The star quick bowler of New Zealand, Tim Southee, bowled excellently in the second innings by picking three important wickets as England looks for survival.
Matt Prior blasted a match preserving ton and shared a solid partnership with Ian Bell that resulted in saving the crucial third Test for England vs. New Zealand.
Peter Fulton plundered his successive ton in the match and the Black Caps bowlers bowled superbly vs. England as the home team came closer to a historic win.
The New Zealand batting led by Peter Fulton and Kane Willamson posted a healthy total while Trent Boult held two quick English wickets as the hosts ruled the day.
A lethal bowling spell from the speedster Steven Finn, well supported by the other bowlers and keen batting by the English batsmen won them the third ODI vs. the Kiwis.
South Africa emerged as the top Test team in the world under the captaincy of Graeme Smith after beating England convincingly 2-0 in Basil D’Olivera Trophy.
A combined team effort well led by the skipper, Graeme Smith, took South Africa to the peaks of Test cricket while beating England and clinching the No.1 spot.