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)

Nash to Gilchrist, FOUR

Australia 13/1   AC Gilchrist 7* (14b 1x4)   DJ Nash 1.4-1-4-0

Nash to Ponting, FOUR, swivelling on the backup, lollypop of a short ball, whacked thru mid wicket

Australia 21/1   RT Ponting 7* (7b 1x4)   DJ Nash 2.1-1-8-0

Allott to Ponting, FOUR, lovely loft over the mid wicket, Ponting should be able to feast on this attack

Australia 42/2   RT Ponting 17* (27b 2x4)   GI Allott 5.5-0-22-2

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

Australia 49/2   DS Lehmann 7* (12b 1x4)   CL Cairns 0.1-0-4-0

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

Australia 54/2   RT Ponting 22* (32b 3x4)   CL Cairns 0.4-0-9-0

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

Australia 59/2   DS Lehmann 13* (16b 2x4)   CL Cairns 1.2-0-13-0

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

Australia 66/2   RT Ponting 27* (47b 4x4)   CL Cairns 2.2-0-20-0

Harris to Lehmann, FOUR, yay! an attacking piece fo play from one of the 13 players on the field, an extravagent pull into the ground and thru the mid wicket

Australia 99/2   DS Lehmann 30* (45b 3x4)   CZ Harris 1.5-0-11-0

Larsen to Lehmann, FOUR, and another, thru the mid wicket, Lehmann fed up with this annoying bowling

Australia 104/2   DS Lehmann 35* (47b 4x4)   GR Larsen 6.1-1-12-0

Astle to Lehmann, FOUR, slashing angled cut, played with some force, only an edge, but travels wide enough of the keeper standing up to the stumps

Australia 111/2   DS Lehmann 41* (52b 5x4)   NJ Astle 0.1-0-4-0

Harris to Lehmann, FOUR, huge loft over the wid emid on, appears destined for 6, but no, lands short

Australia 124/2   DS Lehmann 49* (63b 6x4)   CZ Harris 3.2-0-21-0

Harris to Lehmann, FOUR, good shot down the ground

Australia 138/3   DS Lehmann 58* (72b 7x4)   CZ Harris 5.4-0-30-0

Harris to Lehmann, FOUR, good flick off the legs, Cairns tries hard to save at deep backward point, but the replay is called and awards the 4 to Lehmann

Australia 148/3   DS Lehmann 65* (78b 8x4)   CZ Harris 6.3-0-36-0

Larsen to Bevan, FOUR, lovely smack away thru the mid wicket area, classic on drive

Australia 182/6   MG Bevan 18* (26b 1x4)   GR Larsen 9.4-2-25-0

Nash to Warne, FOUR, leaning on the back foot, thumps a pull shot thru the mid wicket, brute force

Australia 188/6   SK Warne 5* (5b 1x4)   DJ Nash 7.2-1-26-0

Allott to Warne, FOUR, just leaning forward into it, ball spits off the face of it, wide of the keeper, travels to a fine 3rd man

Australia 197/7   SK Warne 12* (9b 2x4)   GI Allott 8.5-0-34-3





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