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502dThe Bulletin by Will Luke

Prince and Styris enliven final day

Ashwell Prince and Scott Styris brightened an otherwise dull final day at Cape Town with two attractive innings, and Dale Steyn bowled an impressive spell, as the second Test petered out into a draw

502dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Amla and Prince lead run feast

Hashim Amla pushed his maiden Test century up to 149 as South Africa worked their way past the follow-on at Cape Town, virtually assuring them of safety

502dThe Bulletin by Andrew McGlashan

Fleming century carries New Zealand

Stephen Fleming held New Zealand together on the opening day at Cape Town with an unbeaten 109, his ninth Test century, as his side reached 265 for 6 at the close

502dCricinfo staff

'It was quite a relief' - Amla

Hashim Amla was both happy and relieved after his maiden Test century helped guide his side to safety in the second Test against New Zealand

502dCricinfo staff

Smith defends decision to bowl

Graeme Smith, the South African captain, reckoned that his team could take charge of the second Test at Cape Town if the batsmen batted well


We should have batted longer - Fleming

After the second Test had petered out into a tame draw at Cape Town, Stephen Fleming countered criticism of his decision to bat on into the third day by saying he declared too early.

510dNeil Manthorp

South Africa's midwinter madness

On the South African Highveld, from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg, the grass dies in the winter and it never rains. It is cold, often bitterly so. In Cape Town, by contrast, it normally rains a lot in the winter and the grass is saturated

502dCricinfo staff

Fleming calls for more runs from batsmen

Stephen Fleming, New Zealand's captain, has urged his batsmen to put more runs on the board in the second Test against South Africa starting today