ICC World Cup, 10th Match: Australia v New Zealand at Cardiff, May 20, 1999
ICC World Cup - 10th match, Group B
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
Played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (neutral venue)
20 May 1999 (50-over match)
12.1

Cairns to Lehmann, FOUR, very nice firm drive thru the covers

12.2

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run, very quick running after the ball was defended nowhere

12.3

Cairns to Ponting, no run, pushes a dab short of the covers

12.4

Cairns to Ponting, FOUR, another cracking drive thru the mid wicket, Cairns totally ignorant of the concept of line and length

12.5

Cairns to Ponting, no run

12.6

Cairns to Ponting, no run

Australia 54/2   CL Cairns 1-0-9-0
14.1

Cairns to Lehmann, no run, defending on the on side to the mid wicket

14.2

Cairns to Lehmann, FOUR, cracking shot, front foot cover drive thru the extra cover, wow, Lehmann moves into double figures

14.3

Cairns to Lehmann, no run, grinds it away into the off side

14.4

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run

14.5

Cairns to Ponting, 1 run

14.6

Cairns to Lehmann, no run, right arm over the wicket, pitching on leg, hit on the roll, coming in nicely, big big appeal, looks pretty plumb, but the umpire thinks not

Australia 61/2   CL Cairns 2-0-15-0
16.1

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run, to 3rd man

16.2

Cairns to Ponting, FOUR, nice start for Cairns, square Ponting's defence up, grabs the outside edge, thru the Fleming-esque vacant slips

16.3

Cairns to Ponting, no run, another terrific ball, this time beating the bat

16.4

Cairns to Ponting, no run

16.5

Cairns to Ponting, 2 runs, leaning forward, clipping behind the square leg

16.6

Cairns to Ponting, 1 run

Australia 69/2   CL Cairns 3-0-23-0
18.1

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 wide, awful ball down the leg side, nice thru to the keeper

18.1

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run, easy little tap thru the covers

18.2

Cairns to Ponting, no run

18.3

Cairns to Ponting, no run, defensive into the coverzs

18.4

Cairns to Ponting, no run, well driven, but direct to the mid wicket

18.5

Cairns to Ponting, 1 run

18.6

Cairns to Lehmann, (no ball) 2 runs, flicking across the legs in front of square

18.6

Cairns to Lehmann, no run, defending outside the off stump

Australia 77/2   CL Cairns 4-0-29-0
20.1

Cairns to Ponting, 1 run, on drive, int the air, DROPPED! Nash diving high to his left, great effort at mid wicket

20.2

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run

20.3

Cairns to Ponting, 1 run

20.4

Cairns to Lehmann, 1 run

20.5

Cairns to Ponting, no run

20.6

Cairns to Ponting, no run, pushing direct into the covers

Australia 84/2   CL Cairns 5-0-33-0
47.1

Cairns to Warne, 1 run, easily driven from outside the off stump and thru the extra cover

47.2

Cairns to Fleming, 1 run, finds a small gap with a little tap into the covers, not ime for a second due to quick fielding

47.3

Cairns to Warne, 1 run, flicking across the line around the square leg

47.4

Cairns to Fleming, no run, short ball, angling in towards the batsman, the cut shot was way too cramped, missed

47.5

Cairns to Fleming, 1 wide, down the off side

47.5

Cairns to Fleming, 1 run, swiping at it, snicked down to the 3rd man

47.6

Cairns to Warne, no run, cross bat shot, poorly attempted, ball dribbles down the wicket

Australia 203/7   CL Cairns 6-0-38-0
49.1

Cairns to Dale, 1 run, bat pad into the off side

49.2

Cairns to Fleming, 1 run, inswinger, full, chopped away from outside the off stump to the mid off

49.3

Cairns to Dale, no run

49.4

Cairns to Dale, 1 run, chipped over the stumps, so straight it cleans up the pile of saw dust

49.5

Cairns to Fleming, 2 runs, excellent shot over the mid off, but the long off runs around and parries it to the other long fielder, very nice improvisation

49.6

Cairns to Fleming, 1 run, pushed into the covers, and that's that

Australia 213/8   CL Cairns 7-0-44-0
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