NZ vs SA 3rd Test live score : South Africa are on the backfoot at 71 for 3 on Day 1 of the NZ vs SA 3rd Test at Hamilton when rain forced an early lunch break after 26.4 overs of play.
Hashim Amla, is batting solidly in the ongoing Hamilton Test match for the visitors on 38 from 71 balls with 7 fours, in partnership with Skipper Faf du Plessis who is on 6*.
As per the NZ vs SA 3rd Test live score details, Matt Henry picked up two of the three wickets to fall that of debutant opener Theunis de Bruyn for a duck and JP Duminy for 20. Opener Dean Elgar was also dismissed cheaply for 5, falling to Colin de Grandhomme.
This was after South Africa won the toss in the Hamilton Test and chose to bat under overcast conditions at the Seddon Park.
Above Hamilton Test photo : Matt Henry of New Zealand (R) unsuccessfully appeals for the wicket of Jean-Paul Duminy (C) of South Africa during day one of the third Test cricket match between New Zealand and South Africa at Seddon Park in Hamilton on March 25, 2017. Photo courtesy of MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images.
The NZ vs SA 3rd Test was off to a delayed start due to rain which is expected to interrupt the match in the coming days. New Zealand had a big blow going into the Hamilton Test losing both Trent Boult and Tim Southee to injuries.
For the Hamilton Test match coverage, do check out the NZ vs SA 3rd Test live score provided by us.
South Africa are leading the 3-match Test series 1-0 after their 8-wicket win in the NZ vs SA 2nd Test at Wellington. The first Test at Dunedin was a rain-affected draw.