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1996

Sri Lanka’s all-time Cricket World Cup XI

Sri Lanka is the second most consistent team in World Cups, after Australia, since the 1996 edition in the subcontinent. They entered the semi-finals once (2003), finals twice (2007 and 2011) and ended up as the champions in 1996. Having matured as… Continue Reading →

1996 World Cup Hero: Sanath Jayasuriya – Cricket’s Kamikaze

Losing your wicket in cricket is analogous to death in life. Mortality, despite being primordial, is something everyone loves to defer to eternity. Yet, you find heroes who embrace death, accept mortality and bid au revoir to life in order to die… Continue Reading →

Team history at Cricket World Cup – Sri Lanka (1975-2011)

Sri Lanka are indisputably the most outlandish side in cricket World Cups, for no other side has ever managed to win a World Cup after having been an associate nation previously. Sri Lanka were a cricketing minnow for 4 World Cups…. Continue Reading →

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