Potchefstroom - Martin
Guptill scored his maiden ODI century against the Proteas and his
ninth overall to set up the Black Caps for a series-levelling victory by eight
wickets with 33 balls to spare in the second ODI at Senwes Park on
As it happened: South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd ODI
It has been
a wonderful tour for Guptill who won the man of the match award in the second T20 International as well as the man of that series award.
partnership of 126 in 28.3 with Tom Latham (64 off 81 balls, 8 fours)
effectively killed off the target after the Proteas, having won the toss, only
managed to make 204 in their innings.
Guptill finished unbeaten with 103 (134
balls, 9 fours and 3 sixes) and finished off the job in partnership with George
Worker in an unbroken third wicket stand of 67 in 13 overs.
told the story of the match as the Proteas only managed one partnership in
excess of 50 when Farhaan Behardien (70 off 87 balls, 5 fours and a six) and
Vernon Philander added 54 for the seventh wicket in 12.5 overs.
Behardien’s fourth ODI half-century and a career best for the Proteas. He was
the only one of the South African top order to come to terms with the
got themselves into early trouble when Adam Milne dismissed both the opening
batsmen, Hashim Amla and Morne van Wyk cheaply. Thereafter it was largely
one-way traffic as the recalled Dougie Bracewell finished with the best figures
brought in Aaron Phangiso as a second spinner in place of Kagiso Rabada in the
only change to the winning side from the first ODI and he and Imran Tahir both
bowled well to take the two wickets to fall.
deciding ODI will be played at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on Wednesday at 12:30.