New Zealand cricket team in South Africa in 2007–08

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New Zealand cricket team in South Africa in 2007–08
Teams
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New Zealand
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South Africa
Dates 25 October – 2 December 2007
Captains Daniel Vettori Graeme Smith
Number of Tests 2
Tests won 0 2
Most runs (Tests) Stephen Fleming 154 Jacques Kallis 346
Most wickets (Tests) Chris Martin 6 Dale Steyn 20
Player of Series (Tests) Dale Steyn
Number of ODIs 3
ODIs won 1 2
Most runs (ODIs) Jamie How 181 Herschelle Gibbs 119
Most wickets (ODIs) Kyle Mills 9 André Nel 4
Player of Series (ODIs) Kyle Mills

The New Zealand cricket team toured South Africa between 25 October and 2 December 2007 and played 2 Test matches, 3 ODIs and 1 Twenty20 match.

Squads[edit]

Test Squads ODI Squads
 South Africa  New Zealand  South Africa  New Zealand
Graeme Smith (c) Daniel Vettori (c) Graeme Smith (c) Daniel Vettori (c)
Mark Boucher (wk) Brendon McCullum (wk) Mark Boucher (wk) Brendon McCullum (wk)
Hashim Amla Shane Bond (withdrawn) Johan Botha Shane Bond
Abraham de Villiers Craig Cumming Abraham de Villiers James Franklin (withdrawn)
Herschelle Gibbs Stephen Fleming Jean-Paul Duminy Mark Gillespie
Paul Harris Peter Fulton (withdrawn) Herschelle Gibbs Gareth Hopkins
Jacques Kallis Mark Gillespie Jacques Kallis Jamie How
André Nel Chris Martin Charl Langeveldt Michael Mason
Makhaya Ntini Michael Mason Albie Morkel Kyle Mills
Shaun Pollock Kyle Mills André Nel Jacob Oram
Ashwell Prince Jacob Oram Makhaya Ntini Jeetan Patel
Dale Steyn Michael Papps Vernon Philander Scott Styris
Jeetan Patel Shaun Pollock Ross Taylor
Scott Styris Dale Steyn Lou Vincent
Ross Taylor Morne van Wyk
  • Lou Vincent was called up to the Test squad to replace Fulton.
  • Iain O'Brien was called up to the Test squad to replace Mills. Mills returned to the Test squad to replace Bond who was injured during the first Test.
  • Jamie How was called up to the Test squad on 11 November.
  • Chris Martin was called up to the ODI squad to replace Franklin.
  • Craig Cumming was called up to the ODI squad on 9 November.

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

8 – 12 November
(scorecard)
v
226 (74.3 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 63 (125)
Shane Bond 4/73 (17 overs)
118 (41.3 overs)
Stephen Fleming 40 (48)
Dale Steyn 5/34 (14.3 overs)
422/3 dec (126 overs)
Jacques Kallis 186 (262)
Jacob Oram 1/49 (16.4 overs)
172 (51 overs)
Daniel Vettori 46* (58)
Dale Steyn 5/59 (17 overs)
 South Africa won by 358 runs
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
Umpires: Mark Benson (ENG) & Daryl Harper (AUS)
Player of the match: Dale Steyn

2nd Test[edit]

16 – 20 November
(scorecard)
v
188 (56.4 overs)
Craig Cumming 48 (107)
Dale Steyn 4/42 (14 overs)
383 (97.3 overs)
Jacques Kallis 131 (177)
Mark Gillespie 5/136 (30 overs)
136 (34.3 overs)
Stephen Fleming 54 (85)
Dale Steyn 6/49 (10.3 overs)
 South Africa won by an innings & 59 runs
SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa
Umpires: Mark Benson (ENG) & Daryl Harper (AUS)
Player of the match: Dale Steyn

Twenty20 Match[edit]

23 November
Scorecard
New Zealand 
129/7 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
131/7 (19.5 overs)
Kyle Mills 33* (24)
Shaun Pollock 3/28 (4 overs)
AB de Villiers 52* (45)
Jeetan Patel 2/17 (4 overs)
 South Africa by 3 wickets
Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa
Umpires: Ian Howell and Brian Jerling
Player of the match: AB de Villiers

ODI series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

25 November
Scorecard
New Zealand 
248/6 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
249/8 (49.5 overs)
Jamie How 90 (124)
André Nel 3/46 (10)
AB de Villiers 87 (103)
Kyle Mills 5/25 (10)
 South Africa by 2 wickets
Kingsmead, Durban, South Africa
Umpires: Mark Benson & Brian Jerling
Player of the match: AB de Villiers

2nd ODI[edit]

30 November
Scorecard
South Africa 
209/9 (50 overs)
v
 New Zealand
210/3 (38.4 overs)
Shaun Pollock 52 (75)
Kyle Mills 3/43 (8)
 New Zealand by 7 wickets
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Umpires: Mark Benson & Marais Erasmus
Player of the match: Jamie How & Brendon McCullum

3rd ODI[edit]

2 December
Scorecard
New Zealand 
238/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
242/5 (45.2 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 119 (101)
Daniel Vettori 3/33 (10)
 South Africa by 5 wickets
Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
Umpires: Mark Benson & Ian Howell
Player of the match: Herschelle Gibbs