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New Zealand in South Africa, 1961-62

1963: John Reid's pre-tour prediction that he was leading the best team ever to represent New Zealand abroad was in the light of subsequent events fully justified

Fifth Test

South Africa v New Zealand

1963: Taking first knock on a batsman's wicket, the story of this match had the inevitable prologue -- for New Zealand who won the toss.

Fourth Test

South Africa v New Zealand

1963: After an interval of three years, the South African selectors recalled Heine to the Test attack and he joined his former colleague Adcock, recovered from injury.

Third Test

South Africa v New Zealand

1963: Reid won his first toss and joined McGregor in his now familiar role of near-opening batsman

Second Test Match

South Africa v New Zealand

1963: South Africa's captain McGlew, who again won the toss, played with a fractured finger at the special request of the selectors

First Test Match

South Africa v New Zealand

1963: The new look Springboks with only four 1960 survivors in their ranks were fortunate to finish on the winning side.

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Tour Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth - Feb 16-20, 1962
New Zealand won by 40 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg - Feb 2-5, 1962
South Africa won by an innings and 51 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Jan 1-4, 1962
New Zealand won by 72 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg - Dec 26-29, 1961
Match drawn
South Africa v New Zealand at Durban - Dec 8-12, 1961
South Africa won by 30 runs
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