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1999 Cricket World Cup- History and facts

by on February 12, 2011
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World Cup 1999

Host of 1999 World Cup

  • England hosted the 1999 World Cup along with other European countries

Winner of 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Australia cricket team won the 1999 World Cup where they defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final

Highest target made in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Indian cricket team scored the highest target of 373 runs against Sri Lanka

Highest run chase by a team in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Australian cricket team made the highest runs chase of 272 against South Africa

Top scorer of 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Rahul Dravid of Indian cricket team scored the highest of 461 runs and

Highest score in an innings in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Saurav Ganguly of Indian cricket team scored 183 runs

Most sixes and fours in Cricket World Cup 1999

  • Lance Klusener of South African cricket team hit the maximum sixes i.e.(10)
  • NC Johnson of Zimbabwe hit 43 fours

Maximum number of centuries scored in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Rahul Dravid scored two centuries in 1999 World Cup

Highest fifties scored by a player in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Rahul Dravid scored 3 centuries in 1999 World Cup

Players who scored maximum ducks in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • AG Huckle (Zim), BMW Patterson (Scot,) Akram Khan (Ban), JAR Blain (Scot), KO Otieno (Kenya), AC Parore (NZ), Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak), WJ Cronje (SA), A Flower (Zim), JH Kallis (SA), Ijaz Ahmed (Pak),

Most wickets by a player in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Geoff Allot of New Zealand cricket team and SK Warne of Australian Cricket team took 20 wickets.

Most dismissals in 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Moin Khan, a Pakistani wicket keeper did the most dismissals (16)

Most catches taken by a player in Cricket World Cup 1999

  • DJ Cullinan of South Africa cricket team took 8 catches

Highest partnership runs made in Cricket World Cup 1999

  • SC Ganguly and R Dravid of Indian cricket team scored 318 runs in the 2nd wicket against Sri Lanka.

Umpires in the final match of 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Steve Bucknor and David Shepherd

Man of the match in the final of 1999 Cricket World Cup

  • Shane Warne
  1. White ‘Duke’, a new type of ball was introduced for the first time in the 1999 World Cup.
  2. Shoaib Akhtar created his speedy magic by victimizing Sachin Tendulkar and India at Eden Gardens.

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