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South Africa vs New Zealand (test)

South Africa vs New Zealand Match Result (TEST)

1st Test, Kingsmead, Durban 19 August, 2016

Toss won by South Africa (decided to bat)

South Africa drew with New Zealand

Man of the Match:

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

South Africa Squad

David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, JJ Smuts, Reeza Hendricks, Chris Morris, Dwaine Pretorius, AB de Villiers, Mangaliso Mosehle, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dane Paterson, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Tabraiz Shamsi, Wayne Parnell

Pitch Report

The pitch report will be available at the start of the match.

SWOT Analysis

South AfricaNew Zealand
StrengthTop and middle orderTop order
WeaknessTo miss out AB de Villiers in this Test seriesLower order
OpportunitiesTo regain their down falling Test rankingTo win and stay ahead of SA in Test ranking
ThreatsKane Williamson and Trent BoultHashim Amla and Dale Steyn

Head to Head

South AfricaNew Zealand
Matches won234
Home Wins161
Away Wins73
Highest Innings Score621 on Saturday, February 27, 1999595 on Thursday, March 18, 2004
Lowest Innings Score148 on Thursday, December 24, 195345 on Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Top Performers

South AfricaNew Zealand
Highest Total Chased233 on Friday, March 26, 200450 on Thursday, March 18, 2004
Lowest Total Defended226 on Friday, February 05, 1954275 on Friday, February 16, 1962
Most Prolific BatsmanJacques Kallis - 1543 RunsStephen Fleming - 1072 Runs
Highest Individual Score275 by Daryll Cullinan On Saturday, February 27, 1999262 by Stephen Fleming On Thursday, April 27, 2006
Most Successful BowlerDale Steyn - 58 WicketsChris Martin - 55 Wickets
Best Bowling Analysis8/53 by Goofy Lawrence On Tuesday, December 26, 19616/60 by John Reid Sr. On Friday, February 28, 1964

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