Cricket World Cup Winners List: ODI & T20

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.

List of Cricket World Cup Winners: Overview

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:

List of Cricket World Cup Winners: Table

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
Year Host Winner Score Runner-up Score Result
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
2023 India - - - - -

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Results by Country

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
India 3 2 1 1983, 2011 2003
New Zealand 1 0 1 - 2015
Pakistan 2 1 1 1992 1999
Sri Lanka 3 1 2 1996 2007, 2011
West Indies 3 2 1 1975, 1979 1983

T20 Cricket World Cup Winners List

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:

Year Venue Winner Runner Match Result
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
2020 Australia - - -
2021 India - - -

Cricket World Cup Winners: FAQs

Q1. How many Cricket World Cups have there been so far?

Ans. 12.

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.