Hashim Amla Century Guides South Africa to Series Win Over New Zealand

Updated: 24 October 2014 14:45 IST

Hashim Amla (119), Faf du Plessis (67) and the bowlers helped South Africa beat New Zealand by 72 runs in the 2nd ODI to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Hashim Amla Century Guides South Africa to Series Win Over New Zealand
Hashim Amla scored his 16th ODI century in the 2nd ODI vs New Zealand © AFP

South Africa defeated New Zealand by 72 runs in the second one-day international at Bay Oval on Friday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

New Zealand were all out for 210 with 21 balls to spare chasing 283 after they won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat.

Hashim Amla top-scored for the Proteas with 119, supported by Faf du Plessis (67), while Luke Ronchi managed 79 in a fruitless rearguard for New Zealand.

Topics : South Africa New Zealand Hashim Amla Cricket
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