Showing news for Final: Australia v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Mar 17, 1996
Men of the Finals
Dec 25, 2014: On the biggest stage of them all, after Sri Lanka lost their openers early, de Silva stood head and shoulders above the competition and his team-mates
My First World Cup
Nov 17, 2014: Ravindra Pushpakumara, the 12th man in the 1996 final, was asked to pass on tons of advice to the batsmen in the middle. But he didn't
Oct 30, 2014: Aravinda de Silva's all-round showing in the 1996 final, against Australia, helped Sri Lanka seal their maiden global title
World Cup final 1995-96
1997: Toss: Sri Lanka.
Is the Universe Boss ready to hang up his boots? Not quite - poor year or not
Also, what is the record for the number of sixes hit in a T20 match?