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South Africa beat NZ by 6 wickets

(AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Alan Gibson)

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) Captain A.B. de Villiers top-scored with an unbeaten 89 as South Africa completed a six-wicket win over New Zealand in a limited-overs cricket international Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Earlier, Luke Ronchi was New Zealand's last man out for 99 after stalling a middle-order collapse and leading New Zealand to 230 in 45.1 overs. South Africa made 236-4 in reply.

Ronchi reached his highest score in 24 one-day appearances and shared a 74-run last-wicket partnership with Trent Boult (21 not out) which allowed New Zealand to reach a competitive total after it lost three wickets on 68.

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