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1999 Cricket World Cup statistics

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This is a list of statistics for the 1999 Cricket World Cup.

Team Statistics

Highest team totals

The following table lists the ten highest team scores during this tournament.

Team Total Opponent Ground
 India 373/6  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
 India 329/2  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England
 Australia 303/4  Zimbabwe Lord's, England
 South Africa 287/5  New Zealand Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
 Australia 282/6  India Kennington Oval, London, England
 Pakistan 275/8  Australia Headingley, Leeds, England
 Sri Lanka 275/8  Kenya County Ground, Southampton, England
 Australia 272/5  South Africa Headingley, Leeds, England
 Pakistan 271/9  Zimbabwe Kennington Oval, London, England
 South Africa 271/7  Australia Headingley, Leeds, England

[1]

Largest winning margin

[2]

By runs

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 India 157 runs  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England 26 May 1999
 Pakistan 148 runs  Zimbabwe Kennington Oval, London, England 11 Jun 1999
 South Africa 122 runs  England Kennington Oval, London, England 22 May 1999
 Pakistan 94 runs  Scotland Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, England 20 May 1999
 India 94 runs  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England 23 May 1999
Source: Cricinfo

By wickets

Team Margin Overs Remaining Opponent Ground Date
 England 9 wickets 11.0  Kenya St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury, England 18 May 1999
 Pakistan 9 wickets 2.3  New Zealand Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England 16 Jun 1999
 England 8 wickets 3.1  Sri Lanka Lord's, England 14 May 1999
 West Indies 8 wickets 39.5  Scotland Grace Road, Leicester, England 27 May 1999
 Australia 8 wickets 29.5  Pakistan Lord's, England 20 Jun 1999
Source: Cricinfo

By balls remaining

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 West Indies 239 balls  Scotland Grace Road, Leicester, England 27 May 1999
 New Zealand 193 balls  Scotland The Grange Club, Edinburgh, Scotland 31 May 1999
 Australia 181 balls  Bangladesh Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street, England 27 May 1999
 Australia 179 balls  Pakistan Lord's, England 20 Jun 1999
 New Zealand 102 balls  Bangladesh County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford, England 17 May 1999

Lowest team totals

This is a list of completed innings only, low totals in matches with reduced overs are omitted except when the team was all out. Successful run chases in the second innings are not counted.

Team Score Opponent Ground Date
 Scotland 68 (31.3 overs)  West Indies Grace Road, Leicester, England 27 May 1999
 England 103 (41 overs)  South Africa Kennington Oval, London, England 22 May 1999
 Sri Lanka 110 (35.2 overs)  South Africa County Cricket Ground, Northampton, England 19 May 1999
 West Indies 110 (46.4 overs)  Australia Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England 30 May 1999
 Bangladesh 116 (37.4 overs)  New Zealand County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford, England 17 May 1999

Smallest winning margin

By runs

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 Zimbabwe 3 runs  India Grace Road, Leicester, England 19 May 1999
 Pakistan 10 runs  Australia Headingley, Leeds, England 23 May 1999
 Bangladesh 22 runs  Scotland The Grange Club, Edinburgh, Scotland 24 May 1999
 Pakistan 27 runs  West Indies County Ground, Bristol, England 16 May 1999
 Australia 44 runs  Zimbabwe Lord's, England 09 Jun 1999
Source: Cricinfo

By wickets

Team Margin Overs Remaining Opponent Ground Date
 South Africa 3 wickets 1.0  Pakistan Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 05 Jun 1999
 South Africa 4 wickets 2.4  India County Cricket Ground, Hove, England 15 May 1999
 Sri Lanka 4 wickets 4.0  Zimbabwe New Road, Worcester, England 22 May 1999
 Australia 5 wickets 0.2  South Africa Headingley, Leeds, England 13 Jun 1999
 New Zealand 5 wickets 1.4  India Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 12 Jun 1999
Source: Cricinfo

By balls remaining

Team Margin Opponent Ground Date
 Australia 2 balls  South Africa Headingley, Leeds, England 13 Jun 1999
 South Africa 6 balls  Pakistan Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 05 Jun 1999
 New Zealand 10 balls  India Trent Bridge, Nottingham, England 12 Jun 1999
 Pakistan 15 balls  New Zealand Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England 16 Jun 1999
 South Africa 16 balls  India County Cricket Ground, Hove, England 15 May 1999
Source: Cricinfo

Individual statistics

Batting statistics

Most runs

The top ten highest run scorers (total runs) in the tournament are included in this table.

Players Team Runs Matches Inns Avg S/R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s
Rahul Dravid  India 461 8 8 65.85 85.52 145 2 3 49 1
Steve Waugh  Australia 398 10 8 79.60 77.73 120* 1 2 35 6
Sourav Ganguly  India 379 7 7 54.14 81.15 183 1 1 39 8
Mark Waugh  Australia 375 10 10 41.66 76.21 104 1 2 39 1
Saeed Anwar  Pakistan 368 10 10 40.88 72.01 113* 2 0 42 0
Neil Johnson  Zimbabwe 367 8 8 52.42 73.99 132* 1 3 43 4
Ricky Ponting  Australia 354 10 10 39.33 66.54 69 0 1 32 5
Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa 341 9 9 37.88 73.01 101 1 2 34 4
Roger Twose  New Zealand 318 9 9 79.50 74.64 80* 0 3 29 4
Jacques Kallis  South Africa 312 8 8 52.00 66.38 96 0 4 18 4

[3]

Highest scores

This table contains the top ten highest scores of the tournament made by a batsman in a single innings.

Player Team Score Balls 4s 6s Opponent Ground
Sourav Ganguly  India 183 158 17 7  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
Rahul Dravid  India 145 129 17 1  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
Sachin Tendulkar  India 140* 101 16 3  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England
Neil Johnson  Zimbabwe 132* 144 14 2  Australia Lord's, England
Steve Waugh  Australia 120* 110 10 2  South Africa Headingley, Leeds, England
Saeed Anwar  Pakistan 113* 148 9 0  New Zealand Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
Rahul Dravid  India 104* 109 10 0  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England
Mark Waugh  Australia 104 120 13 0  Zimbabwe Lord's, England
Saeed Anwar  Pakistan 103 144 11 0  Zimbabwe Kennington Oval, London, England
Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa 101 134 10 1  Australia Headingley, Leeds, England

[4]

Most boundaries

Total Fours Total Sixes
Player Team No. of Fours Player Team No. of Sixes
Rahul Dravid  India 49 Lance Klusener  South Africa 10
Neil Johnson  Zimbabwe 43 Sourav Ganguly  India 8
Saeed Anwar  Pakistan 42 Moin Khan  Pakistan 6
Sourav Ganguly  India 39 Thomas Odoyo  Kenya 6
Mark Waugh  Australia 39 Wasim Akram  Pakistan 6
Source: Cricinfo Source: Cricinfo

[5][6]

Bowling statistics

Most wickets

The following table contains the ten leading wicket-takers of the tournament.

Player Team Wkts Mts Ave S/R Econ BBI
Geoff Allott  New Zealand 20 9 16.25 26.3 3.70 4/37
Shane Warne  Australia 20 10 18.05 28.3 3.82 4/29
Glenn McGrath  Australia 18 10 20.38 31.8 3.83 5/14
Lance Klusener  South Africa 17 9 20.58 26.7 4.61 5/21
Saqlain Mushtaq  Pakistan 17 10 22.29 29.5 4.52 5/35
Allan Donald  South Africa 16 9 20.31 30.7 3.96 4/17
Shoaib Akhtar  Pakistan 16 10 24.43 30.3 4.83 3/11
Wasim Akram  Pakistan 15 10 22.80 36.2 3.77 4/40
Damien Fleming  Australia 14 10 25.85 37.7 4.11 3/57
Abdul Razzaq  Pakistan 13 9 23.23 35.5 3.92 3/25

Best bowling figures

This table lists the top ten players with the best bowling figures in the tournament.

Player Team Overs Figures Opponent Ground
Glenn McGrath  Australia 8.4 5/14  West Indies Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
Lance Klusener  South Africa 8.3 5/21  Kenya VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen, Netherlands
Venkatesh Prasad  India 9.3 5/27  Pakistan Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
Robin Singh  India 9.3 5/31  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
Saqlain Mushtaq  Pakistan 10.0 5/35  Bangladesh County Cricket Ground, Northampton, England
Shaun Pollock  South Africa 9.2 5/36  Australia Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
Chris Harris  New Zealand 3.1 4/7  Scotland The Grange Club, Edinburgh, Scotland
Allan Donald  South Africa 8.0 4/17  England Kennington Oval, London, England
Courtney Walsh  West Indies 10.0 4/25  Bangladesh Castle Avenue, Dublin, Ireland
Shane Warne  Australia 10.0 4/29  South Africa Edgbaston, Birmingham, England

Most maidens

Player Team Inns Mdns Ave
Shaun Pollock  South Africa 6 9 40.75
Steve Elworthy  South Africa 5 8 17.85
Glenn McGrath  Australia 7 8 14.60
Shane Warne  Australia 7 8 17.00
Javagal Srinath  India 4 7 18.00
Source: Cricinfo

Hat-tricks

Player Team Batsmen out Opponent Date
Saqlain Mushtaq  Pakistan Henry Olonga

Adam Huckle

Pommie Mbangwa

 Zimbabwe 11 June 1999
Source: Cricinfo

Fielding statistics

Most dismissals

This is a list of the wicketkeepers who have made the most dismissals in the tournament.

Player Team Matches Dismissals Caught Stumped Max
Moin Khan  Pakistan 10 16 12 4 3
Ridley Jacobs  West Indies 5 14 14 0 5
Adam Gilchrist  Australia 10 14 12 2 4
Mark Boucher  South Africa 9 11 11 0 4
Nayan Mongia  India 7 9 8 1 5

Most catches

This is a list of the outfielders who have taken the most catches in the tournament.

Player Team Innings Catches
Daryll Cullinan  South Africa 9 8
Graeme Hick  England 5 6
Graham Thorpe  England 5 6
Nathan Astle  New Zealand 9 6
Inzamam-ul-Haq  Pakistan 10 6
Source: Cricinfo

Other Statistics

Highest partnerships

The following tables are lists of the highest partnerships for the tournament.

By wicket
Wicket Runs Team Players Opposition Ground
1st 194  Pakistan Saeed Anwar Wajahatullah Wasti  New Zealand Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
2nd 318  India Sourav Ganguly Rahul Dravid  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
3rd 237*  India Rahul Dravid Sachin Tendulkar  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England
4th 126  Australia Ricky Ponting Steve Waugh  South Africa Headingley, Leeds, England
5th 148  New Zealand Roger Twose Chris Cairns  Australia Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales
6th 161  Kenya Maurice Odumbe Alpesh Vadher  Sri Lanka County Ground, Southampton, England
7th 83  New Zealand Stephen Fleming Chris Harris  Pakistan County Cricket Ground, Derby, England
8th 64  Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene Chaminda Vaas  Kenya County Ground, Southampton, England
9th 44  South Africa Lance Klusener Steve Elworthy  Sri Lanka County Cricket Ground, Northampton, England
10th 35  South Africa Lance Klusener Allan Donald  Zimbabwe County Cricket Ground, Chelmsford, England
By Runs
2nd 318  India Sourav Ganguly Rahul Dravid  Sri Lanka County Ground, Taunton, England
3rd 237*  India Rahul Dravid Sachin Tendulkar  Kenya County Ground, Bristol, England
1st 194  Pakistan Saeed Anwar Wajahatullah Wasti  New Zealand Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester, England
1st 176  South Africa Gary Kirsten Herschelle Gibbs  New Zealand Edgbaston, Birmingham, England
6th 161  Kenya Maurice Odumbe Alpesh Vadher  Sri Lanka County Ground, Southampton, England
2nd 159*  England Nasser Hussain Graeme Hick  Kenya St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury, England
5th 148  New Zealand Roger Twose Chris Cairns  Australia Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales
5th 141  India Ajay Jadeja Robin Singh (cricketer)  Australia Kennington Oval, London, England
2nd 130  India Sourav Ganguly Rahul Dravid  South Africa County Cricket Ground, Hove, England
3rd 129  Australia Mark Waugh Steve Waugh  Zimbabwe Lord's, England

References

  1. ^ "ICC WORLD CUP, 1999 / HIGHEST TOTALS".
  2. ^ "ICC WORLD CUP, 1999 / LARGEST VICTORIES".
  3. ^ "Most Runs".
  4. ^ "High Scores".
  5. ^ "Most Boundaries".
  6. ^ "Most Sixes".


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