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.
Archive for the ‘1999 World Cup’ Category
The tournament provided more matches and more wickets than previous tournaments. Check the complete statistics.
The World Cup featured 12 teams and almost everyone has one or more good exceptional performances. The World Cup was back to England after 16 years. But, West Indies and England were no more the strong teams of 1970s. Other teams were balanced and their were no favorites. The innovation of the tournament was onslaught […]