After finishing in the top-3 in their respective groups, both India and Pakistan qualified for the Super Six stage in the 1999 Cricket World Cup in England. In the Super-Six stage, India vs Pakistan match was held at Old Trafford in Manchester.
On a chilly morning, India won the toss and decided to bat first. With their brilliant run in their World Cup, Pakistan was one of the teams to beat in the tournament. They continued their dominant run as India was skittled out for a decent total of 227 in their 50 overs. For India, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, and skipper Mohammad Azharuddin made the majority of runs.
Here’s the scoreboard of 1999 World Cup India vs Pakistan match
In reply, Pakistan yet again capitulated under pressure in a cash against their arch-rivals. The Wasim Akram-led outfit was bundled out for a paltry total of 180 within 46 overs. It was a disappointing effort from Pakistan as none of their batters could hold the fort against the Indian attack. Venkatesh Prasad yet again weaved his magic, this time with a five-for in a much-anticipated battle against Pakistan in the 1999 world Cup.
Prasad was awarded the Man of the match as Pakistan’s awful run against India in World Cup history continued to haunt them even in 1999 Cricket World Cup at Old Trafford in Machester,