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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

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