Kane Williamson produced a valiant, unbeaten century to save the third Test of The National Bank Series for New Zealand against South Africa in Wellington.
Vernon Philander took six-81 to help South Africa dismiss New Zealand for 275 -- one run more than its follow-on target -- on the fourth day of the third Test Monday.
Petersen (156) and Duminy (103) got fluent tons and Gillespie bagged his career best figures of 6/113 before SA declared on 474/9. In reply, NZ were 65/0 at stumps on day 3 against South Africa at Wellington.
Alviro Petersen and JP Duminy stroked half centuries to guide South Africa to 246 for two at stump on the Day 2 of the third Test against New Zealand.
Hashim Amla (63) and Alviro Petersen (44*) lifted South Africa to 136-2 as rain and bad light shortened the Day 1 of the third Test against New Zealand.
New Zealand has recalled Northern Districts batsman Daniel Flynn into the Test squad in place of struggling opener Rob Nicol for the final Test starting on Friday in Wellington.
Smith and Amla wasted little time in guiding South Africa to the 101 runs needed to beat New Zealand by 9 wickets shortly before tea on Day 3 of the 2nd Test.
South Africa grabbed the second Test against New Zealand by the scruff of the neck, reducing the hosts to 65/4 at the close of the second day's play.
South Africa ended a rain curtailed Day 1 at 27/2 after their bowlers ran amok and dismissed New Zealand to just 185. McCullum top scored for NZ with a fine fifty while Philander took 4 wickets.
Both the South Africa and New Zealand fancy their chances in the second Test to be played in Hamilton.