South African cricket team in New Zealand in 2011–12

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South African cricket team in New Zealand in 2012
  Flag of New Zealand.svg Flag of South Africa.svg
  New Zealand South Africa
Dates 17 February 2012 – 27 March 2012
Captains Ross Taylor (Tests), Brendon McCullum (ODI and T20) Graeme Smith (Tests), AB de Villiers (ODI and T20)
Test series
Result South Africa won the 3-match series 1–0
Most runs Graeme Smith (282) Kane Williamson (229)
Most wickets Vernon Philander (21) Mark Gillespie (11)
One Day International series
Results South Africa won the 3-match series 3–0
Most runs Brendon McCullum (188) Hashim Amla (176)
Most wickets Kyle Mills & Rob Nicol (3) Morné Morkel (7)
Twenty20 International series
Results South Africa won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Martin Guptill (151) Richard Levi (141)
Most wickets Tim Southee (5) Morné Morkel (4)

The South African cricket team toured New Zealand from 17 February to 27 March 2012. The tour consisted of three Twenty20 (T20), three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Tests.[1]

Squads[edit]

Tests ODIs T20Is
 New Zealand[2]  South Africa[3]  New Zealand  South Africa[4]  New Zealand[5][6]  South Africa[7]

Warm-up Game[edit]

T20[edit]

15 February
Scorecard
South Africa 
150/6 (20 overs)
v
  Canterbury Wizards
130 (19 overs)
Richard Levi 63 (32)
George Worker 3/23 (4 overs)
Matt Henry 42 (17)
Jean-Paul Duminy 1/20 (2 overs)
South Africa won by 20 runs
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Umpires: Derek Walker and Tim Parlane
Player of the match: Martin Guptill
  • Canterbury Wizards won the toss and elected to field

Twenty20 Series[edit]

1st T20I[edit]

17 February
Scorecard
South Africa 
147/6 (20 overs)
v
 New Zealand
148/4 (19.2 overs)
Jean-Paul Duminy 41 (37)
Tim Southee 3/28 (4 overs)
Martin Guptill 78 (55)
Jean-Paul Duminy 1/20 (2 overs)
New Zealand won by 6 wickets
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Umpires: Gary Baxter and Barry Frost
Player of the match: Martin Guptill
  • New Zealand won the toss and chose to field

2nd T20I[edit]

19 February
Scorecard
New Zealand 
173/4 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
174/2 (16 overs)
Martin Guptill 47 (35)
Johan Botha 1/22 (4 overs)
Richard Levi 117* (51)
Rob Nicol 1/10 (1 over)
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Gary Baxter Chris Gaffaney (both NZL)
Player of the match: Richard Levi (South Africa)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
  • T20I debut: Marchant de Lange (South Africa)

3rd T20I[edit]

22 February
Scorecard
South Africa 
165/7 (20 overs)
v
 New Zealand
162/7 (20 overs)
Jean-Paul Duminy 38 (20)
Rob Nicol 2/20 (3 overs)
Jesse Ryder 52 (42)
Johan Botha 2/20 (4 overs)
South Africa won by 3 runs
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: Gary Baxter and Chris Gaffaney (both NZL)
Player of the match: Johan Botha (South Africa)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.

ODI Series[edit]

1st ODI[edit]

25 February
13:30 (D/N)
Scorecard
New Zealand 
253/9 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
254/4 (45.2 overs)
Brendon McCullum 56 (67)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 2/41 (10 overs)
AB de Villiers 106 (106)
Kyle Mills 1/27 (7 overs)
South Africa won by 6 wickets
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Umpires: CB Gaffaney and RK Illingworth
Player of the match: AB de Villiers (South Africa)
  • New Zealand won the toss and decided to bat.

2nd ODI[edit]

29 February
Scorecard
New Zealand 
230 (47.3 overs)
v
 South Africa
231/4 (38.2 overs)
Brendon McCullum 85 (96)
Morné Morkel 5/38 (9.3 overs)
Hashim Amla 92 (107)
Tarun Nethula 2/60 (10 overs)
South Africa won by 6 wickets
McLean Park, Napier
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Gary Baxter
Player of the match: Morné Morkel
  • South Africa won the toss and decided to field

3rd ODI[edit]

3 March
Scorecard
New Zealand 
206 (47 overs)
v
 South Africa
208/5 (43.2 overs)
Brendon McCullum 47 (59)
Marchant de Lange 4/46 (9 overs)
Hashim Amla 76 (89)
Rob Nicol 2/14 (3.2 overs)
South Africa won by 5 wickets
Eden Park, Auckland
Umpires: Chris Gaffaney and Richard Illingworth
Player of the match: Marchant de Lange
  • South Africa won the toss and decided to field
  • ODI debut: Marchant de Lange (South Africa)

Test series[edit]

1st Test[edit]

7–11 March
Scorecard
v
238 (68.2 overs)
Hashim Amla 62 (102)
Chris Martin 4/56 (18 overs)
273 (88.2 overs)
Brendon McCullum 48 (102)
Vernon Philander 4/72 (18 overs)
435/5 dec. (140 overs)
Graeme Smith 115 (234)
Doug Bracewell 3/70 (25 overs)
137/2 (41 overs)
Brendon McCullum 58 (91)
Vernon Philander 1/29 (12 overs)
Match drawn
University Oval, Dunedin
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Billy Doctrove
Player of the match: Graeme Smith
  • New Zealand won the toss and decided to field
  • Day 1 was shortened to 59 overs due to morning rain. Day 5 was abandoned due to rain.

2nd Test[edit]

15–19 March
Scorecard
v
185 (61.2 overs)
Brendon McCullum 61 (133)
Vernon Philander 4/70 (15 overs)
253 (77.3 overs)
AB de Villiers 83 (133)
Mark Gillespie 5/59 (15 overs)
168 (67.5 overs)
Kane Williamson 77 (193)
Vernon Philander 6/44 (15.5 overs)
103/1 (19.5 overs)
Graeme Smith 55* (60)
Doug Bracewell 1/14 (5 overs)
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Seddon Park, Hamilton
Umpires: Billy Doctrove and Richard Kettleborough
Player of the match: Vernon Philander (South Africa)
  • South Africa won the toss and decided to field

3rd Test[edit]

23–27 March
Scorecard
v
474/9 (dec) (148.4 overs)
Alviro Petersen 156 (335)
Mark Gillespie 6/113 (33.4 overs)
275 (96 overs)
Martin Guptill 59 (156)
Vernon Philander 6/81 (22 overs)
189/3 (dec) (29.4 overs)
AB de Villiers 68 (49)
Daniel Vettori 1/40 (7 overs)
200/6 (80.4 overs)
Kane Williamson 102 (228)
Morné Morkel 6/23 (16.4 overs)
Match drawn
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: Aleem Dar and Richard Kettleborough
Player of the match: Morné Morkel (South Africa)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to field.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Future series/tournaments". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  2. ^ South Africa Test Squad. ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved on 2 March 2012
  3. ^ South Africa Test Squad. ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved on 16 February 2012
  4. ^ South Africa One-Day Squad. ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved on 16 February 2012
  5. ^ New Zealand Twenty20 Squad. ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved on 16 February 2012
  6. ^ New Zealand 3rd Twenty20 Squad
  7. ^ South Africa Twenty-20 Squad. ESPNcricinfo.com. Retrieved on 16 February 2012