1999 English cricket season

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1999 English cricket season

The 1999 cricket season was the 100th in which the County Championship has been an official competition. The title was won by Surrey. Sponsorship by Britannic Assurance came to an end with PPP (Private Patients Plan) Healthcare taking over and the decision was made to split the championship into two divisions the following season. The top nine teams would form the first division with the bottom nine teams going into the second division. The Sunday League changed to a new format National League with games played midweek under floodlight. On the international scene, England hosted the 1999 Cricket World Cup and New Zealand defeated England 2–1 in the Test series.


World Cup

Test series

New Zealand tour

County Championship

National League

NatWest Trophy

Benson & Hedges Cup

Leading batsmen

Leading bowlers


External sources

  • CricketArchive – season and tournament itineraries

Annual reviews

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