Published on March 28th, 2017 | by Bhaskar Ganekar0
New Zealand v South Africa, Third Test, Hamilton, Day 4, 2017 – Statistical highlights
Kane Willaimson scored yet another hundred, Colin de Grandhomme’s half-century and South Africa’s struggle with the bat. Here are the statistical highlights from day four of third Test between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton.
5 Number of 150-plus for Kane Williamson in Test; joint second-most his team with Stephan Fleming and Ross Taylor. Among New Zealand batsmen, only Brendon McCullum has 6 150-plus scores in Tests.
176 Highest score for New Zealand against South Africa at home venues when Kane Williamson scores today. Previous highest was by Scott Styris when he had made 170 at Auckland in 2004.
15 Number of consecutive Tests for New Zealand have gone without a win against South Africa. If they manage to win this Test, it will be their first win against South Africa in 13 years. Their last win registered was in March 2004 in Auckland.
2004 Last time New Zealand had four or more fifty-plus scores in a Test innings against South Africa at Auckland before this match. Styris (170), McMilan (82), McCullum (158) and Oram (90) were players to score fifty-plus in that match. In this match, Latham (50), J Raval (88), Williamson (176) and Grandhomme (57) have scored fifty-plus in New Zealand first innings.