ICC World Cup, 1999 / Commentary

ICC World Cup - 21st match, Group A

India v Sri Lanka

India won by 157 runs

47.6

Wickramasinghe to Azharuddin, 1 run, flicking across the line and forward of the square leg

India 352/5   M Azharuddin 1* (1b)

48.1

Vaas to Azharuddin, 1 run, pushing down to the long on, they thankfully with the single

48.6

Vaas to Azharuddin, 1 run, bugger, just a single, chopped thru extra cover, Azhar keeps the strike, yet another thing he's done wrong

India 363/5   M Azharuddin 3* (3b)

49.1

Wickramasinghe to Azharuddin, 1 run, swiped down to the long on, Gangs on strike

49.3

Wickramasinghe to Azharuddin, SIX, zero footwork, just brute strength, lofting it over the long on

49.4

Wickramasinghe to Azharuddin, 1 run, poked down on the on side into the deep

49.6

Wickramasinghe to Azharuddin, 1 run, slided thru the covers, the antics and mayhem is over

India 373/6   M Azharuddin 12* (7b 1x6)
Tournament Results
Australia v Pakistan at Lord's - Jun 20, 1999
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Birmingham - Jun 17, 1999
Match tied
New Zealand v Pakistan at Manchester - Jun 16, 1999
Pakistan won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Leeds - Jun 13, 1999
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Nottingham - Jun 12, 1999
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Photos

May 26, 1999

Rahul Dravid drives on his way to 145, India v Sri Lanka, Group A, World Cup, Taunton, May 26, 1999

Rahul Dravid drives on his way to 145

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May 26, 1999

Rahul Dravid uses the pull shot to good effect, India vs Sri Lanka, Group A, ICC World Cup, Taunton, May 26, 1999

Rahul Dravid uses the pull shot to good effect

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