New Zealand secured their first ever series win on South African soil on Tuesday as they beat the Proteas by 27 runs in the second ODI in Kimberley thanks to some abject running between the wickets.
New Zealand proved all the pundits, and even most of their own fans, wrong on Saturday when they pulled off a nervy chase to win the first ODI against South Africa by just one wicket in Paarl.
This three-match series between the world's number one ODI side and the team ranked ninth seems to be a severe mismatch, and it is, given New Zealand's current horrific form and South Africa's dominance and cohesion.
Giving South Africa paceman Dale Steyn, the world's premier bowler, our Player of the Week gong would certainly be a valid choice, given his eight wickets in PE and his 13 scalps in the series against New Zealand.
South Africa, the world's number one Test side, completed an emphatic series victory over a hapless New Zealand, ranked at eight, and the numbers do not make for pleasant reading for the Black Caps.
Isn't it time for the CSA to get rid of the painful Greg Hayesman commentating on South African matches. They have enough South African and Indian commentators - why do they keep calling this idiot in...Have Your Say