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Published on March 10th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar

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New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, Day 3, 2017 – Statistical highlights

Kane Williamson notched up a hundred, BJ Watling’s yet another half-century Keshav Maharaj’s five-wicket haul and much more. Here are the statistical highlights of the third day of first Test between New Zealand and South Africa at Dunedin. 

3 Number of fifty-plus scores by BJ Watling against South Africa, first New Zealand wicket keeper to hit as much fifty-plus. Brendon McCullum had two 50+ and Artie Dick had one 50-plus for New Zealand as a keeper against Proteas.

4 Number of South Africa spinners have taken five-for against New Zealand in Tests including Keshav Maharaj today. The other players are Wuintin McMillan (2), Hugh Tyfield (3) and David Pithey (1).

2012 Last time before this match New Zealand took a first-innings lead against South Africa in Tests. Interestingly, it was the same venue.

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