South Africa vs New Zealand 2013 1st Test Live Cricket Streaming
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New Zealand were bowled out for their third lowest Test total ever as Vernon Philander ran through their batting line-up to leave them 45 all out.
This is also the third lowest total ever in the 1st innings by a team winning the toss and electing to bat. It is the lowest Test total since India made 42 at Lord’s in June 1974.
Philander ended with figures of 6-3-7-5, Morne Morkel 6-2-14-3 and Dale Steyn ended with 7.2-2-18-2.
The top scorer for NZ was Kane Williamson, who made 13 in 19 deliveries. Nobody else got past eight runs.
Earlier, New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bat first against South Africa in the first test match at a sunny Newlands.
New Zealand’s 45 is also their lowest Test total since they made 26 against England at Auckland in March 1955.
The Proteas, who would retain the number one spot even if they draw the two-test series, went into the match with an unchanged XI from the side that clinched the series decider in Perth.
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