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.
Faf du Plessis
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.
A scintillating bowling supported by top class batting from Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla put the Proteas in a strong position against Australia in third Test.
South Africa got rid of two top batsmen of Australia at dyeing stages of the game as Faf du Plessis demonstrated another match saving innings in the 3rd Test.
A spirited batting by the South African debutant, Faf du Plessis, pulled draw from the jaws of Australia who was sure to win the second Test on the fifth day.