Cricket World Cup Winners List: Year-wise ODI and T20

In this article, we are going to discuss the Cricket World Cup Winners list, the international cricket teams who have won the cup so far.

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup

The ICC Cricket World Cup is the International championship of one-day international cricket (ODI). The event is organized by the ICC- International Cricket Council every four years, with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament. 

The tournament is one of the world’s most viewed sporting events and is considered the “flagship event of the international cricket calendar” by the ICC.

ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup

The ICC World Twenty20 / T20 is the international championship which is organized by the cricket governing body International Cricket Council (ICC). 

The ICC men’s T20 World Cup Is held after every two years, it was scheduled to take place in 2020 in Australia but due to COVID-19, the tournament has been postponed to 2021, with the host changed to India.

Till now six tournaments are played so far and only West Indies is the one who currently holds the title and won the tournament on multiple occasions. 

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Winners List: 1975 – 2019

Cricket World Cup Winners List
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1) 1975: In 1975, the World Cup was hosted by England and was held in London. The final match was played between West Indies and Australia where West Indies won the first world cup by 17 runs.

2) 1979: In 1979, the World Cup was once again hosted by England and the venue of the match was London. The final match was played between West Indies and England and West Indies once again won the second World Cup by 92 runs.

3) 1983: In 1983, the official host of the World Cup was England and the venue was London, in which India and West Indies played the final match and India won its first World Cup by 43 runs.

4) 1987: In 1987, India and Pakistan jointly hosted the World Cup in which the venue of the final match was Kolkata. The final match was played between Australia and England where Australia won its first World Cup by 7 runs.

5) 1992: In 1992, Australia and New Zealand jointly hosted the World Cup and the final match was played in Melbourne. The final match was played between Pakistan and England, where Pakistan won its first World Cup by 22 runs.

6) 1996: In 1996, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka jointly hosted the World Cup and the final match was held in Lahore. The match was played between Sri Lanka and Australia where Sri Lanka for the first time won the World Cup by 7 wickets.

7) 1999: In 1999, England and Wales hosted the World Cup and the venue for the final match was London. The final match was played between Australia and Pakistan where Australia won its second World Cup by 8 wickets.

8) 2003: In 2003, South Africa hosted the World Cup for the first time and the final match was held in Johannesburg. Australia and India were the final competitors for the match where Australia won the World Cup by 125 runs.

9) 2007: In 2007, West Indies was the official host for the World Cup and the final match was played in Bridgetown. The final match was played between Australia and Sri Lanka where Australia for the third time in a row won the World Cup by 53 runs.

10) 2011: In 2011, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh hosted the World Cup where the final match was held in Mumbai. India and Sri Lanka played in the final match where India for the second time won the World cup by 6 wickets.

11) 2015: In 2015, Australia and New Zealand jointly hosted the World Cup and the final match was played in Melbourne. Australia and New Zealand were the final contenders of the match where Australia won the World Cup for the fifth time by seven wickets.

12) 2019: In 2019, England and Wales hosted the World Cup and the final venue was London. The final match was played between England and New Zealand the result was a tie as England won on the boundary count.

England is the current champions after winning the 2019 edition.

The next ICC men’s World Cup tournament will be held in India in 2023.

Some of the other interesting facts From the ICC international cricket World Cup:

  • Administrator – International Cricket Council (ICC)
  • Format – One-Day International
  • First edition – 1975 England
  • The latest edition –  2019  England and Wales
  • Next edition – 2023 India
  • Number of teams – 20 (all-tournament) 10 current
  • Current champion – England
  • Most successful team – Australia
  • Most Runs –  Sachin Tendulkar (2278)
  • Most wickets – Glenn McGrath (71)

Man of the Match ICC World Cup (ODI):

YearPlayerPerformance Details
1975Clive Lloyd – West Indies102
1979Viv Richards- West Indies138*
1983Mohinder Amarnath- India3/12 and 26
1987David Boon- Australia75
1992Wasim Akram- Pakistan33 and 3/49
1996Aravinda de Silva- Sri Lanka107* and 3/42
1999Shane Warne- Australia4/33
2003Ricky Ponting- Australia140*
2007Adam Gilchrist- Australia149
2011M S Dhoni- India91*
2015James Faulkner- Australia3/36
2019Ben Stokes- England84* and 0/20

ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup Winners List: 2007 – 2016

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1) 2007: In 2007, the official host of the T20 World Cup was South Africa the final venue was Johannesburg. The final match was played between India and Pakistan, and India won its first T20 World Cup by 5 runs.

2) 2009: In 2009, the host of the T20 World Cup was England and the final venue was London. Pakistan and Sri Lanka played the final match where Pakistan won the match by 8 runs.

3) 2010: In 2010, the host for the T20 World Cup was West Indies and the final venue was Bridgetown. The final match was played between England and Australia where England won the match by 7 wickets.

4) 2012: In 2012, Sri Lanka was the host of the T20 World Cup and the venue of the final match was Colombo. The final match was played between West Indies and Sri Lanka where West Indies won the match by 36 runs.

5) 2014: In 2014, Bangladesh hosted the T20 World Cup and the final venue was Dhaka. The final match was played between Sri Lanka and India, where Sri Lanka won the match by 6 Wickets. 

6) 2016: In 2016, India hosted the T20 World Cup and the final venue was Kolkata. West Indies and England played the final match. West Indies won the World Cup by 4 wickets.

Some of the interesting facts from ICC men’s T20 World Cup:

  • Administrator – International cricket Council
  • Format – T20 international
  • First edition – 2007
  • The latest edition – 2016
  • Next edition – 2021
  • Tournament format – Preliminary Round Super 10/12 Play-Offs
  • Number of teams – 16
  • Current champion – West Indies
  • Most successful – West Indies
  • Most runs – Mahela Jayawardene (1016)
  • Most wickets – Shahid Afridi (39)

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