SOUTH AFRICA 308(122.4 OVERS)1ST INNINGS NEW ZEALAND 341(114.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS
Knowing he might be the likely man to make way when AB de Villiers returns to Test cricket, Temba Bavuma is keen to get his form back and his numbers up
The South Africa captain has admitted to being "surprised" that neither Virat Kohli nor Steven Smith were charged with any breaches of the ICC's code of conduct in the aftermath of the Bengaluru
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said his team fancied their chances, while Kane Williamson said batting last was not impossible by any means after the final day in Dunedin was washed out
Last time before this NZ took a first-innings lead against SA in Tests, which was at the same venue, eight Tests ago.
No. of fifty-plus scores by BJ Watling against SA in seven Test inns. No other NZ batsman has hit as many when playing as a keeper.
Test hundreds by NZ captains against SA before Williamson's in this inns. Previous one was the 262 by Stephen Fleming in Cape Town in 2006.
No. of times Philander has dismissed Williamson in ten inns before this Test. Williamson averages just 17.50 runs against the bowler.
Runs by Tom Latham in four Test innings against South Africa. He has made scores of 4, 4, 0, 10 against them.
SA's score on the second day. They were 229 for 4 overnight.
Last time before Elgar an overseas opener hit a Test hundred in the 1st inns of a series in NZ. Marvan Atapattu had made 127 in Napier.
No. of lower scores from which there has been a century stand for the 4th wkt in Tests in NZ. Griffith and Lara had added 112 from 17/3 in 1998-99.