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World cup statics 1999


ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 1999
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Hosted by England
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The Cricket World Cup 1999 was hosted primarily by England and
co-hosted by Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands.
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Rules:
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This time 12 teams participated which were divided into 2 groups.
Each team played each other in the league stage.
The top three teams from each group qualified for the Super Sixes
in which each qualifier from group A played with each qualifier from
group B. The points earned by teams against each qualifier from
their group was also carried forward. The top four teams from the
Super Sixes advanced in the semifinals.

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Key:
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1). Australia won the cup by beating Pakistan by 8 wickets. It was a one-sided final at the Lord’s cricket ground in London.
2). The other two semifinalists were New Zealand and South Africa.
3). Shane Warne was Man of the Match in the final match as well as in the semi-final.
4). Rahul Dravid of India made the maximum runs in the tournament.
5). Lance Klusener of South Africa was crowned as Man of the Tournament.
6). Sourabh Ganguly of India scored the highest, 183 against Sri Lanka at Taunton.

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Venue : England
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Date : 14 May 1999 to 20 June 1999
Teams Played:
Super Six : Australia, South Africa, Pakistan, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, India.
Group A : India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Zimbabwe, England, Kenya.
Group B : Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, West Indies, Bangladesh, Scotland.
Winner: Australia (Beated Pakistan By 8 Wickets).
Man of The Match: Shane Warne – Took 4 wickets for 33 balls.

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Group A Matches:
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Group A: England v Sri Lanka – May 14, 1999 at Lord’s
England won by 8 wickets.
Sri Lanka 204 (48.4 ov); England 207-2 (46.5 ov).

Group A: India v South Africa – May 15, 1999 at Hove
South Africa won by 4 wickets.
India 253-5 (50 ov); South Africa 254-6 (47.2 ov).

Group A: Kenya v Zimbabwe – May 15, 1999 at Taunton
Zimbabwe won by 5 wickets.
Kenya 229-7 (50 ov); Zimbabwe 231-5 (41 ov).

Group A: England v Kenya – May 18, 1999 at Canterbury
England won by 9 wickets.
Kenya 203 (49.4 ov); England 204-1 (39 ov).

Group A: India v Zimbabwe – May 19, 1999 at Leicester
Zimbabwe won by 3 runs.
Zimbabwe 252-9 (50 ov); India 249 (45 ov).

Group A: South Africa v Sri Lanka – May 19, 1999 at Northampton
South Africa won by 89 runs.
South Africa 199-9 (50 ov); Sri Lanka 110 (35.2 ov).

Group A: England v South Africa – May 22, 1999 at The Oval
South Africa won by 122 runs.
South Africa 225-7 (50 ov); England 103 (41 ov).

Group A: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe – May 22, 1999 at Worcester
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets.
Zimbabwe 197-9 (50 ov); Sri Lanka 198-6 (46 ov).

Group A: India v Kenya – May 23, 1999 at Bristol
India won by 94 runs.
India 329-2 (50 ov); Kenya 235-7 (50 ov).

Group A: England v Zimbabwe – May 25, 1999 at Nottingham
England won by 7 wickets.
Zimbabwe 167-8 (50 ov); England 168-3 (38.3 ov).

Group A: India v Sri Lanka – May 26, 1999 at Taunton
India won by 157 runs.
India 373-6 (50 ov); Sri Lanka 216 (42.3 ov).

Group A: Kenya v South Africa – May 26, 1999 at Amstelveen
South Africa won by 7 wickets.
Kenya 152 (44.3 ov); South Africa 153-3 (41 ov).

Group A: England v India – May 29, 1999 at Birmingham
India won by 63 runs.
India 232-8 (50 ov); England 169 (45.2 ov).

Group A: South Africa v Zimbabwe – May 29, 1999 at Chelmsford
Zimbabwe won by 48 runs.
Zimbabwe 233-6 (50 ov); South Africa 185 (47.2 ov).

Group A: Kenya v Sri Lanka – May 30, 1999 at Southampton
Sri Lanka won by 45 runs.
Sri Lanka 275-8 (50 ov); Kenya 230-6 (50 ov).

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Group B Matches:
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Group B: Australia v Scotland – May 16, 1999 at Worcester
Australia won by 6 wickets.
Scotland 181-7 (50 ov); Australia 182-4 (44.5 ov).

Group B: Pakistan v West Indies – May 16, 1999 at Bristol
Pakistan won by 27 runs.
Pakistan 229-8 (50 ov); West Indies 202 (48.5 ov).

Group B: Bangladesh v New Zealand – May 17, 1999 at Chelmsford
New Zealand won by 6 wickets.
Bangladesh 116 (37.4 ov); New Zealand 117-4 (33 ov).

Group B: Australia v New Zealand – May 20, 1999 at Cardiff
New Zealand won by 5 wickets.
Australia 213-8 (50 ov); New Zealand 214-5 (45.2 ov).

Group B: Pakistan v Scotland – May 20, 1999 at Chester-le-Street
Pakistan won by 94 runs.
Pakistan 261-6 (50 ov); Scotland 167 (38.5 ov).

Group B: Bangladesh v West Indies – May 21, 1999 at Dublin
West Indies won by 7 wickets.
Bangladesh 182 (49.2 ov); West Indies 183-3 (46.3 ov).

Group B: Australia v Pakistan – May 23, 1999 at Leeds
Pakistan won by 10 runs.
Pakistan 275-8 (50 ov); Australia 265 (49.5 ov).

Group B: New Zealand v West Indies – May 24, 1999 at Southampton
West Indies won by 7 wickets.
New Zealand 156 (48.1 ov); West Indies 158-3 (44.2 ov).

Group B: Scotland v Bangladesh – May 24, 1999 at Edinburgh
Bangladesh won by 22 runs.
Bangladesh 185-9 (50 ov); Scotland 163 (46.2 ov).

Group B: Australia v Bangladesh – May 27, 1999 at Chester-le-Street
Australia won by 7 wickets.
Bangladesh 178-7 (50 ov); Australia 181-3 (19.5 ov).

Group B: Scotland v West Indies – May 27, 1999 at Leicester
West Indies won by 8 wickets.
Scotland 68 (31.3 ov); West Indies 70-2 (10.1 ov).

Group B: New Zealand v Pakistan – May 28, 1999 at Derby
Pakistan won by 62 runs.
Pakistan 269-8 (50 ov); New Zealand 207-8 (50 ov).

Group B: Australia v West Indies – May 30, 1999 at Manchester
Australia won by 6 wickets.
West Indies 110 (46.4 ov); Australia 111-4 (40.4 ov).

Group B: Bangladesh v Pakistan – May 31, 1999 at Northampton
Bangladesh won by 62 runs.
Bangladesh 223-9 (50 ov); Pakistan 161 (44.3 ov).

Group B: Scotland v New Zealand – May 31, 1999 at Edinburgh
New Zealand won by 6 wickets.
Scotland 121 (42.1 ov); New Zealand 123-4 (17.5 ov).

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Super Six Matches:
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Super Six: Australia v India – June 4, 1999 at The Oval
Australia won by 77 runs.
Australia 282-6 (50 ov); India 205 (48.2 ov).

Super Six: Pakistan v South Africa – June 5, 1999 at Nottingham
South Africa won by 3 wickets.
Pakistan 220-7 (50 ov); South Africa 221-7 (49 ov).

Super Six: New Zealand v Zimbabwe – June 6, 1999 at Leeds
No result.
Zimbabwe 175 (49.3 ov); New Zealand 70-3 (15 ov).

Super Six: India v Pakistan – June 8, 1999 at Manchester
India won by 47 runs.
India 227-6 (50 ov); Pakistan 180 (45.3 ov).

Super Six: Australia v Zimbabwe – June 9, 1999 at Lord’s
Australia won by 44 runs.
Australia 303-4 (50 ov); Zimbabwe 259-6 (50 ov).

Super Six: New Zealand v South Africa – June 10, 1999 at Birmingham
South Africa won by 74 runs.
South Africa 287-5 (50 ov); New Zealand 213-8 (50 ov).

Super Six: Pakistan v Zimbabwe – June 11, 1999 at The Oval
Pakistan won by 148 runs.
Pakistan 271-9 (50 ov); Zimbabwe 123 (40.3 ov).

Super Six: India v New Zealand – June 12, 1999 at Nottingham
New Zealand won by 5 wickets.
India 251-6 (50 ov); New Zealand 253-5 (48.2 ov).

Super Six: Australia v South Africa – June 13, 1999 at Leeds
Australia won by 5 wickets.
South Africa 271-7 (50 ov); Australia 272-5 (49.4 ov).

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Semi-Final Matches:
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Semi-Final: New Zealand v Pakistan – June 16, 1999 at Manchester
Pakistan won by 9 wickets.
New Zealand 241-7 (50 ov); Pakistan 242-1 (47.3 ov).

Semi-Final: Australia v South Africa – June 17, 1999 at Birmingham
Match tied.
Australia 213 (49.2 ov); South Africa 213 (49.4 ov).

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Grand Finale:
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Final: Australia v Pakistan – June 20, 1999 at Lord’s
Australia won by 8 wickets.
Pakistan 132 (39 ov); Australia 133-2 (20.1 ov).

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