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Australia vs Sri Lanka 1996 Final Highlights | Wills World Cup 1996

Cricket Highlightsz – Australia vs Sri Lanka 1996 Final Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs Sri Lanka 1996 Final – Wills World Cup 1996 Final match played between Australia vs Sri Lanka at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore in March 17, 1996

 
Match: AUS vs SL – Final, Wills World Cup 1996
Date: Sun – March 17, 1996
Toss: Sri Lanka (bowl)
Time 5:45 AM
Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
Team Australia ( Playing XI )
Mark Taylor (c), Ian Healy (wk), Shane Warne, Stuart Law, Michael Bevan, Mark Waugh, Ricky Ponting, Steve Waugh, Paul Reiffel, Damien Fleming, Glenn McGrath
Team Sri Lanka ( Playing XI )
Arjuna Ranatunga (c), Kaluwitharana (wk), Hashan Tillakaratne, Roshan Mahanama, Sanath Jayasuriya, Romesh Asanka Gurusinha, Aravinda de Silva, Kumar Dharmasena, Chaminda Vaas, Pramodya Wickramasinghe, Muttiah Muralitharan
AUS 241/7 (50)
SL: 245/3 (46.2)
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Man of the Match
Aravinda de Silva
Man of the Series
Sanath Jayasuriya
Summary:-
  • Sanath Jayasuriya named player of the Wills World Cup 1996.
  • Mark Taylor and Ricky Ponting 101 run partnership become the record of 2nd wicket partnership in a World Cup final.
  • Mark Taylor’s 74 runs become the highest score by an Australian captain in any World Cup match.
  • Aravinda de Silva named man of the match for an unbeaten 107 runs, 3 wickets, and 2 catches in the final.
  • Sri Lanka is the 1st host country to win a World Cup.
  • Sri Lanka wins their 1st World Cup after only winning a total of 4 matches in the previous 5 World Cups.

Match Highlights

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