The Black Caps are back in action at the Cricket World Cup in England on Wednedsay night nearly two weeks after playing their last match.
They meet the struggling South Africans who must win to keep their hopes of reaching the semi-finals alive.
Rain washed out New Zealand's match against India last week without a ball being bowled, and continuing poor weather has meant nearly all their training's been indoors.
Our cricket correspondent is Iain O'Brein. He talks to Corin Dann.