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Pacers shine at Christchurch Test between Proteas and Kiwis

CRICDOT DESK :The color-changing Christchurch test. On the first day, South Africa made a big capital of 238 for 3 wickets. Today the match also changed with the rain and cloudy weather conditions. The fast bowlers of both the teams took 12 wickets.

South Africa were bowled out for 364. In reply, host New Zealand ended the day at 156 for five. The Kiwis are still 206 runs behind. Kagiso Rabadar hit in the first over of New Zealand’s innings. Captain Tom Latham returned for 0 with a catch behind the wicket. Another young opener Will Young also caught the wicketkeeper off Rabada. This pacer finished the day with 3 wickets. His partner Marco Jensen took two wickets in the new ball.

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In the counter-attack, Colin D’Grandhome was unbeaten on 6 boundaries at the end of the day with 54 runs in 2 sixes. Sarel Erwie scored a century on the first day for South Africa. Today Marco Jensen scored 36 * and Keshab Maharaj scored 36 runs. Neil Wagner 4 and Matt Henry 3 wickets.

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