It took just the 19.4 overs for South Africa to wrap up a huge innings and 193 runs on the fourth day morning of the Second and final Test at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. With this the Kiwis under a new Skipper Brendon McCullum have been cleanswept in the 2-match Test Series with innings defeats.
New Zealand after their first innings horror are facing a second consecutive innings defeat against the Proteas. The visitors lost four wickets in their first innings and four more in their second innings during the third day’s play of the Second Test at the St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
New Zealand crashed to an innings and 27-run defeat in the opening Test against South Africa at Cape Town. The match was finished well before the Tea Break on the third day. The New Zealand defeat was inevitable after they were bundled out for just 45 on the first day of the Test match.
South Africa wrapped up a massive 309-run win in the deciding Perth Test after taking a little over an hour in the final session on Day 4 to bowl out the Aussies. An annoying 10th wicket stand of 87 runs between Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon managed to delay the inevitable South African victory.
A stunning second wicket stand between Skipper Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla has more or less taken the Perth Test match away from the Aussies. The experienced duo demoralized the new look Australia completely to take the visitors to an overall lead of 292 with still 8 wickets in hand.
South Africa eased to a 10-wicket win with 44 balls to spare to eliminate Zimbabwe from the ICC World T20 2012. It was no contest at Hambantota once South Africa restricted Zimbabwe to just 93 runs in 20 overs.