ICC World Cup, 6th Super: New Zealand v South Africa at Birmingham, Jun 10, 1999
ICC World Cup - 36th match, Super Sixes
South Africa won by 74 runs
Played at Edgbaston, Birmingham (neutral venue)
10 June 1999 (50-over match)
  South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal G Kirsten c Nash b Astle 82 139 121 6 1 67.76
36.3 very soft dismissal, Kirsten sweeping, ball pops up in the air, easy catch for the square leg 176/1
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Allott 91 171 118 6 1 77.11
43.6 a yorker and thru him, great ball, Gibbs trying to defend, and failing 228/3
View dismissal L Klusener b Larsen 4 6 5 1 0 80.00
37.5 oh dear, obviously beaten by the pace, inside edge onto the stumps, I hope everyone enjoyed that innings 187/2
JH Kallis not out 53 50 36 1 3 147.22
View dismissal DJ Cullinan c & b Cairns 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
44.3 slow ball off cutter, utterly bamboozled Cullinan, he was left lunging outside the off stump waiting for the ball, it pops up nonchalently, Cairns takes a diving rolling catch at the silly mid off position 229/4
View dismissal WJ Cronje* run out (Nash) 39 20 22 2 2 177.27
49.4 Allott to Kallis, pushing down to the mid off, very quick second needed, but Nash gets the direct hit, Cronje well short at the non-striker's end 283/5
JN Rhodes not out 0 2 0 0 0 -
Extras (lb 11, w 3, nb 4) 18
  Total (5 wickets; 50 overs) 287 (5.74 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket GI Allott 10 0 42 1 4.20 (1nb, 1w)
43.6 to Gibbs, a yorker and thru him, great ball, Gibbs trying to defend, and failing 228/3
  DJ Nash 8 0 44 0 5.50 (1w)
View wicket CL Cairns 7 0 55 1 7.85 (3nb)
44.3 to Cullinan, slow ball off cutter, utterly bamboozled Cullinan, he was left lunging outside the off stump waiting for the ball, it pops up nonchalently, Cairns takes a diving rolling catch at the silly mid off position 229/4
View wicket GR Larsen 9 0 47 1 5.22
37.5 to Klusener, oh dear, obviously beaten by the pace, inside edge onto the stumps, I hope everyone enjoyed that innings 187/2
  CZ Harris 10 0 59 0 5.90
View wicket NJ Astle 6 0 29 1 4.83 (1w)
36.3 to Kirsten, very soft dismissal, Kirsten sweeping, ball pops up in the air, easy catch for the square leg 176/1
  New Zealand innings (target: 288 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal MJ Horne c Pollock b Kallis 12 23 20 3 0 60.00
5.3 hanging the bat out for a little defence outside the off stump, Horne delivers 3 boundaries, is satisfied with his day's work, caught at 2nd slip 20/1
View dismissal NJ Astle c Cullinan b Kallis 9 50 32 1 0 28.12
11.3 fending at it, edged and to the widish slip, he threatened to make double figures, but alas.... 34/2
View dismissal CD McMillan c Gibbs b Cronje 23 91 54 1 0 42.59
25.6 playing onto the on side, too early, leading edge, high into the high, easy catch at about point 93/3
View dismissal SP Fleming* c Pollock b Cronje 42 80 64 6 0 65.62
29.4 lofting it straight to the mid on, very poor shot, Fleming is double-o gone. 107/4
View dismissal RG Twose c Cronje b Klusener 35 69 40 3 1 87.50
40.4 overpitched on the leg stump, Twose tries lofting it way down the ground, instead it goes high in the air and to the long off fielder 171/7
View dismissal CL Cairns b Klusener 17 21 16 1 1 106.25
34.3 trying to hammer over the mid wicket, missed it totally 144/5
View dismissal AC Parore run out (Kirsten/†Boucher) 3 5 5 0 0 60.00
35.4 from Pollock, turning it around to square leg, Kirsten with some simple fielding, pick up and throw to the keeper, batsmen somehow thought there was 2 in it, there wasn't 148/6
CZ Harris not out 27 60 38 1 0 71.05
View dismissal DJ Nash b Pollock 9 20 22 1 0 40.90
46.3 slow ball into the stumps, Nash had utterly no idea about that one 194/8
GR Larsen not out 13 13 13 1 0 100.00
Extras (lb 9, w 11, nb 3) 23
  Total (8 wickets; 50 overs) 213 (4.26 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket SM Pollock 10 1 29 1 2.90
46.3 to Nash, slow ball into the stumps, Nash had utterly no idea about that one 194/8
View wickets JH Kallis 6 2 15 2 2.50 (4w)
5.3 to Horne, hanging the bat out for a little defence outside the off stump, Horne delivers 3 boundaries, is satisfied with his day's work, caught at 2nd slip 20/1
11.3 to Astle, fending at it, edged and to the widish slip, he threatened to make double figures, but alas.... 34/2
  S Elworthy 8 0 35 0 4.37 (1nb, 2w)
  AA Donald 10 0 42 0 4.20 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets L Klusener 9 0 46 2 5.11 (1nb, 3w)
34.3 to Cairns, trying to hammer over the mid wicket, missed it totally 144/5
40.4 to Twose, overpitched on the leg stump, Twose tries lofting it way down the ground, instead it goes high in the air and to the long off fielder 171/7
View wickets WJ Cronje 7 0 37 2 5.28 (1w)
25.6 to McMillan, playing onto the on side, too early, leading edge, high into the high, easy catch at about point 93/3
29.4 to Fleming, lofting it straight to the mid on, very poor shot, Fleming is double-o gone. 107/4

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Points - South Africa 2, New Zealand 0
Player of the match - JH Kallis (South Africa)
Umpires - ID Robinson (Zimbabwe) and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - P Willey
Match referee - CW Smith (West Indies)

Match Notes


    • Reserve match referee: RS Madugalle (SL)
    • 4th (reserve) umpire: NA Mallender
    • G Kirsten 50 off 79 balls, 6x4 0x6
    • HH Gibbs 50 off 76 balls, 3x4 0x6
    • JH Kallis 50 off 36 balls, 1x4 3x6
    • New Zealand innings: 1x7 ball over (4th over of the innings, 2nd from Kallis)
 
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