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Taylor was ready to bat with broken hand

Ross Taylor, the New Zealand captain, has said he would have come out to bat despite a broken arm to help save the third Test against South Africa in Wellington

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

Hosts steady after South Africa make 474

Mark Gillespie's impressive return to Test cricket continued as he completed his second five-wicket haul in as many matches, but the strikes did little to rein in South Africa, who declared 30 minutes into the third session

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

Petersen, Duminy make hosts toil after rain delay

New Zealand's on-field misery matched the Wellington weather as South Africa sauntered to 246 for 2 after rain accounted for almost four hours of play for the second consecutive day