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  1999 cricket World Cup: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about 1999 cricket World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1999 Cricket World Cup was held in England, Scotland and Netherlands and won by Australia.
Australia beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in a one-sided final at the Lord's cricket ground in London.
The format of the world cup was as follows: The 12 contestants were divided into 2 groups, in each of which teams played each other in the league stage.
www.encyclopedian.com /19/1999-cricket-World-Cup.html   (699 words)

 1999 Cricket World Cup
The seventh official World Cup was held at various locations in England, Scotland, Ireland and the Netherlands from May 7-June 20, 1999.
Cricket World Cup: Mind is all that matters for Donald; The scars of 1999 and the death of a friend will spur the hosts' icon.
Cricket World Cup: THE FAST BOWLERS: SPEED THRILLS; Shoaib Akhtar proved himself the fastest bowler at the last World Cup in 1999.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0779565.html   (434 words)

 The ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 - Meet the Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cricketing background: Trevor is New Zealand-born and has had a love affair with cricket since he can remember, writing for newspapers and press agencies in New Zealand, England, Australia and South Africa since 1957; he has been employed since 1975 as senior cricket writer of the Pretoria News, in South Africa.
Cricketing background: Colin was a member of the West Indies side of the late 70s and early 80s, arguably the greatest cricket side ever.
John played Saturday club cricket during the seventies and eighties, mainly as a dogged opening batsman who felt that his abilities as a medium-pace swing bowler or ultra-slow leg-spinner were grossly neglected.
www.cricinfo.com /link_to_database/ARCHIVE/WORLD_CUPS/WC99/REPORTERS.html   (1242 words)

 wc1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 1999 Cricket World Cup commenced on May 14, 1999, and went on till June 20 across four countries - England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands.
All that South Africa wanted was a single run to march into the final of the World Cup, but Donald was run out in a terrible mix-up, and the match was tied.
Australians led by the ice-cool Steve Waugh mesmerised the cricket world with a stupendous performance and walked away with the cricket World Cup after beating Pakistan by a whopping 8 wickets.
www.prajasakti.com /cricket/wc1999.htm   (592 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99 - Steve Waugh: Give Warne a break - Saturday June 12, 1999 11:40 AM
In 15.2 overs in two World Cup matches against India and Zimbabwe, the Australian vice-captain has conceded 104 runs and taken just one wicket and the pressure on him to quit is mounting.
Warne's World Cup fortunes have see-sawed just as Australia's and Waugh said it was effecting the champion spinner, who was taking a "few things personally".
At the start of the World Cup, he was fined by the Australian Cricket Board (ACB) for criticizing Sri Lankan skipper Arjuna Ranatunga in a newspaper column in a British broadsheet.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /cricket/1999/world_cup/news/1999/06/12/warne   (572 words)

 Cricket World Cup 99 - Features
Cricket World Cup 99 by EA Sports is their third or fourth (if you include Cricket 97 Ashes Tour Edition as a separate release) cricket game.
The release date for EA Sports Cricket World Cup 99 is 7 May 1999 ahead of the actual 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup, which is to be held in England in May-June.
During the actual World Cup tournament, users will be able to log onto the EA SPORTS "Live" dedicated web site, and quickly download up to the minute weather conditions, teams, injuries, news, as well as the current form of players.
www.cricketgames.com /games/commercial/cwc99/features.htm   (1097 words)

 WORLD Cup cricket 1999- Zaheer's Place on-Line by Zaheer Fazal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The cricket world cup of 1999 proved to be an excellent cricket event.
As a great cricket fan with a Pakistani background I was naturally supporting the Pakistani team hoping they would bring back the world cup to Pakistan as they did in that wonderful victory over England in 1992.
A wonderful display of cricket meant they breezed through into the final and the ultimate goal was just a single win away.
www.zaheerfazal.com /html/wc99.htm   (622 words)

 BBC News | 1999 Cricket World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Australian World Cup star Shane Warne is being urged by his captain Steve Waugh not to quit international cricket.
Cricket fans are beginning to believe that Shane Warne is back to his best after his figures of four for 29 against South Africa during the World Cup semi-final.
Steve Waugh may not be the most popular of cricketers, but his unbeaten 120 against South Africa has certainly added to his reputation as one of the most feared batsmen on the planet.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/sport/1999_cricket_world_cup   (744 words)

 webindia123.com-sports- india -Cricket World Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The World Cup matches officially began in the year 1975 in England, with eight teams; the 6 Test playing nations England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, India, Pakistan along with Srilanka and East Africa.
The permanent prize for the game adopted from 1999 by the International Cricket Council is the ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy designed and manufactured in London by Garrard, the Crown Jewellers.
The globe is presented in the form of a stylised cricket ball while the columns, styled as stumps and bails, represent the three essential pillars of the game - batting, bowling and fielding.
www.webindia123.com /sports/worldcup/history.htm   (899 words)

 Online edition of Daily News - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cross examined by President's Counsel Gamini Marapana, Senior Counsel for Thilanga Simathipala, said that Sumithipala also participated in the 1999 World Cricket Cup and he too was entitled to a payment from the Cricket Board.
Ranatunga admitted that the 1999 Cricket Board election was challenged in Court and a Stay Order obtained.
Sri Lanka Telecom Chairman and Sri Lanka Cricket President Thilanga Sumathipala is charged under the Immigration and Emigration Act, for aiding and abetting an underworld gang leader Dhammika Perera alias Dhammika Amarasinghe to travel to England to witness World Cup Cricket in 1999 on a forged passport.
www.dailynews.lk /2004/03/05/new25.html   (550 words)

 CRICKETNEXT.COM NEWS ::: Pakistan finalises World Cup match-fixing report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Pakistan inquiry into alleged match fixing at the 1999 cricket World Cup has been completed and the report sent to the sports ministry for further action, a court official said Thursday.
The investigation centered on Pakistan's two defeats against India and outsiders Bangladesh at the World Cup in England after South African official Dr Ali Bacher alleged the matches were rigged.
In the World Cup, Pakistan suffered a surprise 62-run loss to cricket minnows Bangladesh and 47-run defeat against arch rivals India.
www.cricketnext.com /news/afp/jan2002/afp4046.htm   (314 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99
Charges that Pakistan deliberately lost the World Cup final are to be investigated by the prime minister's Accountability Bureau.
With a an average of 140.5 runs and 17 wickets, South Africa's Lance Klusener was awarded the title of Man of the Tournament in the World Cup.
The World Cup trophy, crafted in silver and gilt, took two months to prepare and is the first permanent prize in the history of the tournament.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /cricket/1999/world_cup   (342 words)

 BBC News | India | India: Player Profiles
A versatile cricketer, has had success both as an opening batsman and lower down the order, though his preferred position is opening with Tendulkar.
With the World Cup to be held over the same period, that partnership may once again come to the fore.
Born in Trinidad, Robin Singh emigrated to India and, ironically, was given his first taste of international cricket on a tour of a the Caribbean in 1988-89.
newssearch.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sport/1999_cricket_world_cup/teams/india/320764.stm   (1275 words)

 GQ Hot or Not - ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 (EA Sports)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The beleaguered state of English cricket may be hotly debated in the sport sections of the daily newspapers, but the shame of being outplayed by lesser cricketing nations could be a thing of the past.
Master the intricacies of ICC Cricket World Cup 99 and you could soon be painting a much prettier picture of our beloved national sport.
Based on the shorter one-day game, ICC World Cup allows you to choose a ground (from Lord's to Northampton) and select your team (all this summer's World Cup teams feature) before you stride towards the square for the captain's obligatory coin toss.
www.gq-online.co.uk /content/Generic/68/363502-0-1-1.html   (216 words)

 ABC Sport - Cricket - Warne denies knowing alleged match-fixer
Shane Warne has denied knowing a New Delhi-based punter and alleged match-fixer he was reportedly seen with during the 1999 cricket World Cup in England.
The article is based on an investigation by the anti-corruption and security unit of the International Cricket Council, involving Mehta and a World Cup match between India and Pakistan.
Cricket Australia says the allegations are not credible and do not warrant an investigation.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/s1045727.htm   (597 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99 - England - Profiles: England - Wednesday May 12, 1999 10:50 PM
He became the 24th player in world cricket, and second youngest, to complete 100 first-class centuries last year.
In the 1992 World Cup he averaged nearly 60 runs an innings.
Was awarded a place on the World Cup squad despite poor form of late.
www.cnnsi.com /cricket/1999/world_cup/england/england_players   (1172 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99 - Players' representative flags possible boycott - Monday May 24, 1999 11:14 AM
Posted: Monday May 24, 1999 11:14 AM Pakistan cricket fans celebrated their team's win over Australia by running onto the pitch.
Australian captain Steve Waugh is livid at security arrangements for the Cup and Australian Cricketers' Association chief Tim May said he could not rule out a boycott.
Before the World Cup started, Australia's tour of the West Indies was twice clouded by crowd trouble.
www.cnn.com /cnnsi/cricket/1999/world_cup/news/1999/05/24/australia_boycott   (436 words)

 CNN/SI - Cricket World Cup '99 - Lara says he will play in Pakistan match - Saturday May 15, 1999 02:55 PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Akhtar, the Pakistani fast bowling sensation, is the quickest in the world at the moment and expected to become the fastest bowler of all time.
The 23-year-old, who will make his World Cup debut Sunday, has been clocked at 96 miles (155 kilometers) per hour and is widely tipped to be the first bowler to break the 100 mile (162 kilometer) per hour mark.
The Bristol match pits the winner of the first two World Cups -- the West Indies -- against the 1992 titlist but both sides have been struggling recently to emulate those past glories.
www.basketballdraft.com /cricket/1999/world_cup/news/1999/05/15/lara_pakistan   (547 words)

 Electronic Monday Paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While South Africa was embroiled in their disastrous 2003 Cricket World Cup campaign, international experts in the field of sport science and sports medicine in cricket came together in an attempt to bridge the gap between research and cricket practice.
The congress, built on the foundations laid at the previous event, held in England during the 1999 Cricket World Cup, provides a comprehensive view of current research findings, which can be used by sport scientists, coaches, physiotherapists, physicians and professionals from the cricket industry.
Stretch pointed out that for South Africa to remain competitive in world cricket there is a need for sport scientists and coaches to be supported by research and new developments in technology.
www.uct.ac.za /news/emp/index.php?id=1644&s=1&year=23&issue=07   (508 words)

 1999 World Cup Trivia, Quizzes, Quiz Questions, Fun Facts, Information
The 1999 Cricket World Cup was held in England.
This was the 4th occasion the World Cup had been hosted by England, who were hosts of the first 3 tournaments.
The 1999 Cricket World Cup final was played at Lords in London, England on the 20th of June 1999.
www.funtrivia.com /dir/8008.html   (198 words)

 BBC News | England | Botham slams World Cup preparations
Former England cricket star Ian Botham has taken a swipe at England's decision to risk their World Cup squad in county matches in the build up to this summer's prestigious tournament.
Botham, who captained England and will be touring the country as an ambassador for the World Cup, believes the selectors have made a major mistake in allowing their squad to play for their counties.
Botham said: "Form is difficult to judge at this time of year and I think it's a mistake to see players playing county cricket before the World Cup," stressed Botham.
news8.thdo.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sport/1999_cricket_world_cup/331475.stm   (388 words)

 BBC News | 1999 Cricket World Cup | Dickie Bird's guide to the semi-finals
However, South Africa are the strongest all round side in the world and if the Aussies have one weakness it is their bowling attack because beyond Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath they don't have anyone who can guarentee wickets.
In New Zealand they have very similar cricketing conditions to those in the British Isles as there is a lot of moisture in the pitches and as we all know, on their day the Kiwi's have a side who can beat anyone.
Pakistan do possess a world class opening bowling attack and I think New Zealand may struggle to contend with Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar in the heat of the semi-final.
newsimg.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/sport/1999_cricket_world_cup/368886.stm   (690 words)

 CRICKETNEXT.COM NEWS ::: CBI team in Monaco to probe award of telecast rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A CBI team has reached Monaco to probe the alleged bunglings in the award of telecast rights of 1999 cricket World Cup played in England, agency sources said here today.
Though there was no major breakthrough in the probe, CBI sources said the support from ICC was important for the agency as some of the cricket world body's unknown officials had also been named in two of the cases.
Among the five cases, three relate to alleged bunglings in telecast rights for 1997 Independence Cup, ICC Knock-out tournament in 1998 played in Dhaka and the World Cup in 1999.
www.cricketnext.com /news/pti/pti1708.htm   (370 words)

Through the first four months of 1999, DirecTV reports its subscriber growth is up 47 percent over the same period a year ago.
The full-access package entitles customers to receive all 42 matches of the Cricket World Cup for $274.95 until May 14 and $299.95 on or after May 15.
Panasonic and SkyDigital are launching the world's first television that includes both digital satellite and digital terrestrial integrated tuners.
www.adec.edu /user/skyreport/1999/sky05-13.html   (704 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Cricket World Cup: India Team Mini Book (Cricket World Cup Team Mini Books)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This book covers the history of cricket in India and its national team from when Vinoo Mankad took 8 for 55 and 4 for 53 to bowl India to victory by an innings and 8 runs against England in February 1952, their first-ever test win.
Complete with statistics and the history of cricket in India and the national side, the books is accompanied by photographs of the stars past and present.
A must for the cricket enthusiast and a great souvenir for the 1999 World Cup.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0752213857   (413 words)

 BBC - Coventry and Warwickshire Films - Stumped
Stumped is based during the 1999 cricket world cup and the simultaneous development of the Kargil war.
He makes everyone aware that the strong interest they share in the world of cricket is insignificant in comparison to Raghav fighting for his country.
The film makes comparison between cricketers going on the cricket field whilst on the other hand we have soldiers going to war.
www.bbc.co.uk /coventry/films/reviews/2003/bollywood/stumped.shtml   (392 words)

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