ICC World Cup - Final

Australia v Pakistan

Australia won by 8 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)

Pakistan innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal Saeed Anwar b Fleming 15 26 17 3 0 88.23
View dismissal Wajahatullah Wasti c ME Waugh b McGrath 1 20 14 0 0 7.14
View dismissal Abdul Razzaq c SR Waugh b Moody 17 67 51 2 0 33.33
View dismissal Ijaz Ahmed b Warne 22 79 46 2 0 47.82
View dismissal Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Gilchrist b Reiffel 15 47 33 0 0 45.45
View dismissal Moin Khan c †Gilchrist b Warne 6 16 12 0 0 50.00
View dismissal Shahid Afridi lbw b Warne 13 22 16 2 0 81.25
View dismissal Azhar Mahmood c & b Moody 8 32 17 1 0 47.05
View dismissal Wasim Akram* c SR Waugh b Warne 8 23 20 0 1 40.00
View dismissal Saqlain Mushtaq c Ponting b McGrath 0 10 4 0 0 0.00
Shoaib Akhtar not out 2 8 6 0 0 33.33
Extras (lb 10, w 13, nb 2) 25
Total (all out; 39 overs) 132 (3.38 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-21 (Wajahatullah Wasti, 4.4 ov), 2-21 (Saeed Anwar, 5.1 ov), 3-68 (Abdul Razzaq, 19.4 ov), 4-77 (Ijaz Ahmed, 23.4 ov), 5-91 (Moin Khan, 27.1 ov), 6-104 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 30.1 ov), 7-113 (Shahid Afridi, 31.6 ov), 8-129 (Azhar Mahmood, 36.6 ov), 9-129 (Wasim Akram, 37.2 ov), 10-132 (Saqlain Mushtaq, 38.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets GD McGrath 9 3 13 2 1.44
View wicket DW Fleming 6 0 30 1 5.00 (2nb, 4w)
View wicket PR Reiffel 10 1 29 1 2.90 (2w)
View wickets TM Moody 5 0 17 2 3.40 (1w)
View wickets SK Warne 9 1 33 4 3.66 (2w)
Australia innings (target: 133 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Waugh not out 37 95 52 4 0 71.15
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Saqlain Mushtaq 54 49 36 8 1 150.00
View dismissal RT Ponting c †Moin Khan b Wasim Akram 24 32 27 3 0 88.88
DS Lehmann not out 13 12 9 2 0 144.44
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 3) 5
Total (2 wickets; 20.1 overs) 133 (6.59 runs per over)
Did not bat SR Waugh*, MG Bevan, TM Moody, SK Warne, PR Reiffel, DW Fleming, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Gilchrist, 10.1 ov), 2-112 (Ponting, 17.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket Wasim Akram 8 1 41 1 5.12 (2nb, 1w)
Shoaib Akhtar 4 0 37 0 9.25 (1nb)
Abdul Razzaq 2 0 13 0 6.50
Azhar Mahmood 2 0 20 0 10.00
View wicket Saqlain Mushtaq 4.1 0 21 1 5.04
Match details
Toss Pakistan, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 1999 ICC World Cup
Player of the match SK Warne (Australia)
Player of the series L Klusener
Umpires SA Bucknor (West Indies) and DR Shepherd
TV umpire S Venkataraghavan (India)
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Match notes
  • 4th (reserve) umpire: R Palmer
  • Reserve umpire: CW Smith (WI)
  • 12th Men: BP Julian (Australia) and Mushtaq Ahmed (Pakistan)
  • Start of match delayed by 30 minutes to 11:15am after morning rain. Lunch break rescheduled to 2:45pm to 3:15pm, and close of play extended to 6:45pm. However, upon the early finish of the Pakistan innings at just prior to 2:15pm, the Australia innings was recheduled to begin at 3:00pm.
  • AC Gilchrist 50 off 33 balls, 8x4 1x6
  • Match was completed at 4:32pm
 
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Tournament Results
Australia v Pakistan at Lord's - Jun 20, 1999
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 179 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Birmingham - Jun 17, 1999
Match tied
New Zealand v Pakistan at Manchester - Jun 16, 1999
Pakistan won by 9 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Leeds - Jun 13, 1999
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
India v New Zealand at Nottingham - Jun 12, 1999
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
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Jun 20, 1999

Ricky Ponting celebrates Australia's victory, Australia v Pakistan, Final, World Cup, Birmingham, June 20, 1999

Ricky Ponting celebrates Australia's victory

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Jun 20, 1999

Michael Bevan, Adam Gilchrist and Steve Waugh hold the World Cup trophy, Australia v Pakistan, World Cup final, Lord's, June 20, 1999

Michael Bevan, Adam Gilchrist and Steve Waugh hold the World Cup trophy

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