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New Zealand v South Africa, 2011-12

Apr 11, 2013: Wisden's review of the second Test, New Zealand v South Africa, 2011-12

Neil Manthorp

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

Unstable batting hurting New Zealand

Mar 17, 2012: Bringing in an extra batsman would mean dropping one of the bowlers which could disturb a settled bowling attack. The problems stem from the top

Firdose Moonda at Seddon Park

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

Philander reaps rewards by keeping it simple

Mar 17, 2012: Vernon Philander's extraordinary success is due to three key things: consistency, movement and strategic use of his own limitations

Firdose Moonda at Seddon Park

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

Philander's routine, and South Africa's desperation

Mar 17, 2012: Plays of the Day from the third day of the second Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton

Firdose Moonda at Seddon Park

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

Philander stars in resounding South Africa win

Mar 17, 2012: South Africa rode another irresistible performance from Vernon Philander to take a 1-0 lead in Hamilton, vanquishing the hosts by nine wickets inside three days

The Report by Andrew Fernando

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

'Five doctors told me I shouldn't be playing' - Gillespie

Mar 16, 2012: Both on the field and off, Mark Gillespie is one hard man: he keeps things brief when he talks, and just bowls and bowls and bowls, even through the all the pain

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

New Zealand attack allows South Africa off the mat

Mar 16, 2012: New Zealand had South Africa reeling at 88 for 6 but their bowlers were unable to deliver the fatal blow, allowing South Africa to steal a first-innings lead

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

'Felt I could get out at any time' - de Villiers

Mar 16, 2012: De Villiers' started off at almost a run-a-ball, approached the New Zealand bowlers with the most positive of mindsets and kept attacking them, but later revealed that he actually felt tentative and anxious throughout his innings

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

To leave or not to leave, that is Philander's question

Mar 16, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents Plays of the Day for the second day of the second Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

de Villiers, seamers set up South Africa

Mar 16, 2012: New Zealand closed out day two in a state similar to their position the previous evening, struggling to compete with an opponent they had dominated in passages of play, but allowed to charge back emphatically in others

The Report by Andrew Fernando

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

McCullum rues 'dumb mistakes'

Mar 15, 2012: New Zealand succumbed for 185 as their batsmen continue to make the same mistakes and get out in the same fashion

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

Steyn and Philander shatter New Zealand

Mar 15, 2012: New Zealand appeared to be well placed at 133 for 2 but Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander combined brilliantly to rip out the heart of the home side

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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

Morkel's late reaction and a first for van Wyk

Mar 15, 2012: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the first day of the second Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton

Firdose Moonda in

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

Steyn, Philander trigger dramatic slide

Mar 14, 2012: A catastrophic collapse - that surrendered five wickets with score stuck on 133 - swung the match emphatically in favour of South Africa, as they dismissed New Zealand for 185 on a rain-shortened day one in Hamilton

The Report by Andrew Fernando

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hamilton

Which of Arnel, Gillespie and Ellis will it be?

Mar 14, 2012: Ross Taylor and New Zealand continue to mull over their best XI for the Hamilton Test

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hamilton

Teams start over after tough first Test

Mar 14, 2012: AB de Villiers is in doubt for the second Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton due to a sprained ankle

The Preview by Firdose Moonda in Hamilton
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New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Mar 23-27, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Mar 15-17, 2012
South Africa won by 9 wickets
New Zealand v South Africa at Dunedin - Mar 7-11, 2012
Match drawn
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland - Mar 3, 2012
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Napier - Feb 29, 2012
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 70 balls remaining)
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