VB Series, 2nd Final: New Zealand v South Africa at Sydney, Feb 8, 2002
VB Series - 2nd final
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 47 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Played at Sydney Cricket Ground (neutral venue)
8 February 2002 - day/night match (50-over match)

Pollock to Astle, OUT, back to a short ball, gives it a mighty pull away in the air over backward square leg, stupid shot really, regulation catch taken by Klusener in the deep

NJ Astle c Klusener b Pollock 7 (24m 19b 1x4 0x6) SR: 36.84

New Zealand 15/1   L Vincent 8* (18b 1x4)   SM Pollock 3.1-2-7-1

Ntini to Adams, OUT, chases a short widish delivery trying to cut, foolishly, he gets a thick outside edge, and Mark Boucher takes an excellent keeper's catch diving to his right

AR Adams c †Boucher b Ntini 1 (6m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

New Zealand 17/2   L Vincent 9* (20b 1x4)   M Ntini 3.3-2-8-1

Kallis to Vincent, OUT, again charging at the delivery, looking to fire the delivery down the ground to long on, mishits and Ntini takes an easy one at mid on

L Vincent c Ntini b Kallis 43 (59m 42b 5x4 2x6) SR: 102.38

New Zealand 68/3   SP Fleming 17* (15b 1x4)   JH Kallis 0.4-0-5-1

Donald to Fleming, OUT, wild swining pull to a shortish ball on leg, fine diving outstretched catch made by Boeta Dippenaar at short fine leg

SP Fleming c Dippenaar b Donald 17 (32m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

New Zealand 68/4   CD McMillan 0* (2b)   AA Donald 1.2-0-5-1

Kallis to McMillan, OUT, short ball pulled in the air, top edges to mid on where Ntini takes an easy catch

CD McMillan c Ntini b Kallis 0 (10m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 72/5   CL Cairns 4* (5b)   JH Kallis 1.3-0-6-2

Klusener to Harris, OUT, forward, taken on the front pad by a ball pitched on leg, big appeal for lbw from Klusener is upheld by umpire Davis

CZ Harris lbw b Klusener 31 (73m 63b 1x4 0x6) SR: 49.20

New Zealand 147/6   CL Cairns 40* (57b 1x4 1x6)   L Klusener 5.4-0-24-1

Klusener to Parore, OUT, clipped off the pads straight to Gibbs at mid wicket who takes an excellent catch

AC Parore c Gibbs b Klusener 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 147/7   CL Cairns 40* (57b 1x4 1x6)   L Klusener 5.5-0-24-2

Donald to Vettori, OUT, full pitched delivery on the stumps, strikes Vettori on the pads, big appeal, plumb out

DL Vettori lbw b Donald 3 (13m 10b 0x4 0x6) SR: 30.00

New Zealand 157/8   CL Cairns 47* (67b 2x4 1x6)   AA Donald 6.1-0-23-2

Donald to Franklin, OUT, full and flush on the pads, big appeal and umpire Davis is quick to raise the finger, another plumb one

JEC Franklin lbw b Donald 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

New Zealand 157/9   CL Cairns 47* (67b 2x4 1x6)   AA Donald 6.2-0-23-3

Kallis to Cairns, OUT, slogs a fullish ball high and hard down the ground, but succeeding only in picking out the fielder Boje on the long on fence

CL Cairns c Boje b Kallis 57 (114m 73b 4x4 1x6) SR: 78.08

New Zealand 175/10   SE Bond 5* (11b)   JH Kallis 5.1-0-23-3





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