'Shooting stars': Australia to put on iconic World Cup 1999 kit for 2019-20 summer

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 01, 2019, 01.37 PM(IST)

Australian cricket team. Photograph:( AFP )

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Australia's iconic kit from the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 1999 was evocative and proved lucky as Australia won the title that year. 

Australia's popular 'shooting stars' jersey is all set to make its reappearance as Cricket Australia has recalled the iconic kit for the upcoming season. 

Wearing the same kit, Steve Waugh-led team Australia lifted World Cup trophy in the year 1999 after defeating Pakistan in the finals. 

The five stars of the Southern Cross graced the front of the jersey. It was evocative and proved lucky as Australia won the title that year. 

The decision to bring back the nostalgic kit was made by voting and the with its distinctive pattern of green 'shooting stars' on yellow, was the popular choice. 

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The final tussle was between the 'lightning bolts' from 1992-94 and 'shooting stars' from World Cup 1999. 

The kit is all set to make a reappearance during the next One-Day International series against New Zealand next season. 

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