Sohag Gazi excelled with the ball by grabbing a hat trick in the second innings of New Zealand as the first Test ended in a draw on a batting paradise wicket.
Sohag Gazi tasted his first Test hundred which was the 4th in the match from the batsmen of either sides in two innings as the game was approaching for a draw.
The visiting New Zealanders made their first impact while beating Derbyshire on day three with a huge margin that will boost their confidence against England.
The bleak form of the New Zealand batsmen continued in the second Test vs. South Africa when they lost a consistent match by a huge margin of over an innings.
The lethal bowling from the South African bowlers continued in the 2nd Test when they grabbed six wickets of New Zealand cheaply after tons from three home batsmen.
The top order batsman of South Africa, Hashim Amla, plundered another Test ton and strengthened the position of his team in the opening match vs. New Zealand.
A thundering batting from Martin Guptill took the match away from South Africa as New Zealand won the nail biting encounter on the last ball of the match.
The batting line up of the Black Caps was bulldozed cheaply by the lethal bowling attack of the Proteas as the home batsmen easily attained the nominal target.
Luke Wright propelled New Zealand with a destructive match winning knock in the important match of the ICC World Twenty20 as England won the game easily.
Ross Taylor led New Zealand from the front with a superb ton by punishing the Indian bowlers at will as the visitors took command on the 1st day of the 2nd Test.