Proteas and Black Caps hang in the balance

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Updated: March 10, 2012

Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor batted through the final session to take New Zealand to 137 for two at stumps on the fourth day of the first test on Saturday.

The hosts will need to score a further 264 runs on what should be an absorbing final day.

New Zealand 273 and 137 for 2 (Taylor 48*, McCullum 58*) need a further 264 to beat South Africa 435 for 5 (Rudolph 105*, Boucher 34*) and 238