World Cup 1999 Match Results

Steve Waugh

World Cup 1999 Timeline Match by Match Results


World Cup 1999: The 1999 world cup once again got back to the English soil and this time, there were few of the additional hosts like Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and the Netherlands. The tournament has been named as “ICC cricket world cup 99” and featured 12 teams playing along in the 42 matches over a period of more than a month.


Team 1Team 2WinnerMarginGroundMatch Date
EnglandSri LankaEngland8 wicketsLord'sMay 14, 1999
IndiaSouth AfricaSouth Africa4 wicketsHoveMay 15, 1999
KenyaZimbabweZimbabwe5 wicketsTauntonMay 15, 1999
AustraliaScotlandAustralia6 wicketsWorcesterMay 16, 1999
PakistanWest IndiesPakistan27 runsBristolMay 16, 1999
BangladeshNew ZealandNew Zealand6 wicketsChelmsfordMay 17, 1999
EnglandKenyaEngland9 wicketsCanterburyMay 18, 1999
IndiaZimbabweZimbabwe3 runsLeicesterMay 19, 1999
South AfricaSri LankaSouth Africa89 runsNorthamptonMay 19, 1999
AustraliaNew ZealandNew Zealand5 wicketsCardiffMay 20, 1999
PakistanScotlandPakistan94 runsChester-le-StreetMay 20, 1999
BangladeshWest IndiesWest Indies7 wicketsDublinMay 21, 1999
EnglandSouth AfricaSouth Africa122 runsThe OvalMay 22, 1999
Sri LankaZimbabweSri Lanka4 wicketsWorcesterMay 22, 1999
IndiaKenyaIndia94 runsBristolMay 23, 1999
AustraliaPakistanPakistan10 runsLeedsMay 23, 1999
ScotlandBangladeshBangladesh22 runsEdinburghMay 24, 1999
New ZealandWest IndiesWest Indies7 wicketsSouthamptonMay 24, 1999
EnglandZimbabweEngland7 wicketsNottinghamMay 25, 1999
KenyaSouth AfricaSouth Africa7 wicketsAmstelveenMay 26, 1999
IndiaSri LankaIndia157 runsTauntonMay 26, 1999
AustraliaBangladeshAustralia7 wicketsChester-le-StreetMay 27, 1999
ScotlandWest IndiesWest Indies8 wicketsLeicesterMay 27, 1999
New ZealandPakistanPakistan62 runsDerbyMay 28, 1999
EnglandIndiaIndia63 runsBirminghamMay 29-30, 1999
South AfricaZimbabweZimbabwe48 runsChelmsfordMay 29, 1999
KenyaSri LankaSri Lanka45 runsSouthamptonMay 30, 1999
AustraliaWest IndiesAustralia6 wicketsManchesterMay 30, 1999
BangladeshPakistanBangladesh62 runsNorthamptonMay 31, 1999
ScotlandNew ZealandNew Zealand6 wicketsEdinburghMay 31, 1999
AustraliaIndiaAustralia77 runsThe OvalJun 4, 1999
PakistanSouth AfricaSouth Africa3 wicketsNottinghamJun 5, 1999
New ZealandZimbabweno resultLeedsJun 6-7, 1999
IndiaPakistanIndia47 runsManchesterJun 8, 1999
AustraliaZimbabweAustralia44 runsLord'sJun 9, 1999
New ZealandSouth AfricaSouth Africa74 runsBirminghamJun 10, 1999
PakistanZimbabwePakistan148 runsThe OvalJun 11, 1999
IndiaNew ZealandNew Zealand5 wicketsNottinghamJun 12, 1999
AustraliaSouth AfricaAustralia5 wicketsLeedsJun 13, 1999
New ZealandPakistanPakistan9 wicketsManchesterJun 16, 1999
AustraliaSouth AfricatiedBirminghamJun 17, 1999
AustraliaPakistanAustralia8 wicketsLord'sJun 20, 1999


World Cup 1999 – Format and Group Stages

The tournament was played under the newest format for super sixes after making two groups of 6 teams each. All the top three teams from each group were then be going into the super sixes along with the points they have scored against the other qualifiers from their group. They were then be competing with the qualifiers form the other groups and their total points would then be ascertaining the top 4 teams from the supers sixes to be qualifying for the semifinals.

world cup 1999

Nine full members along with the three new associate countries (Kenya, Bangladesh, and Scotland) featured in this world cup and divided into two groups of six teams each. While teams like South Africa, India and Zimbabwe qualified from the group A, group B saw Pakistan, Australia, and New Zealand be entering into the super sixes round.

World Cup 1999 -Super sixes and the semifinals

The super sixes round was designed in such a manner that the teams qualifying would be carrying along with their points scored against the other qualifiers within their group. This significantly helped team like Pakistan and they qualified for the semis along with other teams like Australia, South Africa and New Zealand in the process.

The first semifinal got played between New Zealand and Pakistan where the Kiwis set a target of 242 runs for the Pakistani team with a half-century from Roger those. Pakistan easily chased the target with the loss of just one wicket after a magnificent century by their star opener Saeed Anwar. The second semifinal was probably the best match of the tournament where the Aussies managed to tie the match after lots of twists and turns against the South African team. Even though the match was tied, Australia qualified on the basis of their positioning on the super six tables based on the run rate.

The finals: Australia proved their dominance yet again!

The finals were been played between Pakistan and the Australian team at the Lords and after batting first, the Pakistani team bundled out for just 132 runs which were easily been chased by the Aussies for the loss of just two wickets. This was surely one of the most one-sided finals in the world cup history which saw Australia winning their second world cup title.

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