VERNON PHILANDER 4 for 50 restricted New Zealand to 5 runs first innings lead on the second day of the first test against South Africa at the University Oval Ground, Dunedin, New Zealand on Thursday. In reply to South Africa's 238 all out, New Zealand were 243 for 9 at close with Trent Boult 8 not out andyet to open his account at the crease. The honors, right now pretty much shared by the two sides and it would be interesting to see how much longer the last pair resist on the third morning. Earlier , Chris Martin took his fourth wicket after Rudolph and Philander had carried the total past 200 when Philander was caught by Williamson at 214 for 22 and then Rudolph also departed immediately, caught Boult off Bracewell for 52 including 5 boundaries. was the last man out as South Africa were all out for 234. A good piece of fielding by and a quick towards the bowler's end made all the difference, Imran gave it a shot having a full length dive but Bracewell broke the stumps. He made 10. Morne Morkel remained not out 13. Chris Martin added one more to his tally of wickets to finish four for 56 while Doug Bracewell had two for 52. The hosts had lost early when opener Robert Nicol was removed by Philander caught for 6 at 7. Martin Guptill was next to go at the total of 42, clean bowled by Morne Morkel for 16. Brendon McCullum was joined by Ross Taylor. The third wicket stand between the two had carried the total past one hundred when McCullum lost his wicket at 106 just short of his well played fifty, caught and bowled Imran Tahir for 48 including 6 boundaries. Kane Williamson and Taylor could add only ten more to the total when the fourth wicket was fallen at 116. Taylor was caught by behind the stumps off Morkel for 44 including 7 boundaries. New batsman Daniel Vettori joined Williamson as they still trailed 106 behind and lost another wicket at 135 when Philander struck again to remove Williamson at the hands of Boucher for 11. Kruger van Wyk joined Vettori, when Tea was taken at 144 for 5. Their partnership had added another 53 to the total before had struck to remove Vettori, caught and bowled for 46 at 188 for 6. He also hit 8 fours. Doug Bracewell the new man. Together they carried the total past 200 when Philander coming on with the second new ball removed van Wyk on the second devlivery at the hands of Smith for 36 including 5 fours at 229 and then two deliveries later he struck when Tim Southee was sent back for 1 another catch by Smith and now 8 wickets down when Trent Boult joined Bracewell to put the hosts through a 1 run lead before struck for the first time just before close. Bracewell was clean bowled for 25, 20 of which had come through boundaries. Chris Martin was the last man and they had added 4 more to the total before the end of the day giving the hosts a 5 runs lead. Boult was not 8 and Martin was yet to open his account. While finished on top with his haul of four for 50, Morne Morkel had two for 52 while Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir and Jacques Kallis took one each.