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New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2024 Highlights

Watch the highlights of New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2024 - South Africa tour of New Zealand 2-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between South Africa and New Zealand at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in 04th February to 07th February 2024.

New Zealand vs South Africa 1st Test 2024 Highlights
An unbeaten 219-run stand between Rachin Ravindra and Kane Williamson's stand © AFP/Getty Images

Rachin Ravindra's maiden double-century and Kane Williamson's both innings century sets up to New Zealand's record 281-run victory over inexperienced South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in a one-sided game of the first Test match.

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  • New Zealand's 281-run win was their second largest victory by terms of runs in Test matches after their 423-run win against Sri Lanka at Christchurch in 2018 and It is their biggest win against South Africa in Tests, previous biggest win by 137-runs at Johannesburg in 1994.
  • 24y 78 days : Rachin Ravindra became the second youngest New Zealand batsman to score a double-hundred in Test matches after Matthew Sinclair's 24y 47 days against West Indies at Wellington in 1999 and the youngest New Zealand player to score a double ton against South Africa in Tests, surpassing the previous record of Stephen Fleming's 33y 26 days.
  • Rachin Ravindra became the second New Zealand batsman to score a double-century against South Africa in Tests after Stephen Fleming.
  • Rachin Ravindra's 240 was the 12th highest score for New Zealand in Test matches and the second highest-score by an New Zealand batsman against South Africa in Tests after Stephan Fleming's 262 at Cape Town in 2006.
  • New Zealand's 511 was their second highest score at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in Test matches after their 615 against England in 2019 and It is their third highest total against South Africa in Tests.
  • 232 : Kane Williamson and Rachin Ravindra set up the record third-wicket partnership for New Zealand against South Africa in Test matches, previously held by the 125-run stand between Mark Richardson and Scott Styris at Auckland in 2004, It is the New Zealand's sixth highest third-wicket stand in Tests and the New Zealand's second highest any-wicket stand against South Africa in Tests.
  • Kane Williamson became the fifth New Zealand batsman to score centuries in both innings in an Test match after Glenn Turner, Geoff Howarth, Andrew Jones and Peter Fulton.
  • Kane Williamson became the first player to score centuries in both innings in an Test match at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
  • Kane Williamson became the second New Zealand batsman to score centuries in both innings at No.3 in an Test match after Geoff Howarth and overall the 18th player in Test cricket.



* Kane Williamson and Rachin Ravindra's unbeaten centuries put New Zealand on top of the opening day of the first Test match.

* Rachin Ravindra's maiden double-hundred and Kyle Jamieson's bowling burst make it New Zealand's day in the day two of the first Test match.

* Masterclass Kane Williamson followed his first-innings century with a quick-fire 109 off 132 balls to flatten a depleted South Africa and power New Zealand's lead to a mammoth 528 at the end of third day of the first Test match.

* Pace bowler Kyle Jamieson's four-wicket haul backed up by all-rounder Mitchell Santner's three-for helped New Zealand mammoth 281-run win over South Africa in the day four of the first Test.


New Zealand 1st Innings scored 511 for all-out in 144 overs with top scorer by Rachin Ravindra hammered a career-best 240 off 366-balls - which was his 1st Test double-hundred.

Kane Williamson struck 118 off 289-balls - which was his 30th Test hundred & his fourth century against South Africa in Tests - including 16-fours,

Glenn Phillips blasted a 39 off 42-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 92.85, Daryl Mitchell scored 34 off 75-balls included 3-fours & a six.

Matt Henry hammered a 27 off 9-balls including 3-sixes & a four with strike rate of 300 and Tom Latham scored 20 off 48-balls included 4-fours.

1st Innings South Africa best bowler by Debutant Neil Brand - who claimed a 6-wicket haul for 119-runs in 26-overs on his debut Test match - including a maiden.

Debutant Ruan de Swardt - who took 2-wickets on his debut Test match, Dane Paterson and Debutant Tshepo Moreki both took one-wickets.

South Africa 1st Innings scored 162 for all-out in 72.5 overs with top scorer by Keegan Petersen cracked a 45 off 132-balls including 6-fours.

David Bedingham scored 32 off 58-balls including 5-fours, Debutant Edward Moore - who scored 23 off 50-balls on his debut Test match and Zubayr Hamza hit 22 off 38-balls included 4-fours and Duanne Olivier 15 not out.

1st Innings New Zealand best bowler by Matt Henry captured three-wickets for 31-runs in 14-overs including six maidens, Mitchell Santner picked up 3-wickets for 34-runs in 21-overs including eight maidens, Rachin Ravindra, Kyle Jamieson both took 2-wickets.

New Zealand 2nd Innings scored 179-4 for declared in 43-overs at Stumps - with top scorer by Kane Williamson hammered a 109 off 132-balls - which was his 31st Test hundred & his fifth century against South Africa in Tests - including 12-fours and a six.

2nd Innings South Africa best bowler by Neil Brand took 2-wickets and one for Dane Paterson - Ruan de Swardt.

South Africa 2nd Innings scored 247 for all-out in 80 overs with top scorer by David Bedingham blasted a 87 off 96-balls including 13-fours & 3-sixes with strike rate of 90.62.

Zubayr Hamza cracked a 36 off 92-balls including 4-fours, Ruan de Swardt hit a unbeaten 34 off 56-balls including 4-fours, Raynard van Tonder scored 31 off 83-balls 2-fours and Keegan Petersen 16.

2nd Innings New Zealand best bowler by Kyle Jamieson claimed a 4-wickets for 58-runs in 17-overs including three maidens, Mitchell Santner picked up 3-wickets, Glenn Phillips, Matt Henry and Tim Southee.

Rachin Ravindra named Player of the match for his sensational batting performance to scored a career-best 240-runs knocked off facing 366-balls including 26-fours and 3-sixes.


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