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How Sri Lanka '1996' world cup win changed cricket!

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The match was played on 17 March 1996 at Lahore's 62,645 capacity Gaddafi Stadium in Pakistan for the first time. ... The match was contested between former World Cup winners Australia and underdog Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga won the toss and sent Australia out to bat. After a blazing start from captain Mark Taylor and young superstar and future captain Ricky Ponting, Australia fell from being 1–137 to 5–170 after which Sri Lanka's 4 prong spin attack took its toll. After Australia limped to 7–241 in its quota of 50 overs, 

Sri Lanka overcame a nervous start where they lost both openers before the score was 30, to win in 45 overs. Sri Lankan batting sensation Aravinda De Silva played a match-winning knock of 107 not out and was assisted ably by fellow veterans Asanka Gurusinha (65) and captain Ranatunga (47 not out). De Silva was named man of the match after he had taken 3–42 in his 10 overs earlier in the Australian innings as well & Sanath Jayasuriya got man of the series award.

CELEBRATING THE 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1996 CRICKET WORLD CHAMPIONS, SRI LANKA.

This collection recognises all seventeen (17) members of the Playing, Coaching and Medical staff from the 1996 Cricket World Champion, Sri Lanka. Each beautifully presented on a 50mm Antique Silver Zinc Alloy Medallion.

Each presentation case is individually numbered on a custom designed antique silver metal plate along with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Each collection includes a 1996 World Cup Final match Scorecard complete with the Official 1996 Sri Lanka World Cup Autograph team sheet.

Quantities are strictly limited so get in quick before you miss out on this collection. We have an INTEREST FREE payment plan available or you can pay in full upfront. Deliveries will commence from January 2021.

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