Chris Morris, Quinton de Kock and AB De Villiers helped South Africa to win a tense game match against New Zealand. Here are the statistical highlights of first ODI between New Zealand and South Africa.
4 Wickets taken by Chris Morris in this innings, his second four-wicket haul in ODIs. He had taken first four wickets against Sri Lanka in fifth ODI this month.
0 Wins for New Zealand against South Africa at home since 2004 in ODI bilateral series. Last time they won against the same opponent in bilateral series was in March 2004 at Napier. Their last win at home against Africa in ODIs was in the ICC World Cup 2015 semifinal.
0 Wickets for Imran Tahir in this match, his first wicket-less innings in ODIs in last 10 innings he bowled. His last wicket-less innings was in early 2016 when he went for 40 in 10 overs against West Indies without a wicket.
12 Consecutive win for South Africa in ODIs, their second such streak in history. Australia (21) in 2003, Pakistan (12) in 2005 are other teams with more consecutive win than South Africa.