March 10 (CRICKETNMORE) - South Africa have taken a five run lead at stumps on day three of the first Test against tNew Zealand in Dunedin on Friday. Dean Elgar (12) and Hashim Amla (23) overcame that early loss to take South Africa to stumps on 38 for one.
Earlier, New Zealand finished their on 341 thereby taking a 33-run lead. Skipper Kane Williamson scored his 16th test century before being dismissed for 130. He shared 84 runs partnership for sixth wicket with who made 50. For South Africa, Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj recorded his maiden five-wicket haul.
South Africa (1st innings) – 308/10 (Dean Elgar 140, Temba Bavuma 64, Trent Boult 4-64, Neil Wagner 3-88)
New zealand (1st innings) – 341/10 (Kane Williamson 130, Jeet Raval 52, BJ Watling 50, Keshav Maharaj 5-94)
South Africa (2nd Innings) - 38/1
New Zealand lead by 33 runs
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