Player of the Match
Player of the Match

What a Test match it turned out to be - 36 wickets in under three days and still it went down to the wire - South Africa takes the series 2-0! For the latest bulletin on today's play, features and other stories please visit www.cricinfo.com Do write in with any feedback at http://www.cricinfo.com/commentary.html So South Africa end the season with a comprehensive series win, Graham Smith bags the man-of-the-match award and Makhaya Ntini gets the man-of-the-series for his 20 wickets.

47.3
4
Franklin to Pollock, FOUR runs, there it is! good length delivery outside the off stump and Pollock drives it away through covers - South Africa win by four wickets!

Physio is called in - play held up. Pollock is back on his feet now and that gets the crowd going!

47.2
0
Franklin to Pollock, no run, ouch! short of a good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, Pollock swings across but fails to make contact and the ball hits him on the elbow - that hurts
47.1
0
Franklin to Pollock, no run, hit on the pad, came in from wide outside the off stump and the appeal is turned down

END OF OVER:
47 | 8 Runs | SA: 216/6

  • Ashwell Prince43 (60b)
  • Shaun Pollock2 (5b)
  • Chris Martin17-1-64-1
  • James Franklin13-0-63-3
46.6
0
Martin to Prince, no run, hit on the pad and the ball rolls away on the off side
46.5
0
Martin to Prince, no run, Martin once again drags it short and Prince comfortably ducks under it
46.4
0
Martin to Prince, no run, bouncer and Prince ducks under it
46.3
4
Martin to Prince, FOUR runs, game set and match! good length delivery outside the off stump and Prince finds the gap between mid-off and cover - excellent shot under pressure and the scores are level
46.2
4
Martin to Prince, FOUR runs, goodness me! good length delivery on the middle and off stump line, shaping away a tad and the edge is produced but the ball files over the slip cordon, no third man in place and the ball trickles over the third man fence
46.1
0
Martin to Prince, no run, turned away on the leg side

END OF OVER:
46 | 3 Runs | SA: 208/6

  • Ashwell Prince35 (54b)
  • Shaun Pollock2 (5b)
  • James Franklin13-0-63-3
  • Chris Martin16-1-56-1

Just nine more needed now - New Zealand desperately need a wicket here.

45.6
1
Franklin to Prince, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump and Prince hammers it towards cover, diving half-stop saves runs but fails to cut off the single
45.5
1
Franklin to Pollock, 1 run, pitched up on the stumps, driven down to mid-on and they sprint across for a single
45.4
0
Franklin to Pollock, no run, defended watchfully
45.3
1
Franklin to Prince, 1 run, good length delivery outside the off stump, was the slower ball, Prince waits for it and drives it away well wide of the fielder at mid-off
45.2
0
Franklin to Prince, no run, slightly short and in the channel, defended on the back-foot, much better shot
45.1
0
Franklin to Prince, no run, almost! good length delivery outside the off stump, Prince drives off the back-foot and ball goes past the outside edge, well bowled Franklin