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6th Cricket World Cup - 1996
ICC World Cup 1996 - India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Arjuna Ranatunga Winner 1996
Winner : Sri Lanka
Final Man of The Match : Arvina de Silva (Sri Lanka)

Sixth ODI Cricket World Cup was played in three countries India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka between 12 International Teams. England, India, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, West Indias, South Africa, UAE, Kenya and Neterlands participated for the 6th Cricket World Cup tournament. Total 37 games were played at 26 different venues of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The players as previous world cup wore coloured clothing, with names on the back.

Sri Lanka revolutionised the one-day format with their manic hitting in the first 15 overs, and won the final match against Australia by 7 wickets. Arvinda de Silva was man of the match for his unbeaten 107 runs and picked-up 3 wickets in his 9 overs spending 42 runs.

World Cup 1996 Facts and Figures
Host Country :
India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
Teams :
12
   
(England, India, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe, South Africa, UAE, Kenya, Netherlands)
Games :
37
Venues :
26
Format :
Two groups of six: each team played all the others in its group to determine the quarter-finalists. The top four in each group qualified for the quarter-finals, followed by semi-finals and a final.
Winner : Sri Lanka
Runners-up : Australia
Prize money(winner) : 30000 pounds
Prize money(Runners-up) : 12000 pounds
Man of the match (Final) : Arvina de Silva (Sri Lanka)
Tournament Stats
Most Runs
  Player Country Match Runs HS Ave SR
  SR Tendulkar Ind 7 523 137 87.16 85.87
  ME Waugh Aus 7 484 130 80.66 85.96
  PA de Silva SL 6 448 145 89.60 107.69
  G Kirsten SA 6 391 188 78.20 90.09
  Saeed Anwar Pak 6 329 83* 82.25 95.91
Most Wickets
  Player Country Match Wickets BBI Ave Econ
  A Kumble Ind 7 15 3/28 18.73 4.03
  Waqar Younis Pak 6 13 4/26 19.46 4.68
  PA Strang Zim 6 12 5/21 16.00 4.55
  RA Harper WI 6 12 4/47 18.25 3.77
  DW Fleming Aus 6 12 5/36 18.41 4.87
6th Cricket World Cup 1996 winner - Sri Lanka
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