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1999 Cricket World Cup squads

This is a list of the final 15-man squads named for the 1999 Cricket World Cup in England which took place from 14 May 1999 to 20 June 1999, in accordance to the jersey number worn. Each team had to number the players from 1 to 15 and usually captains wore the no.1 jersey. The oldest player at the 1999 Cricket World Cup was Ian Philip (40/41) of Scotland while the youngest player was Mohammad Sheikh (18) of Kenya.

Australia

Coach: Australia Geoff Marsh

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Steve Waugh (c) 2 June 1965 258 Right hand Right-arm medium  New South Wales
2 Michael Bevan 8 May 1970 104 Left hand Slow left-arm wrist-spin  New South Wales
3 Damien Fleming 24 April 1970 51 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium  Victoria
4 Paul Reiffel 19 April 1966 86 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium  Victoria
5 Shane Warne 13 September 1969 115 Right hand Right-arm leg break  Victoria
6 Mark Waugh 2 June 1965 181 Right hand Right-arm medium

Right-arm off-break

 New South Wales
7 Shane Lee 8 August 1973 23 Right hand Right–arm medium  New South Wales
8 Brendon Julian 10 August 1970 23 Right hand Left-arm fast-medium  Western Australia
9 Tom Moody 2 October 1965 63 Right hand Right-arm medium  Western Australia
10 Darren Lehmann 5 February 1970 45 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox  South Australia
11 Glenn McGrath 9 February 1970 86 Right hand Right arm fast-medium  New South Wales
12 Adam Gilchrist (wk) 14 November 1971 58 Left hand Right-arm off break  Western Australia
13 Adam Dale 30 December 1968 24 Left hand Right-arm medium  Queensland
14 Ricky Ponting 19 December 1974 73 Right hand Right arm medium  Tasmania
15 Damien Martyn 21 October 1971 33 Right hand Right-arm medium  Western Australia

Bangladesh

Coach:Cricket West Indies Gordon Greenidge

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Aminul Islam (c) 2 February 1968 26 Right arm Right-arm offbreak Bangladesh Biman Bangladesh Airlines
2 Akram Khan 1 November 1968 26 Right hand Right-arm medium Bangladesh Chittagong Division
3 Faruk Ahmed 24 July 1966 5 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Bangladesh Biman Bangladesh Airlines
4 Shahriar Hossain 1 June 1976 10 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Bangladesh Dhaka Division
5 Mehrab Hossain 22 September 1978 5 Right hand Right-arm medium Bangladesh Dhaka Division
6 Enamul Haque 27 February 1966 16 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox Bangladesh Biman Bangladesh Airlines
7 Niamur Rashid 1 January 1975 1 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast Bangladesh Dhaka Metropolis
8 Naimur Rahman 9 September 1974 11 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Bangladesh Dhaka Division
9 Khaled Mahmud 26 July 1971 11 Right hand Right-arm medium Bangladesh Dhaka Division
10 Khaled Mashud (wk) 8 February 1976 20 Right hand Wicket-keeper Bangladesh Rajshahi Division
11 Mohammad Rafique 5 September 1970 16 Left hand Slow left arm orthodox Bangladesh Sylhet Division
12 Shafiuddin Ahmed 1 June 1973 8 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Bangladesh Chittagong Division
13 Hasibul Hossain 3 June 1977 20 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Bangladesh Sylhet Division
14 Manjural Islam 7 November 1979 1 Left hand Left–arm fast–medium Bangladesh Khulna Division
15 Minhajul Abedin 25 September 1965 23 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Bangladesh Chittagong Division

England

Coach: England David Lloyd

N. Player Date of Birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Alec Stewart (c/wk) 8 April 1963 120 Right hand Right-arm medium
Wicket-keeper
England Surrey
2 Ian Austin 30 May 1966 7 Left-hand bat Right-arm medium England Lancashire
3 Robert Croft 25 May 1970 42 Right hand Right-arm offbreak England Glamorgan
4 Mark Ealham 27 August 1969 34 Right-handed Right arm medium-fast England Kent
5 Neil Fairbrother 9 September 1963 70 Left hand Left-arm medium England Lancashire
6 Andrew Flintoff 6 December 1977 4 Right-handed Right-arm fast England Lancashire
7 Angus Fraser 8 August 1965 39 Right-handed Right-arm fast-medium England Middlesex
8 Darren Gough 18 September 1970 60 Right hand Right-arm fast England Yorkshire
9 Graeme Hick 23 May 1966 91 Right hand Right arm off-break England Worcestershire
10 Adam Hollioake 5 September 1971 32 Right hand Right-arm medium England Surrey
11 Nasser Hussain 28 March 1968 28 Right hand Right arm leg break England Essex
12 Nick Knight 28 November 1969 44 Left hand Right-arm medium England Warwickshire
13 Alan Mullally 12 July 1969 24 Right hand Left-arm fast medium England Leicestershire
14 Graham Thorpe 1 August 1969 48 Left hand Right arm medium England Surrey
15 Vince Wells 6 August 1965 9 Right hand Right arm medium England Kent

India

Coach: India Anshuman Gaekwad

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Mohammad Azharuddin (c) 8 February 1963 315 Right hand Right-arm medium IndiaHyderabad
2 Sourav Ganguly 8 July 1972 99 Left hand Right-arm medium IndiaBengal
3 Ajay Jadeja (vc) 1 February 1971 164 Right hand Right-arm medium IndiaHaryana
4 Sadagoppan Ramesh 16 October 1975 7 Left hand Right-arm offbreak India Tamil Nadu
5 Rahul Dravid 11 January 1973 80 Right hand Right arm off spin India Karnataka
6 Robin Singh 14 September 1963 80 Left hand Right-arm medium-fast India Tamil Nadu
7 Ajit Agarkar 4 December 1977 36 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium India Mumbai
8. Anil Kumble 17 October 1970 167 Right hand Right-arm leg spin India Karnataka
9 Nayan Mongia (wk) 19 December 1969 132 Right hand Wicket-keeper India Baroda
10 Sachin Tendulkar 24 April 1973 211 Right hand Right-arm medium

Right-arm leg break

Right-arm off-break

India Mumbai
11 Venkatesh Prasad 5 August 1969 111 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast India Karnataka
12 Nikhil Chopra 19 August 1973 14 Right hand Right-arm offbreak India Uttar Pradesh
13 Debasis Mohanty 20 July 1976 20 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium India Odisha
14 Javagal Srinath 31 August 1969 161 Right hand Right arm fast India Karnataka
15 Amay Khurasiya 18 May 1972 4 Left hand Slow Left arm India Madhya Pradesh

Kenya

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Aasif Karim (c) 15 September 1963 25 Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox Kenya Jaffery, Mombasa
2 Maurice Odumbe 15 June 1969 25 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Kenya Aga Khan, Nairobi
3 Ravindu Shah 28 August 1972 8 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana, Kisumu
4 Kennedy Otieno (wk) 11 March 1972 25 Right hand Wicket-keeper Kenya Ruaraka, Nairobi
5 Steve Tikolo 25 June 1971 25 Right hand Right arm medium/off spin Kenya Swamibapa, Nairobi
6 Hitesh Modi 13 October 1971 25 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana, Kisumu
7 Sandip Gupta 7 April 1967 7 Right hand Wicket-keeper n/a
8 Thomas Odoyo 12 May 1978 24 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana, Kisumu
9 Tony Suji 5 February 1976 13 Right hand Right arm medium Kenya Aga Khan, Nairobi
10 Martin Suji 2 June 1971 23 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast Kenya Aga Khan, Nairobi
11 Mohammad Sheikh 29 August 1980 15 Left hand Left-arm fast n/a
12 Joseph Angara 8 November 1971 4 Right arm Right-arm medium-fast Kenya Swamibapa, Nairobi
13 Dipak Chudasama 20 May 1963 19 Right hand n/a
14 Alpesh Vadher 7 September 1974 11 Right hand Kenya Premier, Nairobi
15 Jimmy Kamande 12 December 1978 0 Right hand Right arm off spin

Right arm fast-medium

n/a

New Zealand

Coach: Australia Steve Rixon

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Stephen Fleming (c) 1 April 1973 100 Left hand Right arm offbreak New Zealand Canterbury
2 Geoff Allott 24 December 1971 13 Right hand Left-arm fast-medium New Zealand Canterbury
3 Nathan Astle 15 September 1971 82 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury
4. Carl Bulfin 19 August 1973 3 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium New Zealand Wellington
5 Chris Cairns 13 June 1970 101 Right hand Right arm fast-medium New Zealand Canterbury
6 Simon Doull 6 August 1969 40 Right hand Right-arm medium pace New Zealand Northern Districts
7 Chris Harris 20 November 1969 127 Left hand Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury
8 Matthew Hart 16 May 1972 11 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox New Zealand Northern Districts
9 Matt Horne 5 December 1970 36 Right hand Right-arm medium New Zealand Otago
10 Gavin Larsen 27 September 1962 113 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Wellington
11 Craig McMillan 13 September 1976 39 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury
12 Dion Nash 20 November 1971 58 Right hand Right-arm fast medium New Zealand Northern Districts
13. Adam Parore (wk) 23 January 1971 114 Right hand Wicket-keeper New Zealand Auckland
14 Roger Twose 17 April 1968 36 Left hand Right-arm medium pace New Zealand Wellington
15 Daniel Vettori 27 January 1979 38 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox New Zealand Northern Districts

Pakistan

Coach: Pakistan Mushtaq Mohammad

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Wasim Akram (c) 3 June 1966 265 Left hand Left-arm fast Pakistan PIA
2 Moin Khan (wk) 23 September 1971 129 Right-hand Wicket-keeper Pakistan PIA
3 Saleem Malik 16 April 1963 279 Right hand Right arm off-break

Slow right-arm medium

Pakistan Lahore
4 Ijaz Ahmed 20 September 1968 226 Right hand Left-arm medium Pakistan Habib Bank
5 Waqar Younis 16 November 1971 172 Right hand Right-arm fast Pakistan United Bank Limited
6 Saeed Anwar 6 September 1968 170 Left-hand Slow left-arm orthodox Pakistan National Bank
7 Mushtaq Ahmed 28 June 1970 130 Right hand Right arm leg-break Pakistan Multan
8 Inzamam-ul-Haq 3 March 1970 182 Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox Pakistan Faisalabad
9 Saqlain Mushtaq 29 December 1976 98 Right hand Right arm off break Pakistan Pakistan Intl. Airlines
10 Shahid Afridi 1977[1] 82 Right hand Right arm leg spin Pakistan Habib Bank
11 Azhar Mahmood 28 February 1975 60 Right hand Right arm fast medium Pakistan Pakistan Intl. Airlines
12 Abdul Razzaq 2 December 1979 14 Right hand Right arm fast medium Pakistan Pakistan Intl. Airlines
13 Yousuf Youhana 27 August 1974 20 Right hand Right arm off spin Pakistan Pakistan Intl. Airlines
14 Shoaib Akhtar 13 August 1975 16 Right hand Right arm fast Pakistan Khan Research Labs
15 Wajahatullah Wasti 11 November 1974 3 Right hand Right arm offbreak Pakistan Allied Bank Limited

Scotland

N. Player Date of birth Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 George Salmond (c) 1 December 1969 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland
2 Ian Philip 9 June 1958 Right-hand - Scotland Scotland
3 Michael Allingham 6 January 1965 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland
4 John Blain 4 January 1979 Right-hand Right arm fast-medium England Northamptonshire
5 James Brinkley 13 March 1974 Right-hand Right-arm fast-medium Scotland Scotland
6 Asim Butt 24 June 1967 Right-hand Left-arm medium-fast Scotland Scotland
7 Alec Davies (wk) 14 August 1962 Right-hand Wicket-keeper Scotland Scotland
8 Nick Dyer 10 September 1969 Right-hand Right-arm offbreak Scotland Scotland
9 Gavin Hamilton 16 September 1974 Left-hand Right-arm medium-fast England Yorkshire
10 Bruce Patterson 29 January 1965 Right-hand - Scotland Scotland
11 Keith Sheridan 26 March 1971 Right-hand Left-arm slow Scotland Scotland
12 Mike Smith 30 March 1966 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland
13 Ian Stanger 5 October 1971 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland
14 Peter Steindl 14 June 1970 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland
15 Greig Williamson 28 December 1968 Right-hand Right-arm medium Scotland Scotland

South Africa

Coach: England Bob Woolmer

  • Makhaya Ntini was named in the original squad, but was replaced on 23 April 1999 by Alan Dawson following a conviction for a serious criminal offence.[2] The conviction was later overturned.[3]

Hansie Cronje was the only captain not to wear the No.1 jersey in the tournament.

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Gary Kirsten 23 November 1967 103 Left hand Right arm off break South Africa Western Province
2 Herschelle Gibbs 23 February 1974 27 Right hand Right arm medium South Africa Western Province
3 Jacques Kallis 16 October 1975 65 Right hand Right arm fast-medium South Africa Western Province
4 Daryll Cullinan 4 March 1967 113 Right hand Right arm off break South Africa Gauteng
5 Hansie Cronje (c) 25 September 1969 159 Right hand Right arm medium South Africa Free State
6 Dale Benkenstein 9 June 1974 10 Right-hand Right arm medium, off break South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
7 Shaun Pollock 16 July 1973 70 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Warwickshire
8 Jonty Rhodes 27 July 1969 151 Right hand Right-arm medium South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
9 Mark Boucher (wk) 3 December 1976 30 Right arm medium Wicket-keeper South Africa Border
10 Allan Donald 20 October 1966 112 Right hand Right arm fast England Warwickshire
11 Derek Crookes 5 March 1969 24 Right hand Right-arm off-break South Africa Gauteng
12 Alan Dawson 27 November 1969 1 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast South Africa Western Province
13 Lance Klusener 4 September 1971 53 Left hand Right arm fast medium South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
14 Steve Elworthy 23 February 1965 15 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium South Africa Northerns
15 Nicky Boje 20 March 1973 18 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox South Africa Free State

Sri Lanka

Coach:Sri Lanka Roy Dias

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Arjuna Ranatunga (c) 1 December 1963 264 Left-hand Right-hand medium Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
2 Muttiah Muralitharan 17 April 1972 110 Right hand Right-arm off break Sri Lanka Tamil Union
3 Marvan Atapattu 22 November 1970 69 Right hand Right arm leg spin Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
4 Mahela Jayawardene 27 May 1977 20 Right-handed Right-hand medium Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
5 Roshan Mahanama 31 May 1966 208 Right-hand - Sri Lanka Bloomfield
6 Hashan Tillakaratne 14 July 1967 180 Left hand - Sri Lanka Nondescripts
7 Romesh Kaluwitharana (wk) 24 November 1969 112 Right hand Wicket-keeper
Right-arm medium
Sri Lanka Sebastianites
8 Chaminda Vaas 27 January 1974 108 Left Hand Left arm fast medium Sri Lanka Colts CC
9 Aravinda de Silva (vc) 17 October 1965 254 Right hand Right-arm off-break Sri Lanka Nondescripts
10 Pramodya Wickramasinghe 14 August 1971 111 Right hand Right-arm fast Sri Lanka Burgher RC
11 Ruwan Kalpage 19 February 1970 86 Left hand Right-arm offbreak Sri Lanka Nondescripts CC
12 Upul Chandana 7 May 1972 51 Right hand Right-arm leg-break Sri Lanka Tamil Union C&AC
13 Eric Upashantha 10 June 1972 5 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Sri Lanka Colts CC
14 Chandika Hathurusingha 13 September 1968 35 Right-handed Right-arm medium-fast Sri Lanka Tamil Union
15 Sanath Jayasuriya 30 June 1969 178 Left hand Slow left arm orthodox Sri Lanka Bloomfield

West Indies

Coach: Cricket West Indies Malcolm Marshall

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Brian Lara (c) 2 May 1969 141 Left hand Right-arm leg break Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
2 Shivnarine Chanderpaul 16 August 1974 66 Left hand Right-arm leg break Guyana Guyana
3 Ricardo Powell 16 December 1978 0 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Jamaica Jamaica
4 Stuart Williams 12 August 1969 53 Right hand Right-arm medium pace Saint Kitts and Nevis Leeward Islands
5 Sherwin Campbell 1 January 1970 45 Right hand Right-arm medium pace Barbados Barbados
6 Keith Arthurton 21 February 1965 104 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox leg break Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands
7 Ridley Jacobs (wk) 26 November 1967 23 Left-handed Wicket-keeper Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands
8 Phil Simmons 18 April 1963 138 Right hand Right-arm medium Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
9 Curtly Ambrose 21 September 1963 161 Left hand Right-arm fast Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands
10 Courtney Walsh 30 October 1962 188 Right hand Right-arm medium fast Jamaica Jamaica
11 Jimmy Adams 9 January 1968 81 Left hand Slow left arm orthodox Jamaica Jamaica
12 Hendy Bryan 17 March 1970 6 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Barbados Barbados
13 Mervyn Dillon 5 June 1974 16 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
14 Nehemiah Perry 16 June 1968 5 Right hand Right-arm off break Jamaica Jamaica
15 Reon King 6 October 1975 12 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Guyana Guyana

Carl Hooper was named in the original squad, but was replaced on 27 April 1999 by Ricardo Powell[4] following his retirement from international cricket.[5]

Zimbabwe

N. Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
1 Alistair Campbell (c) 23 September 1972 97 Left hand Right-arm off break Zimbabwe Manicaland
2 Andy Flower (wk) 28 April 1968 105 Left-hand Wicket-keeper

Right-arm off break

Zimbabwe Mashonaland
3 Grant Flower 20 December 1970 92 Right hand Slow left arm orthodox Zimbabwe Mashonaland
4 Neil Johnson 24 January 1970 14 Left hand Right-arm fast-medium South Africa Western Province
5 Murray Goodwin 11 December 1972 31 Right hand Legbreak Zimbabwe Mashonaland
6 Stuart Carlisle 10 May 1972 12 Right hand Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland
7 Henry Olonga 3 July 1976 7 Right hand Right-arm fast Zimbabwe Matabeleland
8 Pommie Mbangwa 26 June 1976 15 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Zimbabwe Matabeleland
9 Heath Streak 16 March 1974 73 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Zimbabwe Matabeleland
10 Adam Huckle 21 September 1971 16 Right hand Legbreak googly Zimbabwe Matabeleland
11 Dirk Viljoen 11 March 1977 12 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox Zimbabwe Mashonaland
12 Eddo Brandes 5 March 1963 56 Right-hand Right arm fast Zimbabwe Mashonaland
13 Paul Strang 9 June 1972 72 Right hand Left-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland
14 Andy Whittall 19 March 1973 44 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Zimbabwe Manicaland
15 Guy Whittall 5 September 1972 72 Right hand Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland

References

  1. ^ "Shahid Afridi reveals his real age in autobiography". ESPNcricinfo. 2 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  2. ^ "UCB Media Statement On Makhaya Ntini". Cricinfo.com. 23 April 1999. Retrieved 25 November 2006.
  3. ^ "World: Africa Cricketer's rape conviction quashed". BBC News. 29 October 1999. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Powell gets nod". Cricinfo.com. 27 April 1999. Retrieved 25 November 2006.
  5. ^ "Hooper Retires". Cricinfo.com. 26 April 1999. Retrieved 25 November 2006.
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