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- New Zealand fast bowler Tim Southee is excited and looking forward to locking horns with the Proteas in the two-match Test series.
- The Proteas are in Christchurch as they take on reigning World Test Championship winners with the first Test scheduled on 17 February.
- Southee hinted at the renowned Springboks and All Blacks rivalry and said it’ll be the same kind of intensity on the cricket field.
Black Caps fast bowler Tim Southee says the sporting rivalry between New Zealand and South Africa is not only limited to the rugby field.
The Proteas are in Christchurch for a two-match Test series against world number two New Zealand, which will form part of the 2021-23 ICC World Test Championship.
The great sporting rivalry between the two countries is predominately known on the rugby field, with the Springboks and All Blacks clashes always a monumental fixture.
After arriving in New Zealand last Friday, the Proteas are preparing to face the reigning World Test Championship winners at Hagley Ov
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