If the Proteas lose tomorrow, they will remain No 3 in the Test rankings, and lose out on a considerable amount of prize money.
South Africa’s top-order has failed miserably in New Zealand.
The horrendous mix-up that led to the run-out of Theunis de Bruyn summed up the Proteas’ top-order collapse on day four.
South Africa were 80-5 and trailed by 95 runs at stumps on day four of the series-deciding Test in Hamilton.
Warriors batsman Colin Ingram believes the suspended Qualifier against the Knights brought about a stronger mindset the following day.
Colin de Grandhomme blasted 57 as New Zealand finished their first innings with a 175-run lead at tea on day four in Hamilton.
Kane Williamson finished on 176 as New Zealand crept to an 83-run lead at lunch on day four in Hamilton.
New Zealand have to show more urgency on day four if they’re to avoid drawing the third Test and losing the series.
The Warriors will face the Titans in the One Day Cup final on Friday, after beating the Knights by 18 runs on Monday evening.
Morne Morkel was delighted with his performance on day three, which saw him reach 250 scalps by taking 2-74 at Seddon Park.
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Kane Williamson’s 148 took New Zealand to 321-4 by stumps on day three, but three late wickets have brought the Proteas back.
Morné Morkel gave South Africans something to shout about when he claimed his 250th Test wicket at Seddon Park.
Both openers scored half-centuries, as New Zealand worked their way to 132-1 by lunch on day three at Seddon Park.