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In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

February 28, 2015, 12:06 PM IST
In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

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New Zealand's Mitchell McClenaghan appeals for LBW. It was his debut match and he picked up four wickets and played a major role in New Zealand's victory. (Getty Images)

In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

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Faf du Plessis was the lone warrior for South Africa. He made a fighting 57 that took South Africa to a fighting 208. (Getty Images)

In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

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New Zealand fielded also brilliantly. Nathan McCullum is in action here. They saved nearly 20 runs during South Africa's innings. (Getty Images)

In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

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South Africa did everything correct until Franklin and Mills made a crucial 47 runs partnership to give Kiwis a thrilling win. New Zealand were 140 for 8 when Mills joined Franklin. (Getty Images)

In Pics: South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st ODI

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James Franklin played the all important innings of 47 to take his side home in an exciting encounter against South Africa. (Getty Images)

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James Franklin of New Zealand was overjoyed after hitting the winning runs for Kiwis. New Zealand lead the series by 1-0. (Getty Images)

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1 India 5046 120
2 New Zealand 3241 112
3 South Africa 3177 102
4 England 4593 102
5 Australia 3672 102
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2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
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