Firdose Moonda

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Quinton de Kock turns one away to the leg side

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 1st day

South Africa successfully tackle the unexpected

Faced with the injury to Dean Elgar on the eve of the second Test, South Africa responded in positive fashion to finish day one in a position of control

Quinton de Kock scored 82 runs in quick time

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 1st day

De Kock fires after volunteering to open

Shortly after the South African team were told Dean Elgar would not be able to play the second Test against New Zealand, Quinton de Kock volunteered to replace him

Ground staff bring on the covers at Kingsmead

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Kingsmead says it will be ready for rest of season

Kingsmead has provided an assurance that the outfield issue which caused the Test between South Africa and New Zealand to be abandoned will not affect any other matches this season

Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander take a breather during a practice session

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion

South Africa look to exploit New Zealand's long tail

South Africa did not have the chance to get into New Zealand's lower order in Durban, but they have identified it as an area to exploit in Centurion

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis have a chat during a practice session

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion

Faf du Plessis calls for more home Tests

Faf du Plessis, South Africa's stand-in captain, has added the growing chorus calling for Test cricket to become the focal point among administrators and players

Neil Wagner celebrates with team-mates after dismissing JP Duminy

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion

Battle of bowlers in series decider

South Africa did not apply themselves as well as they wanted to in the opener, New Zealand did not get the chance to apply themselves at all. Whoever does it better in Centurion, will take the series

Trent Boult bowled a nagging line and dismissed Stephen Cook

New Zealand in South Africa 2016-17

SA batsmen look to trump NZ bowlers at patience game

South Africa batsman Temba Bavuma stated that South Africa had gained more than New Zealand in a truncated first Test, but also admitted that the side did not bat as well as they should have

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn share a laugh after India are bowled out

New Zealand in South Africa 2016-17

Philander's arduous road back to Test cricket

Vernon Philander put a career-threatening injury and self-doubt behind him, and gradually worked his way up South Africa's cricket structure to make a Test comeback