VB Series, 2001/02 / Commentary

VB Series - 1st final

New Zealand v South Africa

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

0.4

Pollock to Astle, no run

0.5

Pollock to Astle, 1 run

New Zealand 2/0   NJ Astle 1* (2b)

1.1

Ntini to Astle, no run

1.2

Ntini to Astle, no run

1.3

Ntini to Astle, 1 run

New Zealand 3/0   NJ Astle 2* (5b)

2.1

Pollock to Astle, 1 run

2.4

Pollock to Astle, no run

2.5

Pollock to Astle, no run

2.6

Pollock to Astle, no run

New Zealand 5/0   NJ Astle 3* (9b)

3.3

Ntini to Astle, no run

3.4

Ntini to Astle, FOUR

3.5

Ntini to Astle, no run

3.6

Ntini to Astle, no run

New Zealand 10/0   NJ Astle 7* (13b 1x4)

4.2

Pollock to Astle, no run

4.3

Pollock to Astle, no run

4.4

Pollock to Astle, no run

4.5

Pollock to Astle, 1 run

New Zealand 12/0   NJ Astle 8* (17b 1x4)

5.5

Ntini to Astle, no run

5.6

Ntini to Astle, no run

New Zealand 16/1   NJ Astle 8* (19b 1x4)

6.5

Pollock to Astle, 1 run

New Zealand 18/1   NJ Astle 9* (20b 1x4)

7.1

Ntini to Astle, OUT

NJ Astle c Kallis b Ntini 9 (29m 21b 1x4 0x6) SR: 42.85

New Zealand 18/2   NJ Astle 9 (21b 1x4)
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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