Firdose Moonda

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Faf du Plessis had to endure tough periods on the field

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day

Williamson thwarts South Africa's best-laid plans

Much of South Africa's annoyance on the third day stemmed from one man's display of resolve and skill, a performance that showed why he sits among the modern-day greats

Jeet Raval practises ahead of his Test debut

The making of a Kiwi

From a young, homesick 16-year-old, Jeet Raval has blossomed into a New Zealand cricketer with enviable credentials

Quinton de Kock slog sweeps powerfully

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 2nd day

De Kock enhances his Gilchrist comparison

South Africa in trouble, and Quinton de Kock saves the day with a fast-paced innings. It's becoming an increasingly common problem for their opponents

Tom Latham prepares to take a stunning catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 2nd day

Latham's stunner sparks change in form

Tom Latham's excellent fielding display rubbed off on his batting and he finished the second day not out on 42, his best score of the series

Stephen Cook was uncertain at the crease

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 1st day

Cook on shaky ground after Hamilton omission

Did the South African selectors err by leaving out Stephen Cook, who was set to play a bigger role in England, and asking Theunis de Bruyn to bat out of position?

Faf du Plessis pulls during his brisk 41

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton

Du Plessis calls on in-form players to make it count

Faf du Plessis has urged his batsmen to deliver a series victory in Hamilton by being more consistent, as South Africa target to finish the season as the No.2 ranked Test side

Kane Williamson reached his 16th Test century

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton

A chance for Williamson to define his summer

As New Zealand's long Test summer nears its end, how New Zealand fares in Hamilton is likely to define Kane Williamson's first home season as Test captain

Dean Elgar's caught behind decision was overturned on review in the last over before tea

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton

South Africa target another away-series scalp

New Zealand go into the deciding Test in Hamilton trailing 0-1 in the series, and they will be without Trent Boult, Tim Southee and Ross Taylor, who are all injured

Quinton de Kock shows off a minor finger injury

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton

De Kock cleared to play third Test, but out of IPL

South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock has been cleared to play the third Test Zealand after being a doubt due to a finger injury