Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sat 02 Mar 2024 South Africa wrap up innings and 27 run-victory in Durban Test New Zealand crashed to an innings and 27-run defeat in the opening Test against South Africa at Cape Town. The match was finished well before the Tea Break on the third day. The New Zealand defeat was inevitable after they were bundled out for just 45 on the first day of the Test match. New Zealand face third day defeat despite fightback New Zealand are staring at a third day defeat in the First Test against the Proteas at Cape Town in Durban. The Kiwis who were bundled out for a paltry 45 on Day 1 ended the second day’s play at 169 for 4 in their second innings. South Africa in a dominant position after bundling out NZ for 45 New Zealand put on an embarrassing batting show by getting bundled out for a paltry 45 on the first day of the Opening Test at Newlands in Cape Town. The visitors batting first after winning the toss were bowled out just before lunch thanks to a dream spell of 6-3-7-5 from seamer Vernon Philander.