Cricket World Cup 1996. Classic matches and memorable performances. Excerpts from Indra Vikram Singh’s book ‘The Big Book of World Cup Cricket’

Mark Waugh.

When Mark Waugh and Damien Fleming stole the thunder from a local icon

Maurice Odumbe.

Caribbean cricket touches nadir

Sachin Tendulkar.

When India had no answers to the Sri Lankan juggernaut

Richie Richardson.

When Richie Richardson engineered a dramatic turnaround

Sanath Jayasuriya.

Sanath Jayasuriya reaffirms reputation as scintillating hitter

Mark Waugh.

Bowlers feel the heat in Trans-Tasman quarter-final

Brian Lara.

Lara’s theme halts South African juggernaut in the quarter-final

Shane Warne.

A twist in the ‘tail’ in the semi-final

Aravinda de Silva.

Aravinda’s brilliance catapults Lanka to the World Cup pinnacle

(Author Indra Vikram Singh can be contacted on email

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The Big Book of World Cup Cricket 1975-2011

Published in India by Sporting Links

ISBN 978-81-901668-4-3

Available on Amazon at an attractive price


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