The New Zealand Black Caps will be underdogs on their cricket tour of South Africa, with their first Twenty20 international scheduled for Durban on Friday.
New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum, pictured during a Test match against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Cricket Stadium, on November 18, 2012. Led by McCullum, one of the world's leading T20 batsmen, N.Zealand will hope to match an experimental South African squad in the shortest form of the game, starting Friday in Durban.
Hit by injuries and the unavailability of leading batsman and former captain Ross Taylor, New Zealand's best chance of matching their powerful hosts would appear to be in three Twenty20 internationals, which precede two Tests and three one-day internationals.
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