VB Series, 2001/02 / Commentary

VB Series - 1st final

New Zealand v South Africa

South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)

5.3

Ntini to Fleming, no run

5.4

Ntini to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 16/1   SP Fleming 1* (2b)

6.1

Pollock to Fleming, no run

6.2

Pollock to Fleming, no run

6.3

Pollock to Fleming, no run

6.4

Pollock to Fleming, 1 run

6.6

Pollock to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 18/1   SP Fleming 2* (7b)

8.2

Pollock to Fleming, no run

8.3

Pollock to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 21/2   SP Fleming 3* (9b)

9.2

Ntini to Fleming, no run

9.3

Ntini to Fleming, no run

9.4

Ntini to Fleming, no run

9.5

Ntini to Fleming, no run

9.6

Ntini to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 25/2   SP Fleming 3* (14b)

10.3

Pollock to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 27/2   SP Fleming 4* (15b)

11.1

Ntini to Fleming, FOUR

11.2

Ntini to Fleming, 1 run

11.6

Ntini to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 41/2   SP Fleming 9* (18b 1x4)

12.3

Donald to Fleming, 2 runs

12.4

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 45/2   SP Fleming 12* (20b 1x4)

13.6

Kallis to Fleming, 1 wide

13.6

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 51/2   SP Fleming 13* (21b 1x4)

14.1

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

14.3

Donald to Fleming, FOUR

14.4

Donald to Fleming, no run

14.5

Donald to Fleming, 2 runs

14.6

Donald to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 59/2   SP Fleming 20* (26b 2x4)

15.2

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

15.4

Kallis to Fleming, 1 wide

15.4

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 64/2   SP Fleming 22* (28b 2x4)

16.1

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

16.3

Donald to Fleming, no run

16.4

Donald to Fleming, no run

16.5

Donald to Fleming, no run

16.6

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 67/2   SP Fleming 24* (33b 2x4)

17.1

Kallis to Fleming, 2 runs

17.2

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

17.4

Kallis to Fleming, no run

17.5

Kallis to Fleming, no run

17.6

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 72/2   SP Fleming 28* (38b 2x4)

18.1

Donald to Fleming, no run

18.2

Donald to Fleming, no run

18.3

Donald to Fleming, no run

18.4

Donald to Fleming, no run

18.5

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 73/2   SP Fleming 29* (43b 2x4)

19.2

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

19.4

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 80/2   SP Fleming 31* (45b 2x4)

20.3

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

20.5

Donald to Fleming, 1 wide

20.5

Donald to Fleming, no run

20.6

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 86/2   SP Fleming 33* (48b 2x4)

21.1

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 87/2   SP Fleming 34* (49b 2x4)

22.1

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

22.3

Donald to Fleming, no run

22.4

Donald to Fleming, no run

22.5

Donald to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 92/2   SP Fleming 36* (53b 2x4)

23.1

Kallis to Fleming, no run

23.2

Kallis to Fleming, 1 leg bye

23.4

Kallis to Fleming, 1 run

23.6

Kallis to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 96/2   SP Fleming 37* (57b 2x4)

24.2

Klusener to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 98/2   SP Fleming 38* (58b 2x4)

25.6

Boje to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 103/2   SP Fleming 39* (59b 2x4)

26.1

Klusener to Fleming, 1 run

26.3

Klusener to Fleming, no run

26.4

Klusener to Fleming, no run

26.5

Klusener to Fleming, no run

26.6

Klusener to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 105/2   SP Fleming 40* (64b 2x4)

27.2

Boje to Fleming, 1 run

27.6

Boje to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 108/2   SP Fleming 41* (66b 2x4)

28.2

Klusener to Fleming, no run

28.3

Klusener to Fleming, 2 runs

28.4

Klusener to Fleming, no run

28.5

Klusener to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 112/2   SP Fleming 44* (70b 2x4)

29.2

Boje to Fleming, 1 run

29.6

Boje to Fleming, no run

New Zealand 120/2   SP Fleming 45* (72b 2x4)

30.3

Klusener to Fleming, 2 runs

30.4

Klusener to Fleming, no run

30.5

Klusener to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 124/2   SP Fleming 48* (75b 2x4)

31.1

Boje to Fleming, no run

31.2

Boje to Fleming, 1 run

31.5

Boje to Fleming, 1 run

New Zealand 127/2   SP Fleming 50* (78b 2x4)

32.1

Klusener to Fleming, OUT

SP Fleming c Kallis b Klusener 50 (111m 79b 2x4 0x6) SR: 63.29

New Zealand 127/3   SP Fleming 50 (79b 2x4)
Tournament Results
New Zealand v South Africa at Sydney - Feb 8, 2002
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 47 balls remaining) (D/L method)
New Zealand v South Africa at Melbourne - Feb 6, 2002
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 29 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Feb 3, 2002
Australia won by 33 runs
New Zealand v South Africa at Perth - Feb 1, 2002
South Africa won by 67 runs
Australia v New Zealand at Melbourne - Jan 29, 2002
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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Photos

Feb 6, 2002

6 Feb 2002: Stephen Fleming of New Zealand congratulates Jacques Kallis of South Africa on his team's win, during the first final of the VB Series, played between New Zealand and South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

Fleming congratulates Kallis

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Feb 6, 2002

6 Feb 2002: Boeta Dippenaar of South Africa hits out, during the first final of the VB Series, played between New Zealand and South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia.

Dippenaar hits out

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