New Zealand shrunken again against South Africa's fast bowling attack when they staggered to 47 for 6 in their 1st innings in reply to the South Africa’s 525 for 8 declared on the 2nd day of the second Test at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
The pace duo of Dale Steyn and Rory Kleinveldt finished the day with figures of 2 for 14 and 2 for 18 respectively, while left arm spinner Robin Peterson grabbed two wickets in two balls. Hashim Amla, Du Plessis and Dean Elgar all scored three scored centuries for the world's top side.
Faf Du Plessis, who began the day on 69, eventually made 137 off 252 balls including with 14 fours and two sixes . Elgar bring up his first century, in his 3rd Test, off what turned out to be the last ball of South Africa's innings to end not out on 103 off 170 balls with 14 fours and a six.
Elgar and Du Plessis shared for a partnership of 131 runs off 38.5 overs, a South African 6th wicket record stand against New Zealand. Hashim Amla was out for 110 off 235 balls with his innings including eight fours while he and Du Plessis put on 113 runs for the 5th wicket off 36.5 overs. South Africa are already lead the series 1-0