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World Cup News

  • How the World Cup became a commercial hit

    The relatively modest sums from the first three World Cups were overshadowed by the sale of TV rights in subsequent editions

  • The start of something big

    The 1999 World Cup was the first under the ICC's control but it also served as a wake-up call for cricket's governing body in managing itself and world cricket better

  • 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

  • 'The birth of the chokers tag'

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