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The inaugural Test series between the New Zealand and South Africa national cricket teams took place in New Zealand in February and March 1932. South Africa won both matches of the two-match series. New Zealand were captained by Curly Page and South Africa by Jock Cameron.

Test series summary

First Test

27 February–1 March 1932
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Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
293 (114.4 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
451 (136.5 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 12 runs
Lancaster Park, Christchurch
Umpires: W Butler and JT Forrester
FT Badcock 64
Q McMillan 4/61 (19 overs)
B Mitchell 113
RC Blunt 2/60 (16 overs)
146 (61.5 overs)
GL Weir 74*
Q McMillan 5/66 (20.5 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 28 February was taken as a rest day
  • DC Cleverley and J Newman (both NZ) made their Test debuts.

Second Test

4–7 March 1932
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Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand
364 (99.5 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
410 (141.2 overs)
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Basin Reserve, Wellington
Umpires: KH Cave and WP Page
HG Vivian 100
Q McMillan 5/125 (29 overs)
XC Balaskas 122*
HG Vivian 4/58 (20 overs)
193 (72 overs) 150/2 (41.2 overs)
HG Vivian 73
NA Quinn 4/37 (24 overs)
JAJ Christy 53
B Mitchell 53
FT Badcock 1/31 (11 overs)
  • New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat.
  • 6 March was taken as a rest day.

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