Cricket World Cup 1999

  • Count with Teams in World Cup Tournament:
    • The 1999 World Cup featured a total of 12 teams.
  • All Teams Name:
    • Australia
    • Pakistan
    • South Africa
    • India
    • New Zealand
    • England
    • Sri Lanka
    • Zimbabwe
    • West Indies
    • Bangladesh
    • Kenya
    • Scotland
  • Hosted Country:
    • The 1999 World Cup was hosted by England.
  • Final Stadium:
    • The final of the 1999 World Cup was held at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, England.
  • Final Team Members:
    • Australia:
      • Steve Waugh (c)
      • Adam Gilchrist (wk)
      • Mark Waugh
      • Ricky Ponting
      • Darren Lehmann
      • Michael Bevan
      • Shane Warne
      • Damien Fleming
      • Glenn McGrath
      • Paul Reiffel
      • Jason Gillespie
    • Pakistan:
      • Wasim Akram (c)
      • Moin Khan (wk)
      • Saeed Anwar
      • Inzamam-ul-Haq
      • Mohammad Yousuf
      • Ijaz Ahmed
      • Abdul Razzaq
      • Azhar Mahmood
      • Saqlain Mushtaq
      • Shoaib Akhtar
      • Wasim Akram
  • Final Score:
    • Australia scored 133 runs while batting first in the rain-affected final (20 overs per side).
    • Pakistan managed to score 132 runs in their chase.
  • Highest Score:
    • Rahul Dravid from India scored the highest individual score in the tournament, with 145 runs against Sri Lanka.
  • Most Wicket Taker:
    • Geoff Allott from New Zealand was the leading wicket-taker of the tournament, taking 20 wickets.
  • Most Sixes with Name:
    • Lance Klusener from South Africa hit the most sixes in the tournament, with a total of 18 sixes.
  • Most Runs with Name:
    • Rahul Dravid from India was the leading run-scorer of the tournament, scoring 461 runs.
  • Most Fours with Name:
    • Sourav Ganguly from India hit the most fours in the tournament, with a total of 51 fours.
  • Highest Score in the Tournament:
    • Rahul Dravid from India scored the highest individual score in the tournament, with 145 runs against Sri Lanka.
  • Man of the Match:
    • Shane Warne from Australia was named the Man of the Match in the final for his exceptional bowling performance, taking 4 wickets.
  • Man of the Tournament:
    • Lance Klusener from South Africa was named the Player of the Tournament for his outstanding all-round performances.
  • Key Highlights of the Final Match:
    • The final was affected by rain, resulting in a reduced match of 20 overs per side.
    • Australia set a target of 133 runs for Pakistan to win.
    • Shane Warne’s mesmerizing bowling spell of 4 wickets turned the game in Australia’s favor.
    • Anil Kumble’s superb spell of bowling, taking 3 wickets, restricted Pakistan’s chase.
    • Australia won the final by 8 runs and claimed their second World Cup title.
    • This victory marked Australia’s emergence as a dominant force in world cricket in the following years.
    • Wasim Akram’s valiant 49 runs went in vain as Pakistan fell short of the target.

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