All-round SA crushes NZ by 159 runs

A solid batting effort led by AB de Villiers was backed up by a collective performance from seamers as South Africa took a 2-1 series lead against New Zealand in Wellington.

Quinton de Kock scored 68 off 70 balls.   -  The Hindu

Dwayne Pretorius took 3 for 5 to help South Africa collect a 159-run victory by bowling New Zealand out for 112, in the third One-Day International between the sides in Wellington. AB de Villiers laid the foundation with a knock of 85, en route crossing the landmark of 9000 ODI career runs as South Africa posted a total of 271 for 8.

Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

All its bowlers were among the wickets. The teams play the fourth ODI in Hamilton on March 1.

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