1999 World Cup: Matches and Results

Australia emerged winner defeating Pakistan. The final and semifinals were one-sided matches. Shane Warne was the star of finals. Surprisingly Rahul Dravid was the silent leading run-scorer, without getting a single MOM. Warne (Aus) and Allott (NZ) took 20wkts each to finish the tournament as leading wicket takers.

1999 World Cup: Mighty Australians Arrive
1999 World Cup: Statistics

Matches and Results
Group A

14 May, Lord’s
Eng def SL by 8 wkts
Score: SL 204, Eng 207/2
Player of the match: Alec Stewart (ENG)

15 May, Hove
SA def Ind by 4 wkts
Score: India 253/5, SA 254/6
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)

15 May, Hove
Zim def Kenya by 5 wkts
Score: Kenya 229/7, Zim 231/5
Player of the match: Neil Johnson (ZIM)

18 May, Cantenbury
Eng def Kenya by 9 wkts
Score: Kenya 203, Eng 204/1
Player of the match: Steve Tikolo (KEN)

19 May, Leicester
Zim def Ind by 3 runs
Score: Zim 252, Ind 249
Player of the match: Grant Flower (ZIM)

19 May, Leicester
SA def SL by 89 runs
Score: SA 199/9, SL 110
Player of the match: Lance Klusener (SA)

22 May, London
SA def Eng by 122 runs
Score: SA 225/7 Eng 103
Player of the match: Lance Klusener (SA)

22 May, Worcester
Sri Lanka def Zimbabwe by 4 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Score: Zimbabwe 197/9 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 198/6
Player of the Match: Atapattu

23 May, Bristol
Ind def Kenya by 94 runs
Score: Ind 329/2 Kenya 235/7
Player of the match: Sachin Tendulkar (IND)
Record Sachin hit century (140)

25 May, Bristol
Eng def Zim by 7 wkts
Score: Zim 167/8, Eng 168/3
Player of the match: Alan Mullally (ENG)

26 May, Amstelveen, Netherland
SA def Kenya by 7 wkts
Score: Kenya 152, SA 153/3
Player of the match: Lance Klusener (SA)
Record: Klusener took 21/5

26 May, Taunton
Ind def SL by 157 runs
Score: Ind 373/6 SL 216
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly (IND)
Record: Ganguly hit century (183), Robin Singh took 31/5

29-30 May, Birmingham
Ind def Eng by 63 runs
Score: Ind 232/8, Eng 169
Player of the match: Sourav Ganguly (IND)

29 May, Chelmsford
Zim def SA by 48 runs
Score: Zim 233/6, SA 185
Player of the match: Neil Johnson (ZIM)

30 May, Southampton
SL def Kenya by 45 runs
Score: SL 275/8, Kenya 230/6
Player of the match: Maurice Odumbe (KEN)

Group B
16 May, New Road
Aus def Scotland by 6 wkts
Score: Scotland 181/7, Aus 182/4
Player of the match: Mark Waugh (AUS)

16 May, Bristol
Pak def WI by 27 runs
Score: Pak 229/8 WI 202
Player of the match: Azhar Mahmood (PAK)

17 May, Chelmsford
NZ def Bangladesh by 5 wkts
Score: Ban 116, NZ 214/5
Player of the match: Gavin Larsen (NZ)

20 May, Wales
NZ def Aus by 5 wkts
Score: Aus 213/8 NZ 214/5
Player of the match: Roger Twose (NZ)

20 May, Chester-le-Street
Pak def Scotland by 94 runs
Score: Pak 261/6 Scot 167
Player of the match: Yousuf Youhana (PAK)

21 May, Dublin
WI def Bangladesh by 7 wkts
Score: Ban 182, WI 183/3
Player of the match: Courtney Walsh (WI)

23 May, Leeds
Pak def Aus by 10 runs
Score: Pak 275/8, Aus 265
Player of the match: Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK)

24 May, Raeburn Place, Scotland
Bangladesh def Scotland by 22 runs
Score: Ban 185/9, Scot 163
Player of the match: Minhajul Abedin (BAN)

24 May, Southampton
WI def NZ by 7 wkts
Score: NZ 156, WI 158/3
Player of the match: Ridley Jacobs (WI)

27 May, Chester-le-Street
Aus def Ban by 7 wkts
Score: Ban 178/7, Aus 181/3
Player of the match: Tom Moody (AUS)

27 May, Leicester
WI def Scotland by 8 wkts
Score: Scotland 68 WI 70/2
Player of the match: Courtney Walsh (WI)

28 May, Derby
Pak def NZ by 62 runs
Score: Pak 269/8,. NZ 207/8
Player of the match: Inzamam-ul-Haq (PAK)

30 May, Northampton
Bangladesh def Pak by 62 runs
Score: Ban 223/9, Pak 161
Player of the match: Khaled Mahmud (BAN)
Record: Saqlain Mushtaq took 35/5

31 May, Reeburn Place
NZ def Scotland by 6 wkts
Score: Scotland 121, NZ 123/4
Player of the match: Geoff Allott (NZ)

Super Sixes (Pakistan, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, India and Zimbabwe)

4 June, London
Aus def Ind by 77 runs
Score: Aus 282/6, Ind 205
Player of the match: Glenn McGrath (AUS)
Record: Ajay Jadeja scored century (100*)

5June, Nottingham
SA def Pak by 3 wkts
Score: Pak 220/7, SA 221/7
Player of the match: Lance Klusener (SA)

6-7 Jun
No result between Zim and NZ

8 Jun, Manchester
Ind def Pak by 47 runs
Score: Ind 227/6, Pak 180
Player of the match: Venkatesh Prasad (IND)
Record: Venkatesh Prasad took 5/27

9 Jun, London
Aus def Zim by 44 runs
Score: Aus 303/4 Zim 259/6
Player of the match: Neil Johnson (ZIM)
Record: Neil Johnson (132) and Mark Waugh (104) scored centuries

10 June, Birmingham
SA def NZ by 74 runs
Score: SA 287/5, NZ 213/8
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)

11 June, London
Pak def Zim by 148 runs
Score: Pak 271/9, Zim 123
Player of the match: Saeed Anwar (PAK)
Record: Anwar scored century (103)

12 Jun, Nottingham
NZ def Ind by 5 wkts
Score: Ind 251/6, NZ 253/5
Player of the match: Saeed Anwar (PAK)

13 June, Leeds
Aus def SA by 5 wkts
Score: Sa 271/7 Aus 272/5
Player of the match: Steve Waugh (AUS)
Record Waugh (120*) and Gibbs (101) scored centuries

Semifinals (NZ, Pak, Aus and SA)
16 June, Manchester
Pak def NZ by 9 wkts
Score: NZ 241/7, Pak 242/1
Player of the match: Shoaib Akhtar (PAK)
Record: Saeed Anwar hit a century (113*)

17 Jun Birmingham
Aus def SA after tie (on the basis of better net run rate before finals)
Score: Aus 213 SA 213
Player of the match: Shane Warne (AUS)
Record: Shaun Pollock took 5/36

Final
20 June, Lord’s
AUs def Pak by 8 wkts
Score: Pak 132, Aus 133/2
Player of the match: Shane Warne (AUS)

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