How Sri Lanka’s 1996 World Cup Win Changed Cricket

Minnows Sri Lanka beat the highly fancied Australia by seven wickets in the 1996 World Cup Final in Lahore.

Sri Lanka were pre-tournament long odds at 66-1 outsiders. They duly crushed the vaunted Australians to complete one of cricket's greatest underdog tales.


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