1996 World Cup win brought the whole nation together, says Aravinda de Silva

1996 Cricket World Cup final

Facing eleven inspired Indians and a hundred thousand boisterous rival supporters at the Eden Gardens, he showed serene composure. There was no gum-chewing swagger to bring back memories of a certain Isaac Vivian Alexander Richards.

But that day, Aravinda de Silva walked into the arena like a boxer with an invincible aura…

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