Worcestershire v Australia
ICC World Cup 1999 (Warm-up)
VenueCounty Ground, New Road, Worcester on 10th May 1999 (50-over match)
Balls per over6
TossWorcestershire won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by 6 wickets (Duckworth/Lewis method)
UmpiresRE Koertzen (South Africa), WE Smith

Worcestershire inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
PR Pollardlbw b Warne1451 1-27.45
WPC Westonb Lee4494 4-46.81
KR Spiringst Gilchrist b Warne1950 1-38.00
VS Solankic McGrath b Lee815 1-53.33
GR Haynesc ME Waugh b Fleming2230 1-73.33
DA Leatherdalec Lee b Fleming811 --72.73
*+SJ Rhodesnot out89 --88.89
RK Illingworthlbw b McGrath12 --50.00
DN Catterallnot out46 --66.67
MJ Rawnsleydid not bat      
A Sheriyardid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 4 nb, 14 w)34
Total(7 wickets, innings closed, 44 overs)162
Fall of wickets:
1-47 (Pollard), 2-90 (Spiring), 3-106 (Weston), 4-113 (Solanki), 5-139 (Leatherdale), 6-148 (Haynes), 7-151 (Illingworth)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Fleming8   12829-24.003.50
Dale9   130034-3.33
McGrath8   21911-48.002.38
Warne10   2272--30.002.70
Lee9   04221-27.004.67

Australia inningsRunsBallsMins4s6sS-Rate
+AC Gilchristlbw b Leatherdale8694 9291.49
ME Waughc Haynes b Illingworth6467 8-95.52
RT Pontingc Rhodes b Sheriyar1426 1-53.85
DS Lehmannnot out84 1-200.00
*SR Waughc Rhodes b Catterall29 --22.22
MG Bevannot out25 --40.00
S Leedid not bat      
SK Warnedid not bat      
DW Flemingdid not bat      
AC Daledid not bat      
GD McGrathdid not bat      
Extras(1 lb, 4 w)5
Total(4 wickets, 34.1 overs)181
Fall of wickets:
1-127 (ME Waugh), 2-169 (Ponting), 3-169 (Gilchrist), 4-172 (SR Waugh)
Worcestershire bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-BallsS-RateEcon
Sheriyar9   04612-54.005.11
Haynes4   0210---5.25
Rawnsley4   02601--6.50
Leatherdale7   0321--42.004.57
Illingworth4   0221--24.005.50

--> The match was reduced to 44 overs per side, Australia target was 178 runs