It was a World Cup of many firsts. First in the Southern Hemisphere with Australia and New Zealand co-hosting the tournament. Coloured jerseys were introduced and so was the white ball and the black sight-screens. Moreover, the entire tournament, again for the first time, was played in the round-robin format. Also, South Africa was included in the tournament for the first time following the apartheid period. But the one that stood was Pakistan’s fairytale ride to a maiden World Cup glory.