South Africa in New Zealand ODI Series - 3rd ODI

New Zealand v South Africa

South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)

43.6

de Lange to Bates, FOUR, ends an eventful over by drifting on the body and he easily works it down to fine leg

New Zealand 193/8   MD Bates 4* (1b 1x4)

45.1

de Lange to Bates, no run, de Lange fires it on the blockhole and Bates does well to dig it out

45.2

de Lange to Bates, no run, on the blockhole outside the off stump and Bates nearly edges it to the keeper

45.3

de Lange to Bates, no run, clips it towards midwicket and they don't take the single

45.4

de Lange to Bates, 3 runs, plays the checked drive and it's in the air for a few anxious seconds but it was clear of mid-off, they take three

New Zealand 198/9   MD Bates 7* (5b 1x4)

46.2

Peterson to Bates, no run, gets forward and defends to the bowler

46.3

Peterson to Bates, no run, works it to the leg side but can't beat short fine leg

46.4

Peterson to Bates, no run

46.5

Peterson to Bates, SIX, can't get straighter than that! Gets his front foot forward and a neat swing of the arms and he hits a flat six to the sightscreen

46.6

Peterson to Bates, OUT, no five-for for the debutant de Lange! Peterson bowls this one which goes through with the arm and hits him flush on the front pad adjacent to the stumps

MD Bates lbw b Peterson 13 (12m 10b 1x4 1x6) SR: 130.00

New Zealand 206/10   MD Bates 13 (10b 1x4 1x6)
Series Results
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)
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Feb 25, 2012
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
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Photos

Mar 3, 2012

Dusk settles over Eden Park as South Africa chase, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Auckland, March 3, 2012

Dusk settles over Eden Park as South Africa chase

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Mar 3, 2012

Brendon McCullum watches the presentation after a 0-3 defeat, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Auckland, March 3, 2012

Brendon McCullum watches the presentation after a 0-3 defeat

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