19 Feb 2012

South Africa beat Black Caps

10:02 pm on 19 February 2012

South Africa beat New Zealand convincingly to square their Twenty-20 cricket series at one-all, in Hamilton on Sunday night.

New Zealand scored 173 for the loss of four wickets after being put into bat.

Martin Guptil top-scored for the Black Caps with 47.

South Africa had to score at a rate of 8.7 runs per over to win the match.

The did it with ease, led by their opening batsman Richard Levi, who scored an unbeaten century.

Scores: NZ 173 for four. South Africa 174 for two off 16 overs. South Africa win by 8 wickets.

England beat White Ferns again

The England womens cricketers have won the second Twenty20 international against New Zealand in Hamilton by 48 runs.

England scored 166 for 7 in their 20 overs, while the White Ferns were bowled for 118 in the last over with captain Suzie Bates top scoring with 37.

The New Zealanders lost their last 8 wickets for 29 runs.

England lead the 5-match series 2-nil with the third game at Eden Park on Wednesday.