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ICC Cricket World Cup history-Quarter Finals

World cup 1996

In the World cup tournaments organized so far, Quarter Finals were organized only in the 1996 Cricket World Cup. 2 of the quarter finals of 1996 cricket world cup were played in India (in Bangalore and Chennai) and the other 2 in Pakistan (Karachi and Faisalabad). The 6th World cup cricket was organized in India and Pakistan jointly.

1st Quarter Final of Cricket World Cup 1996-England cricket team vs. Sri lankan cricket team

  1. Played at Faisalabad on March 9, 1996.
  2. England scored 235/8. Sri Lanka scored 236/5.
  3. Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets, with 56 balls remaining.
  4. Sanath Jayasuriya of Srilanka scored 82 runs and was declared Man of the match.

2nd Quarter Final of Cricket World Cup 1996-Indian cricket team vs. Pakistan cricket team:

  • Played at Bangalore on March 9, 1996.
  • India scored 287/8. Pakistan scored 248/9.
  • India won by 39 runs. Navjot Singh Sidhu was declared man of the match for his 93 runs.

3rd Quarter Final of Cricket World Cup 1996-South Africa cricket team Vs. West Indian cricket team

  1. Played at Karachi on March 11,1996.
  2. West Indies won by 19 runs. West Indies scored 264/8 while South African cricket team could only score 245 runs. RA Harper took 4 wickets. BC Lara was declared man of the match for his 111 runs.

4th Quarter Final of Cricket World Cup 1996-Australian cricket team vs. New Zealand cricket team:

  • Played at Chennai on March 11, 1996.
  • New Zealand scored 286/9. Australia scored 289/4 in 47.5 overs. Australia won by 6 wickets with 13 balls remaining. C Harris scored 130 and L K German scored 89 runs.
  • From Australian batting line up, Mark Waugh scored a century. He scored 110 runs. Steve Waugh scored 59 runs. Mark Waugh was declared man of the match.

Quarter Finals were also played in 2011 cricket world cup. A brief round up of the same is presented here:

1st Quarter Final: Pakistan vs West Indies:

West Indies was all out for 112. Pakistan scored 113 at the loss of zero wickets, thus handing over a humiliating defeat by 10 wickets.

2nd Quarter Final: India vs. Australia:

Australia scored 260 runs batting first. India chased down the score and won the match by scoring 261/5.

3rd Quarter Final: New Zealand vs South Africa:

New Zealand scored 221/8. South Africa choked and was all out for 172 handing over the kiwis a winning margin of 49 runs.

4th Quarter Final: Sri lanka Vs England:

England scored 229/6 batting first. Sri lanka chased it down without losing a wicket. At 231/0, Sri lanka defeated England by 10 wickets.

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