List of ICC Cricket World Cup Winners (1975-2019)

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The ICC Cricket World Cup is known as International Championship of One Day International Cricket. It is consider as “flagship event of the International cricket calendar” by the ICC and the tournament is one of the world most viewed sporting events.

Every Four Years the event is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the first was held in the year 1975 in England. The Current trophy is made from silver and gilt, and features a golden globe held by three columns. The columns is shaped as stump and balls which represent the three fundamental aspects of cricket: batting, bowling and fielding, while the globe represents a cricket ball.

Let’s have a Complete List of Winners of prestigious trophy (1975-2015)

1975

1975 WC Winner

The 1975 Cricket World Cup was the first edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the ICC and it was held from 7th June to 21st June 1975 in England. In the final, West Indies defeat Australia to lift the first ever World Cup Trophy.

Winner: West Indies

Runner-up: Australia

Result: West Indies won by 17 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Glenn Turner (New Zealand) – 333 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Gary Gilmour (Australia) – 11 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Clive Lloyd (West Indies)

1979

1979 WC Winner

The 1979 World Cup was the second edition of the Cricket World Cup and it was held in England from 9th June to 23rd June 1979. The format remained unchanged from 1979, with eight countries participating in the event. In the final, England won the toss and chose to field first. West Indies had scored 286-9, in reply, England were all out for 194.

Winner: West Indies

Runner-up: England

Result: West Indies won by 92 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Gordon Greenidge (West Indies) – 253 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Mike Hendricks (England) – 10 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Viv Richards (West Indies)

1983

1983 WC Winner

The 1983 World Cup was the third edition of the Cricket World Cup and it was held in England and Wales from 9th June to 25th June 1983. In the final, West Indies won the toss and chose to field first. India had scored 184, in reply, West Indies were all out for 140 from 52 overs in return, winning by 43 runs.

Winner: India

Runner-up: West Indies

Result: India won by 43 runs

Highest Run Scorer: David Gower (England) – 384 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Roger Binny (India) – 18 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Mohinder Amarnath (India)

1987

1987 WC Winner

The 1987 World Cup also knows as the Reliance Cup 1987, was the fourth edition of the Cricket World cup, which is organized by ICC and it was held in India and Pakistan from 8th October to 8th November 1987. In the final, Australia won the toss and chose to bat first scoring 253/5, in reply, England scored 246/8, Australia won by 7 runs.

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: England

Result: Australia won by 7 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Graham Gooch (England) – 471 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Craig Mcdermott (Australia) – 18 wickets

Player of the Tournament: David Boon (Australia)

1992

1992 WC Winner

The 1992 World Cup also knows as the Benson & Hedges CWC 1992, was the fifth edition of the Cricket World cup, which is organized by the ICC and it was held in Australia and New Zealand from 22nd February to 25th March 1992. The match was won by Pakistan, who beat England to lift their first ever Cricket World Cup trophy.

Winner: Pakistan

Runner-up: England

Result: Pakistan won by 22 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Martin Crowe (New Zealand) – 456 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Wasim Akram (Pakistan) – 18 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

1996

1996 WC Winner

The 1996 World Cup also called as the Wills World Cup 1996, was the sixth edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by ICC and it was the second World Cup to be hosted by India and Pakistan, and Sri Lanka for the first. The tournament was won by Sri Lanka, who beat Australia in the final at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan.

Winner: Sri Lanka

Runner-up: Australia

Result: Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets

Highest Run Scorer: Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 523 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Anil Kumble (India) – 15 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Aravinda De Silva (Sri Lanka)

1999

1999 WC Winner

The 1999 World Cup was the seventh edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the ICC and it was hosted by England. The tournament was won by Australia, who beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final at the Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: Pakistan

Result: Australia won by 8 wickets

Highest Run Scorer: Rahul Dravid (India) – 461 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Geoff Allott and Shane Warne (Australia) – 20 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Shane Warne (Australia)

2003

2003 WC Winner

The 2003 Cricket World Cup was the eight edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the ICC and it was co-hosted by South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya. The tournament was won by Australia, who beat India in the final at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: India

Result: Australia won by 125 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Sachin Tendulkar (India) – 673 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) – 20 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Sachin Tendulkar (Australia)

2007

2007 WC Winner

The 2007 World Cup was the 9th edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and it was hosted by West Indies. The tournament was won by Australia, who beat Sri Lanka in the final at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: Sri Lanka

Result: Australia won by 53 runs

Highest Run Scorer: Matthew Hayden (Australia) – 659 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Glenn McGrath (Australia) – 26 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Adam Gilchrist (Australia)

2011

2011 WC Winner

The 2011 World Cup was the tenth edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and it was hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. The tournament was won by India defeating Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India.

Winner: India

Runner-up: Sri Lanka

Result: India won by 6 wickets

Highest Run Scorer: Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka) – 500 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Zaheer Khan (India) and Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) – 21 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Yuvraj Singh (India)

2015

The 2015 World Cup was the 11th edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and it was hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The tournament was won by Australia beating New Zealand by 7 wickets in the final at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia

Winner: Australia

Runner-up: New Zealand

Result: Australia won by 7 wickets

Highest Run Scorer: Martin Guptill (New Zealand) – 500 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Trent Boult (New Zealand) and Mitchell Starc (Australia) – 21 wickets

Player of the Tournament: James Faulkner (Australia)

2019

2019 WC Winner

The 2019 World Cup was the 12th edition of the Cricket World cup, which was organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and it was hosted by England and Wales. The tournament was won by England beating New Zealand on boundary count after both the match and the Super Over finished as ties in the final at Lords, England.

Winner: England

Runner-up: New Zealand

Result: England won the Super over on boundary count

Highest Run Scorer: Rohit Sharma (India) – 648 runs

Highest Wicket Taker: Mitchell Starc (Australia) – 27 wickets

Player of the Tournament: Kane Williamson (New Zealand)

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