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)

Allott to ME Waugh, OUT, pitched up, lovely ball, swinging away, then seaming in, Waugh wasn't expecting the seam, playing the defence outside the off stump, ball into the pad, plumb plumb plumb, middle stump

ME Waugh lbw b Allott 2 (9m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40.00

Australia 7/1   AC Gilchrist 2* (8b)   GI Allott 1.1-0-5-1

Allott to Gilchrist, OUT, late cut, hopeless cut, top edge flies at the face of the second slip, good safe catch

AC Gilchrist c Astle b Allott 14 (38m 28b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

Australia 32/2   RT Ponting 9* (18b 1x4)   GI Allott 4.1-0-14-2

Astle to Ponting, OUT, leaning forward into the drive, thick outside edge, Harris takes a safe catch diving forward at point

RT Ponting c Harris b Astle 47 (120m 88b 4x4 0x6) SR: 53.40

Australia 126/3   DS Lehmann 51* (68b 6x4)   NJ Astle 3-0-9-1

Harris to SR Waugh, OUT, his favourite slog over mid wicket, only problem is it was direct to mid wicket, great catch from a ball which was hit hard

SR Waugh c Astle b Harris 7 (18m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 38.88

Australia 149/4   DS Lehmann 66* (79b 8x4)   CZ Harris 6.5-0-37-1

Harris to Lehmann, OUT, coming down the wicket, trying the off drive, not quite to the pitch of it, the ball slips off the face of the bat into the waiting hands of Astle at cover

DS Lehmann c Astle b Harris 76 (133m 94b 8x4 0x6) SR: 80.85

Australia 172/5   MG Bevan 13* (20b)   CZ Harris 9.4-0-49-2

Nash to Bevan, OUT, defending close, Lee calls him thru, sacrifices himself for the sake of the team, Nash racing him up the wicket, picks up and dives from point blank, Lee out by a couple of metres

S Lee run out 2 (8m 8b 0x4 0x6) SR: 25.00

Australia 175/6   MG Bevan 14* (23b)   DJ Nash 6.4-1-21-0

Allott to Bevan, OUT, lovely delivery again, pitching outside the off stump, seaming in from outside the off stump, into the stumps, Bevan driving a big drive to somewhere or the other, plays outside the line

MG Bevan b Allott 21 (47m 32b 1x4 0x6) SR: 65.62

Australia 192/7   SK Warne 8* (8b 1x4)   GI Allott 8.2-0-29-3

Allott to Warne, OUT, Allott's the star, moving off the seam off the leg stump, Warne tries to tuck it thru the mid wicket, plays inside it, the ball cannons into the off stump

SK Warne b Allott 15 (24m 14b 2x4 0x6) SR: 107.14

Australia 204/8   DW Fleming 4* (7b)   GI Allott 9.3-0-36-4





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