New Zealand in SA

Proteas crush NZ in PE

2013-01-14 11:52
Dale Steyn (Getty Images)
Port Elizabeth - Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel used the second new ball to devastating effect as South Africa completed victory by an innings and 197 runs on the fourth day of the second and final Test against New Zealand at St George's Park on Monday.

Man of the match Steyn took 3-48 and Morkel 2-36 as New Zealand were bowled out for 211.

GALLERY: South Africa v New Zealand, second Test

They needed only a combined 34 deliveries to take the last five wickets. Steyn took 5-17 in the first innings and had match figures of 8-65.

Scorecard: South Africa v New Zealand, second Test, Port Elizabeth

Video highlights: SA v NZ, second Test, day 4

New Zealand were bowled out half an hour before lunch on the fourth day as South Africa completed a 2-0 series victory. They won the first Test in Cape Town by an innings and 27 runs.

Dean Brownlie and BJ Watling put on 98 for the fifth wicket before Brownlie was caught behind off Jacques Kallis for 53 in the 10th over of the day.

The new ball was taken three overs later and the rest of the batsmen folded quickly.

Colin Munro was caught at third slip off Morkel in the first over with the new ball and Watling's defiant innings ended when he was bowled by Steyn for 63 in the next over.

Watling and Brownlie were among the few players to shine for New Zealand in a one-sided series.

Brownlie made a century in the second innings in the first innings, while Watling made 63 in both innings in Port Elizabeth.

The win consolidated South Africa's position at the top of the world rankings.

Teams

South Africa:

Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (wk), Francois du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Robin Peterson, Rory Kleinveldt, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel

New Zealand:

Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (captain), Kane Williamson, Dean Brownlie, Daniel Flynn, BJ Watling (wk), Colin Munro, Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult, Jeetan Patel, Neil Wagner

Read more on:    proteas  |  nz in sa  |  good news  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Cool Cobras see off Knights

2014-10-22 23:08

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
126 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

Red Bull Lionheart trail run - not for the fainthearted!

Entries are open, so what are you waiting for?

 
 

Where were you when you last felt alive?

Adventure holidays for your bucket list
Top 10 water sports to try before you die
6 impressive camping tips
LOL! The 8 stages of marathon running
Fixtures
23 October 2014
New Zealand v South Africa, Mount Maunganui 23:30
26 October 2014
New Zealand v South Africa, Hamilton 23:30
05 November 2014
Australia v South Africa, Adelaide Oval 10:35
Previous Results

Date Match Result
Vote

The Proteas have crashed to their first-ever ODI series defeat against New Zealand at home. The main reason was... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.