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    South Africa vs New Zealand

    1st Test|19 - 23 August, 2016| Kingsmead, Durban

    Squads

    Pitch Report

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    SWOT Analysis

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      South Africa New Zealand
    Strength Top and middle order Top order
    Weakness To miss out AB de Villiers in this Test series Lower order
    Opportunities To regain their down falling Test ranking To win and stay ahead of SA in Test ranking
    Threats Kane Williamson and Trent Boult Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn

    Head to head

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      South Africa New Zealand
    Matches won 23 4
    Home Wins 16 1
    Away Wins 7 3
    Highest Innings Score 621 on Saturday, February 27, 1999 595 on Thursday, March 18, 2004
    Lowest Innings Score 148 on Thursday, December 24, 1953 45 on Wednesday, January 02, 2013

    Top Performers

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      South Africa New Zealand
    Highest Total Chased 233 on Friday, March 26, 2004 50 on Thursday, March 18, 2004
    Lowest Total Defended 226 on Friday, February 05, 1954 275 on Friday, February 16, 1962
    Most Prolific Batsman Jacques Kallis - 1543 Runs Stephen Fleming - 1072 Runs
    Highest Individual Score 275 by Daryll Cullinan On Saturday, February 27, 1999 262 by Stephen Fleming On Thursday, April 27, 2006
    Most Successful Bowler Dale Steyn - 58 Wickets Chris Martin - 55 Wickets
    Best Bowling Analysis 8/53 by Goofy Lawrence On Tuesday, December 26, 1961 6/60 by John Reid Sr. On Friday, February 28, 1964