New Zealand vs South Africa Test Cricket Head-To-Head

New Zealand vs South Africa Test Cricket Head-To-Head

New Zealand will battle against South Africa in match number 2 of South Africa in New Zealand, 2 Test Series, 2024 at Seddon Park in Hamilton, New Zealand, on February 13. The match will begin at 03:30 AM IST.

New Zealand vs South Africa Head-To-Head Record In Test

New Zealand and South Africa have battled against each other on 48 occasions in Tests. While New Zealand have won 6 matches, their rivals have emerged victorious on 26 instances. Meanwhile, 16 encounters have concluded in a stalemate.

The last 5 Test matches have seen New Zealand win 2 times and South Africa 2 times. The highest score in these 5 encounters is 511 by New Zealand whereas the lowest has been 80 by South Africa.

The team batting first has won 4 times, and lost 14 times in 23 matches, on the other hand, the chasing side has won on 2 occasions, and lost 12 times in 25 matches.

New Zealand vs South Africa Test Records

Highest score: New Zealand posted 715/6 against Bangladesh in 2019, which stands as the highest score between the two teams in Tests. Kane Williamson, Tom Latham, and Jeet Raval scored a ton to guide New Zealand to the record total. Bangladesh scored 234/10 in 59.2 overs. New Zealand beat Bangladesh by an innings and 52 runs.

Lowest score: New Zealand recorded 26/10 against England. It remains the lowest team total in a Test match between the two teams.

Average score: New Zealand’s average score in New Zealand vs South Africa Tests is 254, while South Africa averages 268 runs on the board in Tests.

Seddon Park Test Record

Win/Loss Record

New Zealand has played 27 matches at Seddon Park. They have won 13 of these games and lost 6.

On the contrary, South Africa has been a part of 3 matches at the venue, winning one and losing 0 times.

Average Score

New Zealand scored an average of 292 runs when playing in the Test format at the ground.

Meanwhile, the average score of South Africa at Seddon Park is 253 runs.

Highest Score

New Zealand‘s highest score stands at 715/6 in 163 overs, put up against Bangladesh in 2019. New Zealand beat Bangladesh by an innings and 52 runs.

Whereas, the highest total for South Africa at Seddon Park came against New Zealand in 2017, when they put together 314/10 in 89.2 overs. New Zealand drew with South Africa.

Lowest Score

New Zealand’s lowest score when playing at Seddon Park is 93/10, made against Pakistan. Pakistan beat New Zealand by 33 runs.

Meanwhile, South Africa could set up only 253/10 against New Zealand in 2012.

New Zealand vs South Africa Test Record at Seddon Park

Head-to-head: New Zealand and South Africa have faced each other on 3 occasions at Seddon Park. New Zealand has won 0 of those fixtures while South Africa has had the upper hand in 1 game.

Highest score: The highest score for a New Zealand vs South Africa match at Seddon Park is 509/10 made by New Zealand in 2004.

Lowest score: New Zealand recorded 168/10 on the scoreboard in 2012, which remains the lowest team total at the ground.

New Zealand vs South Africa Prediction

Both teams are dominating each other equally.