ICC World Cup, 5th Super: Australia v Zimbabwe at Lord's, Jun 9, 1999
ICC World Cup - 35th match, Super Sixes
Australia won by 44 runs
Played at Lord's, London (neutral venue)
9 June 1999 (50-over match)
  Australia innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist lbw b Johnson 10 26 28 1 0 35.71
6.2 Gilchrist tries to drive, misses by miles taken full on the pad in front and on yer bike matey 18/1
View dismissal ME Waugh c Goodwin b Johnson 104 181 120 13 0 86.66
42.5 after trying but failing with the last ball, he gets it right this time, down the wicket and lofting direct to the deep forward square leg, just in time for the 1:50 from Cheltenham it seems 248/4
View dismissal RT Ponting b Olonga 36 39 35 4 0 102.85
14.1 heynah heynah a little boot in mouth as Ponting chops one on 74/2
DS Lehmann retired hurt 6 18 8 0 0 75.00
View dismissal SR Waugh* b GJ Whittall 62 76 61 5 2 101.63
38.5 the Whittler does it! Nice straight ball, upward seam, aimed at the middle stump, Waugh indulging in another of his mid wicket sweeps, missed totally 226/3
MG Bevan not out 37 51 35 2 0 105.71
TM Moody not out 20 32 22 0 1 90.90
Extras (lb 6, w 13, nb 9) 28
  Total (4 wickets; 50 overs) 303 (6.06 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets NC Johnson 8 0 43 2 5.37 (1nb, 3w)
6.2 to Gilchrist, Gilchrist tries to drive, misses by miles taken full on the pad in front and on yer bike matey 18/1
42.5 to ME Waugh, after trying but failing with the last ball, he gets it right this time, down the wicket and lofting direct to the deep forward square leg, just in time for the 1:50 from Cheltenham it seems 248/4
  HH Streak 10 0 50 0 5.00 (2nb, 1w)
View wicket HK Olonga 7 0 62 1 8.85 (5nb, 1w)
14.1 to Ponting, heynah heynah a little boot in mouth as Ponting chops one on 74/2
View wicket GJ Whittall 4 0 24 1 6.00 (2w)
38.5 to SR Waugh, the Whittler does it! Nice straight ball, upward seam, aimed at the middle stump, Waugh indulging in another of his mid wicket sweeps, missed totally 226/3
  PA Strang 10 1 47 0 4.70 (1w)
  AR Whittall 8 1 51 0 6.37 (1nb, 1w)
  GW Flower 3 0 20 0 6.66
  Zimbabwe innings (target: 304 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
NC Johnson not out 132 214 144 14 2 91.66
View dismissal GW Flower lbw b McGrath 21 41 32 1 0 65.62
10.1 moving back, ball stays low, into the pads, be off with you 39/1
View dismissal MW Goodwin c Moody b Bevan 47 76 56 7 0 83.92
28.2 pitching outside the off stump, spinning in a little, Gooders with the lofted sweep shot over the forward square leg and down Moody's Gregory Peck 153/2
View dismissal A Flower c †Gilchrist b Reiffel 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
29.1 and here comes the ZCU official standard issue collapse, very slow ball from Reiffel, I think he was just aiming for the pitch, Flower playing some very early backfoot defence, ball flicks the outside edge to the keeper 154/3
View dismissal ADR Campbell* c Fleming b Reiffel 17 26 22 2 0 77.27
35.2 ball aimed down the leg side, Campbell whacking it away, only problem is it's straight to Fleming at long leg, takes a good catch on one knee 188/4
View dismissal GJ Whittall c ME Waugh b Reiffel 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
35.5 Whitters has a little panic attack, comes down the pitch, driving on the off side, straight down the mid off's nanny goat 189/5
View dismissal DP Viljoen st †Gilchrist b Warne 5 12 13 0 0 38.46
38.5 playing and missing outside the off stump, stretching too far and straying the back foot out of the crease, bails off, panaeye camera shows the foot was on the line 200/6
HH Streak not out 18 44 29 0 0 62.06
Extras (lb 6, w 13) 19
  Total (6 wickets; 50 overs) 259 (5.18 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket GD McGrath 10 1 33 1 3.30 (2w)
10.1 to GW Flower, moving back, ball stays low, into the pads, be off with you 39/1
  DW Fleming 10 0 46 0 4.60 (3w)
View wicket SK Warne 9 0 55 1 6.11 (1w)
38.5 to Viljoen, playing and missing outside the off stump, stretching too far and straying the back foot out of the crease, bails off, panaeye camera shows the foot was on the line 200/6
View wickets PR Reiffel 10 0 55 3 5.50 (4w)
29.1 to A Flower, and here comes the ZCU official standard issue collapse, very slow ball from Reiffel, I think he was just aiming for the pitch, Flower playing some very early backfoot defence, ball flicks the outside edge to the keeper 154/3
35.2 to Campbell, ball aimed down the leg side, Campbell whacking it away, only problem is it's straight to Fleming at long leg, takes a good catch on one knee 188/4
35.5 to GJ Whittall, Whitters has a little panic attack, comes down the pitch, driving on the off side, straight down the mid off's nanny goat 189/5
  TM Moody 6 0 38 0 6.33
View wicket MG Bevan 5 1 26 1 5.20 (2w)
28.2 to Goodwin, pitching outside the off stump, spinning in a little, Gooders with the lofted sweep shot over the forward square leg and down Moody's Gregory Peck 153/2

Match details


Toss - Zimbabwe, who chose to field
Points - Australia 2, Zimbabwe 0
Player of the match - NC Johnson (Zimbabwe)
Umpires - DB Cowie (New Zealand) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire - DL Orchard (South Africa)
Match referee - Talat Ali (Pakistan)

Match Notes


    • Reserve match referee: JR Reid (NZ)
    • 4th (reserve) umpire: AGT Whitehead
    • DS Lehmann 1x4 all run
    • DS Lehmann retired hurt at 97/2 (16.6 ov) (injured left hand)
    • ME Waugh 50 off 59 balls, 7x4 0x6
    • SR Waugh 50 off 54 balls, 4x4 1x6
    • ME Waugh 100 off 115 balls, 13x4 0x6
    • NC Johnson 50 off 58 balls, 7x4 0x6
    • NC Johnson 100 off 118 balls, 11x4 1x6
 
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