Aravinda de Silva celebrates his hundred, Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup, final, Colombo, March 17, 1996 © Getty Images

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    Sri Lanka celebrate a wicket © Getty Images

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    Ricky Ponting is bowled for 45 © Getty Images

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    Arjuna Ranatunga with the World Cup © Getty Images

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    Arjuna Ranatunga and Asanka Gurusinha celebrate after winning the World Cup © Getty Images

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    Aravinda de Silva celebrates Sri Lanka's World Cup win © Getty Images

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    Arjuna Ranatunga with the World Cup trophy, 17 March 1996 © Getty Images

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    Arjuna Ranatunga lifts the World Cup © Getty Images

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    Sri Lankan fans celebrate the World Cup win over Australia © Associated Press

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    Sri Lanka celebrate their victory © Getty Images

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    Sri Lanka win the World Cup © Getty Images

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    Arjuna Ranatunga holds the Wills World Cup aloft

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    One team's glory, another's misery...

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    An acrobatic Romesh Kaluwitharana attempts to stump Michael Bevan

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    Shane Warne drops Arjuna Ranatunga © Getty Images