Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

HM Nicholls
118(161) 15x4 - 0x6
Control %86%
  • Productive Shot
  • flick
  • 28 runs
  • 1x4 - 0x6
2 21 10 12 29 7 12 25
Q de Kock
Q de Kock
91(118) 10x4 - 3x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot
  • 16 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
8 14 14 13 6 14 2 20

Best performances - Bowlers

KA Maharaj
KA Maharaj
O20.2
M7
R40
W6
Eco1.96
RHB
OFFLEG
1W2W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
2W
1W
JP Duminy
JP Duminy
O11.3
M2
R47
W4
Eco4.08
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

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

New Zealand - 1st - Innings

11
JA Raval1 (20)
TWM Latham8 (18)
2
KS Williamson2 (10)
JA Raval0 (6)
8
NT Broom0 (4)
JA Raval8 (6)
52
JA Raval27 (51)
HM Nicholls24 (39)
28
JDS Neesham15 (18)
HM Nicholls12 (18)
116
BJ Watling33 (123)
HM Nicholls82 (104)
4
C de Grandhomme4 (4)
BJ Watling0 (6)
1
BJ Watling1 (3)
TG Southee0 (10)
44
JS Patel17 (11)
TG Southee27 (20)
2
JS Patel0 (3)
N Wagner2 (3)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

12
SC Cook3 (12)
D Elgar9 (16)
0
D Elgar0 (3)
K Rabada0 (2)
14
HM Amla1 (12)
K Rabada9 (8)
33
HM Amla16 (29)
JP Duminy16 (21)
20
HM Amla4 (22)
F du Plessis14 (23)
15
F du Plessis8 (17)
T Bavuma7 (18)
160
T Bavuma62 (114)
Q de Kock91 (118)
36
VD Philander14 (26)
T Bavuma20 (28)
12
VD Philander11 (13)
KA Maharaj1 (5)
57
VD Philander12 (38)
M Morkel40 (63)

New Zealand - 2nd - Innings

16
JA Raval6 (12)
TWM Latham6 (15)
10
KS Williamson1 (6)
JA Raval7 (8)
38
NT Broom20 (57)
JA Raval17 (50)
22
JA Raval10 (18)
HM Nicholls7 (21)
4
JA Raval0 (0)
JDS Neesham4 (5)
65
BJ Watling21 (27)
JA Raval40 (28)
6
C de Grandhomme0 (6)
BJ Watling6 (6)
6
BJ Watling2 (6)
TG Southee4 (7)
0
JS Patel0 (3)
BJ Watling0 (2)
4
BJ Watling0 (2)
N Wagner4 (3)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

18
SC Cook11 (20)
D Elgar7 (10)
30
HM Amla20 (37)
D Elgar10 (40)
35*
HM Amla18 (24)
JP Duminy15 (16)

Winning Ways

0

Instances of New Zealand beating South Africa in series either home or away. SA take a 1-0 lead and cannot lose the series.

Rare feat

1973

Last Instance of a visiting Spinner to take 2 five wicket hauls in consecutive matches in New Zealand - Intikhab Alam took six and seven in Dunedin

Watling at Wellington

20

Percentage of career runs scored by BJ Watling at the Basin Reserve. Before this match Watling has scored 511 runs with 2 centuries and 2 half centuries

Not a great match

3

Runs scored by Kane Williamson in this match - His least match aggregate in which he has batted twice. His previous lowest was 6 runs vs England in 2015

Spinners on Day 1

1946

Last instance of spinners taking 5 or more wickets on Day 1 of a Test at Basin Reserve. Bill O'Reilly took 5 for 14 to dismiss NZ for 42.

First Century

1

Number of centuries for Henry Nicholls in Tests. His previous highest score was 98 against Bangladesh in Christchurch earlier this year.

Sixth Wicket Stands

76.5

Average sixth wicket stand at Basin Reserve since Jan 2012 - highest for any ground with a minimum of 15 innings.

Rabada vs Williamson

3

Number of times Rabada has dimissed Kane Williamson from 4 innings in Tests. Williamson has scored 61 runs from 116 balls so far.

Not a Dream Debut

0

Runs scored by Neil Broom today on debut. Last instance of a batsmen from NZ to be dismissed for a duck on debut was Tom Latham against India at Basin Reserve.

Tough Conditions

199

Average score from last three Tests for NZ in the first innings of the match at the Basin Reserve. In those three innings they have not managed to bat more than 55 overs.