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This is a list of the final 14-man squads named for the 1996 Cricket World Cup in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka which took place from 14 February 1996 to 17 March 1996. The oldest player at the 1996 Cricket World Cup was Nolan Clarke (47) of The Netherlands while the youngest player was Thomas Odoyo (17) of Kenya.

Australia

  • Coach: Australia Geoff Marsh
  • Oldest Player : Ian Healy (31y 286d)
  • Youngest Player : Ricky Ponting (21y 53d)
  • Average Age : 27 y 209d
Player Date of birth Age Matches before 1996 WC WC Matches before 1996 WC Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Mark Taylor (c) 27 October 1964 31y 106d 89 2 Left hand Right-arm medium  New South Wales
Michael Bevan 8 May 1970 25y 278d 25 - Left hand Slow left-arm wrist spin  New South Wales
Damien Fleming 24 April 1970 25y 292d 14 - Right hand Right-arm fast-medium  Victoria
Ian Healy (wk) (vc) 30 April 1964 31y 286d 139 7 Right hand Wicket-keeper  Queensland
Stuart Law 18 October 1968 27y 115d 14 - Right hand Right-arm medium  Queensland
Shane Lee 8 August 1973 22y 186d 6 - Right hand Right–arm medium  New South Wales
Craig McDermott 14 April 1965 30y 302d 137 16 Right hand Right-arm fast  Queensland
Glenn McGrath 9 February 1970 26y 1d 44 - Right hand Right arm fast-medium  New South Wales
Ricky Ponting 19 December 1974 21y 53d 16 - Right hand Right arm medium  Tasmania
Paul Reiffel 19 April 1966 29y 297d 55 - Right hand Right-arm fast-medium  Victoria
Michael Slater 21 February 1970 25y 354d 33 - Right hand Right arm medium  New South Wales
Shane Warne 13 September 1969 26y 150d 52 - Right hand Right-arm leg break  Victoria
Mark Waugh 2 June 1965 30y 253d 106 5 Right hand Right-arm medium

Right-arm off-break

 New South Wales
Steve Waugh 2 June 1965 30y 253d 189 16 Right hand Right-arm medium  New South Wales

England

  • Coach: England Ray Illingworth
  • Oldest Player : Alec Stewart (32y 308d)
  • Youngest Player: Dominic Cork (24y 187d)
  • Average age : 29y 68d
  • Dermot Reeve was called up for the team as injury replacement for Craig White
Player ! Date of Birth Age Matches before 1996 WC WC Matches before 1996 WC Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Michael Atherton (c) 23 March 1968 27y 324d 31 - Right hand Right arm leg break
Wicket-keeper
England Lancashire
Dominic Cork 7 August 1971 24y 187d 14 - Right hand Right-arm fast-medium England Derbyshire
Phillip DeFreitas 18 February 1966 29y 357d 97 18 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Lancashire
Neil Fairbrother 9 September 1963 32y 154d 51 9 Left hand Left-arm medium England Lancashire
Darren Gough 18 September 1970 25y 145d 16 - Right hand Right-arm fast England Yorkshire
Graeme Hick 23 May 1966 29y 263d 54 10 Right hand Right arm off-break England Worcestershire
Peter Martin 15 November 1968 27y 87d 7 - Right hand Right-arm fast-medium England Lancashire
Richard Illingworth 23 August 1963 32y 171d 21 - Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox England Worcestershire
Jack Russell (wk) 15 August 1963 32y 179d 31 - Left hand Right arm off break England Gloucestershire
Neil Smith 27 July 1967 28y 198d 2 - Right hand Right-arm off break England Warwickshire
Robin Smith 13 September 1963 32y 150d 69 8 Right hand Right arm leg-break England Hampshire
Alec Stewart 8 April 1963 32y 308d 68 10 Right hand Right-arm medium England Surrey
Graham Thorpe 1 August 1969 26y 193d 19 - Left hand Right arm medium England Surrey
Craig White 16 December 1969 26y 56d 8 - Right hand Right-arm fast-medium England Yorkshire
Dermot Reeve 2 April 1963 32y 319d 27 9 Right hand Right-arm medium England Warwickshire

India

Coach/manager: India Ajit Wadekar

  • Oldest Player: Mohammad Azharuddin (33y 2d)
  • Youngest Player: Sachin Tendulkar (22y 292d)
  • Average age: 27y 168d
Player Date of birth Age Matches before 1996 WC WC Matches before 1996 WC Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Mohammad Azharuddin (c) 8 February 1963 33y 2d 200 15 Right hand Right-arm medium IndiaHyderabad
Sachin Tendulkar (vc) 24 April 1973 22y 292d 102 8 Right hand Right-arm medium

Right-arm leg break

Right-arm off-break

IndiaMumbai
Vinod Kambli 18 January 1972 24y 23d 62 5 Left hand Right-arm off-break IndiaMumbai
Aashish Kapoor 25 March 1971 24y 322d 7 - Right hand Right-arm offbreak IndiaPunjab
Anil Kumble 17 October 1970 25y 116d 72 - Right hand Right-arm leg spin India Karnataka
Sanjay Manjrekar 12 July 1965 30y 213d 59 6 Right hand Right arm off-spin IndiaMumbai
Nayan Mongia (wk) 19 December 1969 26y 53d 35 - Right hand Wicket-keeper India Baroda
Manoj Prabhakar 15 April 1963 32y 301d 126 15 Right hand Right-arm medium pace IndiaDelhi
Venkatesh Prasad 5 August 1969 26y 189d 21 - Right hand Right-arm medium-fast India Karnataka
Navjot Singh Sidhu 20 October 1963 32y 113d 93 7 Right hand Right-arm medium India Punjab
Javagal Srinath 31 August 1969 26y 163d 83 8 Right hand Right arm fast IndiaKarnataka
Ajay Jadeja 1 February 1971 25y 9d 42 6 Right hand Right-arm medium IndiaHaryana
Salil Ankola 1 March 1968 27y 346d 14 - Right hand Right-arm fast IndiaMumbai
Venkatapathy Raju 9 July 1969 26y 216d 42 7 Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox IndiaHyderabad

Kenya

Coach: India Hanumant Singh

Player Date of birth Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Maurice Odumbe (c) 15 June 1969 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Kenya Aga Khan, Nairobi
Rajab Ali 19 November 1965 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast n/a
Dipak Chudasama 20 May 1963 Right hand n/a
Tariq Iqbal 3 April 1964 Right hand Wicket-keeper n/a
Aasif Karim 15 September 1963 Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox Kenya Jaffery, Mombasa
Hitesh Modi 13 October 1971 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana, Kisumu
Thomas Odoyo 12 May 1978 Right hand Right arm medium-fast Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana, Kisumu
Edward Odumbe 19 May 1965 Right hand Right-arm medium n/a
Lameck Onyango 22 September 1973 Right hand Right arm medium Kenya Swamibapa, Nairobi
Kennedy Otieno (wk) 11 March 1972 Right hand Wicket-keeper Kenya Ruaraka, Nairobi
Brijal Patel 14 November 1977 Right hand Slow left-arm Kenya Premier, Nairobi
Martin Suji 2 June 1971 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast Kenya Aga Khan, Nairobi
David Tikolo 27 December 1964 Right hand Right-arm medium
Steve Tikolo 25 June 1971 Right hand Right arm Offbreak Kenya Swamibapa, Nairobi

Netherlands

Player Date of Birth Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Steven Lubbers (c) 24 March 1953 Right hand Right-arm off-break Netherlands Hermes DVS
Flavian Aponso 28 October 1952 Left hand Right-arm offbreak Sri Lanka Sebastianites CAC
Paul-Jan Bakker 19 September 1957 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast Netherlands
Peter Cantrell 28 October 1962 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Netherlands Kampong
Nolan Clarke 22 June 1948 Right hand Legbreak googly Netherlands VVV Amsterdam
Eric Gouka 29 January 1970 Right hand Right-arm medium Netherlands
Floris Jansen 10 June 1962 Right hand Right-arm medium Netherlands Voorburg CC
Tim de Leede 25 January 1968 Right hand Right-arm medium Netherlands Voorburg CC
Roland Lefebvre 7 February 1963 Right arm Right–arm medium England Glamorgan
Klaas-Jan van Noortwijk 10 July 1970 Right hand Right-arm medium Netherlands VOC Rotterdam
Robert van Oosterom 16 October 1968 Right hand - Netherlands
Marcel Schewe (wk) 10 March 1969 Right hand Wicket-keeper Netherlands
Reinout Scholte (wk) 10 August 1967 Right hand Wicket-keeper Netherlands VOC Rotterdam
Bas Zuiderent 3 March 1977 Right hand Right arm medium Netherlands

New Zealand

Coach: New Zealand Glenn Turner[1]

  • Oldest Player: Dipak Patel (37y 108d)
  • Youngest Player : Stephen Fleming (22y 315d)
  • Average age : 27y 14d
Player Date of birth Age Matches before 1996 WC WC Matches before 1996 WC Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Lee Germon (c/wk) 4 November 1968 27y 98d 13 0 Right hand Right arm leg break
Wicket-keeper
New Zealand Canterbury
Nathan Astle 15 September 1971 24y 148d 17 0 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury
Chris Cairns 13 June 1970 25y 242d 38 5 Right hand Right arm fast-medium New Zealand Canterbury
Stephen Fleming 1 April 1973 22y 315d 37 0 Left hand Right arm offbreak New Zealand Canterbury
Chris Harris 20 November 1969 26y 82d 58 9 Left hand Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury
Robert Kennedy 3 June 1972 23y 52d 2 0 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Otago
Gavin Larsen 27 September 1962 33y 136d 76 9 Right hand Right arm medium New Zealand Wellington
Danny Morrison 3 February 1966 30y 7d 86 6 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium New Zealand Auckland
Dion Nash 20 November 1971 24y 82d 22 0 Right hand Right-arm fast medium New Zealand Northern Districts
Adam Parore 23 January 1971 25y 18d 45 0 Right hand Wicket-keeper New Zealand Auckland
Dipak Patel 25 October 1958 37y 108d 56 15 Right-hand Right arm off-break New Zealand Auckland
Craig Spearman 4 July 1972 23y 221d 7 0 Right-hand New Zealand Central Districts
Shane Thomson 27 January 1969 27y 14d 48 0 Right hand Right-arm off-break
Right-arm fast-medium
New Zealand Northern Districts
Roger Twose 17 April 1968 27y 299d 12 0 Left hand Right-arm medium pace New Zealand Wellington

Pakistan

  • Oldest Player : Javed Miandad (38y 243d)
  • Youngest Player : Saqlain Mushtaq (19y 43d)
  • Average age: 27y 197d
Player Date of Birth Age Matches before 1996 WC WC Matches before 1996 WC Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Wasim Akram (c) 3 June 1966 29y 252d 193 17 Left hand Left-arm fast Pakistan PIA
Aamer Sohail(vc) 14 September 1966 29y 149d 85 10 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox Pakistan Allied Bank Limited
Aaqib Javed 5 August 1972 23y 189d 121 10 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Pakistan Allied Bank Limited
Ata-ur-Rehman 28 March 1975 20y 319d 25 0 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Pakistan Allied Bank Limited
Ijaz Ahmed 20 September 1968 27y 143d 121 14 Right hand Left-arm medium Pakistan Habib Bank
Inzamam-ul-Haq 3 March 1970 25y 344d 96 10 Right hand Slow left-arm orthodox Pakistan Faisalabad
Javed Miandad 12 June 1957 38y 243d 228 28 Right hand Right-arm legbreak Pakistan Habib Bank
Mushtaq Ahmed 28 June 1970 25y 227 90 9 Right hand Right arm leg-break Pakistan Multan
Rameez Raja 14 August 1962 33y 180d 170 15 Right hand Right arm leg-break Pakistan Lahore
Rashid Latif (wk) 14 October 1968 27y 119d 70 0 Right hand Wicket-keeper
Right hand leg break
Pakistan Karachi
Saeed Anwar 6 September 1968 27y 158d 82 0 Left-hand Slow left-arm orthodox Pakistan National Bank
Saleem Malik 16 April 1963 32y 300d 214 17 Right hand Right arm off-break

Slow right-arm medium

Pakistan Lahore
Saqlain Mushtaq 29 December 1976 19y 43d 5 0 Right hand Right arm off break Pakistan Pakistan Intl. Airlines
Waqar Younis 16 November 1971 24y 86d 112 0 Right hand Right-arm fast Pakistan United Bank Limited

South Africa

Coach: England Bob Woolmer

Player Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Hansie Cronje (c) 25 September 1969 77 Right hand Right arm medium South Africa Free State
Paul Adams 20 January 1977 3 Right hand Left-arm wrist spin South Africa Western Province
Daryl Cullinan 4 March 1967 41 Right hand Right arm off break South Africa Transvaal
Fanie de Villiers 13 October 1964 62 Right hand Right-arm fast medium South Africa Northern Transvaal
Allan Donald 20 October 1966 57 Right hand Right arm fast England Warwickshire
Andrew Hudson 17 March 1965 60 Right hand Right-arm medium South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
Jacques Kallis 16 October 1975 7 Right hand Right arm fast-medium South Africa Western Province
Gary Kirsten 23 November 1967 35 Left hand Right arm off break South Africa Western Province
Craig Matthews 15 February 1965 43 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium South Africa Western Province
Brian McMillan 22 December 1963 48 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast South Africa Western Province
Steve Palframan (wk) 12 May 1970 1 Right hand Wicket-keeper South Africa Boland
Shaun Pollock 16 July 1973 7 Right hand Right arm fast-medium England Warwickshire
Jonty Rhodes 27 July 1969 76 Right hand Right-arm medium South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
Pat Symcox 14 April 1960 19 Right hand Right-arm offbreak South Africa KwaZulu-Natal

Sri Lanka

Coach: Australia Dav Whatmore

Player ! Date of birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Arjuna Ranatunga (c) 1 December 1963 178 Left-hand Right-hand medium Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
Aravinda de Silva (vc) 17 October 1965 175 Right hand Right-arm off-break Sri Lanka Nondescripts
Upul Chandana 7 May 1972 5 Right hand Right-arm leg-break Sri Lanka Tamil Union C&AC
Marvan Atapattu 22 November 1970 7 Right hand Right arm leg spin Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
Kumar Dharmasena 24 April 1971 27 Right hand Right-arm offbreak Sri Lanka Bloomfield
Asanka Gurusinha 16 September 1966 128 Left-hand Right-arm medium Sri Lanka Nondescripts
Romesh Kaluwitharana (wk) 24 November 1969 40 Right hand Wicket-keeper
Right-arm medium
Sri Lanka Sebastianites
Sanath Jayasuriya 30 June 1969 99 Left hand Slow left arm orthodox Sri Lanka Bloomfield
Roshan Mahanama 31 May 1966 136 Right-hand - Sri Lanka Bloomfield
Muttiah Muralitharan 17 April 1972 35 Right hand Right-arm off break Sri Lanka Tamil Union
Ravindra Pushpakumara 21 July 1975 18 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Sri Lanka Colts CC
Hashan Tillakaratne 14 July 1967 123 Left hand - Sri Lanka Nondescripts
Chaminda Vaas 27 January 1974 41 Left Hand Left arm fast medium Sri Lanka Colts CC
Pramodya Wickramasinghe 14 August 1971 76 Right hand Right-arm fast Sri Lanka Burgher RC

United Arab Emirates

Players Date of Birth Matches Batting style Bowling style
Sultan Zarawani (c) 24 January 1961 2 Right hand Right arm leg spin
Arshad Laeeq 28 November 1970 2 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium
Azhar Saeed 25 December 1970 2 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox
Imtiaz Abbasi (wk) 9 June 1968 2 Right hand Wicket-keeper
Mazhar Hussain 25 October 1967 2 Right hand Right-arm leg break
Mohammad Aslam 7 September 1961 0 Right hand Right-arm fast
Mohammad Ishaq 7 March 1963 2 Right hand Right-arm medium
Vijay Mehra 17 October 1963 2 Right hand -
Ganesh Mylvaganam 1 August 1966 0 Right hand -
Saeed-Al-Saffar 31 July 1968 0 Left hand Left-arm fast-medium
Saleem Raza 5 July 1964 2 Right hand Right-arm offbreak
Johanne Samarasekera 22 February 1968 2 Right hand Right-arm medium-fast
Shaukat Dukanwala 21 January 1957 0 Right hand Right-arm Offbreak
Shehzad Altaf 6 October 1957 0 Right hand Right-arm medium

West Indies

Coach: Cricket West Indies Andy Roberts

Player Date of Birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Richie Richardson (c) 12 January 1962 218 Right hand Right-arm medium-pace South Africa Northern Transvaal
Jimmy Adams 9 January 1968 50 Left hand Slow left arm orthodox Jamaica Jamaica
Curtly Ambrose 21 September 1963 122 Left hand Right-arm fast Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands
Keith Arthurton 21 February 1965 81 Left hand Slow left-arm orthodox leg break Antigua and Barbuda Leeward Islands
Ian Bishop 24 October 1967 66 Right-handed Right-arm fast Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Courtney Browne (wk) 7 December 1970 13 Right hand Wicket-keeper Barbados Barbados
Sherwin Campbell 1 January 1970 22 Right hand Right-arm medium pace Barbados Barbados
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 16 August 1974 18 Left hand Right-arm leg break Guyana Guyana
Cameron Cuffy 8 February 1970 9 Right hand Right-arm fast Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Windward Islands
Ottis Gibson 16 March 1969 10 Right hand Right arm fast Barbados Barbados
Roger Harper 17 March 1963 93 Right hand Right-arm off break Guyana Guyana
Roland Holder 22 December 1967 18 Right hand Right-arm medium pace Barbados Barbados
Brian Lara 2 May 1969 92 Left hand Right-arm leg break Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
Courtney Walsh 30 October 1962 150 Right hand Right-arm medium fast Jamaica Jamaica
Phil Simmons 18 April 1963 111 Right hand Right-arm medium Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago

Zimbabwe

Player Date of Birth Matches Batting style Bowling style First-class team
Andy Flower (c/wk) 28 April 1968 39 Left-hand Wicket-keeper

Right-arm off break

Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Eddo Brandes 5 March 1963 27 Right-hand Right arm fast Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Alistair Campbell 23 September 1972 31 Left hand Right-arm off break Zimbabwe Manicaland
Sean Davies 15 October 1973 3 Left hand Right-arm medium-fast Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Craig Evans 29 November 1969 7 Right hand Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Matabeleland
Grant Flower 20 December 1970 29 Right hand Slow left arm orthodox Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Charlie Lock 10 September 1962 2 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Henry Olonga 3 July 1976 2 Right hand Right-arm fast Zimbabwe Matabeleland
Stephen Peall 2 September 1969 16 Left hand Right-arm offbreak Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Bryan Strang 9 June 1972 6 Right hand Left-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Paul Strang 28 July 1970 12 Right hand Right-arm leg break Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Heath Streak 16 March 1974 21 Right hand Right-arm fast-medium Zimbabwe Matabeleland
Andy Waller 25 September 1959 24 Right hand Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland
Guy Whittall 5 September 1972 20 Right hand Right-arm medium Zimbabwe Mashonaland

References

  1. ^ "Aussie Replaces Turner as New Zealand Coach (26 Jul 1996)". ESPN.com. 26 July 1996.
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