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Cricket: South Africa beat New Zealand in second Test

Published on Jan 14, 2013 6:27 PM
 
South African players acknowledge the crowd after winning day 4 of the second cricket test match between South Africa v New Zealand at the Axxess St George's cricket stadium on Jan 14, 2013, in Port Elizabeth. -- PHOTO: AFP

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AFP) - South Africa won the second and final Test against New Zealand by an innings and 197 runs at St George's Park on Monday.

New Zealand were bowled out for 211 in their second innings half an hour before lunch on the fourth day as South Africa completed a 2-0 series victory.

They won the first Test in Cape Town by an innings and 27 runs.

Brief scores: South Africa 525-8 dec (Graeme Smith 54, Hashim Amla 110, AB de Villiers 51, Faf du Plessis 137, Dean Elgar 103 not out). New Zealand 121 (BJ Watling 63; Dale Steyn 5-17) & 211 (Dean Brownlie 53, BJ Watling 63; Dale Steyn 3-48).