STATUS OF THE GAME: New Zealand has set off soundly in pursuit of 314 runs, South Africa's first-innings score at Seddon Park in Hamilton. At stumps, the Black Caps reached 67 runs without loss. Jeet Patel and Tom Patel went unscathed to 67 without loss with Patel striking an unbeaten 42, laced with eight fours.South Africa's bowlers, notably the spinner Keshav Maharaj, threatened and Meshav turned the ball and got some drift. More than 63 overs has been lost due to inclement weather, bad light and wet outfield at Seddon Park. If South Africa draws the match and India beats Australia in the final test, South Africa will supplant Australia as the number-2 ranked test team in the world.