Australia v New Zealand
ICC World Cup 1999 (Group B)
VenueSophia Gardens, Cardiff on 20th May 1999 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to bat
ResultNew Zealand won by 5 wickets
PointsAustralia 0; New Zealand 2
UmpiresJaved Akhtar, DR Shepherd
TV umpireRE Koertzen
RefereeR Subba Row
Man of the MatchRG Twose

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
ME Waughlbw b Allott259--40.00
+AC Gilchristc Astle b Allott1428381-50.00
RT Pontingc Harris b Astle47881204-53.41
DS Lehmannc Astle b Harris76941338-80.85
*SR Waughc Astle b Harris71818--38.89
MG Bevanb Allott2132471-65.62
S Leerun out (Nash)288--25.00
SK Warneb Allott1514242-107.14
DW Flemingnot out81114--72.73
AC Dalenot out354--60.00
GD McGrathdid not bat      
Extras(10 lb, 3 nb, 5 w)18
Total(8 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)213
Fall of wickets:
1-7 (ME Waugh, 2.1 ov), 2-32 (Gilchrist, 8.1 ov), 3-126 (Ponting, 30.6 ov), 4-149 (SR Waugh, 35.5 ov), 5-172 (Lehmann, 41.4 ov), 6-175 (Lee, 43.4 ov), 7-192 (Bevan, 46.2 ov), 8-204 (Warne, 48.3 ov)
New Zealand bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Allott10   03742215.003.70
Nash8   1300---3.75
Cairns7   044021-6.29
Larsen10   22601--2.60
Harris10   0502--30.005.00
Astle5   0161--30.003.20

New Zealand inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
MJ Hornec Gilchrist b Dale5851-62.50
NJ Astlec Ponting b Fleming4825--50.00
CD McMillanc Fleming b Warne2955593-52.73
*SP Flemingb McGrath920341-45.00
RG Twosenot out809913110-80.81
CL Cairnsc Dale b Fleming60771115377.92
+AC Parorenot out1091011111.11
CZ Harrisdid not bat      
DJ Nashdid not bat      
GR Larsendid not bat      
GI Allottdid not bat      
Extras(2 lb, 4 nb, 11 w)17
Total(5 wickets, 45.2 overs)214
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Horne, 1.2 ov), 2-21 (Astle, 6.1 ov), 3-47 (Fleming, 14.4 ov), 4-49 (McMillan, 15.3 ov), 5-197 (Cairns, 43.1 ov)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Dale5   11811-30.003.60
McGrath9   0431-454.004.78
Lee6   02401--4.00
Warne10   14414-60.004.40
SR Waugh4   02501--6.25
Bevan3   01501--5.00

--> S Lee made his last appearance in World Cup matches
--> AC Dale made his last appearance in World Cup matches
--> DS Lehmann 50 in 65 balls with 6 fours
--> MG Bevan passed 3500 runs in ODI matches when he reached 5
--> CD McMillan passed his previous highest score of 20 in World Cup matches
--> RG Twose 50 in 72 balls with 6 fours
--> RG Twose passed 1000 runs in ODI matches when he reached 1
--> CL Cairns 50 in 70 balls with 3 fours and 3 sixes
--> CL Cairns passed his previous highest score of 52 in World Cup matches
--> GI Allott achieved his best innings bowling analysis in World Cup matches when he dismissed SK Warne in the Australia innings (previous best was 3-30)
--> DW Fleming reached 150 wickets in List A matches when he dismissed NJ Astle, his 1st wicket in the New Zealand innings

4th (reserve) umpire: S Modi (Ken)
12th Men: DR Martyn (Australia) and MN Hart (New Zealand)