New Zealand beat South Africa by 281 runs in the first Test of 2 match series. T20 league becomes a threat to international cricket! New Zealand did such a bad thing to this team

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 7, 2024 12:23 PM IST

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T20 league becomes a threat to international cricket!

NZ vs SA 1st Test Match: The South African team is currently on a tour of New Zealand. A 2-match test series is being played between the two teams. The first match of the series was played at Mount Manuganai. In this match, the South African team had to face defeat at the hands of New Zealand by 281 runs. The performance of the South African team was very poor in this match. The reason behind this was a T20 league.

T20 league overshadows international cricket

The reason for South Africa’s poor performance in this match was the SA20 League. Actually, SA20 league is currently being played in South Africa. Due to this league, South Africa had decided to send a weak team to tour New Zealand. The result was that he had to face a big defeat. The surprising thing was that in the first Test against New Zealand, 6 such players were included in South Africa’s playing 11, who had not played any international Test match before.

New Zealand won the match in a one-sided manner

In this match, New Zealand, batting first, scored 511 runs in its first innings. After this, New Zealand’s bowlers also performed brilliantly and bowled out South Africa’s first innings for 162 runs. At the same time, New Zealand declared its second innings after scoring 179 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. In response, the South African team could score only 247 runs in the last innings and lost the match by 281 runs.

Kane Williamson-Rachin Ravindra were the heroes of victory

Kane Williamson and Rachin Ravindra performed brilliantly in this match. Rachin Ravindra scored 240 runs facing 366 balls in the first innings of the match. During this, he hit 26 fours and 3 sixes. This was the first time that Rachin Ravindra had crossed the 100-run mark in Test and he also managed to convert it into a double century. At the same time, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson scored centuries in both the innings. Kane Williamson had scored 118 runs on 289 balls in the first innings of this match. Whereas, in the second innings he played an innings of 109 runs in 132 balls.

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