1999, Australia Won their Second ICC World Cup
On this day June 20, 1999, Australia won their second ICC World Cup, by beating Pakistan at Lord’s. Lord’s has hosted the final five times (1975, 1979, 1983, 1999, 2019).
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Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. Pakistan all out for 132 runs (extras top-scored, with 25). Player of The Match Shane Warne took 4 wickets for 33 runs in 9 overs. Adam Gilchrist scored 54 off 36 balls and Australia won by 8 wickets with 179 balls remaining.
Lance Klusener became the Player of The Series. Australian team won the most number of ICC World cup Trophies in cricket history. Australia won 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015 ICC World cups.