Cricket World Cup Winners List consists of AUS, IND, West Indies, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. From the very first Cricket, World Cup in 1975 to the most recent and ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019 cricket has built a craze over the years in its fans.
The Cricket has a huge and craziest fan base across the globe, many teams have struggled to win the title but only AUS dominated the mega event and won most Cricket World Cup Trophies. Cricket World Cup Winners List has been summarized since the very first World Cup in 1975 to date.
Cricket World Cup Winners History
Table of Contents
- 1 Cricket World Cup Winners History
- 2 Cricket World Cup Hosting
- 3 Cricket World Cup Winners
the Cricket World Cup Winners List is dominated by AUS at all as they have never lost WC semi-final and historically AUS have reached and won World Cup for the 7 times of which became champion for the 5 times.
The first two World Cup has been won by West Indies and 3rd edition of WC won by IND. AUS won their first ever WC title in 1987, and then Pakistan and Sri Lanka became world champions respectively.
Then history witnessed and recorded Cricket World Cup Winners List with AUS three times successive World Cup hat-trick which won against Pakistan, IND, and Sri Lanka.
1975 Cricket World Cup
final match hosted by England and played at Lord’s Cricket Ground on June 21, 1975, between AUS and West Indies. The cricket ODI format was 60 overs per side.
West Indies won the World Cup first title by 17 against runner up to AUS. West Indies were at 50/3 when captain Clive Lloyd scored a century and formed a solid partnership of 149 runs with Rohan Kanhai, a man of the match performance by Windies captain.
ICC World Cup 1979
The Cricket WC 1979 final was hosted by England and played at Lord’s Cricket Stadium between title defender West Indies and England. West Indies won the World Cup for the second time by defeating England with 92 runs.
Man of the match performance by Sir Viv Richards who scored his century an unbeaten 138 runs.
West Indies scored 287 runs in 60 overs but England couldn’t chase down the target and got all out at 194 and lost the chance to become world champion. West Indies Won the WC
Cricket World Cup 1983
It was hosted by England for the 3rd time and WC final contest held at Lord’s Cricket Ground “Home of Cricket” between IND and World Cup 2 times defending champion West Indies.
IND batted first and scored only 183 runs and got all out but West Indies could make it chase down the target and collapsed at 140 runs only.
IND won its first ever Cricket World Cup title by 43 runs. The captain Kapil Dev lift the world cup trophy as youngest players.
1987 Cricket World Cup
The Cricket World Cup 4th edition was first time hosted by Pakistan and IND after 3 times consecutive hosted by England. World Cup final played between England and AUS at Eden Garden in Kolkata.
AUS chose to bat first and scored 253/5 but England couldn’t make it become a world championship and fell short of just 7 runs. AUS claimed their maiden World Cup title.
Cricket World Cup 1992
It was co-hosted by AUS and New Zealand for the first time. The final match held at Melbourne Cricket Ground in AUS between Pakistan and England. This was the first time for Pakistan to qualify for mega event final but England made their way to final for the 2nd time.
In the first ever day/night match Pakistan opted to bat first after winning the toss, despite early wickets fall, skipper Imran Khan and Javed Miandad formed 3rd wicket partnership of 139, and with the help of this Pakistan gave a reasonable total of 249/6 in 50 overs.
England bowled out at 227 runs all out, Pakistan won their first ever World Cup title by 22 runs. King of Swing became a man of the match who picked up 3 major wickets including Ian Botham for duck and Graeme Hickwas “baffled by the googly”.
1996 Cricket World Cup
The Cricket World Cup was hosted by Pakistan, IND, and Sri Lanka, a final match played between Sri Lanka and 1987 WC champion AUS.
The final match was held at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Sri Lanka won the toss, AUS skipper Arjuna Ranatunga opted to bowl first. SL Won the Cricket World Cup Title.
AUS made its total of 241/7 in 50 overs match. Man of the Mach, Arvinda de Silva scored a century while chasing down 241 runs target with 22 balls and 7 wickets to spare.
Cricket World Cup 1999
The Cricket WC 1999 hosted by England for the 4th time. Pakistan qualified for the 2nd time in World Cup final after winning 1992 WC and AUS qualified for World Cup for the 3rd time including 1975,1987 and 19999.
The final contest remained “one-sided”, legendary spinner Shane Warne picked up Pakistan 4 wickets and destroyed top order a restricted Pakistan to just 132 runs all out.
AUS won the World Cup title for the 2nd time by 8 wickets and chased down the target within 20 overs.
Cricket World Cup 2003
It was the first time co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Kenya. World Cup final held at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa between IND and AUS.
For the first time, both worlds champion qualified for the Cricket World Cup final. Ricky Ponting and Damien Martin scored 234 runs unbeaten highest ever World Cup final partnership and helped AUS to score the highest ever World Cup final score of 359/2.
In Chase, down little master Sachin Tendulkar dismissed in very first over and IND got all out for 234 runs. AUS won the World Cup by 125 runs for the 3rd time, 2 times consecutive win and defended the championship title
Cricket World Cup 2007
The Cricket WC was hosted by West Indies for the first time. Sri Lanka qualified for the 2nd time for World Cup Final and AUS qualified for the 5th time for the World Cup final.
World Cup final was restricted to 38 overs due to two hours of the rain delay. Adam Gilchrist scored his fastest World Cup century at the strike rate of 143 and helped Kangaroos to reach a massive total of 281/4 runs.
In return, Sanath Jayasuriya and Kumar Sangakkara accumulated 116 runs at 2nd wicket partnership, but Sri Lanka scored 215/8 runs in their allotted 38 overs.
AUS won the World Cup by 53 runs for the 4th time and claimed World Cup win hat-trick 1999, 2003,2007.
2011 Cricket World Cup
The Cricket WC 2011 was jointly hosted by the IND Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Both Asian cricket teams made their way to finals. Sri Lanka and IND both qualified for the World Cup final for the 3rd time.
The final game of WC held at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Sri Lanka scored 274/6 with Mahela Jayawardene century unbeaten 103 runs.
Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar got out earlier but 97-Gautam Gambhir and 91-MS Dhoni saw his team to win first World Cup on home soil.
Team IND completed the 274 runs target with 10 balls to spare. IND won the World Cup for the 2nd time by joining the most World Cup wins record with West Indies for the 2nd position.
Cricket World Cup 2015
The WC was jointly hosted by AUS and New Zealand for the 2nd time. Both hosts qualified for the World Cup final. New Zealand qualified for the World Cup for the very first time but AUS qualified for the World Cup final for the 7th time.
The final match of the World Cup 2015 held at Melbourne Cricket Ground for the 2nd time and match restricted to 45 overs due to rain.
New Zealand scored 183 runs in 45 overs all out with the highest 83 runs of Grant Elliot for 82 balls, the man who help New Zealand to qualify for the World Cup final for the first time against South Africa.
In return, AUS completed target quiet easily 186/3 in 33.1 overs, with skipper Michael Clarke 74 runs for 72 balls. Kangaroos won the World Cup title for the 5th time, with most wins in World Cup history.
Cricket World Cup Hosting
Most recent World Cup 11th edition 2015 Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by AUS and New Zealand. It was the first time for New Zealand to qualify for the Cricket World Cup final. AUS won the World Cup for the 5th time, most win by a country.
ICC has hosted all of its mega-events in all the Test Playing Nations across the world. People love to know about cricket history and for this reason, we have tried to give you summarized information about cricket WC where you can find very interest stuff.
Cricket World Cup Winners
Only AUS and West Indies have two or more successive World Cup wins. AUS won the consecutive World Cup (1999-2003-2007) and West Indies won the two times consecutive (1975-1979).
Except for AUS, West Indies, IND, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have won the ICC Cricket World Cup Title.
|World Cup||1st Semi Final||2nd Semi Final||Final||Winner|
|1975||England v AUS||New Zealand v West Indies||West Indies v AUS||West Indies|
|1979||West Indies v Pakistan||England v New Zealand||West Indies v England||West Indies|
|1983||England v IND||Pakistan v West Indies||West Indies v IND||IND|
|1987||AUS v Pakistan||England v IND||Australia v IND||AUS|
|1992||New Zealand v Pakistan||England v South Africa||Pakistan v England||Pakistan|
|1996||Sri Lanka v India||AUS v West Indies||Sri Lanka v Australia||Sri Lanka|
|1999||New Zealand v Pakistan||AUS v South Africa||Australia v Pakistan||AUS|
|2003||AUS v Sri Lanka||India v Kenya||Australia v India||AUS|
|2007||Sri Lanka v New Zealand||AUS v South Africa||Australia v Sri Lanka||AUS|
|2011||New Zealand v Sri Lanka||India v Pakistan||India v Sri Lanka||IND|
|2015||South Africa v New Zealand||AUS v India||New Zealand v Australia||AUS|