• New Zealand's top order was useless.
  • Brendon McCullum only scored six.
  • Robin Peterson delivered the most economical T20I figures by a South African.
  • Rory Kleinveldt clinched three key wickets.
  • Chris Morris cherished two breakthroughs on debut.
  • Faf du Plessis completed the over Morris could not due to injury.
  • Doug Bracewell's cameo pushed New Zealand's total to 86 all out.
  • Quinton de Kock struck an unbeaten 28 on debut.
  • De Kock shared an unbroken 42-run stand with du Plessis.
  • Kleinveldt was named Man of the Match after an eight-wicket win for the Proteas.

1st T20I: SA v NZ

New Zealand's top order was useless.