South Africa Vs New Zealand – 1st T20 (Preview)

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 | 0

South Africa is the 4th team in the ODI, 1st at Test and 7th in the 720 ranking thus far and New Zealand is the 4th in test, 3rd in ODI and 6th at t20i. However their 13th t20 head to head will be take place at Kingsmead, Durban on this Friday, August 14, 2015. Watch this match on Super Sports on the match day at 7:00 pm Local time.

Matches Information’s:

Match                   : South Africa Vs New Zealand – 1st T20

Competition      : New Zealand tour in South Africa

Match Date        : Friday, August 14, 2015

Venue                   : Kingsmead, Durban

Time                     : 7:00 pm Local

Live Broadcaster Network:

  • Geo Super
  • CSN Network
  • Sky Sports
  • DD National, DD Sports
  • SuperSport
  • OSN Network
  • Orbit Show Network

Possible Starting Line Ups:

South Africa 1st t20 Squad:

D Wiese, Faf du Plessis, K Abbott, HashimAmla, F Behardien, AB de Villiers, J-P Duminy, Eddie Leie, D Miller, MorneMorkel, A Phangiso, KagisoRabada, R Rossouw, Morne van Wyk

New Zealand 1st t20 Squad:

R Taylor, G Worker, G Elliott, M Henry, A Milne, M McClenaghan, J Neesham, B Wheeler, I Sodhi, D Bracewell, TLatham, M Guptill, N McCullum, Lu Ronchi, C Munro, K Williamson

Head to Head, Match Points and Preview:

Have so far 12 head to head in T20I so far. Just 3 won by the 6th team on the ICC ranking New Zealand and 7th team on current ICC t20 ranking South Africa won 9 matches

On October, 21, 2005 at Johannesburg 1st t20 match was held up between South African and New Zealand, which winner was New Zealand. And most recent match is in 2014 ICC world cup at Chittagong, where South Africa won by 2 runs. New Zealand last won on 2012 and last of 3rd matches by 8 wickets in East London.

T20I Head to head:

Total ODI Match South Africa won New Zealand won No Result Tie
12 9 3 0 0


Among both team most highest runs innings comes from South Africa, on 26th December, 2012 they scored 179 runs after losing 6 wickets and on the day of R Levi’s century SA scored 174 runs, which is the second biggest innings vs. New Zealand for South Africa.

  • 117 runs innings comes from R Levi at 19th Feb 2012 is the best individual innings.
  • 101 runs from M Guptill is the best individual innings from New Zealand.
  • Most 322 runs also comes from this NZ openers bat.
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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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