VB Series, 2001/02 / Commentary

VB Series - 1st final

New Zealand v South Africa

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

5.2

Ntini to Vincent, OUT

L Vincent c Rhodes b Ntini 7 (20m 15b 0x4 0x6) SR: 46.66

New Zealand 15/1   NJ Astle 8* (17b 1x4)   M Ntini 2.2-0-8-1

7.1

Ntini to Astle, OUT

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

New Zealand 18/2   SP Fleming 2* (7b)   M Ntini 3.1-0-9-2

32.1

Klusener to Fleming, OUT

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

New Zealand 127/3   CD McMillan 53* (78b 3x4)   L Klusener 4.1-0-14-1

32.6

Klusener to Cairns, OUT

CL Cairns c Kirsten b Klusener 0 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 128/4   CD McMillan 54* (79b 3x4)   L Klusener 5-0-15-2

38.4

Pollock to Harris, OUT

CZ Harris c †Boucher b Pollock 9 (22m 19b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.36

New Zealand 155/5   CD McMillan 72* (94b 4x4 1x6)   SM Pollock 6.4-0-26-1

40.1

Pollock to McMillan, OUT

CD McMillan run out 73 (137m 99b 4x4 1x6) SR: 73.73

New Zealand 158/6   DJ Nash 2* (4b)   SM Pollock 7.1-0-27-1

43.1

Ntini to Nash, OUT

DJ Nash c Donald b Ntini 9 (21m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 69.23

New Zealand 168/7   AC Parore 2* (9b)   M Ntini 8.1-0-25-3

43.2

Ntini to Parore, OUT

AC Parore c †Boucher b Ntini 2 (16m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 20.00

New Zealand 168/8   AR Adams 0* (0b)   M Ntini 8.2-0-25-4

45.5

Ntini to Adams, OUT

AR Adams c Klusener b Ntini 13 (15m 9b 0x4 1x6) SR: 144.44

New Zealand 187/9   DL Vettori 4* (6b)   M Ntini 9.5-0-31-5

47.5

Kallis to Bond, OUT

SE Bond run out 1 (8m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

New Zealand 190/10   DL Vettori 6* (12b)   JH Kallis 6.5-0-25-0
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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