Player of the Match
Player of the Match
177dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

South Africa in command after Kiwi collapse

Jamie How, Michael Papps and Scott Styris were all blasted from the crease for ducks, as New Zealand made a disastrous start to the third and final Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

GC Smith
68(80) 9x4 - 1x6
Control %80%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 18 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
2 4 9 5 27 9 4 8
GC Smith
63(63) 10x4 - 0x6
Control %76%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 35 runs
  • 7x4 - 0x6
2 8 5 10 8 1 14 15

Best performances - Bowlers

M Ntini
O16
M7
R35
W5
Eco2.18
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
CS Martin
O15
M2
R37
W5
Eco2.46
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Scorecard Summary

NEW ZEALAND 119(44 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

SOUTH AFRICA 186(44 OVERS)
1ST INNINGS

NEW ZEALAND 283(78.5 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

SOUTH AFRICA 220/6(47.3 OVERS)
2ND INNINGS

What a Test match it turned out to be - 36 wickets in under three days and still it went down to the wire - South Africa takes the series 2-0! For the latest bulletin on today's play, features and other stories please visit www.cricinfo.com Do write in with any feedback at http://www.cricinfo.com/commentary.html So South Africa end the season with a comprehensive series win, Graham Smith bags the man-of-the-match award and Makhaya Ntini gets the man-of-the-series for his 20 wickets.

47.3
4
Franklin to Pollock, FOUR runs, there it is! good length delivery outside the off stump and Pollock drives it away through covers - South Africa win by four wickets!

Physio is called in - play held up. Pollock is back on his feet now and that gets the crowd going!

47.2
0
Franklin to Pollock, no run, ouch! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Pollock swings across but fails to make contact and the ball hits him on the elbow - that hurts
47.1
0
Franklin to Pollock, no run, hit on the pad, came in from wide outside the off stump and the appeal is turned down

END OF OVER:
47 | 8 Runs | SA: 216/6

  • Ashwell Prince43 (60b)
  • Shaun Pollock2 (5b)
  • Chris Martin17-1-64-1
  • James Franklin13-0-63-3
46.6
0
Martin to Prince, no run, hit on the pad and the ball rolls away on the off side
46.5
0
Martin to Prince, no run, Martin once again drags it short and Prince comfortably ducks under it
46.4
0
Martin to Prince, no run, bouncer and Prince ducks under it