Cricket world cup winners
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Cricket is one of the popular games in this world, its England’s national summer sport. Almost everyone knows about cricket. Cricket world cup is held at four-year intervals. Teams from different countries participate in this championship. In this post, we will know about all the cricket world cup winners since 1975.

Cricket World Cup Winners List

Here is the complete list all the cricket world cup winners.

1975: First Cricket World Cup Winner

In the year of 1975, the first cricket world cup was held in England. Officially it was known as prudential cup 75. This tournament was organized by ICC and sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company.

The final match was held at Lord’s, London. It was between Australia and the West Indies. West Indies played the first inning and scored 291/8 (60 overs). Australia scored 274 (58.4 overs). West Indies won the final match by 17 runs. Captain of West Indies Clive Lloyd scored 102 (85).

Teams:

Venues:

VenueCity
Lord’s Cricket Ground London
The Oval London
Edgbaston Cricket Ground Birmingham
Old Trafford Cricket GroundManchester
Trent BridgeNottingham
HeadingleyLeeds

Interesting facts:

  • It was held between 7 June-21 June
  • Winner: West Indies
  • Runner up: Australia
  • Each match had 60 Overs per team
  • It was played in white uniforms and with red balls
  • Total 15 matches were played
  • Most runs scored by Glenn Turner (New Zealand) 333
  • Gary Gilmour of Australia took highest wickets 11
  • Man of the series was not awarded in this world cup

Final Match Highlights:

1979: West Indies became 2nd-time Cricket world cup winners

This tournament was held from 7 to 23 June 1979 in England. West Indies won the final match, who was the first cricket world cup winner. The final match was played between England and West Indies at Lord’s.

Teams:

Venues:

VenueCity
Lord’s Cricket Ground London
The Oval London
Edgbaston Cricket Ground Birmingham
Old Trafford Cricket GroundManchester
Trent BridgeNottingham
Headingley Leeds

Interesting facts:

  • Winner: West Indies
  • Runner up: England
  • Host: England
  • Each match had 60 Overs per team
  • Total 15 matches were played
  • Most run scored by Gordon Greenidge (253) of West Indies
  • Most wickets were taken by Mike Hendrick (10) of England

Final Match Highlights:

1983 Cricket World Cup Winners

India made their position in the list of cricket world cup winners in the year of 1983. This tournament was hosted by England between 9 to 25 June 1983. It was a very interesting championship.

The final match was between India and West Indies at Lord’s, where West Indies won the toss and asked India to bat first. India made 183 (all-out) in 54.4 overs and West Indies made 140 runs (all-out) in 52 overs. India won the final match by 43 runs.

Teams:

  • England
  • India
  • Australia
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand
  • Sri Lanka
  • Zimbabwe

Venues:

VenueCityMatches
Lord’s Cricket GroundLondon3
Trent BridgeNottingham3
HeadingleyLeeds3
The OvalLondon3
Edgbaston Cricket GroundBirmingham3
County Cricket GroundDerby1
County Cricket GroundBristol1
County GroundTaunton1
County Cricket GroundChelmsford1
St. Helen’s Rugby and Cricket GroundSwansea, Wales 1
Grace RoadLeicester 1
Old Trafford Cricket GroundManchester3
County Cricket GroundSouthampton1
New RoadWorcester1
Nevill Ground Royal Tunbridge Wells1

Interesting facts:

  • Winner: India
  • Runner up: West Indies
  • Host: England
  • Each match had 60 overs per inning
  • Total 27 matches were played
  • Most runs scored by David Gower (384) of England
  • Most wickets were taken by Roger Binny (18) of India

Final Match Highlights:

1987 Cricket World Cup Winners

The 1987 Cricket World Cup was known as Reliance cup because of the sponsors. India and Pakistan hosted this tournament between 8 October and 8 November 1987. This was the first time that Cricket World Cup was held outside England.

The 1987 Cricket World Cup was known as Reliance cup because of the sponsors. India and Pakistan hosted this tournament between 8 October and 8 November 1987. This was the first time that Cricket World Cup was held outside England.

27 matches were played between 8 countries. Each match was of 50 overs per innings. Semifinal matches were between Australian vs Pakistan and England vs India.

The final match was played between Australia and England, where Australia scored 253/5 in 50 overs and England scored 246/8 in 50 overs. Australia won the 1987 ICC cricket world cup final by 7 runs.

Teams:

  • Australia
  • England
  • India (hosts)
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan (hosts)
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe

Venues:

India:

VenueCityMatches
Eden Gardens Kolkata, West Bengal 2
Wankhede StadiumMumbai, Maharashtra2
M. A. Chidambaram StadiumMadras, Tamil Nadu2
Lal Bahadur Shastri StadiumTelangana1
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore, Karnataka1
Nehru Stadium Indore, Madhya Pradesh 1
Feroz Shah KotlaNew Delhi1
Sardar Patel StadiumAhmedabad, Gujarat1
Sector 16 StadiumChandigarh, Punjab-Haryana1
Barabati StadiumCuttack, Odisha1
Vidarbha Cricket Association GroundNagpur, Maharashtra1
Green ParkKanpur, Uttar Pradesh1
Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipur, Rajasthan1
Nehru StadiumPune, Maharashtra1

Pakistan:

VenueCityMatches
Iqbal StadiumFaisalabad, Punjab1
Municipal StadiumGujranwala, Punjab1
Niaz StadiumHyderabad, Sindh1
National StadiumKarachi, Sindh1
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, Punjab1
Arbab Niaz StadiumPeshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa1
Pindi Club GroundRawalpindi, Punjab1

Interesting facts:

  • Winner: Australia
  • Runners-up: England
  • Hosts: India and Pakistan
  • 27 matches were played in this tournament
  • Graham Goch of England scored most runs(471)
  • Craig McDermott of Australia took most wickets(18)

Final Match Highlights:

1992 Cricket World Cup Winners

The 1992 Cricket World Cup (officially the Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992) was the fifth staging of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was held in Australia and New Zealand from 22 February to 25 March 1992 and finished with Pakistan beating England by 22 runs in the final to become the World Cup champions for the first time.

Teams:

  • India
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sri Lanka

Venues:

World Cup of 1992 was held in different stadiums of Australia and New Zealand.

Australia:

VenueCityMatches
Adelaide OvalAdelaide, South Australia3
Lavington Sports OvalAlbury, New South Wales1
Eastern OvalBallarat, Victoria1
Berri OvalBerri, South Australia1
The GabbaBrisbane, Queensland3
Manuka OvalCanberra, Australian Capital Territory1
Bellerive OvalHobart, Tasmania2
Ray Mitchell OvalMackay, Queensland1
Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourne, Victoria5
WACA GroundPerth, Western Australia3
Sydney Cricket GroundSydney, New South Wales4

New Zealand:

VenueCityMatches
Eden ParkAuckland, Auckland4
Lancaster ParkChristchurch, Canterbury2
CarisbrookDunedin, Otago1
Seddon ParkHamilton, Waikato2
McLean ParkNapier, Hawke’s Bay1
Pukekura ParkNew Plymouth, Taranaki1
Basin ReserveWellington, Wellington3

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Pakistan
  • Runner Up: England
  • Hosts: Australia and New Zealand
  • Participants: 9
  • Total Matches Played: 39
  • Player Of The Series: Martin Crowe (New Zealand)
  • Most Runs: Martin Crowe (456)
  • Most Wickets: Wasim Akram (18) (Pakistan)

Final Match Highlights:

1996 Cricket World Cup Winners

The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup 1996 after its official sponsors, ITC’s Wills brand, was the sixth Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was the second World Cup to be hosted by Pakistan and India, and for the first time by Sri Lanka.

The final match was between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan. Sri Lanka won the tournament by defeating Australia and made there place in the cricket world cup winners list.

Teams:

  • Australia
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kenya
  • Netherlands
  • United Arab Emirates

Venues:

1996 Cricket World Cup was held in different cities of India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

INDIA
VenueCityMatches
Eden GardensCalcutta, West Bengal1
Green ParkKanpur, Uttar Pradesh1
Punjab Cricket Association StadiumMohali, Punjab1
M. Chinnaswamy StadiumBangalore, Karnataka1
M. A. Chidambaram StadiumMadras, Tamil Nadu1
Lal Bahadur Shastri StadiumHyderabad, Telangana1
Barabati StadiumCuttack, Odisha1
Roop Singh StadiumGwalior, Madhya Pradesh1
Indira Priyadarshini StadiumVisakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh1
Pune, MaharashtraPatna, Bihar1
Nehru StadiumPune, Maharashtra1
Wankhede StadiumBombay, Maharashtra1
Sardar Patel StadiumAhmedabad, Gujarat1
Moti Bagh StadiumBaroda, Gujarat1
Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipur, Rajasthan1
Vidarbha C.A. GroundNagpur, Maharashtra1
Feroz Shah Kotla GroundDelhi, New Delhi1
PAKISTAN
VenuesCitiesMatches
National StadiumKarachi3
Gaddafi Stadium Lahore4
Rawalpindi Cricket StadiumRawalpindi3
Arbab Niaz StadiumPeshawar2
Iqbal StadiumFaisalabad3
Jinnah StadiumGujranwala1
SRI LANKA
VenuesCitiesMatches
Sinhalese Sports ClubColombo1
Asgiriya StadiumKandy1

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Sri Lanka (1st Title)
  • Runner Up: Australia
  • Hosts: India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
  • Participants: 12
  • Total Matches Played: 37
  • Player Of The Series: Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Most Runs: Sachin Tendulkar (523)
  • Most Wickets: Anil Kumble (15)

Final Match Highlights:

1999 Cricket World Cup winners

The 1999 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup ’99) was the seventh edition of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was hosted primarily by England, with some games being played in Scotland, Ireland, Wales and the Netherlands. The tournament was won by Australia, who beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. New Zealand and South Africa were the other semi-finalists.

Teams:

  • Australia
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bangladesh
  • Kenya
  • Scotland

Venues:

England

VenuesCitiesMatches
Edgbaston Cricket GroundBirmingham, West Midlands3
County Cricket GroundBristol2
St Lawrence GroundCanterbury, Kent1
County Cricket GroundChelmsford, Essex2
Riverside GroundChester-Le-Street, County Durham2
County Cricket GroundDerby, Derbyshire1
County Cricket GroundHove, Sussex1
HeadingleyLeeds, West Yorkshire3
Grace RoadLeicester, Leicestershire 2
Lord’sLondon, Greater London3
London OvalLondon, Greater London3
Old TraffordManchester, Greater Manchester3
County Cricket GroundNorthampton, Northamptonshire2
Trent BridgeNottingham, Nottinghamshire3
County Cricket GroundSouthampton, Hampshire2
County Cricket GroundTaunton, Somerset2
New RoadWorcester, Worcestershire2

Outside England:

VenuesCitiesMatches
VRA Cricket GroundNetherlands Amstelveen, the Netherlands1
Sophia GardensWales Cardiff, Wales1
Clontarf Cricket Club GroundRepublic of Ireland Dublin, Ireland1
The Grange ClubScotland Edinburgh, Scotland2

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Australia (2nd Title)
  • Runner Up: Pakistan
  • Hosts: England, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands and Wales
  • Participants: 12
  • Total Matches Played: 42
  • Player Of The Series: Lance Klusener
  • Most Runs: Rahul Dravid (461)
  • Most Wickets: Geoff Allott (20), Shane Warne (20)

Final Match Highlights:

2003 Cricket World Cup winner

The 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya from 9 February to 23 March 2003. This edition of the World Cup was the first to be played in Africa.

The tournament featured 14 teams, the largest number in the World Cup’s history at the time, playing a total of 54 matches. It followed the format introduced in the 1999 Cricket World Cup, with the teams divided into two groups, and the top three in each group qualifying for the Super Sixes stage.

Teams:

  • Bangladesh
  • Australia
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Kenya
  • Canada
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands

Venues:

VenueCityMatches
Wanderers StadiumJohannesburg, South Africa5
Sahara Stadium KingsmeadDurban, South Africa5
Newlands Cricket GroundCape Town, South Africa5
Centurion ParkCenturion, South Africa5
Goodyear ParkBloemfontein, South Africa5
St George’s OvalSt George’s Oval, South Africa5
North West Cricket StadiumPotchefstroom, South Africa3
Buffalo ParkEast London, South Africa3
De Beers Diamond OvalKimberley, South Africa3
Boland ParkBoland Park, South Africa3
Willowmoore ParkBenoni, South Africa2
Pietermaritzburg Oval Pietermaritzburg, South Africa2
Harare Sports ClubHarare3
Queens Sports Club Bulawayo, 3
Nairobi Gymkhana Club Nairobi Gymkhana Club,2

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Australia (3rd title)
  • Runner Up: India
  • Hosts: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya
  • Participants: 14
  • Total Matches Played: 54
  • Player Of The Series: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Most Runs: Sachin Tendulkar (673)
  • Most Wickets: Chaminda Vaas (23)

Final Match Highlights:

2007Cricket World Cup winners

The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup was the 9th edition of the Cricket World Cup tournament that took place in the West Indies from 13 March to 28 April 2007, using the sport’s One Day International (ODI) format. There were a total of 51 matches played, three fewer than at the 2003 World Cup (despite a field larger by two teams).

Teams:

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • Kenya
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Scotland

Venues:

VenueCityCountryMatches
Kensington OvalBridgetownBarbados7 (final)
Sabina ParkKingston Jamaica7 (semi-final)
Beausejour StadiumGros Islet Saint Lucia7 (semi-final)
Queen’s Park OvalPort of SpainTrinidad and Tobago6
ProvidenceGuyanaGuyana6
Sir Vivian Richards StadiumNorth SoundAntigua and Barbuda6
St.George’sSt.George’sGrenada6
Warner Park BasseterreSt. Kitts and Nevis6

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Australia (4th Title)
  • Runner Up: Sri Lanka
  • Hosts: West Indies
  • Participants: 16
  • Total Matches Played: 51
  • Player Of The Series: Glenn McGrath
  • Most Runs: Matthew Hayden(659)
  • Most Wickets: Glenn McGrath (26)

Final Match Highlights:

2011 Cricket World Cup Winners

The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup was the tenth Cricket World Cup. It was played in India, Sri Lanka, and (for the first time) Bangladesh. India won the tournament, defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, thus becoming the first country to win the Cricket World Cup final on home soil. India’s Yuvraj Singh was declared the man of the tournament. This was the first time in World Cup history that two Asian teams had appeared in the final. It was also the first time since the 1992 World Cup that the final match did not feature Australia.

Teams:

  • Australia
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bangladesh
  • Canada
  • Ireland
  • Kenya
  • Netherlands

Venues:

India:

VenueCityMatches
Eden Gardens Kolkata1
M. A. Chidambaram StadiumChennai1
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground New Delhi1
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium Nagpur1
Sardar Patel Stadium Ahemdabad1
Wankhede Stadium Mumbai1
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium Mohali1
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Banglore1

Sri Lanka:

  • R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
  • Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota

Bangladesh:

  • Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
  • Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: India (2nd Title)
  • Runner Up: Sri Lanka
  • Hosts: India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
  • Participants: 14 (from 104 entrants)
  • Total Matches Played: 49
  • Player Of The Series: Yuvraj Singh
  • Most Runs: Tillakaratne Dilshan(500)
  • Most Wickets: Shahid Afridi (21), Zaheer Khan (21)

Final Match Highlights:

2015 Cricket World Cup winners

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015. Australia defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets to win their fifth Cricket World Cup.[1] Fourteen teams played 49 matches in 14 venues, with Australia staging 26 games at grounds in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney while New Zealand hosted 23 games in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson and Wellington.

Teams:

  • England
  • South Africa
  • India
  • Australia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • Bangladesh
  • New Zealand
  • Zimbabwe
  • Ireland
  • Afghanistan
  • Scotland
  • United Arab Emirates

Venues:

Australia:

VenueCity Matches
Sydney Cricket GroundSydney 5 (quarter-final, semi-final)
Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourne5 (quarter-final, final)
BrisbaneBrisbane3
Adelaide OvalAdelaide4 (quarter-final)
WACA Ground Perth 3
Bellerive OvalHobart3
Manuka OvalCanberra3

New Zealand:

VenueCityMatches
Eden ParkAuckland4 (semi-final)
Hagley OvalChristchurch3
Seddon ParkHamilton3
McLean ParkNapier3
Wellington Regional StadiumWellington4 (quarter-final)
Saxton OvalNelson 3
University OvalDunedin 3

Interesting Facts:

  • Winner: Australia (5th Title)
  • Runner Up: New Zealand
  • Hosts: Australia and New Zealand
  • Participants: 14
  • Total Matches Played: 49
  • Player Of The Series: Mitchell Starc
  • Most Runs:  Mitchell Starc (22) 
  • Most Wickets: Trent Boult (22)

Final Match Highlights:

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