New Zealand’s pace bowlers had South Africa in all sorts of strife on the opening day of the first Test at Kingsmead, Durban. Having chosen to bat after winning the toss, the Proteas finished on a disappointing 236 for 8
New Zealand expectedly trumped Zimbabwe in the short two-Test series at Bulawayo. They beat the hosts by an innings and 117 runs in the first Test, and by 254 runs in the second. Here’s a look at the top performers in the series
Karunaratne and Chandimal led the Sri Lankan fight back as the visitors still trail the hosts by 234 runs after day two in Dunedin. In contrast with day one where the runs were scored at a brisk rate by New Zealand and wickets also fallen
New Zealand held on to a tight 40-run win in the First Test at Auckland. The victory was sealed only with the wicket of India Skipper MS Dhoni, who was otherwise threatening to win the match all on his own. India went down fighting though with a total of 367.