL Ranking