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South Africa’s Vernon Philander seems to be on fire after taking five wickets against New Zealand in the first Test match at a sunny Newlands.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to bat first against South Africa.
New Zealand 31/6(12.4 overs)
South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.
New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Brendon McCullum (captain), Kane Williamson, Dean Brownlie, Daniel Flynn, BJ Watling, James Franklin, Doug Bracewell, Trent Boult, Jeetan Patel, Chris Martin. - IOL