AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

1996 Cricket World Cup

1996 Cricket World Cup
Name1996 Wills World Cup
AdministratorInternational Cricket Council
Cricket FormatOne Day International
Tournament FormatRound robin and Knockout
HostIN India
PK Pakistan
LK Sri Lanka
ChampionsLK Sri Lanka
Count1
Participants12
Matches37
Player Of The SeriesLK Sanath Jayasuriya
Most RunsIN SR Tendulkar (523)
Most WicketsIN Anil Kumble (15)
Previous Year1992
Previous Tournament1992 Cricket World Cup
Next Year1999
Next Tournament1999 Cricket World Cup
Fromdate14 February
Todate17 March

     Home | cricket tournament | 1996 Cricket World Cup



The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup after its official sponsors, was the sixth edition of the tournament organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was the second World Cup to be hosted by Pakistan and India, and for the first time by Sri Lanka. The tournament was won by Sri Lanka, who defeated Australia in the final at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.


Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/1996/Cricket/World/Cup?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/1996/Cricket/World/Cup?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260