Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

GC Smith
125(203) 17x4 - 0x6
Control %95%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 51 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
9 6 8 18 38 27 6 8
JA Rudolph
93(212) 16x4 - 0x6
Control %97%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 33 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
9 21 8 8 13 2 4 27

Best performances - Bowlers

CS Martin
O20
M6
R55
W5
Eco2.75
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
CL Cairns
O16.5
M2
R60
W4
Eco3.56
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

  • NZ - 1st
  • SA - 1st
  • NZ - 2nd
  • SA - 2nd

New Zealand - 1st - Innings

23
MHW Papps (38)
MH Richardson (36)
0
SP Fleming (3)
MH Richardson (3)
67
SP Fleming (70)
MS Sinclair (85)
7
MS Sinclair (18)
SB Styris (17)
66
MS Sinclair (78)
BB McCullum (67)
85
CL Cairns (72)
BB McCullum (53)
9
CL Cairns (10)
JDP Oram (1)
0
DL Vettori (2)
JDP Oram (0)
7
JDP Oram (14)
MJ Mason (27)
33
CS Martin (8)
JDP Oram (23)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

103
HH Gibbs (80)
GC Smith (64)
27
HH Gibbs (44)
JA Rudolph (32)
6
G Kirsten (4)
JA Rudolph (4)
115
M van Jaarsveld (138)
JA Rudolph (122)
14
JH Kallis (10)
JA Rudolph (14)
0
MV Boucher (3)
JA Rudolph (0)
5
SM Pollock (7)
JA Rudolph (9)
34
N Boje (32)
JA Rudolph (25)
4
M Ntini (2)
JA Rudolph (0)
8
A Nel (5)
JA Rudolph (6)

New Zealand - 2nd - Innings

1
MHW Papps (0)
MH Richardson (0)
41
SP Fleming (58)
MH Richardson (73)
31
MS Sinclair (41)
MH Richardson (46)
34
SB Styris (46)
MH Richardson (18)
4
SB Styris (2)
BB McCullum (10)
87
CL Cairns (68)
SB Styris (79)
3
SB Styris (4)
JDP Oram (3)
19
DL Vettori (29)
JDP Oram (44)
4
JDP Oram (11)
MJ Mason (6)
28
CS Martin (15)
JDP Oram (18)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

29
HH Gibbs (12)
GC Smith (10)
2
JA Rudolph (8)
GC Smith (6)
5
JH Kallis (9)
GC Smith (5)
171
G Kirsten (180)
GC Smith (159)
27*
M van Jaarsveld (23)
GC Smith (16)
  • Smith and Nel fined for ICC Code of Conduct breaches

    South Africa duo Graeme Smith and Andre Nel have been fined for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during their country's third Test match in New Zealand

  • Smith and Nel fined for dissent

    Andre Nel, the South African fast bowler, and Graeme Smith, his captain, have both been fined for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third Test against New Zealand at Wellington

  • Hardness blunts potential in the end

    South African hardness finally extinguished New Zealand potential at Wellington, and the series ended up all-square at 1-1

  • Smith and Kirsten seal victory for South Africa

    A superbly constructed 171-run partnership for the fourth wicket between Graeme Smith and Gary Kirsten completely swung the match South Africa's way, as they beat New Zealand by six wickets to level the three-Test series 1-1

  • Martin strikes twice to set up intriguing final day

    Chris Martin struck twice with the new ball, but a studious partnership of 46 for the fourth wicket between Graeme Smith and Gary Kirsten set up the Wellington Test for an intriguing finish on the final day: South Africa needed 152 more for a win