ICC World Cup 1999

Winner - Australia

Men of the Finals

Who could ever be surprised by Mr Warne?

Always mesmerising, Warne shook off ordinary form in the early stages of the 1999 World Cup with a magical spell in the semis and a masterful one in the final

Scotland's wasted chance

Participation in 1999 was an opportunity to boost cricket's profile in the country - one the cricket board didn't take, leading to a long period in the wilderness

Heartbreaks

'The birth of the chokers tag'

Daryll Cullinan remembers feeling stunned at the end of the tied 1999 World Cup semi-final

Points Table

Super Sixes

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Pakistan 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.654
Australia 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.358
South Africa 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.174
New Zealand 5 2 2 0 1 5 -0.520
Zimbabwe 5 2 2 0 1 5 -0.786
India 5 1 4 0 0 2 -0.153

Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
South Africa 5 4 1 0 0 8 +0.859
India 5 3 2 0 0 6 +1.285
Zimbabwe 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.017
England 5 3 2 0 0 6 -0.331
Sri Lanka 5 2 3 0 0 4 -0.809
Kenya 5 0 5 0 0 0 -1.198

Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Pakistan 5 4 1 0 0 8 +0.526
Australia 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.731
New Zealand 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.575
West Indies 5 3 2 0 0 6 +0.497
Bangladesh 5 2 3 0 0 4 -0.543
Scotland 5 0 5 0 0 0 -1.928

Statistics

ICC World Cup, 1999 (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland ODIs)

One-Day Internationals

Shane Warne takes a nap on Steve Waugh's shoulder
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Michael Bevan, Adam Gilchrist and Steve Waugh hold the World Cup trophy
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Darren Lehmann and Michael Bevan celebrate Australia's win in the final, World Cup 1999, England
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Australian Shane Warne gestures with joy after dismissing Ijaz Ahmed
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Saeed Anwar acknowledges applause for his century
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Saeed Anwar on his way to an unbeaten 113
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Squads

Aasif Karim (c) Maurice Odumbe (vc)
Joseph Angara Dipak Chudasama
Sandeep Gupta Jimmy Kamande
Hitesh Modi Thomas Odoyo
Kennedy Otieno (wk) Ravi Shah
Mohammad Sheikh Tony Suji
Martin Suji Steve Tikolo
Alpesh Vadher
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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