Cricket is the favourite sport of almost every person in the world. Teams of different countries participate in the Cricket World Cup. The Cricket World Cup is officially called the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. It is a One Day International Cricket tournament i.e. ODI match. The first edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup was organized in England in 1975 whereas the current tournament i.e. ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is in India. The finals was on 19 November 2023 in Ahmedabad, India at Narendra Modi Stadium. Read this article to get the Cricket World Cup Champions List from 1975 to 2023!
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Cricket World Cup Champions List
The Cricket World Cup is held every year in different countries. This year, the World Cup is organized in India from 5 October 2023 to 19 November 2023. The finals was held between India and Australia and everybody is ready to watch the match as it is one of the most interesting ones because Australian Cricket Team is the most successful team and they have been felicitated with the winning title 5 times. As per the records, Australia was the first team to win three back-to-back World Cups in 2007.
India also won the title two times i.e. in 1983 and 2011.
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List of Cricket World Cup Winners (1975-2023)
Mentioned below is the list of Cricket World Cup Champions for OBI Cricket:
|Year||Winner||Captain of the Winning Team||Winning Score||Hosting Country||Runner-up|
|1975||West Indies||Clive Lloyd||291-8||England||Australia|
|1979||West Indies||Clive Lloyd||286-9||England||England|
|1983||India||Kapil Dev||183||England||West Indies|
|1987||Australia||Allan Border||253-5||India and Pakistan||England|
|1992||Pakistan||Imran Khan||249-6||Australia and New Zealand||England|
|1996||Sri Lanka||Arjuna Ranatunga||245-3||Pakistan and India||Australia|
|2003||Australia||Ricky Ponting||359-2||South Africa||India|
|2007||Australia||Ricky Ponting||281-4||West Indies||Sri Lanka|
|2011||India||MS Dhoni||277-4||India and Bangladesh||Sri Lanka|
|2015||Australia||Michael Clarke||186-3||Australia and New Zealand||New Zealand|
|2019||England||Eoin Morgan||241||England and Wales||New Zealand|
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To date, 11 editions of the Cricket World Cup are organized every four years in which around 20 nations have participated. Australia won the most World Cup in Cricket history i.e. 6 times. It won the matches in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015, and in 2023.
India won two World Cup Titles in 1983 and 2011 against West Indies and Sri Lanka respectively.
India has won only one T20 World Cup, in the inaugural edition in 2007 and defeated Pakistan by 5 runs.