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New Zealand hit back with quick wickets after Elgar career-best

New Zealand hit back with quick wickets after Elgar career-best

The day ended with the match as finely balanced as it was when New Zealand resumed on 177 for three, with Williamson on 78. It was in the 86th over eventually that South Africa opted for it and Kagiso Rabada got the breakthrough in the 93rd with the key wicket of Williamson.

South Africa took a slender five-run second innings lead to end the third day's play at 38/1 after bowling New Zealand out for 341 in their first essay in the opening cricket Test at the University Oval here on Friday.

Left-arm fast bowlers Trent Boult and Neil Wagner were New Zealand's stars from the first innings.

The first test in the three test series began to meander a little Friday as neither side set out to grab the advantage.

Yet, in an era where spectators (and even some players) look for instant satisfaction, this match is a throwback to a previous age.

Bavuma brought up his fifth half-century in the next over, in the company of Quinton de Kock, who fell cheaply soon after to Jeetan Patel with Wagner taking a sharp diving catch at backward point.

Hello, good morning and welcome to CricketCountry's live cricket blog and updates post for the fourth day's play of the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa at the University Oval in the down south lovely city of Dunedin.

Temba Bavuma went on to make 64 off 164 balls, which included 10 boundaries, before he was caught behind off the bowling of Trent Boult.

Cook walked rather than seek a review but replays were unable to detect the ball hitting the bat, suggesting he might have survived if he had tried to overturn the decision.

By tea, New Zealand were 59 for one and they added a further 118 for two wickets, plus the loss of the injured Taylor, in the final session. The opener was foxed by a brilliant delivery from Wagner early on day two.

Taylor, crippled by a calf tear that forced him from the field when on eight early in the innings, was barely able to run.

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