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Wills World Cup 1996

Year1996
World Cup TitleWills World Cup
World Venue/Host(s)India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
ScheduleFebruary 14 - March 17
Total Nations Participated12 Nations
Total Matches Played37 Matches
Rounds2 Groups
Stagesknockout of 8 teams
Final Match Played onSun 17 March 1996
Final Match VenueGaddafi Stadium (Lahore Stadium), Lahore
Final Match BetweenAustralia Vs Sri Lanka
Final Match ResultSri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Winning Team CaptainArjuna Ranatunga
Winner Prize Money£ 30000
Total Prize Money Distributed£ 200000
Spectators Watched the final Match62645
Umpiring Done bySteve Bucknor and David Shepherd
Broadcasting Right Bought for World CupWold Tel
Amount paid by Broadcasting Company£ 13.8 Million
World Trophy70 cm sterling Silver Trophy
Sponsored byWills
Sponsorship Amount£ 8 million
Man of TournamentSanath Jayasuriya
Award for Man of TournamentNissan 300 Car
Maximum Scored by Sachin Tendulkar (523 runs)
Maximum Wikcets Taken byAnil Kumble (15 Wickets)

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