South Africa vs New Zealand (test)

South Africa vs New Zealand Live Score (TEST)

2nd Test, SuperSport Park, Centurion 27 August, 2016

Toss won by New Zealand (decided to bowl)

South Africa beat New Zealand by 204 runs

Man of the Match: Quinton de Kock

New Zealand Squad

Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Kane Williamson, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Jimmy Neesham, Scott Kuggeleijn, Bradley Watling, Tom Latham, Jeetan Patel, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Neil Wagner

South Africa Squad

Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Stephen Cook, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Vernon Philander, Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock, Dane Piedt, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell

Pitch Report

Pitch report will be available at the beginning of the game.

SWOT Analysis

South AfricaNew Zealand
StrengthBowlingRecent Test form
WeaknessFragile battingInconsistency in middle order
OpportunitiesTo break their Test series droughtTo maintain their momentum in Tests
ThreatsRoss Taylor, Trent BoultFaf du Plessis, 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 - 60 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 4338 121
2 Australia 4797 109
3 South Africa 3528 107
4 England 5071 101
5 New Zealand 4011 98
FULL Ranking