Re-Telecast of the 1996 WC Final on Channel Eye, Brought to you by Dialog

March 18, 2021        Colombo



Arjuna Ranatunga, Captain of the winning 1996 Sri Lanka Cricket team, posing with the 1996 Cricket World Cup Trophy

Reminisce that special day in 1996, today from 4.30 pm onwards on Channel Eye. Witness that glorious moment when all Sri Lankans rejoiced as one and where our very own, Captain Cool, Arjuna Ranatunga was bestowed the ultimate honour in international cricket from the then Pakistan Premier, the late Benazir Bhutto, exactly 25 years ago when crowned as the Wills World Cup Champs 1996 at the Ghaddafi Stadium, Lahore, Pakistan.

Sit down with legends of the 1996 win as the re-telecast, powered by Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, will also feature an exclusive studio segment with a few stars of the 1996 team and more from 3.00 to 4.30 pm as they take you ball-by-ball, recounting the most memorable moments of the match for the first time together as a team in almost two decades.