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South Africa 2 New Zealand 2
John Reid's pre-tour prediction that he was leading the best team ever to represent New Zealand abroad was in the light of subsequent events fully justified
Taking first knock on a batsman's wicket, the story of this match had the inevitable prologue -- for New Zealand who won the toss.
After an interval of three years, the South African selectors recalled Heine to the Test attack and he joined his former colleague Adcock, recovered from injury.
New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1961/62
New Zealand tour of South Africa, Dec 1961 - Feb 1962