VB Series, 2001/02 / Commentary

VB Series - 1st final

New Zealand v South Africa

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

3.4

Ntini to Astle, FOUR

New Zealand 10/0   NJ Astle 7* (11b 1x4)   M Ntini 1.4-0-6-0

10.5

Pollock to McMillan, FOUR

New Zealand 31/2   CD McMillan 11* (14b 1x4)   SM Pollock 5.5-0-20-0

10.6

Pollock to McMillan, FOUR

New Zealand 35/2   CD McMillan 15* (15b 2x4)   SM Pollock 6-0-24-0

11.1

Ntini to Fleming, FOUR

New Zealand 39/2   SP Fleming 8* (16b 1x4)   M Ntini 5.1-0-15-2

14.3

Donald to Fleming, FOUR

New Zealand 57/2   SP Fleming 18* (23b 2x4)   AA Donald 1.3-0-13-0

29.3

Boje to McMillan, FOUR

New Zealand 119/2   CD McMillan 50* (70b 3x4)   N Boje 2.3-0-11-0

34.5

Klusener to McMillan, FOUR

New Zealand 138/4   CD McMillan 60* (85b 4x4)   L Klusener 5.5-0-22-2
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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