ICC World Cup, 28th Match: Australia v West Indies at Manchester, May 30, 1999
ICC World Cup - 28th match, Group B
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 56 balls remaining)
Played at Old Trafford, Manchester (neutral venue)
30 May 1999 (50-over match)
  West Indies innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SL Campbell c ME Waugh b McGrath 2 19 14 0 0 14.28
4.2 seaming just a tad away from the off stump, excellent ball for the situation, Campbell was forced to play it even though he was hoping for one of those lazy days at the office, tucked up in defence, outside edge, Waugh dives at 2nd slip 7/1
RD Jacobs not out 49 197 142 3 0 34.50
View dismissal JC Adams lbw b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
4.3 excellent start for the Australia, Padams plays the forward defence, ball straightening down the line, into the pad, umpire gives him immediately 7/2
View dismissal BC Lara* b McGrath 9 14 15 1 0 60.00
8.2 pitching on the middle stump, ball seams away slowly, Lara plays the defence inside it, into the off stump, Australia are ecstatic, McGrath running down the pitch jumping and pumping his fists into the air 20/3
View dismissal S Chanderpaul b Warne 16 60 38 0 0 42.10
22.3 tries to cut through the off side, and chops onto his stumps 64/4
View dismissal SC Williams c ME Waugh b Moody 3 4 6 0 0 50.00
23.4 shorter ball tries to pull crisp and clean off the splice to a waiting midwicket 67/5
View dismissal PV Simmons b Fleming 1 6 8 0 0 12.50
25.2 oh dearie me tries an inane cut to third man instead plays it beautifully onto off stum,p 69/6
View dismissal CEL Ambrose lbw b Warne 1 4 7 0 0 14.28
26.4 trappped on the backfoot in fgront and that's gorn 70/7
View dismissal M Dillon lbw b McGrath 0 11 9 0 0 0.00
29.5 sigh 71/8
View dismissal RD King lbw b Warne 1 38 30 0 0 3.33
40.5 oh dear trapped on the back foot as plumb as you come 88/9
View dismissal CA Walsh b McGrath 6 23 11 1 0 54.54
46.4 and he does so, seaming into the off stump, too good for the tailender Walsh 110/10
Extras (lb 3, w 18, nb 1) 22
  Total (all out; 46.4 overs) 110 (2.35 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets GD McGrath 8.4 3 14 5 1.61
4.2 to Campbell, seaming just a tad away from the off stump, excellent ball for the situation, Campbell was forced to play it even though he was hoping for one of those lazy days at the office, tucked up in defence, outside edge, Waugh dives at 2nd slip 7/1
4.3 to Adams, excellent start for the Australia, Padams plays the forward defence, ball straightening down the line, into the pad, umpire gives him immediately 7/2
8.2 to Lara, pitching on the middle stump, ball seams away slowly, Lara plays the defence inside it, into the off stump, Australia are ecstatic, McGrath running down the pitch jumping and pumping his fists into the air 20/3
29.5 to Dillon, sigh 71/8
46.4 to Walsh, and he does so, seaming into the off stump, too good for the tailender Walsh 110/10
View wicket DW Fleming 7 1 12 1 1.71 (2w)
25.2 to Simmons, oh dearie me tries an inane cut to third man instead plays it beautifully onto off stum,p 69/6
View wicket TM Moody 7 0 16 1 2.28 (1w)
23.4 to Williams, shorter ball tries to pull crisp and clean off the splice to a waiting midwicket 67/5
  BP Julian 7 1 36 0 5.14 (1nb, 4w)
View wickets SK Warne 10 4 11 3 1.10 (1w)
22.3 to Chanderpaul, tries to cut through the off side, and chops onto his stumps 64/4
26.4 to Ambrose, trappped on the backfoot in fgront and that's gorn 70/7
40.5 to King, oh dear trapped on the back foot as plumb as you come 88/9
  MG Bevan 7 0 18 0 2.57 (5w)
  Australia innings (target: 111 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Ambrose 21 44 36 1 0 58.33
10.1 attempting some of his special brand of diabolical defence, Ambrose coming from around the wicket, inside edge into the stumps, that is so not an unusual way for him to get out 43/2
View dismissal ME Waugh c †Jacobs b Ambrose 3 9 5 0 0 60.00
2.1 coming forward, there's the outside edge, good catch for Jacobs diving to his right, the collapse starts...... now. 10/1
View dismissal RT Ponting c Chanderpaul b King 20 77 56 1 0 35.71
19.3 he has all the time in the world to scratch around for runs, but oh no, he's to play the hook shot, ball directly square, Chanderpaul was at deep square leg, he dives forward for a great catch 62/4
View dismissal DS Lehmann c Adams b Ambrose 9 25 13 1 0 69.23
16.2 another classic Lehmann innings for the scrapbook, driving outsid ethe off stump, ball flies away square, Adams pulls off a pearler of a catch at point, one handed dive low to his left 53/3
SR Waugh* not out 19 100 73 2 0 26.02
MG Bevan not out 20 85 69 2 0 28.98
Extras (lb 4, w 7, nb 8) 19
  Total (4 wickets; 40.4 overs) 111 (2.72 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets CEL Ambrose 10 0 31 3 3.10 (1w)
2.1 to ME Waugh, coming forward, there's the outside edge, good catch for Jacobs diving to his right, the collapse starts...... now. 10/1
10.1 to Gilchrist, attempting some of his special brand of diabolical defence, Ambrose coming from around the wicket, inside edge into the stumps, that is so not an unusual way for him to get out 43/2
16.2 to Lehmann, another classic Lehmann innings for the scrapbook, driving outsid ethe off stump, ball flies away square, Adams pulls off a pearler of a catch at point, one handed dive low to his left 53/3
  CA Walsh 10 3 25 0 2.50 (7nb, 1w)
  M Dillon 7.4 1 22 0 2.86 (1nb, 2w)
View wicket RD King 10 2 27 1 2.70 (1w)
19.3 to Ponting, he has all the time in the world to scratch around for runs, but oh no, he's to play the hook shot, ball directly square, Chanderpaul was at deep square leg, he dives forward for a great catch 62/4
  PV Simmons 3 2 2 0 0.66 (2w)

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Points - Australia 2, West Indies 0
Player of the match - GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires - RS Dunne (New Zealand) and KT Francis (Sri Lanka)
TV umpire - DJ Constant
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)

Match Notes


    • 4th (reserve) umpire: S Modi (Ken)
 
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