Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

JDP Oram
133(169) 18x4 - 2x6
Control %84%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 37 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
5 18 15 14 28 7 12 34
AB de Villiers
97(161) 13x4 - 0x6
Control %91%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 36 runs
  • 6x4 - 0x6
4 1 8 16 37 8 8 14

Best performances - Bowlers

DW Steyn
O17
M4
R47
W5
Eco2.76
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
M Ntini
O14
M3
R51
W5
Eco3.64
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

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

South Africa - 1st - Innings

16
HH Gibbs6 (19)
GC Smith7 (13)
79
HH Dippenaar36 (76)
GC Smith38 (78)
24
JH Kallis5 (19)
HH Dippenaar16 (20)
11
JH Kallis0 (17)
AG Prince9 (33)
47
JH Kallis33 (63)
AB de Villiers14 (41)
20
MV Boucher6 (19)
AB de Villiers13 (21)
32
SM Pollock20 (37)
MV Boucher12 (38)
4
SM Pollock4 (2)
N Boje0 (4)
41
N Boje23 (33)
DW Steyn12 (39)
2
M Ntini1 (3)
DW Steyn1 (6)

New Zealand - 1st - Innings

8
HJH Marshall6 (8)
PG Fulton2 (6)
4
SP Fleming0 (5)
PG Fulton4 (6)
20
SB Styris17 (18)
PG Fulton2 (11)
6
NJ Astle0 (0)
PG Fulton6 (6)
7
NJ Astle4 (8)
JDP Oram2 (7)
44
JDP Oram10 (28)
BB McCullum31 (30)
183
DL Vettori81 (117)
JDP Oram90 (117)
8
JEC Franklin8 (16)
JDP Oram0 (0)
42
JDP Oram27 (15)
KD Mills12 (35)
5
CS Martin1 (3)
JDP Oram4 (2)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

8
HH Gibbs0 (12)
GC Smith7 (8)
11
HH Gibbs2 (9)
HH Dippenaar8 (11)
23
JH Kallis11 (31)
HH Dippenaar8 (28)
31
JH Kallis15 (40)
AG Prince11 (45)
67
JH Kallis36 (88)
AB de Villiers29 (65)
54
MV Boucher21 (46)
AB de Villiers32 (54)
11
SM Pollock10 (10)
AB de Villiers1 (4)
65
N Boje26 (47)
AB de Villiers35 (38)
6
N Boje5 (4)
DW Steyn1 (5)
23
M Ntini16 (27)
DW Steyn6 (22)

New Zealand - 2nd - Innings

5
HJH Marshall1 (11)
PG Fulton4 (2)
0
HJH Marshall0 (0)
KD Mills0 (2)
12
SP Fleming6 (21)
HJH Marshall5 (9)
6
SB Styris2 (6)
HJH Marshall4 (6)
3
NJ Astle2 (7)
HJH Marshall1 (1)
2
HJH Marshall0 (4)
JDP Oram2 (8)
45
HJH Marshall11 (25)
BB McCullum33 (38)
46
DL Vettori38 (45)
HJH Marshall3 (29)
0
DL Vettori0 (3)
JEC Franklin0 (1)
1
JEC Franklin0 (0)
CS Martin0 (4)
  • Fleming: Pacemen made the difference

    New Zealand's captain, Stephen Fleming, admitted that South Africa's pacemen had been too hot to handle, after his side were bundled to a 128-run defeat in the first Test at Centurion

  • Steyn and Ntini rout New Zealand

    New Zealand's resistance lasted just six overs on the final morning at Centurion, as Makhaya Ntini and Dale Steyn combined to complete the job they had started with the new ball the previous evening. Ntini took 5 for 51, and ten in the match, and Steyn to

  • 'We knew the new ball would play a role': Steyn

    Dale Steyn has grown in confidence through the first Test against New Zealand at Centurion. Playing his fourth Test, Steyn took 3 for 35 as New Zealand were reduced to 98 for 7 in their pursuit of 249

  • Ntini and Steyn fire before rain

    New Zealand were in tatters at 98 for 7, chasing 249, when rain and bad light forced an early end to the fourth day

  • AB de Villiers turns the table

    AB de Villiers struck a fine innings of 97, and Nicky Boje chipped in with a vital cameo to wrestle back the initiative for South Africa on the third day of the first Test against New Zealand at Centurion