New Zealand took a massive first-innings lead of 387 runs. South Africa had batted first in this match but failed to cross 100 runs mark in their First Innings. New Zealand scores 482 runs in their first innings and then restricts South Africa at the score of 34 runs on the loss of 3 wickets. South Africa is still 352 runs behind New Zealand’s first innings. Southee give some early boas to South Africa and took early two wickets and put South Africa on the back foot on the second day of 1st test. New Zealand will look to take early wickets on the 3rd day of the 1st test match and look to enforce inning defeat on South Africa.