The start of something big

Andrew Miller: The 1999 World Cup served as a wake-up call for the ICC in managing itself and world cricket better

Who could ever be surprised by Mr Warne?

Men of the Finals: 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

Vignettes: 30

The Taunton rampage

Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly paired up and smashed Sri Lanka, merrily breaking a few records on the way

WOrld cup timeline

Quiz

Who hit the winning run in the final?

  • A. Mark Waugh
  • B. Steve Waugh
  • C. Ricky Ponting
  • D. Darren Lehmann

Stats

Most Runs
Player Mat Runs HS Ave SR
R Dravid (India) 8 461 145 65.85 85.52
SR Waugh (Aus) 10 398 120* 79.60 77.73
SC Ganguly (India) 7 379 183 54.14 81.15
ME Waugh (Aus) 10 375 104 41.66 76.21
Saeed Anwar (Pak) 10 368 113* 40.88 72.01
Most Wickets
Player Mat Wkts BBI Ave Econ
GI Allott (NZ) 9 20 4/37 16.25 3.70
SK Warne (Aus) 10 20 4/29 18.05 3.82
GD McGrath (Aus) 10 18 5/14 20.38 3.83
L Klusener (SA) 9 17 5/21 20.58 4.61
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) 10 17 5/35 22.29 4.52

Scorecards