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 deadly bowling of South Africa continued on the third day when New Zealand was forced to follow on and the visitors lost four wickets in the second innings.
The mighty South Africa crushed the visiting New Zealand by a mammoth margin of over an innings in the 1st Test just before the tea interval on day three.
The South African bowlers struck again by claiming four wickets of New Zealand in their second innings as the hosts are heading towards a remarkable win.
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Rohit Sharma is making his debut in test Cricket against Australia in the Sydney test.