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Men of the Finals

'Forget about no-balls. Just bowl fast'

Dec 17, 2014: When Wasim Akram swung Pakistan to their first global title

My First World Cup

'Politicians wanted to come into the dressing room'

Dec 16, 2014: Gavin Larsen recalls the time the New Zealand side were the toast of the nation, in 1992

My First World Cup

'We weren't prepared for a heroes' welcome'

Dec 7, 2014: Peter Kirsten remembers a tournament in which newcomers South Africa surprised themselves by making the final four

The wow and the sheesh

Nov 24, 2014: Coloured clothes, black sightscreens, two white balls: the game of cricket looked so different in 1992. But writing about it now seems more fun than watching it then

Christian Ryan

Endless summer

Nov 13, 2014: India's 1991-92 tour of Australia spanned four months, but for the youngsters, the thrill of touring and being seen on TV kept homesickness at bay

Sanjay Manjrekar

Fringe Benefits: John Traicos

Zimbabwe's understated supporting actor

Nov 11, 2014: Journeyman John Traicos played effective roles in the country's memorable World Cup wins in 1983 and 1992

Mohammad Isam


Colourful cricket, and that rain rule

Nov 1, 2014: The first World Cup to feature coloured clothing, floodlights, white balls and fielding restrictions


The Scarlet Speedster

Oct 30, 2014: The 1992 run-out that changed notions of what was possible in fielding, and made a poster boy of a young South African

Vishal Dikshit


Brandes embarrasses England

Oct 30, 2014: Against Zimbabwe in 1992, England were done in by a weapon they possessed themselves - fast bowling

Vishal Dikshit


Crowe knocks out the defending champions

Oct 30, 2014: New Zealand's captain brought out his A game against the old enemy in the opening match of the 1992 World Cup

Vishal Dikshit


Akram gets into the swing of things

Oct 30, 2014: Wasim Akram's performance in the 1992 final is all the more astonishing when viewed in the light of the circumstances

Vishal Dikshit


Inzamam chooses the big stage

Oct 30, 2014: Fresh on cricket's biggest platform, he turned it on, and how

Vishal Dikshit

Intikhab Alam

'To become a good wristspinner, you need patience and practice'

Aug 16, 2013: Former Pakistan leggie Intikhab Alam, who coached the national team to victory in the 1992 World Cup, looks back at the highs and lows of his career

Interview by Ijaz Chaudhry

South Africa v Pakistan, Brisbane, World Cup 1992

Jonty launches himself

Oct 30, 2010: When Rhodes went airborne and into the stumps, and created a legacy

Trevor Chesterfield

No. 22

Akram nails two in two

May 17, 2009: Wasim's World Cup ripper of rippers came with a sequel hot on its heels

Tim de Lisle

Great Moments

Double jeopardy

Mar 6, 2007: Wasim Akram's wiles condemn England to bridesmaid status again

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Top Performances

Donald debuts on the World Cup stage

Mar 5, 2007: Donald makes South Africa's debut World Cup game one to savour

Dileep Premachandran

Top Performances

Inzi announces his arrival

Mar 5, 2007: Inzamam-ul-Haq's 60 in the semi-final scuppered New Zealand's dream

Sriram Veera

Top Performances

A chicken farmer trumps England

Mar 5, 2007: Eddo Brandes blows away the pros with an inspired spell of fast bowling

Nagraj Gollapudi

Top Performances

Ranatunga's calm prevails in an unexpected thriller

Feb 28, 2007: With a match-winning 88, the portly Sri Lankan gave a hint of what was to come in four years' time

S Rajesh
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Tournament Results
England v Pakistan at Melbourne - Mar 25, 1992
Pakistan won by 22 runs
England v South Africa at Sydney - Mar 22, 1992
England won by 19 runs (revised target)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Auckland - Mar 21, 1992
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Australia v West Indies at Melbourne - Mar 18, 1992
Australia won by 57 runs
England v Zimbabwe at Albury - Mar 18, 1992
Zimbabwe won by 9 runs
New Zealand v Pakistan at Christchurch - Mar 18, 1992
Pakistan won by 7 wickets (with 32 balls remaining)
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