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, play 03:08
'I rely on my consistency' - Maharaj

South Africa spinner Keshav Maharaj produced a career-best 6 for 40 to wipe out New Zealand on day three of the second Test in Wellington

, play 01:44
Moonda: Maharaj the ingredient SA looking for

Firdose Moonda discusses the influence of the wind and New Zealand's batting probelms after the second Test in Wellington

, play 01:33
Moonda: Bavuma, de Kock saved SA from precarious position

A 160-run stand between Quinton De Kock and Temba Bavuma gave South Africa a vital first-innings lead on the second day at Basin Reserve

, play 01:27
Moonda: Nicholls' positivity most impressive

Firdose Moonda reports from Wellington, where Henry Nicholls carried New Zealand to 268 before South Africa lost their openers cheaply

, play 01:09
Moonda: Injury problems for New Zealand

Neil Broom is set to make his Test debut for New Zealand, while South Africa are injury free and raring to go on a green-top at Basin Reserve. Firdose Moonda reports

Winning Ways

0

Instances of New Zealand beating South Africa in series either home or away. SA take a 1-0 lead and cannot lose the series.

Rare feat

1973

Last Instance of a visiting Spinner to take 2 five wicket hauls in consecutive matches in New Zealand - Intikhab Alam took six and seven in Dunedin

Watling at Wellington

20

Percentage of career runs scored by BJ Watling at the Basin Reserve. Before this match Watling has scored 511 runs with 2 centuries and 2 half centuries

Not a great match

3

Runs scored by Kane Williamson in this match - His least match aggregate in which he has batted twice. His previous lowest was 6 runs vs England in 2015

Spinners on Day 1

1946

Last instance of spinners taking 5 or more wickets on Day 1 of a Test at Basin Reserve. Bill O'Reilly took 5 for 14 to dismiss NZ for 42.

First Century

1

Number of centuries for Henry Nicholls in Tests. His previous highest score was 98 against Bangladesh in Christchurch earlier this year.

Sixth Wicket Stands

76.5

Average sixth wicket stand at Basin Reserve since Jan 2012 - highest for any ground with a minimum of 15 innings.

Rabada vs Williamson

3

Number of times Rabada has dimissed Kane Williamson from 4 innings in Tests. Williamson has scored 61 runs from 116 balls so far.

Not a Dream Debut

0

Runs scored by Neil Broom today on debut. Last instance of a batsmen from NZ to be dismissed for a duck on debut was Tom Latham against India at Basin Reserve.

Tough Conditions

199

Average score from last three Tests for NZ in the first innings of the match at the Basin Reserve. In those three innings they have not managed to bat more than 55 overs.