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Cricket World Cup Winners List from 1975 to 2021 (ODI)

Here we present the list of Cricket World Cup winners. 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.

Cricket World Cup Winners List: 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 successful 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:

Cricket World Cup Winners List

Here is the list of Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup winners from 1975 to 2021 with winners, runner-up, host country, total scores and final result for One Day International (ODI).

Cricket World Cup Winners List

Cricket World Cup Winners List (ODI)
Year Winner Runner-up Result
1975 West Indies Australia West Indies won by 17 runs
1979 West Indies England West Indies won by 92 runs
1983 India West Indies India won by 43 runs
1987 Australia England Australia won by 7 runs
1992 Pakistan England Pakistan won by 22 runs
1996 Sri Lanka Australia Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
1999 Australia Pakistan Australia won by 8 wickets
2003 Australia India Australia won by 125 runs
2007 Australia Sri Lanka Australia won by 53 runs
2011 India Sri Lanka India won by 6 wickets
2015 Australia New Zealand Australia won by 7 wickets
2019 England New Zealand Match tied after regular play and super over; England won on boundary count
2023

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Results by Country

Australia is the most successful team in the ICC ODI World Cup which has been won the World Cup 5 times and finished as the runner-up 2 times. After Australia, India and West Indies won the Worl Cup title 2 times. The last ICC ODI Men World Cup 2019 was held in England and Wales and this world cup was won by the hosting country England for the first time.  Here is the list of ODI Cricket World Cup winners country-wise.

Team Final Appearances Winners Years Won
Australia 7 5 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015
England 4 1 2019
India 3 2 1983, 2011
New Zealand 1 0
Pakistan 2 1 1992
Sri Lanka 3 1 1996
West Indies 3 2 1975, 1979

Cricket World Cup Host Country List

Year Host
1975 England
1979 England
1983 England
1987 India and Pakistan
1992 Australia and New Zealand
1996 Pakistan and India
1999 England
2003 South Africa
2007 West Indies
2011 India and Bangladesh
2015 Australia and New Zealand
2019 England and Wales
2023 India

Cricket World Cup records (ODI)

World Cup records
Batting
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar 2,278 (1992 – 2011)
Highest average (min. 10 inns.)  Lance Klusener 124.00 (1999 – 2003)
Highest score Martin Guptill v  West Indies 237* (2015)
Highest partnership Chris Gayle & Marlon Samuels
(2nd wicket) v  Zimbabwe
372 (2015)
Most runs in a single world cup Sachin Tendulkar 673 (2003)
Most hundreds Rohit Sharma
Sachin Tendulkar
6 (2015 – 2019)
6 (1992 – 2011)
Most hundreds in a single world cup Rohit Sharma 5 (2019)
Bowling
Most wickets Glenn McGrath 71 (1996 – 2007)
Lowest average (min. 400 balls bowled) Mitchell Starc 14.81 (2015 – 2019)
Best strike rate (min. 20 wickets) Mohammed Shami 18.6 (2015 – 2019)
Best economy rate (min. 1000 balls bowled) Andy Roberts 3.24 (1975 – 1983)
Best bowling figures Glenn McGrath v Namibia 7/15 (2003)
Most wickets in a tournament Mitchell Starc 27 (2019)
Fielding
Most dismissals (wicket-keeper) Kumar Sangakkara 54 (2003 – 2015)
Most catches (fielder) Ricky Ponting 28 (1996 – 2011)
Team
Highest score Australia v  Afghanistan 417/6 (2015)
Lowest score Canada v Sri Lanka 36 (2003)
Highest win % Australia 74.73% (Played 94, Won 69)
Most consecutive wins Australia 27 (20 Jun 1999 – 19 Mar 2011, one N/R excluded)
Most consecutive tournament wins Australia 3 (1999 – 2007)

List of T20 Cricket World Cup Winners

It would be unfair if we do not include winners of the 20-20 World Cup in the list of cricket world cup winners.

You can check the T20 Cricket World Cup winners list from the link given below:

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