ICC World Cup, 25th Match: England v India at Birmingham, May 29-30, 1999
ICC World Cup - 25th match, Group A
India won by 63 runs
29,30 May 1999 (50-over match)
  India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SC Ganguly run out (Ealham) 40 99 59 6 0 67.79
21.2 Ealham to Dravid, played straight, bowler gets his hands on to the ball and deflects on the stumps as Ganguly is stranded outside. Akhtar finds it an easy decision 93/2
View dismissal S Ramesh c Hick b Mullally 20 57 41 2 0 48.78
12.5 edged to second slip and well taken catch by Hick there 49/1
View dismissal R Dravid c Ealham b Flintoff 53 116 82 6 0 64.63
39.5 played uppishly straight to long on 174/4
View dismissal SR Tendulkar c Hick b Ealham 22 49 40 2 0 55.00
33.3 pulled uppishly, straight to Hick at deep midwicket 139/3
View dismissal M Azharuddin* c Hussain b Ealham 26 37 35 3 0 74.28
43.5 played uppishly. poor shot of course. well taken by Hussain at long off running blind 188/5
View dismissal A Jadeja c Fraser b Gough 39 39 30 5 0 130.00
49.1 skier in the air, taken by Fraser at midoff 228/8
View dismissal NR Mongia b Mullally 2 11 5 0 0 40.00
46.4 down the track, bowled as one would have expected 209/6
View dismissal J Srinath b Gough 1 2 2 0 0 50.00
47.1 inswinging yorker. cleaned up 210/7
A Kumble not out 6 11 8 0 0 75.00
BKV Prasad not out 2 1 3 0 0 66.66
Extras (lb 7, w 10, nb 4) 21
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 232 (4.64 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets D Gough 10 0 51 2 5.10 (2nb, 3w)
47.1 to Srinath, inswinging yorker. cleaned up 210/7
49.1 to Jadeja, skier in the air, taken by Fraser at midoff 228/8
  ARC Fraser 10 2 30 0 3.00 (2w)
View wickets AD Mullally 10 0 54 2 5.40 (1nb, 4w)
12.5 to Ramesh, edged to second slip and well taken catch by Hick there 49/1
46.4 to Mongia, down the track, bowled as one would have expected 209/6
View wickets MA Ealham 10 2 28 2 2.80 (1nb, 1w)
33.3 to Tendulkar, pulled uppishly, straight to Hick at deep midwicket 139/3
43.5 to Azharuddin, played uppishly. poor shot of course. well taken by Hussain at long off running blind 188/5
View wicket A Flintoff 5 0 28 1 5.60
39.5 to Dravid, played uppishly straight to long on 174/4
  AJ Hollioake 5 0 34 0 6.80
  England innings (target: 233 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal N Hussain b Ganguly 33 89 63 3 0 52.38
19.1 that is it! Ganguly does it! 72/3
View dismissal AJ Stewart*† c Azharuddin b Mohanty 2 14 9 0 0 22.22
3.1 outside the off, swinging away. edged to second slip 12/1
View dismissal GA Hick b Mohanty 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
3.2 slower ball on the stumps, bowled him! 13/2
View dismissal GP Thorpe lbw b Srinath 36 92 57 7 0 63.15
23.4 yorker, on the pads. he is gone 81/4
View dismissal NH Fairbrother c †Mongia b Ganguly 29 93 62 2 0 46.77
38.4 down the track, edged straight to wicket keeper 132/8
View dismissal A Flintoff lbw b Kumble 15 34 21 1 1 71.42
31.3 came in after pitching and brushed the pads. Kumble appeals, Mongia joins and Akhtar gives him out 118/5
View dismissal AJ Hollioake lbw b Kumble 6 15 13 0 0 46.15
35.5 goes for a pull, misses and trapped straight on the stumps 130/6
View dismissal MA Ealham c Azharuddin b Ganguly 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
36.5 well outside the off, edged straight to the lone slip and England now almost out of the Super Six 131/7
View dismissal D Gough c Kumble b Prasad 19 28 25 1 0 76.00
44.1 lofts it way up in the air but Kumble is there and takes the catch just inside the ropes at deep midon 161/9
ARC Fraser not out 15 27 17 3 0 88.23
View dismissal AD Mullally b Srinath 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
45.2 yorker and Mullally decides he will come another day and fight it out 169/10
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 5, nb 1) 14
  Total (all out; 45.2 overs) 169 (3.72 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets J Srinath 8.2 3 25 2 3.00
23.4 to Thorpe, yorker, on the pads. he is gone 81/4
45.2 to Mullally, yorker and Mullally decides he will come another day and fight it out 169/10
View wickets DS Mohanty 10 0 54 2 5.40 (1nb, 5w)
3.1 to Stewart, outside the off, swinging away. edged to second slip 12/1
3.2 to Hick, slower ball on the stumps, bowled him! 13/2
View wicket BKV Prasad 9 1 25 1 2.77
44.1 to Gough, lofts it way up in the air but Kumble is there and takes the catch just inside the ropes at deep midon 161/9
View wickets SC Ganguly 8 0 27 3 3.37
19.1 to Hussain, that is it! Ganguly does it! 72/3
36.5 to Ealham, well outside the off, edged straight to the lone slip and England now almost out of the Super Six 131/7
38.4 to Fairbrother, down the track, edged straight to wicket keeper 132/8
View wickets A Kumble 10 1 30 2 3.00
31.3 to Flintoff, came in after pitching and brushed the pads. Kumble appeals, Mongia joins and Akhtar gives him out 118/5
35.5 to Hollioake, goes for a pull, misses and trapped straight on the stumps 130/6

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to field
Points - India 2, England 0
Player of the match - SC Ganguly (India)
Umpires - DB Hair (Australia) and Javed Akhtar (Pakistan)
TV umpire - DB Cowie (New Zealand)
Match referee - PJP Burge (Australia)
Close of play
  • Sat, 29 May - day 1 - England 73/3 (GP Thorpe 31*, NH Fairbrother 1*, 20.3 ov)
  • Sun, 30 May - day 2 - England 169 (45.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: Sailab Hossain (Ban)
    • India innings: 1x7 ball over (9th over, Mullally's 1st over called by Javed Akhtar)
    • Thunderstorms stopped the match at 20.3 overs into the England innings.
    • Reserve day used
 
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