1999 World Cup: Statistics

The tournament provided more matches and more wickets than previous tournaments. Check the complete statistics.

1999 World Cup: Matches and Results
1999 World Cup: Mighty Australians Arrive


    Host: England (Scotland and Ireland also hosted some games)
    Teams: 12
    Matches: 42
    Duration: 14 May-20 June 1999
    Winner: Australia
    Runner’s up: Pakistan
    Man of the Series: Lance Klusener
    Most Runs: 461 by Dravid (Ind)
    Most wickets: 20 by Geoff Allott (NZ) and Shane Warne (Aus)
    Centuries: 11 (max 2 each by Dravid and Saeed Anwar)
    5 wkts: 6 (Mcgrath, Klusener, Venkatesh, Robin Singh, Saqlain and Pollock)
    Highest Total: 373/6 by Ind Vs SL (3 300 plus scores)

Biggest Partnerships by Wickets

    1st 194 Saeed Anwar and Wajahatullah Wasti Pak vs NZ
    2nd 318 Ganguly and Dravid Ind vs SL
    3rd 237* Dravid and Tendulkar Ind vs Kenya
    4th 126 Ponting and Steve Waugh Aus vs SA
    5th 148 Twose and Cairns NZ vs Aus
    6th 161 Odumbe and VAdher Kenya vs SL
    7th 83 Fleming and Harris NZ vs Pak
    8th 64 Mahela and Vaas SL vs Kenya
    9th 44 Klusener and Elworthy SA vs SL
    10th 35 Klusener and Donald SA vs Zim

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