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New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 - South Africa tour of New Zealand 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between South Africa and New Zealand at Hagley Oval, Christchurch in 17th February to 19th February 2022.

New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 Highlights
Matt Henry is applauded by his team-mates as he walks off © Getty Images

Matt Henry' record-breaking 7 for 23 with unbeaten half-century, Henry Nicholls' century, Tom Blundell's 96 and Tim Southee's five-for gives New Zealand massive innings and 276-run victory over South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first Test match.

Match Stats :
  • New Zealand's innings and 276-run win was their third largest victory by terms of innings & runs in Test matches and It is their biggest win against South Africa in Tests, previous biggest win by 137-runs at Johannesburg in 1994.
  • Matt Henry's 7 for 23 was the joint third best bowling figures for New Zealand in Test matches, jointly with Richard Hadlee and the best bowling figures by an New Zealand bowler against South Africa in Tests, surpassing the previous record of 6 for 60 held by John Reid at Dunedin in 1964.
  • Matt Henry's 7 for 23 was the joint best bowling figures for New Zealand at their home venue in Test matches and the joint second best bowling figures by any bowler in New zealand in Tests, jointly with Richard Hadlee's 7 for 23 against India at Wellington in 1976.
  • Matt Henry's 7 for 23 was the best bowling figures by any bowler at Christchurch in Test matches, surpassing the previous record of 7 for 47 held by Phil Tufnell (ENG) against New Zealand in 1972.
  • South Africa's 95 was their lowest score ever against New Zealand in Test matches, previous lowest was 148 at Johannesburg in 1953.
  • South Africa's 95 was their joint fifth lowest total in the batting first in Test matches, It is their lowest total batting first since 1932.
  • New Zealand's 482 was their sixth highest score against South Africa in Test matches.
  • Matt Henry became the third New Zealand no.11 batsman to score a fifty in Test matches after Richard Collinge and Trent Boult.
  • Matt Henry became the first No. 11 batsman to score a fifty after taking a seven-for in Test cricket history.
  • South Africa's 111 was their second lowest score against New Zealand in Test matches.

* Matt Henry's record-breaking seven-for restricted to South Africa 95 for all-out before New Zealand scored 116 for 3 on the opening day of the first Test match.

* Henry Nicholls' superb century, Tom Blundell's brilliant 96 and An unbeaten record-breaking half-century from No.11 batsman Matt Henry helped to New Zealand secured a massive first innings lead of 387 before South Africa top-order collapse in the day 2 of the first Test match.

* Tim Southee's five-for as New Zealand innings and 276-run win against South Africa in the day 3 of the first Test match.

South Africa 1st Innings scored 95 for all-out in 49.2 overs with top scorer by Zubayr Hamza 25, Kyle Verreynne 18 and Aiden Markram 15.

1st Innings New Zealand best bowler by Matt Henry claimed a career-best 7-wicket haul for 23-runs in 15-overs including seven maidens, Neil Wagner, Kyle Jamieson and Tim Southee each took one-wickets.

New Zealand 1st Innings scored 482 for all-out in 117.5 overs with top scorer by Henry Nicholls 105 off 163-balls - which was his 8th Test hundred & his second century against South Africa in Tests - including 11-fours.

Tom Blundell 96 off 138-balls - who fell four-run short of his century - including 12-fours, Matt hammered a unbeaten 58 off 68-balls included included 8-fours.

Neil Wagner 49 off 56-balls - who fell one-run short of his half-century - included 7-fours & 2-sixes, Colin de Grandhomme 45, Devon Conway 36, Daryl Mitchell 16 and Kyle Jamieson 15.

1st Innings South Africa best bowler by Duanne Olivier picked up 3-wickets, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada each took 2-wickets and one for Debutant Glenton Stuurman - who took one-wicket on his debut Test match.

South Africa 2nd Innings scored 111 for all-out in 41.4 overs with top scorer by Temba Bavuma 41, Kyle Verreynne 30 and Debutant Glenton Stuurman - who scored 11-runs on his debut Test match.

2nd Innings New Zealand best bowler by Tim Southee claimed a 5-wicket haul for 35-runs in 17.4-overs including six maidens, Neil Wagner, Matt Henry both took 2-wickets and one for Kyle Jamieson.



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