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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

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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.

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Dreamcricket--If one examines the record of the Indian team in the -1996-, 1999 and 2003 -World Cup- competitions it can be seen that it was the batting that shaped the ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:21:13 GMT+00:00
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Leicester Mercury--Paul Nixon has revealed that he turned down a chance to coach at next year's -World Cup- to devote himself to his family and Leicestershire ... - Date : Wed, 27 Oct 2010 08:38:41 GMT+00:00
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India :
Cities Venues Capacity Matches
Kolkata, West Bengal Eden Gardens 90,000 1
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Green Park 45,000 1
Mohali, Punjab Punjab Cricket Association Stadium 40,000 1
Bangalore, Karnataka M. Chinnaswamy Stadium 55,000 1
Chennai, Tamil Nadu M. A. Chidambaram Stadium 50,000 1
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium 30,000 1
Cuttack, Orissa Barabati Stadium 25,000 1
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Roop Singh Stadium 25,000 1
Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Indira Priyadarshini Stadium 25,000 1
Patna, Bihar Moin-ul-Haq Stadium 25,000 1
Pune, Maharashtra Nehru Stadium 25,000 1
Mumbai, Maharashtra Wankhede Stadium 45,000 1
Ahmedabad, Gujrat Sardar Patel Stadium 48,000 1
Vadodara (Baroda), Gujarat Moti Bagh Stadium 18,000 1
Jaipur, Rajasthan Sawai Mansingh Stadium 30,000 1
Nagpur, Maharashtra Vidarbha C.A. Ground 40,000 1
Delhi Feroz Shah Kotla 48,000 1

Pakistan :
Cities Venues Capacity Matches
Peshawar, North West Frontier Province Arbab Niaz Stadium 30,000 2
Lahore, Punjab Gaddafi Stadium 60,000 4
Faisalabad, Punjab Iqbal Stadium 25,000 3
Gujranwala, Punjab Jinnah Stadium 12,000 1
Karachi, Sindh National Stadium 30,000 3
Rawalpindi, Punjab Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium 15,000 3

Sri Lanka :
Cities Venues Capacity Matches
Kandy Asgiriya Stadium 10,000 1
Colombo R. Premadasa Stadium 35,000 2
Colombo Sinhalese Sports Club Ground 10,000 1

Sri Lanka :

Group A :
Team Pts Pld W L NR T NRR
  10 5 5 0 0 0 1.60
  6 5 3 2 0 0 0.90
  6 5 3 2 0 0 0.45
  4 5 2 3 0 0 −0.13
  2 5 1 4 0 0 −0.93
  2 5 1 4 0 0 −1.00

Group B :
Team Pts Pld W L NR T NRR
  10 5 5 0 0 0 2.04
  8 5 4 1 0 0 0.96
  6 5 3 2 0 0 0.55
  4 5 2 3 0 0 0.08
  2 5 1 4 0 0 −1.83
  0 5 0 5 0 0 −1.92

Final :

Leading run scorers
Final :
Runs Player Country
531 Sachin Tendulkar  
484 Mark Waugh  
448 Aravinda de Silva  
391 Gary Kirsten  
329 Saeed Anwar  

Final :

Leading wicket takers
Final :
Wickets Player Country
15 Anil Kumble  
13 Waqar Younis  
12
Paul Strang  
Roger Harper  
Damien Fleming  
Shane Warne  

Cricket World Cup

TournamentsEngland 1975 * England 1979 * England 1983 * India/Pakistan 1987 * Australia/New Zealand 1992 * India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka 1996 * England 1999 * South Africa 2003 * West Indies 2007 * Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka 2011 * Australia/New Zealand 2015 * England 2019
Finals1975 * 1979 * 1983 * 1987 * 1992 * 1996 * 1999 * 2003 * 2007 * 2011
Squads1975 * 1979 * 1983 * 1987 * 1992 * 1996 * 1999 * 2003 * 2007 * 2011
Qualification1975 * 1979 * 1983 * 1987 * 1992 * 1996 * 1999 * 2003 * 2007 * 2011



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