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SOUTH AFRICA 481/8d(154 OVERS)1ST INNINGS NEW ZEALAND 214(58.3 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SOUTH AFRICA 132/7d(47 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Binoy | Commentator: Alagappan Muthu
After New Zealand lost the second Test, an effective decider, Kane Williamson rued that there were no more matches, but felt that the experience gained on this tour would be invaluable
Over the course of a short Test series, a fired-up South African side exposed New Zealand's lack of experience as a batting side and lack of ruthlessness as a bowling attack
Dale Steyn has reaffirmed his commitment to South African cricket, after an injury-riddled 2015-16 season had cast a shadow over his international future
Dale Steyn picked up his first five-wicket haul in international cricket since December 2014 as South Africa bowled New Zealand out for 195 to wrap up a 204-run win on the fourth day in Centurion
Number of fast bowlers who have taken more wickets than Dale Steyn in Tests. Steyn passed Wasim Akram with the wicket of Santner.
Overs it took South Africa to take New Zealand's fifth wicket. The first four had come in just 3.1 overs.
Lowest score before this innings when NZ have lost their first four wickets in a Test innings. They were 4 down for just 7 runs in this innings.
Last time a bowler dismissed both openers for a golden duck before this - Bob Willis dismissed Mudassar Nazar and Mohsin in Leeds
The highest ever target successfully chased in Tests in SA, by Australia in Durban in 1950. The hosts have set a target of 400 for NZ to chase in this Test.
Runs scored by South Africa in the first ten overs of the day. They started the day with a lead of 371 runs in the second innings.
Highest total in the 4th inns in Centurion, by England in 1999-00. SA's lead has already gone over 350.
Average runs for the first 4 wickets for SA in the first inns of this Test, whereas in the second innings they have lost their first 4 wickets for just 47 runs.
Average 1st-inns lead gained by SA in their last 4 completed Tests vs NZ, including lead of 267 in this Test. They lead by 199, 302 and 404 in the last 3 completed Tests.
No. of scores of 50 or more for Kane Williamson in his last 6 Test innings, including this fifty. His scores in last 5 inns - 97, 91, 113, 68*, 2*.
Last time five of NZ's top-seven batsmen were out for single-digit scores in their first inns of a Test, before this - also vs SA in Cape Town in Jan 2013.
Previous highest score for Williamson in Tests in SA in 5 inns, before this match - scores of 13, 15, 4, 11, 2*. He has gone past 20 in this inns.
Guptill's average in six Test innings in South Africa - his scores are 1, 0, 1, 48, 7, 8.
Innings between Test hundreds for Faf du Plessis; the last one came in December 2014. In these 16 innings he averaged 21.25