Close of Play

  • Thu, 24 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 259/8 (HJ Tayfield 16*, DEJ Ironside 6*)
  • Fri, 25 Dec - rest day
  • Sat, 26 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 35/3 (JHB Waite 4*, HJ Tayfield 9*)
  • Sun, 27 Dec - rest day
  • Mon, 28 Dec - day 3 - New Zealand 2nd innings 68/3 (GO Rabone 19*, FLH Mooney 6*)
  • Tue, 29 Dec - day 4 - New Zealand 2nd innings 100 (47.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Beyond the call of duty

    When Sutcliffe and Blair set Boxing Day aglow with their courage, in "a story every New Zealand boy should learn at his mother's knee"