ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 18th match, Group B

New Zealand v West Indies

West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining)

16.5

King to Cairns, 1 wide

16.5

King to Cairns, no run

16.6

King to Cairns, no run

New Zealand 32/4   CL Cairns 0* (2b)

18.1

King to Cairns, no run

18.2

King to Cairns, no run, stepping back and pushing to the point fielder

18.3

King to Cairns, no run, defending off the stumps and back down the wicket

18.4

King to Cairns, no run

18.5

King to Cairns, 1 run, tucking it across the line, Adams with some more desperate diving fielding at square leg

New Zealand 37/4   CL Cairns 1* (7b)

19.1

Ambrose to Cairns, no run, Ambrose being bowled out, it's his last over

19.2

Ambrose to Cairns, no run, great outseamer, just moving away a little too much, Cairns waves the bat like a magic wand, the only trick there was how he missed it

19.3

Ambrose to Cairns, 1 run, worked of fthe legs to the long leg

New Zealand 38/4   CL Cairns 2* (10b)

20.6

King to Cairns, no run

New Zealand 46/4   CL Cairns 2* (11b)

23.1

Simmons to Cairns, no run, defends close on the on side

23.2

Simmons to Cairns, 1 run, works it off the pads and towards the square leg

23.4

Simmons to Cairns, no run

23.5

Simmons to Cairns, no run, jabbing onto the on side

23.6

Simmons to Cairns, no run, flicking off the stumps again, to the mid wicket

New Zealand 50/4   CL Cairns 3* (16b)

24.2

King to Cairns, FOUR, driving terrificly onto the on side

24.3

King to Cairns, 2 runs

24.4

King to Cairns, no run

24.5

King to Cairns, 1 run

New Zealand 58/4   CL Cairns 10* (20b 1x4)

26.1

King to Cairns, no run, driving on the on side, to the mid on

26.2

King to Cairns, no run

26.3

King to Cairns, 1 no ball, short and wide of the off stump, called no ball for shoulder height, Cairns was going for a wild hook shot

26.3

King to Cairns, no run, driving down to the mid off

26.4

King to Cairns, no run

26.5

King to Cairns, no run, on drive, stopped at mid on, Adams ends up patting and chasing it to the bowler

26.6

King to Cairns, 2 runs

New Zealand 62/5   CL Cairns 12* (27b 1x4)

28.1

King to Cairns, no run

28.2

King to Cairns, no run

28.3

King to Cairns, 1 run

New Zealand 63/5   CL Cairns 13* (30b 1x4)

29.1

Simmons to Cairns, no run

29.2

Simmons to Cairns, FOUR

29.3

Simmons to Cairns, 1 wide

29.3

Simmons to Cairns, 2 runs

29.4

Simmons to Cairns, no run

29.5

Simmons to Cairns, no run, stepping back and angling the face fo the bat to the point fielder

29.6

Simmons to Cairns, 1 run, playing off the stumps to the mid on

New Zealand 71/5   CL Cairns 20* (36b 2x4)

30.1

Dillon to Cairns, 1 run

30.3

Dillon to Cairns, 2 runs

30.4

Dillon to Cairns, no run

30.5

Dillon to Cairns, OUT, floating a lovely little catch down to the mid off, how generous, Lara runs around straight, easy catch, Dillon is overjoyed

CL Cairns c Lara b Dillon 23 (58m 40b 2x4 0x6) SR: 57.50

New Zealand 75/6   CL Cairns 23 (40b 2x4)
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