ICC World Cup 2002/03

Winner - Australia

A Madiba sighting

A reporter on tour at the 2003 World Cup remembers seeing the great man up close

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

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The battle of Centurion

The fourth India-Pakistan match in World Cups was anticipated like no other. And when it finally arrived, it was a cracker. An insider relives it all, eight years later to the day

Points Table

Super Sixes

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Australia 5 5 0 0 0 24 +1.854
India 5 4 1 0 0 20 +0.886
Kenya 5 3 2 0 0 14 +0.354
Sri Lanka 5 2 3 0 0 11.5 -0.844
New Zealand 5 1 4 0 0 8 -0.896
Zimbabwe 5 0 5 0 0 3.5 -1.254

Pool A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Australia 6 6 0 0 0 24 +2.045
India 6 5 1 0 0 20 +1.108
Zimbabwe 6 3 2 0 1 14 +0.504
England 6 3 3 0 0 12 +0.821
Pakistan 6 2 3 0 1 10 +0.227
Netherlands 6 1 5 0 0 4 -1.454
Namibia 6 0 6 0 0 0 -2.955

Pool B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Sri Lanka 6 4 1 1 0 18 +1.204
Kenya 6 4 2 0 0 16 -0.691
New Zealand 6 4 2 0 0 16 +0.990
West Indies 6 3 2 0 1 14 +1.103
South Africa 6 3 2 1 0 14 +1.730
Canada 6 1 5 0 0 4 -1.989
Bangladesh 6 0 5 0 1 2 -2.046

Statistics

ICC World Cup, 2002/03 (in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe ODIs)

One-Day Internationals

A dejected Sachin Tendulkar walks back after making just 4
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Australia do a lap of the ground after their World Cup win
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Umpire David Shepherd gets a working over thanks to Zaheer Khan's wayward beginning
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Ricky Ponting gets in position to dismiss the ball out of sight during his 140
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A dejected Sachin Tendulkar walks back after making just 4
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Ricky Ponting and gang celebrate Australia's third World Cup victory
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Squads

Ricky Ponting (c) Adam Gilchrist
Michael Bevan Andy Bichel
Nathan Bracken Ian Harvey
Nathan Hauritz Matthew Hayden
Brad Hogg Brett Lee
Darren Lehmann Glenn McGrath
Jimmy Maher Damien Martyn
Andrew Symonds
Tournament Results
Australia v India at Johannesburg - Mar 23, 2003
Australia won by 125 runs
India v Kenya at Durban - Mar 20, 2003
India won by 91 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth - Mar 18, 2003
Australia won by 48 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Kenya at Durban - Mar 15, 2003
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 112 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at East London - Mar 15, 2003
Sri Lanka won by 74 runs
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