ICC World Cup, 9th Super: Australia v South Africa at Leeds, Jun 13, 1999
ICC World Cup - 39th match, Super Sixes
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Played at Headingley, Leeds (neutral venue)
13 June 1999 (50-over match)
  South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal G Kirsten c Ponting b Reiffel 21 54 46 3 0 45.65
12.4 coming down the wicket, driving, edging, outing to Ponting at pointing 45/1
View dismissal HH Gibbs b McGrath 101 185 134 10 1 75.37
44.2 same ball as before, only different is that this one was on the stump, Gibbs stepping back and choosing the wrong shot, trying to cut the slow ball yorker, ball hits the middle and leg stumps 219/4
View dismissal DJ Cullinan b Warne 50 79 62 4 1 80.64
32.3 Cullinan's brain taking one of its famous leaves of absence, trying to slog it on one knee over the mid wicket, ball spins into the off stump 140/2
View dismissal WJ Cronje* lbw b Warne 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
32.5 Hansie obviously thought that last stroke of Cullinan's was a mighty fine idea, because he tries it himself, ball hits the thigh of the leg on the ground, big appeal, ball was spinning down the line, small chance of it missing the off stump 141/3
View dismissal JN Rhodes c ME Waugh b Fleming 39 65 36 2 2 108.33
47.5 misjuding the pull over the square leg, ball floats in slow motion in the air for the easiest of catch for Mark waugh at mid wicket, excellent pocket innings from Jonty 250/5
View dismissal L Klusener c Warne b Fleming 36 25 21 4 1 171.42
49.5 trying to pull it, top edge is lifted over the point, Warne running towards the fence and takes a marvellous diving catch 271/6
View dismissal SM Pollock b Fleming 3 10 4 0 0 75.00
49.6 pretending he's Klusener, but convinces noone, trying to pull down the ground, misses, ball knocks the leg stump out of the ground 271/7
MV Boucher not out 0 1 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 7, w 8, nb 6) 21
  Total (7 wickets; 50 overs) 271 (5.42 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket GD McGrath 10 0 49 1 4.90 (4nb, 1w)
44.2 to Gibbs, same ball as before, only different is that this one was on the stump, Gibbs stepping back and choosing the wrong shot, trying to cut the slow ball yorker, ball hits the middle and leg stumps 219/4
View wickets DW Fleming 10 0 57 3 5.70 (3w)
47.5 to Rhodes, misjuding the pull over the square leg, ball floats in slow motion in the air for the easiest of catch for Mark waugh at mid wicket, excellent pocket innings from Jonty 250/5
49.5 to Klusener, trying to pull it, top edge is lifted over the point, Warne running towards the fence and takes a marvellous diving catch 271/6
49.6 to Pollock, pretending he's Klusener, but convinces noone, trying to pull down the ground, misses, ball knocks the leg stump out of the ground 271/7
View wicket PR Reiffel 9 0 47 1 5.22 (1w)
12.4 to Kirsten, coming down the wicket, driving, edging, outing to Ponting at pointing 45/1
  TM Moody 8 1 56 0 7.00 (1w)
View wickets SK Warne 10 1 33 2 3.30 (2nb, 1w)
32.3 to Cullinan, Cullinan's brain taking one of its famous leaves of absence, trying to slog it on one knee over the mid wicket, ball spins into the off stump 140/2
32.5 to Cronje, Hansie obviously thought that last stroke of Cullinan's was a mighty fine idea, because he tries it himself, ball hits the thigh of the leg on the ground, big appeal, ball was spinning down the line, small chance of it missing the off stump 141/3
  MG Bevan 3 0 22 0 7.33 (1w)
  Australia innings (target: 272 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Waugh run out (Boje/†Boucher) 5 23 9 0 0 55.55
5.2 Elworthy to Ponting, tapping it to the mid wicket, they're running off the cliffs, Waugh didn't want the run, and ends up being a metre short of his ground 20/2
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Elworthy 5 6 7 1 0 71.42
1.4 and thru him, off stump goes cartwheeling out of the ground, Elworthy around the wicket, Gilchrist came with so much of a reputation, and he'll be flying home with none of it 6/1
View dismissal RT Ponting c Donald b Klusener 69 144 110 5 2 62.72
34.1 trying to flick it over mid wicket, Ponting trying his darndest to mathc the scoring feats of his captain, skies it instead, there'll no droppies from Donald at mid on 174/4
View dismissal DR Martyn c Boje b Elworthy 11 25 20 1 0 55.00
11.3 pulling, utterly mistimed, ball floats to Boje at wide mid off, another memorable innings from the maestro Martyn 48/3
SR Waugh* not out 120 176 110 10 2 109.09
View dismissal MG Bevan c Cullinan b Cronje 27 49 33 2 0 81.81
45.4 turned onto the on side, straight to Cullers at mid wicket, and the match takes a little deviation towards South Africa 247/5
TM Moody not out 15 24 16 2 0 93.75
Extras (lb 6, w 7, nb 7) 20
  Total (5 wickets; 49.4 overs) 272 (5.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 9.4 0 45 0 4.65 (3nb, 1w)
View wickets S Elworthy 10 1 46 2 4.60 (2nb)
1.4 to Gilchrist, and thru him, off stump goes cartwheeling out of the ground, Elworthy around the wicket, Gilchrist came with so much of a reputation, and he'll be flying home with none of it 6/1
11.3 to Martyn, pulling, utterly mistimed, ball floats to Boje at wide mid off, another memorable innings from the maestro Martyn 48/3
  AA Donald 10 0 43 0 4.30 (1nb, 2w)
View wicket L Klusener 10 0 53 1 5.30 (1w)
34.1 to Ponting, trying to flick it over mid wicket, Ponting trying his darndest to mathc the scoring feats of his captain, skies it instead, there'll no droppies from Donald at mid on 174/4
View wicket WJ Cronje 7 0 50 1 7.14 (1w)
45.4 to Bevan, turned onto the on side, straight to Cullers at mid wicket, and the match takes a little deviation towards South Africa 247/5
  N Boje 3 0 29 0 9.66 (1nb, 2w)

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Points - Australia 2, South Africa 0
Player of the match - SR Waugh (Australia)
Umpires - S Venkataraghavan (India) and P Willey
TV umpire - ID Robinson (Zimbabwe)
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • Reserve match referee: RS Madugalle (SL)
    • 4th (reserve) umpire: NT Plews
    • HH Gibbs 50 off 72 balls, 8x4 0x6
    • DJ Cullinan 50 off 60 balls, 4x4 1x6
    • HH Gibbs 100 off 131 balls, 10x4 1x6
    • RT Ponting 50 off 88 balls, 4x4 2x6
    • SR Waugh 50 off 47 balls, 5x4 1x6
    • SR Waugh 100 off 91 balls, 10x4 2x6
 
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