Philander six-wicket haul demolishes Kiwis!

Tags: New Zealand v South Africa 3rd Test at Wellington - Mar 23-27, 2012, South Africa tour of New Zealand - 2011-12, Vernon Darryl Philander

Published on: Mar 26, 2012

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Match Report of New Zealand Vs South Africa, Day 4, Third Test at Basin Reserve, Wellington

South Africa have set their eyes on winning the Third and Final Test at Wellington on Day 5 after demolishing the hosts for 275 today. Vernon Philander was the destroyer for the Proteas again taking six wickets. The visitors are now left with just the one day in this Test match to bowl out the Kiwis for a second time in this match.

Vernon PhilanderResuming Day 4 at 65 for 0, the Kiwis were bundled out in 96 overs for 275 just after Tea. The top scorer for the Black Caps was opener Martin Guptill with 59 (from 156 balls with 6 fours). Philander rocked the Kiwis with 6 for 81 in 22 overs.

South Africa finished the day’s play at 75 for no loss in 15 overs to stretch their overall lead to 274.

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