New Zealand tour of South Africa 1961/62

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New Zealand in South Africa, 1961-62

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

Fifth Test

South Africa v New Zealand

Taking first knock on a batsman's wicket, the story of this match had the inevitable prologue -- for New Zealand who won the toss.

Fourth Test

South Africa v New Zealand

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.

Statistics

New Zealand in South Africa Test Series, 1961/62

New Zealand tour of South Africa, Dec 1961 - Feb 1962

Test matches

Tour Results
South Africa v New Zealand at Port Elizabeth - Feb 16-20, 1962
New Zealand won by 40 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg - Feb 2-5, 1962
South Africa won by an innings and 51 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Cape Town - Jan 1-4, 1962
New Zealand won by 72 runs
South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg - Dec 26-29, 1961
Match drawn
South Africa v New Zealand at Durban - Dec 8-12, 1961
South Africa won by 30 runs
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