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This player did a great job in the first test of his career, broke a 24 year old record with deadly bowling – India TV Hindi

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South Africa vs New Zealand Test Match: The first test match is being played between South Africa and New Zealand. In this match, the South African team won the toss and decided to bowl first. New Zealand batted first and scored 511 runs. Rachin Ravindra and Kane Williamson scored excellent centuries for the team. After the end of two days of play, South Africa has scored 80 runs at the loss of four wickets.

This player did wonders

Neil Brand has debuted for South Africa in this match. He has played his first match as captain. Neil bowled brilliantly in the first Test match of his career and emerged as the biggest match winner for the team. He took 6 wickets for 119 runs in 26 overs in the first innings against New Zealand. He has made the record of best bowling figure in an innings of debut test as a captain. Earlier this record was in the name of Naimur Rahman of Bangladesh, which he made against India in the year 2000. Then Naimur had taken 6 wickets for 132 runs, but now Neil Brand has broken this record after 24 years.

This is how my career has been

Neil Brand has so far taken 72 wickets in 51 first class matches for South Africa. Apart from this, he has 22 wickets in his name in 25 List A matches. He has also scored 2906 runs in first class, which includes 6 centuries. Neil is currently 27 years old and he is playing his first test match as captain.

These two players scored centuries

Batting first, the New Zealand team scored 511 runs. Kane Williamson scored the highest 118 runs for the team. Whereas Rachin Ravindra contributed 240 runs. Glenn Phillips scored 39 runs. It was only because of these players that the Kiwi team was able to score a big score. Rachin has scored the first double century of his career and has become the player with the highest innings in the World Test Championship 2023-25.

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