New Zealand scored 321 runs in their cricket match against South Africa. Two players, Devon Conway and Tom Latham, each made more than 50 runs while they were batting.
South Africa tried to chase this score but couldn’t do it because of rain. Quinton de Kock played really well and made 84 runs, and Rassie van der Dussen made 51 runs. But the rain came, and they were seven runs short of the target, according to the rules. Kane Williamson, who is an important player for New Zealand, also played and scored 37 runs. However, he won’t play in the next game against England.
Both teams used 17 bowlers in the game, and Trent Boult from New Zealand got an early wicket by hitting Reeza Hendricks’ pads. Later on, van der Dussen made some good shots and got a half-century, but he got out trying to hit a big shot.
Quinton de Kock hit some fours and a six, and David Miller also played well. They were looking good, but then Boult took another wicket. Heinrich Klaasen and de Kock hit boundaries and took singles to score runs quickly. De Kock got his fifty, but then Boult took another wicket.
Miller and de Kock continued to play well, hitting boundaries and dealing with the spinners. The match was getting exciting, but then it was interrupted by rain.
Earlier in the day, Devon Conway and Kane Williamson made a big partnership of 218 runs for New Zealand. They played really well, and New Zealand didn’t lose any wickets for a long time. Conway and Williamson both played great shots. Williamson had to leave the field due to an injury, and Conway also left after a while.
Later in the game, Tom Latham and Glenn Phillips batted for New Zealand. They were doing well, but then Marco Jansen took their wickets in the 40th over. In the end, New Zealand scored 321 runs in total. They got 78 runs in the last 10 overs, thanks to Mitchell and Santner.
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