Sport Events in March 1999Mar. 2
Goalkeeper Thomas Ravelli, who earned a world record 143 caps for Sweden, announced in Stockholm his retirement from professional soccer.
South African all-rounder Pat Symcox announced in East London (S.A.) his retirement from international cricket.
Geet Sethi won the 1999 World matchplay billiards championship in Midsomer Norton.
Indian Davis Cup player and Asian Games gold medallist Gaurav Natekar announced in Mumbai his retirement from competitive tennis.
Arjun Atwal won the Indian Open golf in Calcutta.
Pakistan won the inaugural Asian Test Championship, defeating Sri Lanka by an innings and 175 runs in the final at Dhaka.
Haryana's Amarjeet Kaypee, during an innings of 148 against Madhya Pradesh in the super-league match at Rajnandgaon, overtook Ashok Malhotra's 7,274 runs and became the highest run-getter in Ranji Trophy.
GM Dibyendu Barua and IWM S. Vijayalakshmi (both India) won the men's and women's titles respectively in the Asian Zonal chess championship in Mumbai.
Salgaocar emerged National Football League champion in Calcutta with a match to spare.
Marcus Hilpert and Manisha Malhotra won the men's and women's singles titles respectively in the National grasscourt tennis championship in Calcutta.
Punjab men, Railway women emerged National basketball champions in Jaipur.
Former National tennis champion Arathi Ponnappa called it quits from competitive tennis in Bangalore.
Indian Airlines regained the National hockey men's title in Hyderabad.
World No. 2 Viswanathan Anand won the title with a round to spare in the rapid section of the Amber rapid and blindfold chess tournaments in Monte Carlo.
Services regained team title in the National boxing championship in Visakhapatnam.