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• June 18, 1999
Australians rule the world
Wasim sticks to the wrong script
Australians excel at mind games
Carnival gives way to sound of silence
South Africans lament what might have been
Six of the best
• June 18, 1999
Waugh: last man out of kitchen when the heat is on
Fixing bayonets for great Waugh
Shoaib in a hurry to impress
Triumph of mind game
Australia set fair for final push
World's best go head to head in carnival finale

• June 18, 1999
Klusener's rush of blood ruins three years' work
'Unbelievable. We just feel numb'
Irrepressible Warne triumphant
Kiwi post mortem begins
Vengeful cricketing gods cut Klusener down to size
Titanic tie sinks South Africa
Don't blame the last pair - Cronje
Warne reaches new high
Fleming a last over specialist
How we burst South Africa's bubble

• June 17, 1999
Vanquished Fleming's warning to cricket chiefs
They'll be loving all this in Lahore
'Rocket' launches Pakistan on power path to Lord's
Stampede mars Pakistan delight
The showbiz of Shoaib delights his audience

• June 16, 1999
Moin keeps his finger on pulse
Now it's South Africans feeling the heat, claims McGrath
Memories of '96 spur Aussies
Now that was a win! - Adam Gilchrist
Warne has last laugh over Gibbs `no-catch'
'I wasnt showing off', says Gibbs

• June 15, 1999
Bring on the bounces: Ponting
Woolmer's delay may be costly
Fleming plans to unsettle Pakistan
Waugh revels as the going gets tougher
Klusener tops for all-round performance
A tale of two champions
Aussies need Dizzy - Thomson
Gibbs hero and villain

• June 14, 1999
Jadeja in line to take over captaincy
120 Waugh wounds with 'bottle'
Dropped dolly to haunt Gibbs
Australia zero in on cup
Waugh's masterful display
Gibbs' horror opens door to great escape
Hussain breaks with tradition

• June 13, 1999
Klusener prefers the smell of a goat to a dollar
Anything but Moody
Think orange and clean up dirty tricks
Gravy train for fat potato
South Africa to shade it by a cool head- Ramprakash
A genuine hero out of Africa
Final week will test the toughest
England turn to captain Hussain
Allott is cashing in on his fortune
Warne facing moment of truth

• June 12, 1999
Dravid bows out at the top
Wasim crowns Saqlain the king of spin
Benaud still plays straight
Anwar shows timing to recover touch
Dravid top of the hit parade
India blame downfall on points system
Waugh puts his faith in the intensity factor
The art of peaking at the right time

• June 11, 1999
Happy Cronje puts anguish behind him
Heavenly bodies hold key to tipster's success
World Cup Diary
Botham backs Fletcher
Bowlers feel the heat at last as batsmen stage World Cup coup
Fleming hoping for a miracle
Cape crusader finds his touch
South Africa ease into top gear

• June 10, 1999
Australia keep battle wide open
Pakistan facing crunch clash
McGrath shoulders heavy burden
Klusener sounds his battle cry
Waugh dedicates ton to grandfather
Asians give tournament life

• June 9, 1999
Pakistan fall dormant
Wasim must act quickly to raise Pakistan morale
Noisy fans paper over the cracks
ACB talks on exodus
Fans bring a flavour of Calcutta
Police praise India, Pakistan fans
Klusener 'man for all occassions'

• June 8, 1999
Wasim furious as hospitality hits Pakistan practice
Woolmer still top of England short-list
Zimbabwe bid to revive spirit of 1983
'Zulu' Klusener mixes World Cup timidity with brutality

• June 7, 1999
Bats replace guns in war for heart of Asian sub-continent
The game neither side dare lose
Injury knocks Waugh's bowling for six
McGrath sets Lillee-like pace
Zulu the spirit of South Africa
Cronje not satisfied with winning ways

• June 6, 1999
India v Pakistan: rather more than a cricket game
Cool Klusener the kingpin
Steward hell at Trent Bridge
Moin proves Pakistan are far from out
Barry Richards says it is time for Daryll Cullinan to stand up and be counted
Losing the toss pays off -Adam Gilchrist
Pakistan wounded by a running sore
Waugh's debt to the talisman

• June 5, 1999
McGrath's grace is devastating
Defeat leaves Indian hopes fading fast
Cameramen should focus on game
Gavaskar slur creates a stir
The incredible hulk
Zimbabwe switch pays off for Johnson

• June 4, 1999
Dravid relishes driving on the right side of Indian selectors
Old Trafford plan kept under wraps
Houghton has his eye on a bright future
Graveney blames pay dispute for exit
Super Sixes explained
Clash of heavyweights for Woolmer to relish
Cronje gives team tongue-lashing
Ranatunga under growing pressure to quit

• June 3, 1999
Simpson defends batting from both ends
Shane vs Sachin
Pybus says his heart is with SA
Frosty reception a turn-off for Lankans
Pressure to bolster bowling stocks

• June 2, 1999
World Cup survivors: the Super Six sides left to battle it out
Wasim wins honours at battle of midway
Woolmer unsure of future
Donald rocket for England 'blunder'
Pakistan can flourish by applying flair
Greenidge accused of obstructing Bangladesh's progress
Aussie statistics tell a dismal story
Jenner leg-spin lecture casts Warne-like spell

• June 1, 1999
Bangladesh beat the odds to embarrass Pakistan
Wasim predicts Test status for Bangladesh
Lloyd urges 'buy British' policy
Hussain can usher in new attitude
Man-for-man: England's world cup
Poetic justice as Kiwis thump Scotland

• May 31, 1999
Angry Lara denies collusion over result
Ranatunga: we never did ourselves justice
England pay the penalty for poor planning
Organiser confident of lasting interest
Faltering under pressure has cost us a Super Sixes place- Lloyd
Pakistan shrug off World Cup ball-tampering slur

• May 30, 1999
Stewart under the weather after World Cup exit
Mark Ramprakash - Wasim's boys, Hansie's men
We have a lot of explaining to do says Ranatunga
Tough task to turn the tide
The solid centre of Pakistan
Bad, bad, bad ... but better now than later: Woolmer
Sports psychologist for Aussie rescue

• May 29, 1999
Pakistan fuse discipline with talent
Bluff your way through the Super Six
Wasim's men ease through to super sixes
Richards to provide fire and inspiration
Whole of Bangladesh celebrates momentous win
Do or die as fans buoy us- Gilchrist

• May 28, 1999
Maths needed to get Australia through in World Cup
Tendulkar genius threatens England
Ganguly, Dravid hailed as Cup heroes
Mullally: I'm ready for India's big hitters
Not much of a laugh for Lara and company in long run
Gambling on team selection

• May 27, 1999
England go mental for success
Time for some fun : Neil Manthrop
Ganguly- Dravid show destroy Sri Lanka
The bluffer's guide to group qualification
Bluff your way through the Super Six
Only Pakistan can beat South Africa: Houghton

• May 26, 1999
This the real Windies - Lara
Cut the rabbit and the coach says Dickie Bird
Inzamam a running joke
Aussies set to fire in must-win game
Kiwis lose, but can still smile
Imran-Wasim combination may prove lethal for opponents

• May 25, 1999
Anger over unruly fans
India hails Tendulkar's heroics
Waugh rouses Australia for fightback
Top groundsman may answer Lanka prayers
Needed: leaders, another bowler
Mike Atherton on Flintoff
Hollioake: 'I'm peaking for the world cup'

• May 24, 1999
Woolmer plans changes for South African team
Pakistan bribe claim
Great monument of a batsman of genius
Wasim's wickets tilt the balance
England must up the tempo warns Gower
Stewart prefers to look ahead rather then dwell

• May 22, 1999
Lloyd and Woolmer do it their way
West Indies get the hump
Sorry, but England have no chance
Klusener the quiet hurricane blows in
Warming up nicely

• May 21, 1999
Radio activity not an option for complete captain says Ranatunga
Nasser is open to persuasion
Donald test for England
Super Shoaib still not at full belt
Hollioake set for recall

• May 20, 1999
Olonga gives inspiration to Zimbabwe.
Complaints follow Tamil banners
Olonga comes good in the end
India reeling after double blow
Cronje: Team spirit is pulling us through.
Olonga destroys Indian dreams
Gordon gloomy about Windies prospects
India bettors spend millions

• May 19, 1999
The jury's out on the earpieces
A word in your ear.
Kallis lines up for another Murali contest.
Wide concern over cup balls.

• May 18, 1999
England to heed Lara's Kenya slip.
King Willow loses his crown.
Kent squad to stop streakers.

• May 17, 1999
India still dangerous says Shastri.
Geig lashes out at English cricket.
Wasim punishes West Indies' timidity.
Australians sloppy in field in win over Scotland.
Warne loses cool as Scots take kudos.

• May 17, 1999
Rainbow coalition.
Batsmen to suffer with seamers in heaven.
The fastest man on earth.
Cabbie won't stop for Aussies.
South Africa make waves.

• May 16, 1999
Spinners trap batsmen in corridor of uncertainty.
Tendulkar's genius inspires awe.
Stewart leads England cruise.
Stewart revival sparks England.
England off to a flier.
England could get stuck in back-yard jam says Mark Waugh
ICC leaves players feeling blue

• May 15, 1999
A job too far for Stewart.
Inflexible England's last shot to rekindle old glory.
Five balls of fame with big Courtney.
Duckworth and Lewis just want to be understood.
Method takes madness out of a rain-hit match.
Flexibility key to success as formats alter.
Tendulkar is not lone Indian star warns Cronje.

• May 14, 1999
'Bully' the secret weapon.
The seamer-time blues.
Pollock relishes conditions to enhance classic pedigree.
Chaos and a spirit of adventure that changed the game forever.
World Cup to help shed staid image.
Bowlers command new respect.

• May 13, 1999
How England can do it.
Gavaskar cast his eyes on contenders.
Bevan quite happy not to bat.
Gilchrist faces the moment of truth.

• May 12, 1999
Geoffrey Boycott-caught and bowled
Walsh's demeanour was so rubbery he appeared to have been de-boned.
Fairbrother still leading manoeuvres.
S Africa's time has come ... maybe.
Woolmer obsession must stop.
Clampdown on sledging riles McGrath.
Time to hang out the 'welcome' banners as cricket comes home.

• May 11, 1999

Mark Taylor quits first-class cricket.
Fraser thinks bowlers set to play a big part
Wickets in hand worth more than early runs says Mike Atherton
Honor restored.
Sri's the one.
Whisper it softly, the Cup is nigh.

• May 8, 1999
Princes of the pitch
Put simply, not enough spots to go all-round
No cause for concern, insists Stewart
The Super Natural
Inside Cricket: Mihir Bose
Waugh likes a gambol

• May 7, 1999
Ranatunga's rallying call.
Jacques of all trades.
Lee tide runs hot.
Donald caught in covers
Long days, long nights...

• May 6, 1999
Australia start with winning friends.
Corinthian lurks within Stewart.
S Africa take the two-way option.
Death haunts Hansie.
The day I wanted to KO Hookes

• May 5, 1999
Cricket's salesmen run out before a ball is fired.
How Jonty Does It.
Harmony as captains have code spelt out

• May 4, 1999
Ebullient keeper with eternal charm
Lancashire mourn all-time great Washbrook
Embers'spin on World Cup bowlers
I'm still learning, says Flintoff.
Cricket a test of endurance.

• May 3, 1999
PCB to probe into Sarfraz's outburst against Miandad
Born-again Warne
Waugh cops a writ over security

• April 28, 1999
Windies' day of disgrace
Pakistan cup bid on in limbo

• April 27, 1999
Waugh says Australia team feared for lives
Court lifts restriction on Sri Lanka board

• April 24, 1999
Lanka battles low morale in World Cup
Security to be tightened for Bridgetown games

• April 22, 1999
Waugh feared for his life
Pakistan still upbeat after Miandad quits

• April 21, 1999
McGrath all but out of series
Woolmer and co are Reeve's World cup tip

• April 17, 1999
Lewis and Brown drop England reminders
Warne returns with wicked flipper
McGrath linked with move to England
West Indies will not tour Pakistan, says official

• April 16, 1999
Harris to be sent off in style
Akhtar fined for comments
Warne returns with wicked flipper
McGrath linked with move to England
West Indies will not tour Pakistan, says official

• April 15, 1999
Hardest decision: Marsh
Stewart's men state case for more cash
Illness forces World Cup rethink

• April 9, 1999
England boss fears Grave future
Lillee says McGrath already one of the greats
Flintoff blooded too late - Wasim
Waugh says McGrath may be rested
Woolmer to have two helpers
Chanderpaul named to West Indies World Cup squad
Bangladesh sees little chance in winning World Cup match
Kenya keeps nucleus intact of previous Cup squad
World Cup squad play for Kirsten

• April 2, 1999
Hart sorry for unwanted brother
Larsen optimistic of kiwi chances
Kiwis will have to improve: Dykes
Lara ousts Waugh as number one
Knives out for Warne
Hinds named in Windies squad
Muralitharan among Wisden's best
Hussain to replace injured Atherton
Reborn Lara gets upper hand
Bradman and Co defer in the grand order of innings
Simply the best innings I've seen
Ken Jones-Lara justifies use of overused superlatives
Little old ladies show why small is big in cricket
Benaud: we must play two spinners

• March 26, 1999
Caprice and madness on the loose as the World Cup goes for a song
Mike Selvey on the illusion of the Lara-led rebirth of the West Indies
Manly McGrath's baiting backfires

• March 25, 1999
Paul Reiffel's last grab for glory
Aust a favourite for cricket world cup: Fleming

• March 24, 1999
Now the
camera should never lie

• March 23, 1999
A fit Thorpe talks to Derek Pringle
Calcutta - The city paying for its passion
Cricket feels pain more
Miller's case has Warne exit left

• March 21, 1999
Zimbabwe post massive win
Aminul wants to play the final
Kenya takes on Bangladesh in tough cricket tie
Warne mentor raises doubts
Windies call in doctor for a dose of self-esteem
A lack of common sense
PCB announce cash award for team

• March 20, 1999
It's clear to see boy Brian has become man
Herschelle's determination

• March 18, 1999
I've not misled anyone by accusing Wasim of match-fixing: Ata
Jeers greet Waugh's end
Windies expose batting defects
Nehemiah offers hope to miserable spinners
Boon lands position with close ties to cricket
Lords admit women after two century wait

• March 13, 1999
Pity has been profuse...the virus has spread too far
Local anaesthetics thin on the ground in the Port of Pain

• March 12, 1999
Umpires to write, not call, Murali
Mystery surrounds Windies' team
Cricket's Boon time comes to an end

• March 11, 1999
Warne talk reflects Aussie strength: Taylor
Meet Aamir Sohail...

• March 10, 1999
Pakistan board denies Sohail's World Cup claims
Speed of the essence for rotten apples
One-day snub a modern mystery

• March 5, 1999
Frayed tempers mark 3-hour selection meeting: 18 named from which final 15 for World Cup will be picked
Doig scoffs at English comments on NZ team
Fame fickle in the life of Brian

• February 28, 1999
Scotland appoint Dilley as coach
Muralitharan gets Lancashire green light
It's just not cricket, Woolmer tells politicians

• February 25, 1999
England must grab opportunities, Hussain claims
Pick a googly? No problem, says World Cup's action girl
Lloyd has a shot at `targets'
Zimbabwe 's player-coach scents success in World Cup '99
Lip-pouting, liberty-taking, non-quenching, non-motivating: let me introduce the captain
Australian Board is Condemned

• February 22, 1999
Lara verdict looms
Its noteasy being Dean (Meet the youngest Waugh)

• February 21, 1999
Graveney calls for drug testing
Blewett aims for a flying start
Better test for SA cricket
Sack Lara as captain: Tony Cozier

• February 15, 1999
Thorpe's World Cup hopes brighten -- and so does England's prospects
The Age celebrates Australia's won-day wonders
Mark Nicholas reviews the England disaster Down Under

• February 14, 1999
Sydney Morning Herald profiles the man who is the Aussie King
The Independent gets up close and personal

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