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Who was the captain of 1999 World Cup?

Who was the captain of 1999 World Cup?

Stephen Waugh (Captain, New South Wales) Shane Warne (Vice-captain, Victoria) Michael Bevan (New South Wales)

Who was the captain of Indian cricket team when India won the World Cup for the first time?

It is the second cricket team to win the World Cup after West Indies. It has won the Cricket World Cup twice – in 1983 under the captaincy of Kapil Dev and in 2011 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Who is the man of the series in 1999 Cricket World Cup?

Lance Klusener
1999 Cricket World Cup

Logo of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1999
Dates 14 May – 20 June
Matches 42
Player of the series Lance Klusener
Most runs Rahul Dravid (461)

Who was the captain of India in 1983 World Cup?

captain Kapil Dev
Former captain Kapil Dev led the Indian team to the Prudential World Cup on this day, 38 years ago in 1983 when they defeated the West Indies by 43 runs at Lord’s in England.

Who is the best captain of India?

Considered as best captain of India, MS Dhoni-led Blue Army in 200 matches out of which India won 110.

Who is the best captain in cricket in world?

The poster boy of world cricket, Virat Kohli also features in this list. It has been just over 4.5 years since the batter became India’s full-time captain, and he has already shattered numerous records. He currently has 128 wins in 201 games.

Who is called Zulu in cricket?

Lance Klusener (born 4 September 1971) is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer. He was known for his aggressive batting and his fast-medium swing bowling. He is nicknamed “Zulu” because of his fluency in the Zulu language.

Who won the first World Cup?

Uruguay national football team
1930 FIFA World Cup/Champion

How many times did India win World Cup?

The Indian cricket team are two times World Champions. In addition to winning the 1983 Cricket World Cup, they triumphed over Sri Lanka in the 2011 Cricket World Cup on home soil. They were also runners-up at the 2003 Cricket World Cup, and semifinalists four times(1987, 1996, 2015, 2019).

Who is best Kohli or Dhoni?

To add on that India’s winning percentage under Virat Kohli is better than MS Dhoni’s tenure during which the side won the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. India have won 27 out of 45 matches under Kohli with two tied games and as many abandoned, making it a healthy winning percentage of 65.11.

Who was the captain of India in 1975?

Accordingly, the names were: 1975, 1979 and 1983 – Prudential World Cup, 1987 – Reliance World Cup, 1992 – Benson & Hedges World Cup, and 1996 – Wills World Cup. Till now, there have been 6 captains who led India since 1975. The most successful Indian cricket captains in the World Cup are Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kapil Dev.

Who was the first Indian cricketer to play in the World Cup?

First ODI cricket world cup was played in 1975, where the Indian cricket team was led by Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan. The name “ICC World Cup” was adopted from the 1999 World Cup. Earlier…

Who was the captain of the 1999 Cricket World Cup?

Makhaya Ntini was named in the original squad, but was replaced on 23 April 1999 by Alan Dawson following a conviction for a serious criminal offence. The conviction was later overturned. Hansie Cronje was the only captain not to wear the No.1 jersey in the tournament.

Who was the captain of India in 2011 World Cup?

Dhoni is known for his cool-headed decision-making capabilities, thereby earning him the name “Captain Cool”. He led Team India in 2011 and 2015 World Cups. While India won the World Cup in 2011, it reached the Semi-finals in 2015.