Complete details about Cricket World Cup Winners

Finally, WorldCup fever begins all over the world. Within two weeks of time Cricket World Cup, 2019 is going to begin. Every Cricket lovers across the world are eagerly waiting for the tournament to begin. In this article, we are going to give you the complete details about Cricket world cup winners. Also, going to explain you How they performed in the tournament? and How they achieved the trophy.

Cricket world cup was started back in the year 1975, Until now 11 different edition of the cricket world cup is completed. The Upcoming Cricket Worldcup 2019 is going to conducted by the country England and Wales. This is the 12th edition of the Cricket world cup. The tournament going to starts on May 30th.

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Below we are going to give you complete details about the Cricket World cup winners.

First Edition was in 1975: Winner Westindies

In the year 1975, Inaugural Cricket world cup was hosted by England. Eight teams participated in the tournament in that 6 test playing nation. Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies are the test playing countries. Srilanka and East Africa are the two nations also participated in the tournament. Cricket world cup was also called as The Prudential Cup ’75 trophy.

Jersey: Whites

Ball used: Red Colour balls

Overs: 60overs per side.

Highlights of the tournament:

West Indies was the Winner of Cricket of world cup first edition. Eight teams were split into two group top two teams from each group will be qualified.

Knock out stage:

Group A: England & NewZealand qualified.

Group B: West Indies & Australia qualified.

Final match: 

West Indies
291/8 (60 overs)
v
Australia
274 (58.4 overs)

In the Final Match, West Indies defeated Australia by 17 runs in Lord’s venue.

Most Runs: Glenn Turner scored 333.

Most Wickets: Gary Gilmour has taken 11 wickets.

Second Edition was in 1979: Winner Westindies

Four years later, The Second edition of Cricket world cup was hosted by England again. Totally, 8 teams participated in the tournament. Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies, Srilanka and Canada. This time East Africa is failed to qualify the tournament. Also called as  Prudential Cup ’79

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Jersey: Whites

Ball used: Red Colour balls

Overs: 60overs per side.

Highlights of the tournament:

Similarly, Eight teams split into two groups and top two teams in each group will be qualified to the Knockout stage.

Knockout stage:

Group A: England & Pakistan qualified.

Group B: West Indies & Newzealand qualified.

The final match of the 1979 world cup happened between west indies and England

 Westindies
286/9 (60 overs)
v
 England
194 (51 overs)

Westindies defeated the host England by 92 runs.

Most Runs: Gordon Greenidge scored 333.

Most Wickets: Mike Hendrick has taken 11 wickets.

The third Edition happened back in 1983: Winner India

Third continuous year  Prudential Cup ’83 was hosted by again England. This year tournament was conducted as Double Round Robin which means each team needs to play twice with other teams in the group. In the group stage 6 matches for each team. top two will qualify.

Eight teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies, Srilanka and Zimbabwe.

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Jersey: Whites

Ball used: Red Colour balls

Overs: 60overs per side.

Tournament highlights:

Knockout stage:

Group A: England & India qualified.

Group B: West Indies & Pakistan qualified.

The last match has happened in Lord’s between India vs Westindies

India
183 (54.4 overs)
v
West Indies
140 (52 overs)

India defeated west indies by 43 runs and become first time champion in world cup history.

Highest run getter: David Gower scored 333.

Highest Wickets taker: Roger Binny has taken 11 wickets.

1987 Worldcup: Winner Australia

First time in the history of the cricket world cup was conducted by outside England. India and Pakistan hosted the Reliance Cup 1987. Due to Sponsorship reasons, it was also called as Reliance Cup 1987. The same Double Round Robin has conducted for this year world cup also. One of the main changes is 60 overs format is reduced to 50 overs.

Total Eight teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies, Srilanka and Zimbabwe.

Jersey: Whites

Ball used: Red Colour balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Tournament Highlights:

Elimination or Knockout round:

Group A: England & India qualified.

Group B: Australia & Pakistan qualified.

The last match has happened in India’s famous Eden Garden venue between Australia and England

 Australia
253/5 (50 overs)
v
England 
246/8 (50 overs)

Australia won the thrilling match by 7 runs and become champion for the first time.

Highest run getter: Graham Gooch scored 333.

Highest Wickets taker: Craig Mc Dermott has taken 11 wickets.

 

5th Edition was in the year 1992: winner Pakistan

In the year 1992, Benson & Hedges World Cup 1992 was held in Australia and Newzealand. First Time the tournament was organized by ICC. This year format of the tournament is different from the early world cup format. Totally Nine teams are played in the Round Robin format. In that each team to play against all other 8 teams. Top four will be qualified for Knockout stages. Each team has played with different Colour of clothing for the first time. Also, White Colour Ball is introduced

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Total Nine teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica and Zimbabwe.

Jersey: Different Colours

Ball used: white Colour balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Tournament Highlights:

Elimination or Knockout round:

Newzealand, England, SouthAfrica, and Pakistan

Pakistan
249/6 (50 overs)
v
England
227 (49.2 overs)

The last match has happened in India’s famous Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia between Pakistan and England. Pakistan wins their maiden trophy by 20 runs.

Most Runs: Martin Crowe scored 333.

Most Wickets: Wasim Akram has taken 18 wickets.

The 6th Edition in 1996: Winner Srilanka

Sixth Edition of the cricket world cup was started back in the year 1996 by India, Pakistan, and Srilanka. Three Countries combined and hosted the tournament. Wills World Cup 1996 is another name for 1996 world cup.

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In the year 1996, Totally 12 teams participated in the tournament in that 12 teams split into two groups. The tournament was played in the round-robin and Knock stage format.

Total 12 teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, and west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, UAE, Netherland, and Kenya. UAE, Netherland, and Kenya made their debut in the Worldcup tournament. Top four teams from each group will be qualified for Knockout Stage.

Jersey: Different colors for each team.

Ball used: white Colour balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Tournament highlights:

Knockout stage:

Quarterfinal:

Group A: Srilanka, Australia, Westindies & India qualified.

Group B: SouthAfrica, Pakistan, Newzealand & Pakistan qualified.

Semifinals:

Srilanka, India, Westindies and Australia.

Final Match:

The trophy Match has happened between Srilanka vs Australia

Srilanka
245/3 (46.2overs)
v
Australia
241/7 (50 overs)

Srilanka won the final by 7 wickets.

Most Runs: Sachin Tendulkar, 523.

Highest Wickets taker: Anil Kumble has taken 18 wickets.

Seventh Edition in 1999: Winner Australia

The Seventh Edition of the cricket world cup was hosted in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and the Netherlands. In ICC Cricket World Cup ’99 totally 12 teams participated in the tournament. In that 12 teams split into two groups. Top three teams in both the group will be qualified for Super Sixes.

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Total 12 teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, Kenya. Also, Bangladesh, Scotland made their debut in Worldcup.

Jersey: Colour jersey

Ball used: white balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

SuperSixes:

Top 3 teams from both the group played super sixes matches. In that top four teams will be qualified for Knockout stages.

Tournament Highlights:

Elimination or Knockout round:

Pakistan, Australia, South-Africa, and Newzealand played in the knockout stage

Final:

The Final was held in the Lord’s Venue in London England.

Pakistan

132 (39 overs)
v
Australia
133/2 (20.1 overs)

Australia Crushed Pakistan and won the second world cup trophy.

Most Runs: Rahul Dravid scored 461.

Most Wickets: Both Shane Warne and Geoff Aleonn has taken 20 wickets.

Eight Edition in 2003: Winner Australia

For the First time, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 was conducted in SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, and Kenya. Totally 14 teams participated in the tournament. Approximately 54 matches played in the Round Robin and Knockout format.

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Teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Kenya, Namibia, Canada, and Netherland.

RoundRobin:

The 14 teams were split into two groups in that top three teams from each group go to super sixes.

SuperSixes:

Top six teams were playing against each other in that top 4 will be qualified for Knockout Stage. Australia, India, Kenya, Srilanka, Newzealand, and Zimbabwe were qualified.

Tournament Highlights:

Elimination or Knockout round:

India, Australia, Kenya, and Newzealand played in the knockout stage

Final:

The Final was held in the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Australia
359/2 (50 overs)
v
India
234 (39.1 overs)

Australia easily won final easily against India and won the trophy for the third time.

Most Runs: Sachin Scored scored 673.

Most Wickets: Chaminda Vaas has taken 23 wickets.

Ninth Edition In 2007: Winner Australia

ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 was hosted by the country West Indies. The tournament was played in two stages one in Round Robin and another one in Knockout Stage. 16 teams participated in the tournament. The largest number of teams participated in the tournament. Totally 51 matches played.

Teams are  Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Ireland, Netherlands and Scotland.

Jersey: Colour jersey

Ball used: white balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Round Robin:

16 teams were split into 4 groups. The top two teams in each group were qualified for the super 8 stages.

Super 8 stage:

Top 8 teams from the group stage face each other in that top 4 teams will be qualified for the knockout stage.

Tournament Highlights:

Knock Out Stage:

Australia, Srilanka, Newzealand, and South Africa.

Final Match:

The Final match was held in Kensington Oval at Barbados between Australia and Srilanka.Austra

Australia
281/4 (38 overs)
v
Srilanka
215/8 (36 overs)

Australia won the trophy for the third consecutive time, Totally Fourth times.

Most Runs was Scored By Mathew Hayden 659

Most Wicket: Glenn Mcgrath 26 wickets.

10th Edition in 2011: Winner India

The tenth edition of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 was hosted in India, Srilanka, and Bangladesh. Totally 14 teams participated in the tournament. Teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, west indies, Srilanka, SouthAfrica, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Kenya, Ireland, Canada, and Netherland.

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Jersey: Colour jersey

Ball used: white balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Tournament Prize amount:

  • US$250,000 – To each team Lost in the quarterfinals
  • US$500,000 – Fourth Place team
  • US$500,000 –  Third Place team
  • US$1,500,000 – Runners Up team
  • US$3,250,000 –  For Trophy winner

Round Robin:

Totally 14 teams in that teams are divided into two groups, Top four teams from each group will be qualified for the quarter-final.

Highlights of the tournament:

Quarterfinals:

India, Australia, Srilanka, Pakistan, West Indies, Newzealand, England, and SouthAfrica.

Semifinal:

India, Pakistan, Srilanka, and Newzealand.

Final:

The last Match has happened between India and Srilanka in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Srilanka
274/6 (50 overs)
v
India
277/4 (48.2 overs)

India won the trophy for the second time after 28 years. For the first time, the hosted team won the trophy in Worldcup history.

Highest run getter: Tillakaratne Dilshan scored 500 runs.

Highest Wickets taker: Zaheer Khan and Shahid Afridi Both has taken 21 wickets.

11th Edition in 2015: Winner Australia

The Previous edition of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was hosted by Australia and Newzealand. Totally 14 teams participated in the tournament in that totally 49 matches played.

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Teams are Australia, England, Newzealand, India, Pakistan, west indies, Srilanka, Bangladesh, SouthAfrica.

Associate teams are Zimbabwe, UAE, Ireland, Afghanistan, and Scotland.

Nearly 1.5 billion viewers watched the tournament.

Jersey: Colour jersey

Ball used: white balls

Overs: 50 overs per side.

Tournament Prize amount:

  • US$45,000 –  Winners of the group stage Matches
  • US$300,000 – For the Quarterfinalist in the tournament
  • US$600,000 –  For the Semifinalist in the tournament
  • US$1,750,000 – Runners Up team
  • US$3,975,000 –  For Trophy winner

Round Robin:

All the 14 teams are divided into two groups, Top four teams from each group will be qualified for the quarter-final.

Highlights of the tournament:

Quarterfinals:

Meanwhile in quarters India, Australia, Srilanka, Pakistan, West Indies, Newzealand, Bangladesh, and SouthAfrica.

Semifinals:

In Semifinal 1 India played against Australia and lost the match.

Semifinal 2:  South Africa Played against the Newzealand and lost the match.

Final:

The last Match has happened between Australia and Newzealand in Melbourne Cricket Ground Stadium in Melbourne.

Newzealand
183 (45 overs)
v
Australia
186/3 (33.1 overs)

Australia won the Fifth ICC world cup easily against Newzealand.

Most Runs: Martin Guptill scored 547.

Most Wickets: Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult Both has taken 22 wickets.

 

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