On Might 22 in 1999, South Africa produced an all-round efficiency to crush England by 122 runs in an Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup conflict at The Oval.
The ICC took to its official Twitter deal with and knowledgeable its followers that former South African cricketer Allan Donald bagged sensible figures of 17 for 4 whereas Lance Klusener shone with each bat and ball to assist their facet seal dominant win within the World Cup match in 1999.
“4/17 by Allan Donald, 48* (40) & 1/16 by Lance Klusener. #OnThisDay in 1999, South Africa accomplished a dominant 122-run victory over England within the @cricketworldcup!,” the world’s cricket governing physique wrote.
— ICC (@ICC) May 22, 2020
England received the toss and elected to subject first through the conflict.
Requested to bat first, openers Gary Kirsten (45) and Herschelle Gibbs (60) offered an ideal begin to South Africa by stitching a 111-run partnership for the opening wicket.
After the duo’s departure, South Africa misplaced their subsequent 4 wickets cheaply earlier than Lance Klusener smashed a vital unbeaten knock of 48 to assist South Africa submit an honest rating of 225 for seven.
For England, Darren Gough, Alan Mullaly, Mark Ealham claimed two wickets every, whereas Andrew Flintoff additionally chipped in with a wicket.
In reply, Allan Donald tore aside England’s batting line-up as he claimed 4 wickets whereas conceding 17 runs.
Jacques Kallis and Steve Elworthy took two wickets every, whereas Shaun Pollock and Steve Elworthy additionally contributed with a wicket every to assist South Africa bundle out England for 103 runs.
Graeme Hick and Neil Fairbrother have been the best scorers for England with 21 runs every.
Lance Klusener was declared Participant of the Match for his spectacular show with each bat and ball.