Saqlain Mushtaq, Pakistani spinner, claiming only the second hat-trick in World Cup history, against Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe taking maximum points through to the Super Six stage from a group including India, South Africa, Sri Lanka and England.
Bangladeshi jubilation at home when they beat Pakistan in their first World Cup
Geoff Allott, written off as overweight last year, became the tournament's leading wicket taker. Even with his sock poking out of a hole in his shoes.
Lance Klusener some explosive late-order batting for South Africa - until the already infamous mix-up with Allan Donald.
Scotland fans, the buoyant Tartan Army, making their mark at Leicester.
India's record-breaking partnership between Dravid and Ganguly.
Jonty Rhodes, as ever, setting the standard for fielding with catching, gathering, diving, throwing.
Calculator salesmen - In huge demand to work out the net run rate equations, and the Duckworth-Lewis system.
County grounds all round the country, and in Dublin, Edinburgh and Amsterdam, saw top class games. Although it meant smaller crowds, it may have inspired the next Botham.
Shane Warne, turned it square in the semi-final, reminded everyone why he's the best - just when it counted most.
Lancashire CCC, which felt the benefit of Sri Lanka's early exit by having Muralitharan join them and taking 14 wickets in one game
Nasser Hussain, tipped to be the next England captain, showing he's got the attitude to perform with the bat
Ear piece manufacturers - Hansie Cronje brought in a new way of communicating with his coach
Extras - The wayward white ball led to a huge amount of wides
Richie Benaud's verdict on noisy Pakistani crowd: "It's delightfully noisy, wonderful atmosphere."
Fireworks let off by Pakistan supporters as New Zealand were despatched in the otherwise disappointing Old Trafford semi-final.
TMS's Peter Baxter, who said: "We're happily ensconced in the commentary box in the Pavilion, our home for more than a quarter of a century. You do need a jacket though, Thommo."
Jeff Thomson: "Well, Peter, not at the moment, although it does get a bit cool".
Baxter: "To get in, I meant."
Roger Twose, who heroically took New Zealand into the semi-finals. Along with Scotland's Gavin Hamilton he made it a good tournament all round for players snubbed by England.
For Australia, that run-out.