South Africa v Zimbabwe
ICC World Cup 1999 (Group A)
VenueCounty Ground, Chelmsford on 29th May 1999 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossZimbabwe won the toss and decided to bat
ResultZimbabwe won by 48 runs
PointsSouth Africa 0; Zimbabwe 2
UmpiresDR Shepherd, S Venkataraghavan
TV umpireJW Holder
RefereeR Subba Row
ScorersLD Owen (South Africa), M Snook (Zimbabwe)
Man of the MatchNC Johnson

Zimbabwe inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
NC Johnsonc Pollock b Donald7611715910-64.96
GW Flowerc Cullinan b Elworthy1943553-44.19
MW Goodwinc Kirsten b Klusener3445705-75.56
+A Flowerrun out (Pollock->Boucher)2935473182.86
*ADR Campbelllbw b Donald012--0.00
GJ Whittallc Cullinan b Donald203133-164.52
SV Carlislenot out1819361-94.74
HH Streaknot out913151-69.23
AR Whittalldid not bat      
AG Huckledid not bat      
HK Olongadid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 4 nb, 8 w)28
Total(6 wickets, innings closed, 50 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-65 (GW Flower, 13.4 ov), 2-131 (Goodwin, 30.4 ov), 3-170 (Johnson, 38.1 ov), 4-175 (Campbell, 38.4 ov), 5-186 (A Flower, 41.3 ov), 6-214 (GJ Whittall, 46.4 ov)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Pollock10   1390-2-3.90
Kallis6   036021-6.00
Donald10   14131-20.004.10
Elworthy6   03211-36.005.33
Klusener9   03611154.004.00
Cronje9   03302--3.67

South Africa inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
G Kirstenc AR Whittall b Johnson011--0.00
HH Gibbsrun out (Huckle->A Flower)92131--42.86
+MV Boucherlbw b Streak823341-34.78
JH Kallisc A Flower b Johnson049--0.00
DJ Cullinanc and b AR Whittall2967873-43.28
*WJ Cronjeb Johnson4681-66.67
JN Rhodeslbw b Streak5571-100.00
SM Pollockc Olonga b AR Whittall52811144-64.20
L Klusenernot out5258763289.66
S Elworthyc AR Whittall b Streak165--16.67
AA Donaldc Streak b Olonga71822--38.89
Extras(2 b, 1 lb, 7 nb, 8 w)18
Total(all out, 47.2 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Kirsten, 0.1 ov), 2-24 (Gibbs, 6.4 ov), 3-25 (Boucher, 7.3 ov), 4-25 (Kallis, 8.2 ov), 5-34 (Cronje, 10.1 ov), 6-40 (Rhodes, 11.4 ov), 7-106 (Cullinan, 29.2 ov), 8-149 (Pollock, 41.2 ov), 9-150 (Elworthy, 42.2 ov), 10-185 (Donald, 47.2 ov)
Zimbabwe bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Johnson8   12733316.003.38
Streak9   13534118.003.89
GJ Whittall4   02001--5.00
Huckle10   1350---3.50
AR Whittall10   0412--30.004.10
GW Flower2   070---3.50

--> AG Huckle made his debut in World Cup matches
--> NC Johnson 50 in 57 balls with 10 fours
--> NC Johnson passed his previous highest score of 59 in World Cup matches
--> NC Johnson passed 3000 runs in List A matches when he reached 69
--> MW Goodwin passed his previous highest score of 21 in World Cup matches
--> SM Pollock passed his previous highest score of 20 in World Cup matches
--> SM Pollock 50 in 78 balls with 4 fours
--> L Klusener 50 in 57 balls with 3 fours and 2 sixes
--> L Klusener equalled his previous highest score of 52 in World Cup matches
--> AG Huckle made his debut in England in List A matches
--> AG Huckle made his debut in England in ODI matches
--> AA Donald reached 200 wickets in ODI matches when he dismissed ADR Campbell, his 2nd wicket in the Zimbabwe innings
--> HH Streak achieved his best innings bowling analysis in World Cup matches in the South Africa innings (previous best was 3-36)

4th (reserve) umpire: B Leadbeater
Start of the South Africa innings was delayed by rain for 25 minutes until 3:25pm