Quinton de Kock’s back-to-back nervous 90s and New Zealand’s disciplined bowling. Here are the statistical highlights from day two of third Test between New Zealand South Africa at Hamilton.
2 Number of consecutive dismissal for Quinton de Kock in nervous 90s. He trapped on 90 by Neil Wagner in South Africa first innings. His 91 in previous Test was other dismissal in 90s in this series.
130 Test wickets for Neil Wagner for New Zealand, joint eighth-most for the team. He equals tally of 130 Test wickets with Lance Cairns (father of Chris Cairns) in top most wickets lists for New Zealand.
1277 Test runs for Quinton de Kock, fifth-most by South Africa wicket-keeper. He overtakes Jock Cameron (1239 Test runs) with his today’s knock of 91.
3 Fifty-plus opening stands for New Zealand against South Africa since 2000. Tom Latham and Jeet Raval today added unbeaten 67 for opening stands. Other such stands are by Fulton-Papps (50 in 2006) and by Flynn-Guptill (86 in 2012).