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Cricket: Ruan de Swardt’s maiden half-century rescues the Proteas

# Cricket: South Africa reached 220 for six at stumps on the first day of the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton. The Proteas were in trouble on 101 for five when Ruan de Swardt arrived on the crease. He scored a composed 55 off 135 balls, his maiden Test half-century. Along with debutant, Shaun von Berg, they shared a crucial unbeaten 70-run seventh-wicket partnership. Rachin Ravindra was the pick of the New Zealand bowlers, claiming three wickets.