South Africa were 24 for two in reply to New Zealand's 268 at stumps on day one of the second Test in Wellington on Thursday.
Nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada was not out on eight with first Test centurion Dean Elgar gone for nine.
New Zealand’s Henry Nicholls made 118 and Jeet Raval 36, while JP Duminy took four for 47 bowling for South Africa. DM
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