ICC World Cup, 1999 / Wicket commentary

ICC World Cup - 26th match, Group A

South Africa v Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe won by 48 runs

13.4

Elworthy to GW Flower, OUT, straight ball outside the off stump, Flower plays with all the footwork of a New Zealander, outside edge from a cover drive straight to the 1st and only slip

GW Flower c Cullinan b Elworthy 19 (55m 43b 3x4 0x6) SR: 44.18

Zimbabwe 65/1   NC Johnson 39* (42b 8x4)   S Elworthy 0.4-0-2-1

30.4

Klusener to Goodwin, OUT, aimed at the off stump, quick with a bit of bounce, poor cross bat shot, looping it for an easy catch for Kirsten at mid on

MW Goodwin c Kirsten b Klusener 34 (70m 45b 5x4 0x6) SR: 75.55

Zimbabwe 131/2   NC Johnson 65* (99b 10x4)   L Klusener 3.4-0-10-1

38.1

Donald to Johnson, OUT, pulling, in the air, to the square leg area

NC Johnson c Pollock b Donald 76 (159m 117b 10x4 0x6) SR: 64.95

Zimbabwe 170/3   A Flower 22* (28b 2x4 1x6)   AA Donald 7.1-1-22-1

38.4

Donald to Campbell, OUT, LBW first ball, Campbell's batting form is looking as equally shakey as his captaincy form, ball seaming into the pads, pitched on leg and straightened down the line, Shepherd gives it

ADR Campbell lbw b Donald 0 (2m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Zimbabwe 175/4   A Flower 27* (30b 3x4 1x6)   AA Donald 7.4-1-27-2

41.3

Cronje to A Flower, 1 run, OUT, played behind point, far too risky a double taken, Pollock with the excellent low throw to the keeper from deep point, no replay needed for it

A Flower run out 29 (47m 35b 3x4 1x6) SR: 82.85

Zimbabwe 186/5   GJ Whittall 8* (12b)   WJ Cronje 6.3-0-23-0

46.4

Donald to GJ Whittall, OUT, one step down the wicket, ferocious drive, hit very hard, but direct to Cullinan at cover, merely had to get his hands into place and not be blown backwards by the ball

GJ Whittall c Cullinan b Donald 20 (33m 31b 0x4 1x6) SR: 64.51

Zimbabwe 214/6   SV Carlisle 11* (12b 1x4)   AA Donald 8.4-1-32-3
Tournament Results
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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 29, 1999

Neil Johnson pulls on his way to 76, South Africa v Zimbabwe, World Cup, 26th match, Chelmsford, May 29, 1999

Neil Johnson pulls on his way to 76

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May 29, 1999

Man-of-the-Match Neil Johnson roars after taking a wicket, 26th match: South Africa v Zimbabwe, World Cup, Chelmsford, May 29, 1999

Man-of-the-Match Neil Johnson roars after taking a wicket

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