New Zealand tour of South Africa, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

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17.3

Nel to Papps, OUT, First strike for Nel and South Africa, good length delivery pitched outside the off stump, seams in a long way, Papps comes forward, misjudges it completely, lets it go, the ball knocks the top of off stump.

MHW Papps b Nel 22 (73m 58b 3x4 0x6) SR: 37.93

New Zealand 50/1   PG Fulton 26* (48b 5x4)   A Nel 3.3-1-10-1

21.2

Steyn to Fulton, OUT, Steyn strikes, excellent delivery back of a length, just moves away slightly, Fulton on the back foot, gets an edge, Boucher dives full length to his right and takes the catch one handed, wonderful effort.

PG Fulton c †Boucher b Steyn 36 (94m 62b 7x4 0x6) SR: 58.06

New Zealand 62/2   SP Fleming 1* (10b)   DW Steyn 6.2-2-13-1

28.5

Ntini to Styris, OUT, Ntini strikes, short delivery angled in, Styris uncertain jumps up and fends at it, climbs up on him, gets the edge to Dippenaar at first slip, who takes an easy catch

SB Styris c Dippenaar b Ntini 11 (37m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 52.38

New Zealand 82/3   SP Fleming 9* (35b)   M Ntini 11.5-2-41-1

54.3

Ntini to Astle, OUT, Ntini picks up his second wicket, angling in from outside the off stump, Astle caught in the crease, plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad, loud appeal, given by the Umpire.

NJ Astle lbw b Ntini 50 (114m 71b 6x4 0x6) SR: 70.42

New Zealand 188/4   SP Fleming 58* (121b 7x4)   M Ntini 13.3-2-46-2

71.2

Smith to Oram, OUT, RUN OUT! tossed up outside the off stump, keeps a bit low, gets an edge behind the wicket, Fleming calls Oram for a single, Prince from short fine leg comes in quickly and throws to Smith at non-strikers end, who collects the ball and dives and runs out Oram, good stuff.

JDP Oram run out 13 (62m 44b 1x4 0x6) SR: 29.54

New Zealand 237/5   SP Fleming 92* (178b 12x4)   GC Smith 5.2-2-13-0

76.5

Ntini to McCullum, OUT, Ntini picks up his 3rd wicket, good delivery pitched outside the off stump, comes in with the angle, McCullum caught in the crease, plays down the wrong line, gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by the Umpire

BB McCullum lbw b Ntini 5 (22m 14b 1x4 0x6) SR: 35.71

New Zealand 259/6   SP Fleming 109* (197b 15x4)   M Ntini 16.5-2-65-3

80.3

Ntini to Vettori, OUT, Ntini strikes, short of length delivery outside the off stump moving away, Vettori looks to pull to the midwicket fence, mistimes the shot to mid on, where Nel moves to his right and takes the catch

DL Vettori c Nel b Ntini 11 (16m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 84.61

New Zealand 279/7   SP Fleming 118* (206b 17x4)   M Ntini 18.3-2-72-4

151.6

Prince to Fleming, OUT, Fleming goes after a wonderful knock, tossed up full outside the off stump, spins in, Fleming drives, gets an inside edge, drags it on to his stumps.

SP Fleming b Prince 262 (576m 423b 31x4 2x6) SR: 61.93

New Zealand 535/8   JEC Franklin 93* (220b 10x4)   AG Prince 2-0-2-1
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Series Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg - May 5-7, 2006
South Africa won by 4 wickets
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Apr 27-May 1, 2006
Match drawn
South Africa v New Zealand at Centurion - Apr 15-19, 2006
South Africa won by 128 runs
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May 1, 2006

Dale Steyn produced a brisk spell in the second innings, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Cape Town, May 1, 2006

Dale Steyn produced a brisk spell in the second innings

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May 1, 2006

Scott Styris struck a half-century to find some useful form late on the final day, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Cape Town, May 1, 2006

Scott Styris struck a half-century

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