Cricket World Cup Winners

The International Cricket Council (ICC) started contesting the world cup for the One Day International (ODI) format game in 1975. This contest held for every 5 years and it is organized by ICC.

In the 12th ICC Cricket World Cups held so far, five different teams have won the tournament. Australia is the most successful World Cup team having won the tournament five times, and were runner up another two times.

West Indies won the first two tournaments, and India have also won it two times. Pakistan and Sri Lanka have won one tournament each. Sri Lanka (1996) and India (2011) are the only hosts to win, when they co-hosted the tournament.

ICC Cricket World Cup Winners List

The following is a list of the winning country and runner up for each Cricket World Cup. Click on the country names for more country information, or click on the year for more information about the tournament for that year.

 YEAR HOST COUNTRY WINNER RUNNER UP PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT HIGHEST RUN SCORER HIGHEST WICKET TAKER
1975 ENGLAND WEST INDIES AUSTRALIA CLIVE LLOYD GLENN TURNER GARY GILMOUR
1979 ENGLAND WEST INDIES ENGLAND VIV RICHARDS GORDON GREENIDGE MIKE HENDRICK
1983 ENGLAND INDIA WEST INDIES MOHINDER AMARNATH DAVID GOWER ROGER BINNY
1987 INDIA & PAKISTAN AUSTRALIA ENGLAND DAVID BOON GRAHAM GOOCH CRAIG McDERMOTT
1992 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND PAKISTAN ENGLAND WASIM AKRAM MARTIN CROWE WASIM AKRAM
1996 INDIA, PAKISTAN & SRI LANKA SRI LANKA AUSTRALIA ARAVINDA de SILVA SACHIN TENDULKAR ANIL KUMBLE
1999 ENGLAND AUSTRALIA PAKISTAN SHANE WARNE RAHUL DRAVID SHANE WARNE
2003 SOUTH AFRICA, ZIMBABWE & KENYA AUSTRALIA INDIA RICKY PONTING SACHIN TENDULKAR CHAMINDA VAAS
2007 WEST INDIES AUSTRALIA SRI LANKA ADAM GILCHRIST MATTHEW HAYDEN GLENN McGRATH
2011 BANGLADESH, INDIA & SRI LANKA INDIA SRI LANKA YUVRAJ SINGH TILLAKARATNE DILSHAN ZAHEER KHAN & SHAHID AFRIDI
2015 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND AUSTRALIA  NEW ZEALAND JAMES FAULKNER MARTIN GUPTILL MITCHELL STARC

List of World Cup Winners Infographics

Cricket World Cup Winners List

Updated: March 15, 2019 — 4:36 pm

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