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482/10 (117.5)
95/10 & 111/10 (41.5)
NZ won by an inning and 276 runs.
Player of the match: Matt Henry
 
Well, that ends the proceedings of the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa. The two sides will have almost three days of extra rest before they are back on the field for the second Test of the series. Be sure to join us back for the coverage of that Test. Do stay logged on to Sportskeeda for all the cricket coverage from around the globe. For the moment it is time to take your leave. Good bye. 
So it took New Zealand two days and a session to record a thumping win over South Africa and end their 18-year drought.

New Zealand captain won the toss and opted to bowl first. In the first innings, the New Zealand bowlers showed their magic. And one bowler just ripped apart South Africa batting order. Matt Henry picked 7/23 as South Africa were bowled out cheaply on just 95. 

Then New Zealand were helped to a huge total of 482 in their first innings thanks to Henry Nicholls' hundred and a 96 from Tom Blundell. South African bowlers could not repeat what New Zealand bowling attack did. Three South African pacers, Kagiso Rabada, Glenton Stuurman and Duanne Olivier ended up conceding more than 100 runs in their spells. New Zealand ended up with a commanding lead of 387. 

South Africa were expected to bat better in their second innings. But yet again New Zealand pace attack stamped its authority! This time it was Tim Southee's turn to be amongst the wickets. The veteran pacer picked his 14th five-for in Test and completed 200 wickets in New Zealand to stun South Africa. The visitors struggled to go past 100 and were bowled out on 111 as New Zealand completed a commanding win by an innings and 276 runs. 
Tim Southee: This is satisfying. It was clinical three days from everyone. It good to be the top wicket-taker in New Zealand. It is special to go past Sir Richard Hadlee. 
Southee picks his 5th wicket in the innings and completes his 14th five-for in Test to wrap things up for New Zealand. New Zealand win the Test by an innings and 276 runs. New Zealand end their 18-year wait to win a Test against South Africa. And they could not have asked for a better venue to end this wait. New Zealand have enjoyed playing at Hagley Oval in the recent past. This is New Zealand third successive innings win at Hagley Oval. 
42.0
41.4 Tim Southee to Glenton Stuurman, length delivery on middle-off, seaming into the batter, wraps up his pads, the bowler appeals but the umpire is uninterested. Latham reviews.

The ball tracking shows three reds and it's a five wicket haul for Tim Southee!
41.3 Tim Southee to Glenton Stuurman, full and on off, defended to the right of the bowler
41.2 Tim Southee to Glenton Stuurman, BEATEN! Length delivery on fourht stump channel, Stuurman tries to defend it on his front foot but he is beaten for the away swing
An eventful over from Wagner. Whenever Wagner comes on to bowl things get animated a tad bit more! For the moment Oliver and Stuurman are denying New Zealand that sweet taste of a win. 
41.1 Tim Southee to Glenton Stuurman, length delivery on off, driven to cover, no run
41
overs
111 /9 score
4
1
0
0
0
0
runs
cricket bat icon Glenton Stuurman
11 (26)
cricket bat icon Duanne Olivier *
0 (10)
cricket ball icon Neil Wagner
2 /19
40.6 Neil Wagner to Duanne Olivier, back of a length on off, stabbed to point
40.5 Neil Wagner to Duanne Olivier, length delivery, swinging back in on the stumps, defended back to the bowler
40.4 Neil Wagner to Duanne Olivier, back of a length on off, nipping back in, defended back to the bowler
That is three edges in a row! 
40.3 Neil Wagner to Duanne Olivier, length delivery just outside off, Olivier defends on the front foot with the edge just falling short of first slip
40.2 Neil Wagner to Glenton Stuurman, short and on the body, Stuurman plonks it towards short fine leg are for a single
40.1 Neil Wagner to Glenton Stuurman, EDGED AND JUST OVER THE SLIPS! Short of a length from Wagner outside off, Stuurman on his backfoot attempts to cut the ball, gets an outside edge over slips for a boundary!
Oliver and Stuurman manage to survive that over from Southee. How long can this last pair delay the inevitable?
40
overs
106 /9 score
0
0
0
0
1
0
runs
cricket bat icon Glenton Stuurman
6 (24)
cricket bat icon Duanne Olivier *
0 (6)
cricket ball icon Tim Southee
4 /35