1999–2000 Australia Tri-Nation Series

The 1999–2000 Australia Tri-Nation Series (more commonly known as the 1999–2000 Carlton and United Series) was a One Day International (ODI) cricket tri-series where Australia played host to India and Pakistan. Australia and Pakistan reached the Finals, which Australia won 2–0.

1999–2000 Carlton and United Series
Date9 January 2000 – 4 February 2000
LocationAustralia
ResultWon by  Australia
2–0 in final series
Player of the seriesAbdul Razzaq
Teams
 Australia  India  Pakistan
Captains
Steve Waugh Sachin Tendulkar Wasim Akram
Most runs
Ricky Ponting (404)
Michael Bevan (388)
Mark Waugh (305)
Sourav Ganguly (356)
Rahul Dravid (268)
Robin Singh (214)
Ijaz Ahmed (263)
Yousuf Youhana (242)
Saeed Anwar (237)
Most wickets
Glenn McGrath (19)
Shane Lee (16)
Brett Lee (16)
Javagal Srinath (14)
Anil Kumble (10)
Sourav Ganguly (6)
Venkatesh Prasad (6)
Shoaib Akhtar (16)
Abdul Razzaq (14)
Wasim Akram (13)

Ricky Ponting was the leading scorer of the series[1] and Glenn McGrath, the leading wicket-taker.[2]

SquadsEdit

Squads
  Australia   India   Pakistan
Steve Waugh (c) Sachin Tendulkar (c) Wasim Akram (c)
Adam Gilchrist (wk) Sameer Dighe (wk) Moin Khan (wk)
Mark Waugh Sourav Ganguly Ijaz Ahmed
Michael Bevan Rahul Dravid Yousuf Youhana
Damien Fleming Robin Singh Saeed Anwar
Shane Lee Jacob Martin Abdul Razzaq
Adam Dale Anil Kumble Azhar Mahmood
Ian Harvey Hrishikesh Kanitkar Shahid Afridi
Brett Lee Venkatesh Prasad Waqar Younis
Stuart MacGill VVS Laxman Saqlain Mushtaq
Glenn McGrath Devang Gandhi Inzamam ul Haq
Damien Martyn Javagal Srinath Wajahatullah Wasti
Ricky Ponting Nikhil Chopra Shoaib Akhtar
Andrew Symonds Ajit Agarkar Shoaib Malik
Shane Warne Sunil Joshi Mohammad Wasim
Debasis Mohanty

Group stageEdit

Match resultsEdit

1st matchEdit

9 January 2000
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
184/8 (50 overs)
v
  Australia
139 (39 overs)
Saqlain Mushtaq 37 (46)
Andrew Symonds 3–34 (10 overs)
Ricky Ponting 32 (31)
Abdul Razzaq 4–23 (8 overs)
Pakistan won by 45 runs
Brisbane Cricket Ground
Umpires: Daryl Harper & Peter Parker
Player of the match:   Abdul Razzaq
Attendance: 35,738
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat

2nd matchEdit

10 January 2000
(scorecard)
India  
195 (48.5 overs)
v
  Pakistan
196/8 (49 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 61 (101)
Shoaib Akhtar 3–19 (8 overs)
Yousuf Youhana 63 (83)
Javagal Srinath 4–49 (10 overs)
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Brisbane Cricket Ground
Umpires: Steve Davis & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Yousuf Youhana
Attendance: 15,583
  • India won the toss and elected to bat
  • Pakistan were fined 1 over for slow over rate

3rd matchEdit

12 January 2000
(scorecard)
Australia  
269/7 (50 overs)
v
  India
241/6 (50 overs)
Ricky Ponting 115 (121)
Javagal Srinath 2–52 (10 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 100 (127)
Glenn Mcgrath 1–32 (10 overs)
Australia won by 28 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Daryl Harper & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Ricky Ponting
Attendance: 73,219
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat

4th matchEdit

14 January 2000
(scorecard)
India  
100 (36.3 overs)
v
  Australia
101/5 (26.5 overs)
Rahul Dravid 22 (70)
Glenn McGrath 4–8 (10 overs)
Adam Gilchrist 37 (51)
Javagal Srinath 4–30 (10 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 139 balls remaining)
Sydney Cricket Ground
Umpires: Peter Parker & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Andrew Symonds
Attendance: 38,831
  • India won the toss and elected to bat

5th matchEdit

16 January 2000
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
176/9 (41 overs)
v
  Australia
177/4 (38.5 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 51 (54)
Shane Lee 3–24 (8 overs)
Steve Waugh 81 (92)
Shoaib Akhtar 2–32 (8 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Peter Parker & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Steve Waugh
Attendance: 37,325
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field
  • Early rain reduced the match to 41 overs a side.

6th matchEdit

19 January 2000
(scorecard)
Australia  
286 (49.4 overs)
v
  Pakistan
205 (45.2 overs)
Michael Bevan 77 (97)
Wasim Akram 3–40 (9 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 40 (38)
Stuart MacGill 4–19 (10 overs)
Australia won by 81 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground
Umpires: Steve Davis & Daryl Harper
Player of the match:   Stuart MacGill
Attendance: 38,006
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat

7th matchEdit

21 January 2000
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
262/7 (50 overs)
v
  India
230 (46.5 overs)
Abdul Razzaq 70 (52)
Venkatesh Prasad 2–41 (10 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 93 (103)
Abdul Razzaq 5–48 (10 overs)
Pakistan won by 32 runs
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
Umpires: Peter Parker & Daryl Harper
Player of the match:   Abdul Razzaq
Attendance:
  • India won the toss and elected to field
  • India were fined 2 overs for a slow over rate

8th matchEdit

23 January 2000
(scorecard)
Australia  
260/9 (50 overs)
v
  Pakistan
245 (48.5 overs)
Michael Bevan 83 (101)
Shahid Afridi 2–45 (9 overs)
Ijaz Ahmed 85 (104)
Shane Lee 4–37 (8.5 overs)
Australia won by 15 runs
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Darrell Hair & Peter Parker
Player of the match:   Michael Bevan
Attendance: 56,815
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat
  • Rain interrupted play from 9:18pm to 9:41pm. No change was made to the overs.

9th matchEdit

25 January 2000
(scorecard)
India  
267/6 (50 overs)
v
  Pakistan
219 (44.4 overs)
Sourav Ganguly 141 (144)
Saqlain Mushtaq 2–56 (10 overs)
Azhar Mahmood 67 (50)
Anil Kumble 4–40 (9.4 overs)
India won by 48 runs
Adelaide Oval
Umpires: Steve Davis & Darrell Hair
Player of the match:   Sourav Ganguly
Attendance: 11,263
  • India won the toss and elected to bat

10th matchEdit

26 January 2000
(scorecard)
Australia  
329/5 (50 overs)
v
  India
177 (46.5 overs)
Mark Waugh 116 (131)
Anil Kumble 2–71 (10 overs)
Rahul Dravid 63 (82)
Brett Lee 5–27 (8.5 overs)
Australia won by 152 runs
Adelaide Oval
Umpires: Daryl Harper & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Mark Waugh
Attendance: 29,506
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat

11th matchEdit

28 January 2000
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
261/8 (50 overs)
v
  India
157 (46 overs)
Saeed Anwar 44 (48)
Sourav Ganguly 3–34 (10 overs)
Robin Singh 51 (102)
Wasim Akram 3–10 (7 overs)
Pakistan won by 104 runs
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Simon Taufel & Darrell Hair
Player of the match:   Wasim Akram
Attendance: 10,531
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat

12th matchEdit

30 January 2000
(scorecard)
India  
226/6 (50 overs)
v
  Australia
230/6 (49.3 overs)
Rahul Dravid 65 (106)
Damien Martyn 1–19 (5 overs)
Michael Bevan 71 (92)
Sunil Joshi 2–33 (10 overs)
Australia won by 4 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
WACA Ground, Perth
Umpires: Steve Davis & Darrell Hair
Player of the match:   Michael Bevan
Attendance: 26,116
  • India won the toss and elected to bat

Points tableEdit

Australia and Pakistan qualified for the Finals with seven and four wins respectively.

Team P W L T NR NRR Points[3]
  Australia 8 7 1 0 0 +0.920 14
  Pakistan 8 4 4 0 0 +0.070 8
  India 8 1 7 0 0 −0.972 2

Final seriesEdit

Australia won the best of three final series against Pakistan 2–0.

1st finalEdit

2 February 2000
(scorecard)
Pakistan  
154 (47.2 overs)
v
  Australia
155/4 (42.4 overs)
Moin Khan 47 (48)
Glenn McGrath 3–17 (9 overs)
Michael Bevan 54 (102)
Shoaib Akhtar 2–26 (7 overs)
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Umpires: Daryl Harper & Simon Taufel
Player of the match:   Glenn McGrath
Attendance: 39,041
  • Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat

2nd finalEdit

4 February 2000
(scorecard)
Australia  
337/7 (50 overs)
v
  Pakistan
185 (36.3 overs)
Ricky Ponting 78 (80)
Saqlain Mushtaq 2–54 (10 overs)
Yousuf Youhana 41 (73)
Glenn McGrath 5–49 (9.3 overs)
Australia won by 152 runs
Sydney Cricket Ground
Umpires: Steve Davis & Peter Parker
Player of the match:   Ricky Ponting
Attendance: 38,123
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Most runs in Carlton & United Series, 1999/00". Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  2. ^ "Most wickets in Carlton & United Series, 1999/00". cricinfo. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
  3. ^ Result Summary