First test matchs’ first day between top teams like New Zealand and South Africa was end up as cricket fans wanted to see, Great fight between bat and ball.
In place of Injured AB, Faf Du Plessis captaining the South African test team and he won the toss and elect to bat first.
Proteas opener starts well but Boult looks good in this match and he got the first wicket of the Proteas when Cook got out cook and elger put up a 33 runs partnership.
Then Elger also cheap up and got out on 19 runs, then Amla and Dummy try to put up a partnership and both put 50 runs partnership for the 3rd wicket but after this Dumny got out on 14 runs.
Amla continues and completes his half century and just after that he also got out, he score 54 runs. Boult took his wicket by edging to keeper.
Then Captain came to the party and try to hang out there with Bavuma. Both put up a 50 runs partnership in 133 balls and then Faf also got out, he scored 23 runs in 113 balls.
Bavuma and de kock also put up a good 48 runs partnership before de kock got out on 33 run and followed by Bavuma got out he missed out his half century by just 4 runs.
End of the days play Rabada and Steyn at the crease. South Africa 236 for 8 (Amla 53, Wagner 3-47) v New Zealand