VB Series - 1st final

New Zealand v South Africa

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

New Zealand innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal L Vincent c Rhodes b Ntini 7 20 15 0 0 46.66
View dismissal NJ Astle c Kallis b Ntini 9 29 21 1 0 42.85
View dismissal SP Fleming* c Kallis b Klusener 50 111 79 2 0 63.29
View dismissal CD McMillan run out (Gibbs) 73 137 99 4 1 73.73
View dismissal CL Cairns c Kirsten b Klusener 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal CZ Harris c †Boucher b Pollock 9 22 19 0 0 47.36
View dismissal DJ Nash c Donald b Ntini 9 21 13 0 0 69.23
View dismissal AC Parore c †Boucher b Ntini 2 16 10 0 0 20.00
View dismissal AR Adams c Klusener b Ntini 13 15 9 0 1 144.44
DL Vettori not out 6 19 12 0 0 50.00
View dismissal SE Bond run out (Rhodes) 1 8 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (lb 5, w 6) 11
Total (all out; 47.5 overs; 206 mins) 190 (3.97 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-15 (Vincent, 5.2 ov), 2-18 (Astle, 7.1 ov), 3-127 (Fleming, 32.1 ov), 4-128 (Cairns, 32.6 ov), 5-155 (Harris, 38.4 ov), 6-158 (McMillan, 40.1 ov), 7-168 (Nash, 43.1 ov), 8-168 (Parore, 43.2 ov), 9-187 (Adams, 45.5 ov), 10-190 (Bond, 47.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SM Pollock 9 0 30 1 3.33
View wickets M Ntini 10 0 31 5 3.10 (3w)
AA Donald 8 0 44 0 5.50 (1w)
JH Kallis 6.5 0 25 0 3.65 (2w)
View wickets L Klusener 7 0 27 2 3.85
N Boje 7 0 28 0 4.00
South Africa innings (target: 191 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HH Gibbs c †Parore b Cairns 24 61 47 3 0 51.06
View dismissal G Kirsten run out (McMillan) 25 53 39 2 0 64.10
JH Kallis not out 59 118 80 5 1 73.75
HH Dippenaar not out 79 110 107 9 0 73.83
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 2) 4
Total (2 wickets; 45.1 overs; 172 mins) 191 (4.22 runs per over)
Did not bat JN Rhodes, MV Boucher, L Klusener, N Boje, SM Pollock*, AA Donald, M Ntini
Fall of wickets 1-51 (Kirsten, 13.1 ov), 2-52 (Gibbs, 14.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SE Bond 8 2 21 0 2.62
DJ Nash 1 0 6 0 6.00
AR Adams 8 0 32 0 4.00 (1w)
DL Vettori 5 0 32 0 6.40
View wicket CL Cairns 8 1 27 1 3.37 (2nb)
CD McMillan 3 0 14 0 4.66
CZ Harris 9.1 0 44 0 4.80
NJ Astle 3 0 14 0 4.66
Match details
Toss New Zealand, who chose to bat
Series South Africa led the best-of-3-finals 1-0
Player of the match M Ntini (South Africa)
Umpires DJ Harper and SJA Taufel
TV umpire RL Parry
Match referee Hanumant Singh (India)
Match notes
  • Hours of play: 2.30pm - 6.00pm, 6.45pm - 10.15pm
  • Scorers: J Hamilton and CJ Reece
  • 12th Men: BB McCullum (New Zealand) and JL Ontong (South Africa)
  • New Zealand 50 in 50 minutes from 13.5 overs (83 balls)
  • CD McMillan 50 in 93 minutes from 70 balls
  • McMillan/Fleming 50 partnership in 46 minutes from 60 balls
  • New Zealand 100 in 107 minutes from 24.4 overs (148 balls)
  • McMillan/Fleming 100 partnership in 93 minutes from 134 balls
  • SP Fleming 50 in 109 minutes from 78 balls
  • New Zealand 150 in 155 minutes in 155 minutes from 37.5 overs (227 balls)
  • South Africa 50 in 50 minutes from 12.5 overs (78 balls)
  • South Africa 100 in 106 minutes from 25.4 overs (156 balls)
  • HH Dippenaar 50 in 67 minutes from 73 balls
  • Dippenaar/Kallis 50 partnership in 46 minutes from 69 balls
  • South Africa 150 in 149 minutes from 37.4 overs (228 balls)
  • Dippenaar/Kallis 100 partnership in 87 minutes from 139 balls
  • Attendence: 20,671
 
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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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