South African in sight of victory as Vernon Philander strikes – Third Test vs. New Zealand

Vernon Philander - destroyed New Zealand batting by grabbing 6-81

South Africa dominated against New Zealand with a superb spell by Vernon Philander who grabbed six wickets and the visitors are anticipating winning the match.

South Africa declared at mammoth 474 as New Zealand consolidates

Alviro Petersen and Jean-Paul-Duminy - centuries in the first innings

Alviro Petersen and Jean-Paul-Duminy smashed tons as South Africa declared at 474 for nine wickets and New Zealand was responding well at 65 for no loss.

South Africa took charge on a rain hit first day – 3rd Test vs. New Zealand

Hashim Amla - polished 63 runs on the first day of 3rd Test

South Africa got off to a great start in the third Test against New Zealand and had reached at 136 for the loss of two wickets on the rain affected first day.

South Africa crippled New Zealand for 185 – Second Test

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn - destructed New Zealand in first innings

The batting of New Zealand crumbled against the quality bowling of South Africa led by Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn which let them down for 185 in the first innings.