Here we present the list of Cricket World Cup winners (ODI + T20). Cricket World Cup was contested for the first time in England in 1975. It was played as a series of one-day matches of 60 overs per side. It was held outside England, in India and Pakistan, for the first time in 1987. The 1987 contest also saw the number of overs per side reduced to 50.
In 2007 Australia became the first team to win three consecutive World Cup tournaments. There are 12 World Cup tournaments being held till date. Australia is the most success country which won 5 World Cups. India & West Indies are the only two countries which have won the world cup 2 times each. India won the World Cup in 1983 and 2011, while West Indies won in 1975 and 1979. The last world Cup held in 2019 was won by England. The list of World Cup winners for One Day Cricket is given below:
Here is the list of Cricket World Cup winners since 1975 to 2020 with winners, runner-up, host country, total scores and final result for One Day International (ODI).
|Cricket World Cup|
|1975||England||West Indies||291–8||Australia||274||West Indies won by 17 runs|
|1979||England||West Indies||286–9||England||194||West Indies won by 92 runs|
|1983||England||India||183||West Indies||140||India won by 43 runs|
|1987||India and Pakistan||Australia||253–5||England||246–8||Australia won by 7 runs|
|1992||Australia and New Zealand||Pakistan||249–6||England||227||Pakistan won by 22 runs|
|1996||Pakistan and India||Sri Lanka||245–3||Australia||241||Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets|
|1999||England||Australia||133–2||Pakistan||132||Australia won by 8 wickets|
|2003||South Africa||Australia||359–2||India||234||Australia won by 125 runs|
|2007||West Indies||Australia||281–4||Sri Lanka||215–8||Australia won by 53 runs|
|2011||India and Bangladesh||India||277–4||Sri Lanka||274–6||India won by 6 wickets|
|2015||Australia and New Zealand||Australia||186–3||New Zealand||183||Australia won by 7 wickets|
|2019||England and Wales||England||241||New Zealand||241–8||Match tied after regular play and super over; England won on boundary count|
Here is the list of ODI Cricket World Cup winners by country wise.
|Team||Final Appearances||Winners||Runners||Years Won||Years Runners|
|Australia||7||5||2||1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015||1975, 1996|
|England||3||0||3||-||1979, 1987, 1992|
|Sri Lanka||3||1||2||1996||2007, 2011|
|West Indies||3||2||1||1975, 1979||1983|
It would be unfair id we do not include winners of T-20 World Cup in the list of cricket world cup winners. ICC T20 Cricket World Cup is an international tournament organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Its first edition was played in South Africa in 2007 and the upcoming tournament will be played in Australia from 8 October to 15 November. The list of T20 World Cup winners is given below:
|2007||South Africa||India||Pakistan||India won by 5 runs|
|2009||England||Pakistan||Sri Lanka||Pakistan won by 8 wickets|
|2010||West Indies||England||Australia||England won by 7 wickets|
|2012||Sri Lanka||West Indies||Sri Lanka||West Indies won by 36 runs|
|2014||Bangladesh||Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets|
|2016||India||West Indies||England||West Indies won by 4 wickets|
Q1. How many Cricket World Cups have there been so far?
Q2. Who has won the ICC World Cup the most number of times?
Ans. Australia, won the world 5 yimes.
Q3. In which World Cup were innings reduced from 60 to 50 overs?
Ans. 1987, in India and Pakistan.
Q4. How many times India won the world cup?
Ans. 2 times, 1983 and 2011.
Q5. When was T-20 World cup introduced?
Ans. 2007, the first t-20 world cup was won by India.